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The Siddha Yoga Path

Updated: Feb 22, 2022

Siddha Yoga, which is rooted in the wisdom of India's ancient sages, scholars, and philosophers, welcomes people of all faiths and cultures, teaching that each human being possesses divinity. If you are new to the Siddha Yoga path, we extend a warm welcome to you.

Siddha Yoga, which is rooted in the wisdom of India's ancient sages, scholars, and philosophers, welcomes people of all faiths and cultures, teaching that each human being possesses divinity. If you are new to the Siddha Yoga path, we extend a warm welcome to you.

What Is Siddha Yoga Path?

The Siddha Yoga path is one of inner change, made possible by the grace of Gurumayi Chidvilasananda, who is a living Siddha master.

There is a global community, meditation centers, and chanting and meditation groups that facilitate seekers' engagement with the Siddha Yoga teachings and practices. One of these sacred places is the Siddha Yoga Meditation Center in San Diego.

Siddha Yoga is a spiritual path characterized by discipline, as well as teachings and practices aimed at mastering one's own mind and senses (siddha). Furthermore, it is a path that is infused with grace. Chidvilasananda Gurumayi, a meditation master and teacher, directs the practice and study of Siddha Yoga under his guidance. Students learn to live in awareness of their inner selves under the guidance of Gurumayi, the spiritual head of the Siddha Yoga path, in order to transform both themselves and the world in which they live.

The practice of Siddha Yoga begins with a spiritual initiation known as shaktipat diksha, which means "initiation from above." Students realize their own divinity within themselves and in the world around them as a result of the grace of the Siddha Yoga master and their own consistent effort in the practice.

The Siddha Yoga path is approachable, engaging, and directly applicable to the challenges and opportunities that face us in this modern world. Students learn to weave the teachings of Siddha Yoga and spiritual practices into the fabric of their daily lives through research and application. Prasad and Muktabodha are two examples of Siddha Yoga philanthropy that Gurumayi has used to help people in need.

The PRASAD Project provides health, education, and sustainable development services to disadvantaged children, families, and communities. To keep ancient Indian scriptures and Vedic traditions alive, the Muktabodha Indological Research Institute is working hard to keep them safe.

The SYDA Foundation is a group that wants to protect, preserve, and spread Siddha Yoga teachings.

Final Thoughts

To achieve complete purity is a primary goal of the Siddha Yoga path. The sanctity of Gurumayi's character is emphasized to demonstrate that she is a worthy successor to the guru tradition and an appropriate choice to serve as the organization's spiritual leader.