The Meaning Behind Siddha Yoga The term Siddha translates to the English word â??perfect.â? Siddha Yoga, also termed Maha Yoga or The Great Yoga in scriptures, is a fusion of various forms of yoga including Hatha Yoga, Laya Yoga, Mantra Yoga, and Raja Yoga… continue
History The philosophy of Sivanada Yoga is summarized in the following 5 principles: Proper breathing: Pranayama, Exercise: Asanas, Relaxation: Savasana, Diet: Vegetarian. A yogic diet is encouraged…
Philosophy The philosophy that Siddha Yoga is heavily based upon is Sanchita Karma, the specific number of actions we have made in this life and others; Prarabdha, each individualâ??s fate; and Kriyamana… continue
Practice Siddha Yoga demands discipline from its practitioners. Yogi are guided by the phrase â??Work hard and be freeâ?. Siddha Yoga is composed of four main principles which are: meditation as a means of honoring… continue
The action of Shaktipat may first take place with an official acknowledgement of the disciple followed by an initiation ceremony, or occur with a gesture, look, or even a touch from the guru…
Sadhana of the Heart: A Collection of Talks on Spiritual Life written by Gurumayi Chidvilasananda.
The Yoga of Discipline written by Swami Chidvilasananda and David Katz…