Information about The Global Siddha Yoga Satsang
for New Year's Day 2017: A Sweet Surprise

A Sweet Surprise was held on January 1, 2017 with Gurumayi Chidvilasananda. The satsang took place in the Universal Hall via the Siddha Yoga path website.

You can also participate in the satsang at Siddha Yoga Ashram, meditation center, or chanting and meditation group near you.

General Information

Webcast Technical Details


General Information

Is registration required?

No, registration is not required for this event. To participate, you will need to sign into your Siddha Yoga online account on the Siddha Yoga path website.

How Do I create a Siddha Yoga Online Account?

Click on the link "CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT," located in the top right corner of the Siddha Yoga path website.

An e-mail will be sent to your e-mail address requesting you to validate your new account.

  • Please create your new account in advance of the event.

In what languages is the satsang available?

The satsang is available in English, with subtitles in English, Hindi, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Thai.

Is there visual content in A Sweet Surprise?

A Sweet Surprise 2017 is an audio event that is supported by visuals.

How long will the satsang be available?

A Sweet Surprise Satsang 2017 will be available on the Siddha Yoga path website until Tuesday, February 28, at 12:00 midnight, New York Time.


Webcast Technical Details

Is there a recommended browser or Internet Speed?

The recommended internet browsers are Firefox and Google Chrome. The minimum recommended internet speed is 2 Mbps.

The timer on the player is moving but I don't hear any sound. What should I do?

Check that the speakers are turned on and the volume is up. Also check that the audio settings in your computer or mobile device are not muted. If you are using a Safari browser, you may try to stream with a different browser.

What should I do if the webcast does not start or is breaking up?

You may need to refresh your browser by pressing the following key(s):

  • Press F5 if you have a Windows computer.
  • Press Cmd+R if you have an Apple computer.

How do I change the visual quality of the webcast?

To change the visual quality of the stream, click on “HD”. Choose a higher resolution if the still images are flickering, and choose a lower quality if the stream does not load properly.

May I pause the webcast?

Yes, you may pause the webcast.