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Ways to Offer Dakshina

You can offer dakshina in the following ways:

  • by participating in the Siddha Yoga Monthly Dakshina Practice
  • during darshan in a Siddha Yoga Ashram, meditation center, or chanting and meditation group
  • in honor of Siddha Yoga holidays, teaching and learning events, occasions of personal significance, and whenever inspired to do so
  • as a family, by speaking about the practice with your children and engaging in the practice together
  • by making planned gifts (bequests) naming the SYDA Foundation as a beneficiary, without specifying how these will be used

Links for Offering Dakshina

Contact Information

  • Contact the Dakshina Office
  • Contact the Planned Giving Department
  • Mail:
    • Send to the attention of the Dakshina Office or the Planned Giving Department, as applicable, at:
          SYDA Foundation
          PO Box 600
          South Fallsburg, NY 12779-0600
    • If a street address is required (for example, for courier delivery), mail to:
          SYDA Foundation
          371 Brickman Road
          Hurleyville, NY 12747-6001

Offerings to the Siddha Yoga Guru are made to the SYDA Foundation, as the organization responsible for receiving and administering dakshina offered by Siddha Yogis outside of India. The charitable trust of Gurudev Siddha Peeth holds this responsibility for dakshina offered by Siddha Yogis within India.