Short-Term Requirements

Please read the requirements below before creating or updating your Seva Profile. In addition to the skills and experience required for each seva position, visiting sevites in Shree Muktananda Ashram must fulfill the following qualifications:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • fluency in English—the ability to understand and give seva instructions (written and verbal) and to share your sadhana experience in study groups, both small and large
  • physical ability to offer full-time seva—8 hours a day

Visiting sevites must also have prior sadhana experience, including:

  • a Siddha Yoga practice of at least 1 year's duration
  • participation in at least 1 Siddha Yoga Shaktipat Intensive
  • participation in seva (in the past or currently) at a Siddha Yoga ashram, meditation center, chanting and meditation group, retreat site, or by offering home seva for the SYDA Foundation
  • an ability to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Siddha Yoga practices, particularly the practice of seva
  • an ability to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Siddha Yoga philosophy and culture
  • a strong interest in contributing to the work of the SYDA Foundation
  • a stance of studentship and a commitment to ongoing self-improvement, learning, and personal growth

Log on to create or update your Seva Profile—if you don't currently have
a Siddha Yoga Online Login, you will be prompted to create one.