About Shakti Butler

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Shakti Butler began following the Siddha Yoga path after participating in a Shaktipat Intensive in 1987 in Oakland, California. Shakti serves as a Siddha Yoga meditation teacher at the Siddha Yoga Ashram in Oakland, teaching in satsangs and Muktananda Dhyana Saptah: A Siddha Meditation Event. She also serves as a visiting sevite in the SYDA Foundation Live Events Department.

Shakti holds a PhD in transformative learning and change and is the founder and president of World Trust Educational Services, a nonprofit social justice organization. She lives in Oakland with her husband, Shiva.

A Siddha Yoga Satsang
Merging with the Self

The Significance of the Siddha Yoga Shaktipat Intensive

Audio Webcast

Taught by Siddha Yoga Meditation Teacher Shakti Butler

Participating in the webcast of this satsang will support your preparation for the Siddha Yoga Shaktipat Intensive in honor of Baba Muktananda’s Mahasamadhi.

Here is information to support your participation:

  • The satsang is approximately 60 minutes in length.
  • Have the following items with you:
    • A pillow or cushion to support your sitting posture
    • A meditation asana
    • Water

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