About Swami Ishwarananda

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Swami Ishwarananda has been following the Siddha Yoga pth for more than forty years. In 1980, he took monastic vows to become a Siddha Yoga Swami. Swami ji serves Gurumayi as a Siddha Yoga meditation teacher, and he has traveled throughout the world to teach in satsangs, courses, Sadhana Retreats, and Shaktipat Intensives.

Swamiji teaches with great calarity and wit, encouraging students to discover for themselves the essence of the Sihdda Yoga teachings and practices. He especially loves to teach students how to meditate.

Meditation Sessions 2019 via Audio Stream

In 2019, to support your study and practice of her Message, Gurumayi has chosen the title and central teaching for each Siddha Yoga Meditation Session taking place this year.

Led by Siddha Yoga Swamis and other experienced Siddha Yoga meditation teachers, these sessions will be available via a monthly audio stream and, throughout the year, as a webcast.

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To participate in the Meditation Sessions I—VI, click on the links below.

Meditation Session VII will become available at approximately 9:45 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (USA) on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

Session VII is taught by Siddha Yoga meditation teacher Swami Ishwarananda. This session will examine how understanding the mind’s true nature is essential for establishing a practice of meditation. It will also explore the many significant ways a regular practice of meditation enables one to open to and stay ever more connected to the fullness of the pure mind.

Session VII

Be Present with the Fullness of the Pure Mind

Saturday, July 27, 2019
from Shree Muktananda Ashram, New York, USA

Session VI

Enrich the Worth of the Sadguna in Your Life

Saturday, June 15, 2019
from Shree Muktananda Ashram, New York, USA

Session V

The Breath Is the Pathfinder

Saturday, May 25, 2019
from the Siddha Yoga Ashram in Sydney, Australia

Session IV

Shepherd the Mind Toward Its Own Light

Saturday, April 27, 2019
from Shree Muktananda Ashram, New York, USA

Session III

Take Hold of the Reins of the Mind

Saturday, March 23, 2019
from Gurudev Siddha Peeth, Ganeshpuri, India

Session II

Study the Landscape of the Mind

Saturday, February 23, 2019
from Shree Muktananda Ashram, New York, USA

Session I

Discover the Network of the Mind

Saturday, January 26, 2019
from Shree Muktananda Ashram, New York, USA

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Dates of Meditation Sessions VIII and IX

Meditation Session VIII: Saturday, August 24, 2019
Meditation Session IX: Saturday, September 21, 2019