About Ami Bansal

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Ami Bansal was born in 1976 to parents who were following the Siddha Yoga path. Since 1993, Ami has served as an SYDA Foundation staff member at both Gurudev Siddha Peeth and Shree Muktananda Ashram. On staff, Ami has offered seva in many SYDA Foundation departments, served as a member of the Ashram management team in Gurudev Siddha Peeth, and organized Siddha Yoga teaching and learning events for young people throughout India.

Ami is also a Siddha Yoga meditation teacher and a trainer of teachers for the Pilgrimage to the Heart Retreats in Gurudev Siddha Peeth. She now offers seva as a writer and Sanskrit scholar from her home in Mumbai, India, where she lives with her husband, Ruchir, and their daughter, Nitya-Shriya.

Ami has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in Sanskrit from Mumbai University.

Meditation Sessions 2020 via Audio Stream

In 2020, to support your study and practice of her Message, Gurumayi has given the title for each Siddha Yoga Meditation Session taking place this year.

Led by Siddha Yoga Swamis and other 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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Meditation Session III will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (USA), with entry music starting to stream at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Saturday, April 18, 2020.

To participate in Meditation sessions I-II, click on the links below.

Session III

Befriending the Mind, Putting the Heart at Ease: Sukha-sādhya

Saturday, April 18, 2020
from Sydney, Australia

Session II

Comforting the Mind, Reposing in the Heart:
Sukha-shānti

Saturday, March 21, 2020
from Gurudev Siddha Peeth, India

Session I

Calming the Mind, Quieting the Heart:
Shānta-citta

Sunday, February 23, 2020
from Shree Muktananda Ashram, New York, USA

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Dates of Meditation Session IV–VIII

Meditation Session IV: Saturday, May 23, 2020
Meditation Session V: Saturday, June 13, 2020
Meditation Session VI: Saturday, July 25, 2020
Meditation Session VII: Saturday, August 29, 2020
Meditation Session VIII: Saturday, September 19, 2020