Siddha Ashram Center (SAC), a Non Profit 501c3, is dedicated to providing a peaceful natural environment for people from all walks of life to learn, experience, and practice yogic meditation and lifestyle wellness disciplines to enrich spiritual development and maintain a healthy body and peaceful mind.
Swami Nardanand (also known as Swamiji or “beloved monk”) has a rare presence that radiates peace. He comes from a long lineage of remarkable spiritual masters, and has been a master of Divine Shakti awakening for more than 25 years. Able to transmit the bliss of Divine Shakti awakening to his students, Swamiji is an Ayurvedic doctor, a forest yogi, a global teacher and a self taught architect and builder. His teachings blend ancient Vedic and modern scientific understanding.
At the age of 14, Swami Nardanand was initiated as a monk in the Vedic tradition. After meditating alone in the forest for many years, Swami Nardanand met and was initiated into the more esoteric spiritual teachings by his teacher, Swami Shivom Tirtha, a widely recognized adept. Shivom Tirth initiated him into the system of Siddha Maha Yoga. Swami Nardanand then practiced for years in solitude and isolation, deep in the jungle, in secluded caves and sacred places. He thus attained the ability to maintain a permanent state of heightened awareness.
In 1990, he founded the Siddha Ashram in the holy city of Ujjain in central India (www.SiddhaAshram.net). The ashram is located along the banks of the Shipra River in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India, one of the four major Kumbha Mela sites. During the 2004 Kumbha Mela at Ujjain, Swami Nardanand was appointed as Mahamandaleshwara of Akhand Akhara. Swami Nardanand teaches Yoga, Vedanta, and Tantra in India, Europe, North America, and South America.
Swami Jyoti Ma – Swami Nardanand’s assistant in the USA and Europe.
Our Leadership Team is made up of individuals from various backgrounds and professions who are deeply committed to truth and surrender to the highest divine consciousness – God. We are joined by our wish to live in harmony with the world and to realize our pure divine nature through meditation and awareness of the divine nature in all of life. We respect all the world’s spiritual traditions and believe that the paths to God are many and the Truth itself is one.
Terri Geer, CEO
Hugh Mitchell, CFO
Gael Hancock, Director of Communications
Janet Roseli, Web Master
Liz Mawhinney, Director of Education