Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Yoga Siddhas


Siddha is one who has attained siddhi, i.e. "power, prowess, strength, ability", then a special kind of psychic and supernatural, miraculous, occult power. There are eight kinds of super natural powers called as "Ashtama Siddhis":

 v     Name: Sri Pathanjali

Tamil month, Star of BirthPanguni, Moolam
Duration of Life5 Yugas 7 Days
Place of SamadhiRameswaram
Description:
Patanjali is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He is known for his works on yoga sutras classic. He is also known as father of yoga.

v     NameSri Agasthiar
Tamil month, Star of BirthMarkazhi, Aayilyam
Duration of Life4 Yugas 48 Days
Place of SamadhiThiruvananthapuram
Description:
Agastyar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas who have initiated many siddhas including our kriya guru Babaji. He was initiated directly by Lord Shiva himself and his works include medicine, kaya kalpa, Tamil grammar and yoga.

v     Name: Sri Kamalamuni

Tamil month, Star of BirthVaikasi, Poosam
Duration of Life4000 Years 48 Days
Place of SamadhiThiruvarur
Description:
Kamalamuni is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. His contributions include two known works on medicine and philosophy.

v     Name: Sri Thirumoolar
Tamil month, Star of BirthPurattathi, Avittam
Duration of Life3000 Years 13 Days
Place of SamadhiChidambaram
Description:
Thirumoolar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. His contributions include Yoga, philosophy. His ‘Thirumandiram’ work is very popular among his works.

v     Name: Sri Kuthambai
Tamil month, Star of BirthAadi, Visagam
Duration of Life1800 Years 16 Days
Place of SamadhiMayavaram
Description:
Kudambai is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. Kudamabi siddhar’s contributions included siddha philosophy.

v     Name: Sri Korakkar
Tamil month, Star of BirthKarthigai, Aayilyam
Duration of Life880 Years 11 Days
Place of SamadhiPerur
Description:
Goraknath is one of the 18 yoga siddhas in the ‘nath’ tradition. He was initiated by Dattatreya (Vishnu), Macchamuni, Allama Prabu. Some of his contributions include "Avadhuta Gita" and 13 other works, order of ascetics, medicine, alchemy, Hatha yoga pradipika classic etc. He has attained samadhi at Poyur (Girnar). You can find his cave in Sathuragiri hills.

v     Name: Sri Dhanvanthri
Tamil month, Star of BirthIyppasi, Punarpoosam
Duration of Life800 Years 32 Days
Place of SamadhiVaideeswarankoil
Description:
Dhanvanthri is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He is known for his contributions on medicine, alchemy, kaya kalpa, 22 known works.

v     Name: Sri Sundaranandar
 
Tamil month, Star of BirthAavani, Revathi
Duration of Life800 Years 28 Days
Place of SamadhiMadurai
Description:
Sundaranandar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. Some of his contributions include 24 known works: medicine, philosophy etc.

v     Name: Sri Konganar
Tamil month, Star of BirthChitthirai, Utthiradam
Duration of Life800 Years 16 Days
Place of SamadhiTitupathi
Description:
Konganar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. His contributions include 25 known works in medicine, yoga, philosophy, religion etc.
  
v     Name: Sri Sattamuni
Tamil month, Star of BirthAavani, Mrigasirisham
Duration of Life800 Years 14 Days
Place of SamadhiThiruvarangam (Srirangam)
Description:
Sattamuni is one of the 18 yoga siddhas His contributions include 46 known works, medicine, alchemy & etc.

v     Name: Sri Vaanmeegar / Valmiki
Tamil month, Star of BirthPurattasi, Anusham 
Duration of Life700 Years 32 Days
Place of SamadhiEttukudi
Description:
Valmiki is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He is very much known for recording the epic work ‘The Ramayana’.

v     Name: Sri Ramadevar
Tamil month, Star of BirthMasi, Pooram
Duration of Life700 Years 06 Days
Place of SamadhiAzhagarmalai
Description:
Ramadevar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He is also known as the mandira siddhar. Some of his works include 24 known works: mantra shastra, medicine etc.
  
v     Name: Sri Nandeeswarar
Tamil month, Star of BirthVaikasi, Visagam
Duration of Life700 Years 03 Days
Place of SamadhiKasi
Description:
Nandeeswarar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He has been directly initiated by Lord Shiva himself and some of his contributions include medicine, kaya kalpa & Alchemy

v     Name: Sri Edaikkadar

Tamil month, Star of BirthPurattasi, Thiruvadirai
Duration of Life600 Years 18 Days
Place of SamadhiTiruvannamalai
Description:
Edaikkadar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. His contributions include two known works: Kaya kalpa.

v     Name: Sri Machamuni
Tamil month, Star of BirthAadi, Rohini
Duration of Life300 Years 62 Days
Place of SamadhiThiruparankundram
Description:
Macchamuni who is also known as Matysendranath is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. Some of his contributions include 10 known works on Hatha yoga, Tantric yoga practices etc

v     Name: Sri Karuvoorar
Tamil month, Star of BirthChitthirai, Hastham
Duration of Life: 300 Years 42 Days
Place of SamadhiKaruvur
Description:
Karuvoorar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He is popular for his contribution in constructing the Tanjore temple and other medicinal works.

v     Name: Sri Bogar
Tamil month, Star of BirthVaikasi, Bharani
Duration of Life: 300 Years18 Days
Place of SamadhiPazhani
Description:
Boganathar who is also known as the Palani Malai Siddhar is one among the 18 yoga siddhas. He is a great alchemist of all times. His contributions include yoga, kaya kalpa, medicine, alchemy, natural sciences, philosophy etc. He is the one who has created and installed the idol of Lord Muruga in Palani malai temple. Till now even after ages, the composition of the idol has been a mystery to all scientists around the world.

v     Name: Sri Pambatti
Tamil month, Star of BirthKarthigai, Mrigasirisham
Duration of Life: 123 Years 14 Days
Place of SamadhiSankarankoil
Description:
Paambatti is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He was initiated by Sattamuni. His contributions include siddha philosophy. He takes the snake for a symbol to represent the human Soul and uses the expression: "AODU PAMBE" (De thou, Dance Snake) as a refrain at the end of each stanza of his poem. The poem of this siddhar is in fewer than six hundred lines and deals with philosophic and spiritual matters in the authentic siddhar pattern with great passion.


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