Muktananda and Siddha Yoga

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Abstract

Swami Muktananda died in 1982 at the height of his Siddha Yoga movement's success. Before his death, or mahÄ�samÄ�dhi, Siddha Yoga had becomea worldwide movement with Ä�śrams and centersin many countries, boasting a quarter of a million followers. For the Siddha Yoga community, the death of their guru was sudden and devastating; to his followers, Muktananda was Siddha Yoga.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBrill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism (BEH)
EditorsKnut A Jacobsen
Place of PublicationUnited Kimgdom
PublisherBrill
Pages552-558
Number of pages7
Volume5
ISBN (Print)9789004178960
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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    Healy, J. (2013). Muktananda and Siddha Yoga. In K. A. Jacobsen (Ed.), Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism (BEH) (Vol. 5, pp. 552-558). Brill.