Siddha Yoga Holidays
The Siddha Yoga holidays mark occasions of significance in the Siddha Yoga calendar. These are times when Siddha Yogis celebrate the abundant spiritual legacy of the Siddha Yoga path, engaging with the teachings and practices that honor that holiday. They are indeed holy days. There are eight Siddha Yoga holidays in the year. Each focuses on a particular Siddha Yoga practice.
Siddha Yoga Holidays and Celebrations 2017
New Year's Day - January 1
Mahashivaratri - February 24
Baba Muktananda's Lunar Birthday- May 10
Gurumayi Chilvilasananda's Birthday - June 24
Gurupurnima - July 8
Bhagavan Nityananda's Solar Punyatithi - August 8
Baba Muktananda's Divya Diksha - August 15
Baba Muktananda's Mahasamadhi - October 5
In addition to these holidays, Pitru Paksha is a Siddha Yoga observance. This sacred time from the Indian tradition is devoted to remembrance of one's ancestors. In 2017, Pitru Paksha is September 6 - 19.