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  • Here's another example: It is often said that those engaged in serious meditation activities will often notice what are called "siddhis" occurring.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Disciples who are temporarily intent on just the worldly siddhis (magical or mystical accomplishments) are given only the seven lower initiations.

    Kalachakra Initiations by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

  • There are eight principle siddhis, sometimes also known as mystic powers.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

  • The legendary Indian sage Milarepa c. 1052-1135 is said to have used his miraculous siddhis or "psychic powers" to bring devastation to an avaricious landlord who treated his parents poorly.

    Arthur Zajonc - Meditation and the Practice of Virtue

  • The siddhis and charisms, or special powers, associated with yoga and mysticism qualify as cracks, or openings, to a possible Otherworld.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Yama is the royal road to the siddhis, or “attainments,” and thus to the Otherworld.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • ~ Siddhis, scepticism and hard evidence -- Most of us have heard of the ’siddhis’, the special powers that realised people are supposed to exhibit.

    Speedlinking 4/30/07

  • Still, I was struck by the way that psychic powers in yogic lore, the siddhis, were described in such matter-of-fact tones in ancient texts, like in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.


  • So, for example, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras describe the siddhis, or supernormal attainments, said to result from yogic practice.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Tan.p. cxl.] [Footnote 715: Yair eva patanam dravyaih siddhis tair eva coditâ -- Kulârṇava Tantra, V. 48.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 2


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