Swami Chidvilasananda (Gurumayi)
|Disciple of||Baba Muktananda|
|Lineage initiations||Initiated as a swami by Baba Muktananda in 1982. Installed as co-successor to Baba Muktananda in 1982. Became sole head of Siddha Yoga in 1985.|
|Main ashrams||Gurudev Siddha Peeth, Ganeshpuri and Sri Muktananda Ashram, South Fallsburg, New York.|
|In a nutshell||
A prominent contemporary guru with thousands of followers and many ashrams and centres worldwide. She is the daughter of long-time devotees of Baba Muktananda. She spent long periods of time in the ashram from an early age. She travelled as Baba’s assistant and translator for the last six years of his life. Established the Muktabodha Indological Institute for the preservation of ancient scriptures, including Kashmir Shaivism, and the Prasad Project for philanthropic activities in India.
|Publications||My Lord Loves a Pure Heart and many others.|