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1. AGSTIYAR 2. NANDI DEVAR 3. THIRUMOOLAR 4. BHOGAR 5. KONKANAVAR 6. MACCHAMUNI
7. GORAKKAR 8. SATTAIMUNI 9. SUNDARANANDAR 10. RAMADEVAR 11. KUDAMBAI 12. KARUVOORAR
13. IDAIKADAR 14. KAMALAMUNI 15. VALMIKI 16. PATHANJALI 17. DHANVANTHIRI 18. PAMBATTI

1.AGASTIYAR
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - AGASTIYAR
Agastiyar
Anandasayana
4-Yugas, 48 Days
Shiva
Bhogar
Babaji
Thiruvalluvar
Machamuni
Medicine
Kayakalpa
Tamil Grammar
Yoga

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. Some of his disciples are Boganathar, Babaji, Thiruvalluvar, Macchamuni. He has attained samadhi at Ananthasayana.

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2.NANDI DEVAR
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - NANDI DEVAR
Nandi Devar
Kasi (Benares)
700 Years, 32 Days
Shiva
Thirumoolar
Pathanjali
Dakshina Moorthy
Romarishi
Sattaimuni
Medicine
Kaya Kalpa
Yoga
Alchemy
Natural sciences
Philosophy

Nandi Devar is one of the foremost of the 18 yoga siddhas. He has been directly initiated by Lord Shiva himself and some of his contributions include medicine, kaya kalpa & Alchemy. Some of his eminent disciples are Thirumoolar, Patanjali, Dakshinamoorthy, Romarishi & Sattamuni.

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3.THIRUMOOLAR
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - THIRUMOOLAR
Thirumoolar
Chidambaram
3000 Years, 13 Days
Nandi
-
Yoga
Philosophy

Thirumoolar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He has been initiated by Nandi Devar and his contributions include Yoga, philosophy. His 'Thirumandiram' work is very popular among his works. He has attained samadhi in Chidambaram.

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4.BHOGAR
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - BHOGAR
Bhogar
Palani
300 Years, 18 Days
Agastiyar
Kalangi Nathar
Babaji
Konkanavar
Karuvoorar
Pulippani
Yoga
Kaya Kalpa
Medicine
alchemy
Natural sciences
Philosophy

Bognathar who is also known as the Palani Malai Siddhar is one among the 18 yoga siddhas. He was initiated by Kalanginathar and Agastyar. 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. His disciples include Babaji, Konkanavar, Karuvoorar and Idai Kadar.

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5.KONKANAVAR
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - KONKANAVAR
Konkanavar
Tirupathi
800 Years, 16 days
Bhogar
557 - Disciples
25 Known works in medicine, Yoga, Philosophy & religion

Konkanavar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas initiated by Boganathar. His contributions include 25 known works in medicine, yoga, philosophy, religion etc. He has over 557 disciples. He has attained samadhi at Tirupati.

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6.MACCHAMUNI
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - MACCHAMUNI
Macchamuni
Thirupparankundram
300 Years 62 days
Agastiyar,
Punnakeesar
Pasundar
Gorakkar
10 Knows works on Hatha Yoga, Tantric Yoga practices

Macchamuni who is also known as Matysendranath is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He has been initiated by Agastyar, Punnakeesar and Pasundar. Some of his contributions include 10 known works on Hatha yoga, Tantric yoga practices etc. Goraknath is one of his eminent disciples. He has attained samadhi at Thiruparrunkundram.

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7.GORAKNATH (Gorakkar)
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - GORAKKAR
Goraknath (Gorakkar)
Poyur (Girnar)
880 Years 32 Days
Dattatreya (Vishnu)
Macchamuni
Nagarjuna
"Avadhuta Gita" and 13 works, order of ascetics, medicine, alchemy, Hatha Yoga, Pradipika classic.

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).

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8.SATTAIMUNI
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - SATTAIMUNI
Sattaimuni
Srirangam
880 Years 14 Days
Nandi, Dakshinamoorthy
Sundaranandar, Paambatti
46 known works, Medicine, alchemy

Sattamuni is one of the 18 yoga siddhas initiated by Nandi Devar & Dakshinamoorthy. His contributions include 46 known works, medicine, alchemy & etc. His disciples include Sundaranandar, Paambatti. He has attained samadhi at Srirangam.

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9.SUNDARANANDAR
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - SUNDARANANDAR
Sundaranandar
Madurai
880 Years 28 Days
Sattaimuni, Konkanavar
-
24 known works, Medicine, Philosophy

Sundaranandar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He was initiated by Sattamuni & Konkanavar. Some of his contributions include 24 known works: medicine, philosophy etc. He has attained samadhi at Kudal (Madurai).

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10.RAMADEVAR (yacop)
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - RAMADEVAR
Ramadevar (Yacop)
Alagar Malai
Pulastiyar, Karuvoorar
Sattaimuni, Konkanavar
24 known works, Medicine, Mantra sastra
Ramadevar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He was initiated by Pulastiyar and Karuvoorar. He is also known as the mandira siddhar. Some of his works include 24 known works: mantra shastra, medicine etc. He has attained samadhi at Alagar Malai.

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11.KUDAMBAI
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - KUDAMBAI
Kudambai
Mayavaram
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Alukkani Siddha (Diciple of Idaikadar)
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Siddha Philosophy

Kudambai is one of the 18 yoga siddhas, initiated by Alukkani Siddha (disciple of Idai Kadar). Kudamabi siddhar's contributions included siddha philosophy. His place of samadhi has been Mayavaram.

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12.KARUVOORAR
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - KARUVOORAR
Karuvoorar
Karuvai (Karur)
300 Years 42 days
Bhogar
Idaikadar
construction of Tanjore Temple, medicine

Karuvoorar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He was one of the eminient disciples of Boganathar after being initiated by him. He is popular for his contribution in constructing the Tanjore temple and other medicinal works. Idai Kadar is one of his eminent disciples. He has attained samadhi at Karuvai (karur).

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13.IDAIKADAR
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - IDAIKADAR
Idaikadar
Thiruvannamalai
600 Years 18 days
Bhogar, Karuvoorar
Kudambai, Alukkani
Two known works: Kaya Lalpa

Idai Kadar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He was initiated by both Boganathar and Karuvoorar. His contributions include two known works: Kaya kalpa. He attained samadhi at Thiruvannamalai. Some of his disciples are Kudambai and Alukkani.

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14.KAMALAMUNI
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - KAMALAMUNI
Kamalamuni
Aarur (Tiruvarum)
4000 Years 48 days
-
-
Two known works: Medicine & Philosophy

Kamalamuni is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He has attained samadhi at Aarur (Tiruvarum). His contributions include two known works on medicine and philosophy.

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15.VALMIKI
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - VALMIKI
Valmiki
Ettikudi
700 Years 32 days
Naradar
-
Recorded the epic work: The Ramayana

Valmiki is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He was initiated by the great sage Narada. He is very much known for recording the epic work 'The Ramayana'. He has attained samadhi at Ettikudi.


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16.PATHANJALI
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - PATHANJALI
Pathanjali
Rameshwaram
5 Yugas - 7 Days
Nandi
-
Yoga sutra Classic
Patanjali is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He was initiated by Nandi Devar. He is known for his works on yoga sutras classic. He has attained samadhi at Rameswaram. He is also known as father of yoga.



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17.DHANVANTHIRI
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - DHANVANTHIRI
Dhanvanthri
Vaideeshwaran
800 Years 32 Days
-
-
Medicine, Alchemy, Kaya Kalpa, 22 known works

Dhanvanthri is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He is known for his contributions on medicine, alchemy, kaya kalpa, 22 known works. He has attained samadhi at Vaideeswaran Kovil.

 

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18.PAAMBATTI
NAME OF SIDDHA
PLACE OF SAMATHI
DURATION OF LIFE
GURU
DISCIPLES
CONTRIBUTIONS
SIDDHA - PAAMBATTI
Pambatti
Hari Sankaran Koil
123 Years 32 Days
Sattimuni
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Siddha Philosophy

Paambatti is one of the 18 yoga siddhas. He was initiated by Sattamuni. His contributions include siddha philosophy. He has attained samadhi at Harisankaran kovil. He was originally a snake charmer before he met his guru Sattamuni. Later after being initiated by his guru, due to his intense sadhana he has became a siddha.

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"The above pictures and descriptive text regarding the 18 siddhas has been reproduced from the book "Babaji and the Eighteen Siddha Kriya Yoga Tradition" by Marshall Govindan, published by Babaji's Kriya Yoga Trust."

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