Meet the Founder

Acharya Shree Yogeesh is a living enlightened master of this era and founder of the Siddhayatan Tirth and Spiritual Retreat, a unique 250-acre spiritual pilgrimage site and meditation park in North America providing the perfect atmosphere for spiritual learning, community, and soul awakening to help truth seekers advance spiritually. Acharya Shree Yogeesh is also the founder of the Yogeesh Ashram near Los Angeles, California, Yogeesh Ashram International in New Delhi, India, and the Acharya Yogeesh Primary & Higher Secondary School in Haryana, India.

As an inspiring revolutionary spiritual leader and in-demand speaker worldwide, for over forty years Acharya Shree Yogeesh has dedicated his life to helping guide hundreds of thousands of people on their spiritual journey of self-improvement and self-realization. Recently, he was publicly given the highest honor in Agra, India for his spiritual work worldwide, an honor that has never been given by all four Jain sanghas throughout history until now.

It is Acharya Shree Yogeesh’s mission to spread the message of nonviolence, vegetarianism, oneness, and total transformation. Through his knowing and wisdom, he guides people to totally transform and leads them towards enlightenment.

“Spirituality is Practicality” – Acharya Shree Yogeesh

Non-Violence Advocate

Acharya Shree says that non-violence is the first step of spirituality. Non-violence starts in you — in your thoughts, actions and speech. When you change, others will change too.

Enlightened Master

For over forty-five years as a monk, Acharya Shree has been sharing his wisdom from his own self-realization and enlightenment, helping and healing thousands worldwide

Humanitarian

Acharya Shree has opened a higher secondary school in Haryana, India providing free education to over 250 students and is the executive producer of Stopping Traffic 1 & 2.

Spiritual Leader

Thousands of Truth and Spiritual Seekers around the world turn to Acharya Shree for his guidance and help on the spiritual path via Youtube, iTunes, and at Siddhayatan.

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Meet the Spiritual Director

Sadhvi Siddhali Shree is the Chief Disciple of Acharya Shree Yogeesh, the first North American Jain female-monk (initiated 2008), a US Army Iraq veteran, international speaker, author, documentarian, and an activist for social justice.

Driven by her deep-seated devotion to humanity, she uses her talents and skills to raise awareness about violence in the world and ways to change it. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from California State University, Long Beach and a background in web development, marketing, video production, and book publishing, she has helped spread the teachings of her spiritual mentor, Acharya Shree Yogeesh, which has touched and transformed millions of lives.

Since Siddhayatan Tirth’s inception in 2008, she continues to serve as its Spiritual Director. She is passionate about social movements that focus on non-violence, human rights, gender equality, trafficking, and youth. She directed and produced the award-winning human trafficking documentary, STOPPING TRAFFIC.

Her mission in life is to spread the universal teachings of Acharya Shree Yogeesh and the Tirthankaras, with the hope that truth seekers will transform and awaken just as she has.

Meet the Operations Director

At the age of 29, Sadhvi Anubhuti decided to lead a purposeful and meaningful life by renouncing the worldly life to become a Jain monk and dedicate her life to the spiritual path. She was initiated as a sadhvi (female monk) in July, 2016. by her spiritual master Acharya Shree Yogeesh under the Siddha Sangha order. 

Her mission is to help spread the teachings of Acharya Shree Yogeesh worldwide and inspire others to follow the path of non-violence in order to achieve total freedom.

Through the guidance of her spiritual master, she focuses her relentless efforts, talents, and skills to help develop, grow, create, and support Acharya Shree’s vision to change and uplift the world.

Sadhvi Anubhuti is an inspiring spiritual teacher, creative poet, designer, human & animal rights advocate, human trafficking activist, and promoter of soul empowerment.

Her first book contribution was Soulful Wisdom & Art: 101 Thought-Provoking Quotes for Inspiration and Transformation by Acharya Shree Yogeesh and she is currently writing a book on water fasting.