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 200 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 sanghs 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.

Acharya Shree has opened a higher secondary school in Haryana, India providing free education to over 250 students and in the near future will be opening a children’s orphanage and free eye-clinic.
Spiritual Leader
Thousands of Truth and Spiritual Seekers around the world turn to Acharya Shree for his guidance and help on the spiritual path

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Sadhvi Siddhali Shree

Meet the Spiritual Director

Sadhvi Siddhali Shree is the chief disciple of living enlightened master Acharya Shree Yogeesh and the first American Jain monk. She was publicly initiated at the age of 24 in 2008, by Acharya Shree, making her the first Jain monk to be initiated outside of India. She is the Spiritual Director of Siddhayatan Tirth, a 200-acre spiritual retreat center located near Dallas, Texas. She is the author of 31 Days to a Changed You, a practical guide for personal transformation. In 2013 she released her first piano meditation album Songs of the Sadhvi. Multi-talented, she uses her technical, design and communication skills to share Acharya Shree’s teachings through workshops, books, dvds, audio courses, online video, and much more. 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.

Sadhvi Siddhali Shree passionately writes and speaks on spirituality, transformation and personal growth. She is known amongst her peers for her playful, witty yet wise shining spirit.

Sadhvi Anubhuti

Meet the Development Director

At the age of 29, Sadhvi Anubhuti decided to lead a purposeful and meaningful life by becoming a Jain monk and dedicating herself to serving those in need. Her mission is to help alleviate some of the pain and suffering of those seeking happiness, freedom, non-violence, social justice, healing and soul-awakening.

Through the guidance of her spiritual teacher, H.H. Acharya Shree Yogeesh, she focuses her efforts and skills on working in practical ways to eradicate mental, emotional and, most importantly, physical slavery in her lifetime. Sadhvi Anubhuti has been a monk since July 2016.