|A SIDDHA is a
person who can control the forces of Nature. He can work miracles.
For instance, he can fly in the air, walk on water, make gold out of
mud, and such other things.
He knows the past, present and future.
He does it all by exercising his yogic powers. One acquires
these powers by long practice of the discipline of yoga.
One who practices Yoga is called a Yogi.
Matsyendranath was such a Siddha or Yogi.
Even today he worshipped in Nepal as God Himself.
God Siva taught Matsyendranath the secrets of Yoga.
Matsyendranath used to beg for a little good at some house
or other. He ate whatever he got. At other times he went into lonely forests and practised