Rudra Shivananda

Grainne has studied and continues to study, under the Spiritual Guidance and Instruction of Rudra Shivananda.

Rudra is a disciple of the Nath Master Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath. He is an adept of Kriya, Hatha, Mantra and Kundalini Yogas. Since 1998 he has dedicated himself to the well-being and spiritual evolution of humanity.


Rudra Shivananda has committed himself to spreading the ancient yogic techniques of the Naths and Siddhas in a contemporary way. He believes that societies can only exist completely in harmony with one another and with nature when human consciousness advances to the highest level, that of super consciousness. Only then, can humanity enjoy true peace and happiness. In this spirit of speeding up the evolution of human consciousness, he teaches that the only lasting way to bring happiness into one’s life is by consistent practice of awareness and transformation. He believes that true evolution is that of consciousness and that true healing is self-Healing.


The lineage of Kriya Yoga has descended to us from the immortal Babaji through Lahiri Mahasaya and many Kriya Yoga saints and sages, including Shri Yukteswar, Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Satyananda Giri. Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath is of the same lineage and is the Kriya Master of Rudra Shivananda.

Teachings and Workshops

Rudra Shivananda has been coming to Ireland since 2000 on a yearly basis and has been a constant support and inspiration to students of Kriya Yoga in Ireland since that time. He has given several workshops and initiations in Dublin, Waterford, Enniscorthy, Carlow and Kilkenny.

For those who seek self-realization and higher states of consciousness, Rudra Shivananda offers workshops in Kriya Yoga, an integrated approach combining physical postures, breathing, meditations, mantras or words of power, and devotion. He also offers workshops in Kundalini Yoga for those who resonate with more forceful methods.

Self Healing

Rudra Shivananda advocates an integrated approach which involves attention being paid to good bodily health. For the well-being of humanity, he offers selfHealing workshops, utilizing the power of chakras, shakti, breath, solar rays, mantras, crystals, gems and oils to enhance the healing powers of the body-mind-soul complex.


Rudra Shivananda has been empowered by the Nath Master Yogiraj Siddhanath to teach Kriya Yoga. He is also a Reiki Master, Shakti Healer, and is proficient in the use of herbs, gemstones and oils.

He has written five books on various aspects of Spiritual Science and Healing. (These can be purchased through his website) Rudra Shivananda has worked for 28 years as a technology professional in Silicon Valley before devoting his time to serve humanity’s spiritual needs. He has advanced degrees in Electronics Engineering and Business Management as well as a Doctorate in Law. He has two adult children.

Along with coming to Ireland on a yearly basis he also has given initations and workshops in USA, Canada, England, India, Spain, Brazil, Russia, Japan and Australia, Singapore and Malaysia.


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