The 18 Important siddhars

1.Thirumular--Lived before seventh century ACE, has given a marvelous Yogic - Tantric text called thirumandhiram (Holy mantra) in Tamil.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.

2.Agastiyar---he 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.

He attained samadhi at Thiruvannamalai.3.Idai Kadar---His contributions include two known works: Kaya kalpa. He was initiated by Pulastiyar and Karuvoorar. .Dhanvanthiri-He is known for his contributions on medicine. He is also known as the mandira siddhar. 22 known works. 6. medicine etc. kaya kalpa. He has attained samadhi at Vaideeswaran temple. Some of his works include 24 known works: mantra shastra. He has attained samadhi at Alagar Malai 4.Ramadevar--Ramadevar is one of the 18 yoga siddhas.Kumbamuni --5. Some of his disciples are Kudambai and Alukkani. alchemy.

7. He is very much known for recording the epic work 'The Ramayana'. . He has attained samadhi at Ettikud 8.valmiki---He was initiated by the great sage Narada.kamalamuni--He has attained samadhi at Aarur (Tiruvarum). His contributions include two known works on medicine and philosophy.

He has over 557 disciples. He has attained samadhi at Tirupati. yoga. yoga. His contributions include 25 known works in medicine. Some of his contributions include 10 known works on Hatha yoga. philosophy.Konkanavar--His contributions include 25 known works in medicine. Goraknath is one of his eminent disciples. religion etc. Punnakeesar and Pasundar.9. He has over 557 disciples. Tantric yoga practices etc. He has attained samadhi at Thiruparrunkundram. . Matchamuni---He has been initiated by Agastyar. He has attained samadhi at Tirupati. 10. philosophy. religion etc.

Some of his eminent disciples are Thirumoolar.Pathanjali-He is known for his works on yoga sutras classic. .11. kaya kalpa & Alchemy. He is also known as father of yoga. 12. Romarishi & Sattamuni.Nandidevar--He has been directly initiated by Lord Shiva himself and some of his contributions include medicine. Patanjali. He has attained samadhi at Rameswaram. Dakshinamoorthy.

Chattaimuni--His contributions include 46 known works. alchemy & etc. medicine. His contributions include siddha philosophy.Paampatti--He was initiated by Sattamuni. His disciples include Sundaranandar. Paambatti.13. 14. He has attained samadhi at Harisankaran kovil. He has attained samadhi at Srirangam . He was originally a snake charmer before he met his guru Sattamuni. due to his intense sadhana he has became a siddha. Later after being initiated by his guru.

16. .Pulipani. putlipani Vaidyam 500.15. philosophy etc. When Maha Bogar crafted the idol of Lord Muruga at Palani is Sri pulipani Siddhar who collected the required herbs. His famous works include putlipani Jaalam 325.Sundaranandar devar--He was initiated by Sattamuni & Konkanavar. He has attained samadhi at Kudal (Madurai). Some of his contributions include 24 known works: medicine.Sri Pulipani Siddhar is said to have been the disciple of Maha Bogar Swamigal.

Macchamuni. Some of his contributions include "Avadhuta Gita" and 13 other works. medicine. Kudamabi siddhar's contributions included siddha philosophy. He has attained samadhi at Poyur (Girnar). Hatha yoga pradipika classic etc. . order of ascetics.Gorakkar---He was initiated by Dattatreya (Vishnu).Kudumbai siddar---initiated by Alukkani Siddha (disciple of Idai Kadar). Allama Prabu. alchemy. His place of samadhi has been Mayavaram 18.17.

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