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Taruna Poshana

Taruna Poshana is the department of SY Philosophy & Culture dedicated to creating & implementing learning events for children, teens, young adults & parents.

Taruna means, new young and fresh.
Poshana means cherish, protect, nurture.


Types of learning events offered:
~ Support SY students of all ages to deepen their knowledge of & connection to the inner self.
~ Encourage dynamic & engaged studentship.
~ Support students to engage with, and take responsibility for, nourishing and sustaining their own sadhana.
~ Support students to offer to the SY mission, through the practices of seva & dakshina.
~ Support students to integrate the philosophy & culture of SY into their daily lives, and in this way preserve SY Philosophy & Culture for years to come.

In the New York Community, Taruna Poshana is comprised of 3 areas:
~ Families - Ages 0-12 yrs
~ Kishors - Ages 13-17 yrs
~ Yuvas - Ages 18-24 yrs

The Department Coordinators are Heather Gulnac Swift ( and Nikki Abbadessa, (

For information on upcoming family, Kishor and Yuva programs/events for the Fall and Spring Calendar, please visit the SYMCNY Calendar of Events.

For further information and registration, please stop by the Siddha Yoga Meditation Center in New York at 230 West 29th Street, Tuesday nights after the program, call or stop by the Siddha Yoga Ashram in Manhattan or reach us via email

The Siddha Yoga Meditation Center in New York
230 West 29th Street
(between 7th & 8th Avenues)
New York NY

The Siddha Yoga Ashram in Manhattan
324 West 86th Street
(between West End Avenue & Riverside Drive)
New York NY
(212) 873-8030


SYMCNY Calendar of Events

Event Descriptions

Siddha Yoga Ashram in Manhattan

Glossary of Siddha Yoga Terminology

Siddha Yoga Path Main Site