Ep. 114 – The Grace of Sri Siddhi Ma with Dr. Jaya Prasada and Nina Rao
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Nina Rao visits Dr. Jaya Prasada in India for a conversation that explores the spiritual legacy of contemporary Indian Saint, Sri Siddhi Ma.
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Dr Jaya Prasada is the author of the new book Sri Siddhi Ma: The Story of Neem Karoli Baba's Spiritual Legacy. Jaya was born on 13 August 1948 in Lucknow, India. She graduated from Loreto College, and earned her master’s degree from the University of Lucknow. In 1981, she did her PhD on Prime Minister Indira Gandhi from the University of Rohilkhand. Jaya lived for thirty-seven years in the closest proximity to the divine mother Sri Siddhi Ma, who inherited the spiritual legacy of Neem Karoli Baba. Her debut book, Sri Siddhi Ma, is dedicated to her guru Sri Siddhi Ma and takes us into the life and times of the silent saint of Kainchi. Jaya lives between Kainchi Dham and her home ‘Teertham’ in Nainital, where Sri Siddhi Ma took mahasamadhi in December 2017. She is an ardent photographer, a keen mountain traveller and likes to keep up with technology.
This episode is an impromptu recording made on location in the hills of India. Due to these circumstances, this episode is a soundscape of daily life in the hills of India. If you have any trouble hearing Jaya and Nina's conversation, please tune into the video version of this podcast for subtitles: youtu.be/ZobVBY0hCiY