Definition of siddha in English:

siddha

noun

Hinduism
  • An ascetic who has achieved enlightenment.

    • ‘There are many great Kagyu siddhas of the past who followed this devotional approach, which is particularly important at the Vajrayana level.’
    • ‘There are countless yogis, jnanis, tapasvis, siddhas, and rishis who dwell in the sacred realm of the Himalayas.’
    • ‘‘Just as yogis and siddhas of ancient times, Manickavasagar spoke of scientific truths behind creation,’ says Fr. Raj.’
    • ‘Folklore has it that several siddhas and athmas had graced these mountains centuries ago.’
    • ‘Arhats, siddhas, tathagatas, bodhisattvas-those kind of realized beings are going to be very few and far between, and that's just the way it is.’

Origin

Sanskrit.

Pronunciation:

siddha

/ˈsɪdʌ/