Siddhi (special) power: peculiar skill, mastery, perfection
Ability to become small, size of an atom
In your pose: ability to perceive the minutest detail; subtle, fine discernment; isolating the actions of different parts of your body; supra sensory perception
In your life: attention to details; sensitive; perceive subtleties
Ability to become large like the monkey God, Hanuman, who grew to colossal size when he leaped across the water to Lanka from the tip of India.
In your pose: ability to perceive your entire body all at once; seeing many layers of context for activating your body; harmonizing the different parts of your body, causing Life Force to flow freely throughout all the channels.
In your life: see the big picture: more all encompassing perspective
Power to increase in weight infinitely
In your asana: power to connect to your body (feet, hands, legs, and arms) with the ground beneath you and strike the Immovable Spot; ability to send weight into specific parts of the body: ability to wield your weight skillfully; able to sustain your attention where you choose.
In your life: grounded; able to place weight on what is important, meaningful, and prioritize what is valuable; supportive, steady, constant, reliable like a rock
Power to become lighter than the lightest
In your pose: power to make your body light, buoyant, float, leap, float, and fly; buoyant light spine; nimble, swift, cheerful, ebullient
In your life: lightness, able to let go of or avoid heavy states depression, despair, lethargy or pessimism; forgiving not holding grudges swift minded sharp, light on your feet responsive
Ability to acquire anything anywhere
In your pose: knowing how to get the best from your body and mind; able to work with your weaknesses and limits instead of against them; thinking creatively; able to utilize whatever is at hand—props or modifications-- to attain your objectives for doing a pose.
In your life: knowing what you want and then making the best of whatever you have in all circumstance to succeed. Knowing how to compromise, make concessions, and set priorities; knowing how to sacrifice the things that are least important to you and retain what is most important to you; faith that the universe somehow provides whatever you need.
Willfulness, freedom of will, power of will
Lordship over all creation
Ability to control the entire creation, especially the 5 elements
Hearing far; masterful listener both external and internal; ability to quiet and still and hear communications from the creative, higher source within
Seeing far; visionary; penetrative outward and inward gaze; living your life according to dharma; in touch with what represents the ‘Ultimate You’; seeing the pith of your life and life.
Swiftness of mind and body
Ability to attain the desired form—power to strike the asana as you envision it.