DOI: 10.14704/nq.2016.14.2.950

Speculation on Shaktipat as “Spooky Action at a Distance”

Juan J. Rios


This paper is a speculative inquiry into the operation of the mechanism for conferring shaktipat over a distance that may be an example at the human level of what physicist Albert Einstein termed “spooky action at a distance.” The spooky action referred to by Einstein is the transmission of information between two objects in a reality outside space and time that occurs in the non-classical world of quantum mechanics. This paper does not explain the mechanism by which “spooky action at a distance” works. The evidence presented in this paper only points towards the potential conclusion that a mechanism may exist for transmitting the effects of human intention like shaktipat onto living systems that is consistent with “spooky action at a distance.”


shaktipat; entanglement; guru; Siddha Yoga; intention

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