Method of certification
Acaryas who have a minimum of five hundred initiates and are adept in the difficult and advanced system of Vishesa Yoga are eligible for purodha training. After completing the training and passing the examination, the certificate of purodhaship is issued by the Purodha Board.
- Main article: Purodha Pramukha
The Purodha Pramukha (chief purodha) is the highest authority within Ananda Marga Pracaraka Samgha.