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mahasiddha

in the Tantric, or esoteric, traditions of India and Tibet, a person who, by the practice of meditative disciplines, has attained siddha (miraculous powers); a great magician.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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