Jaya Kula is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization offering opportunities to learn and practice in the traditions of direct realization Tantra and Anandamayi Ma. Shambhavi Sarasvati is the spiritual director.

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All About Tantra

Satsang with ShambhaviShambhavi Sarasvati offers an introduction to the tradition of direct realization Tantra, aka Trika Shaivism.

Satsang with Shambhavi is a weekly podcast about spirituality, love, death, devotion and waking up while living in a messy world.

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Tantra means Reality. The practice of Tantra is directly discovering reality. This means that we don’t go in for belief and faith and hope. Many traditions encourage you to believe something, or have faith in something, or hope for something, right? That’s fine. That satisfies some people at a certain stage of practice, but by the time you’re engaging in a direct realization practice, and you’re not terrified by it—or maybe only just a little terrified—you’re ready to actually find out.

My Satguru, Anandamayi Ma, always said, “You go find out.” That was one of her core teachings. She would give a teaching or answer a question that somebody asked, and then she would say, “Now, you go find out.”

And the beautiful thing is that you can actually find out! You don’t have to guess. You don’t have to make anything up. You don’t have to theorize. You don’t have to hope. You don’t have to believe. Isn’t it marvelous that we’re given tools to actually find out about who we are and how things work: how our world actually works on the most cosmic level, how creation happens, how dissolution happens, what awareness is really doing, and what it feels like to be fully aware. You know, Reality Actual!

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New to Podcasting?  Here’s how you can listen and subscribe

You have three options:

You can listen to Satsang with Shambhavi right here. Shambhavi’s latest podcast can always be found at jayakula.org/satsang-with-shambhavi.

You can download the podcast from our website so you can listen to it anytime, even without an internet connection. Just click on the download icon found on each individual podcast episode track player.

You can also subscribe, which means the podcast will automatically download to your device every time a new episode is available. To subscribe to Satsang with Shambhavi, follow the instructions below

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On an iPhone or iPad, open the native iOS app “Podcasts.”  Search for “Satsang with Shambhavi” and tap on the “subscribe” button to have new episodes sent to your phone for free. On an Android phone, you can subscribe on Google Play Music. We are also available via Soundcloud or any podcast app.  If you cannot find Satsang with Shambhavi on your favorite podcast app, you may be able to manually enter the RSS feed address: satsangwithshambhavi.org/rss.