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What is Tantrik Sadhana?

Satsang with ShambhaviWhat do Tantrikas actually do? What is unique about direct realization practice? Shambhavi breaks it down.

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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Anger and Kindness

Satsang with ShambhaviShambhavi riffs on kindness, fierce compassion, your natural Shakti and plain old being mean.

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Nine Commitments

My Dzogchen teacher, Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche, published an article about some commitments he made when he started teaching. He wanted his students to know about them.

I also have personal commitments. These have emerged naturally over many years. They guide and organize my teaching and relationships to students and Jaya Kula. They are practical and at times very nitty gritty aspects of my day-to-day sadhana.

Reading my teacher’s article, I felt that it is a good idea to share my commitments with my students, other teachers and friends on the path. And this turned out to be the case.

On April 16, 2017, I gave a satsang elaborating on my commitments. Many people felt motivated to consider and write down their own commitments. Also, I believe there was more understanding that, although we may keep our commitments imperfectly at times, uncompromisingly making the effort to keep them gives us a wonderful foundation for sadhana and leads to the direct experience of our own essential goodness.

Here is the recording of the satsang and the lively discussion that followed.

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What’s In A Spiritual Name?

Satsang with ShambhaviDid you ever wonder why people get spiritual names? Shambhavi riffs about how a spiritual name can help you to discover and develop skills and strengths in yourself.

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Anandamayi Ma on Maya

Satsang with ShambhaviShambhavi riffs on Anandamayi Ma’s teachings about impermanence and the nature of Maya.

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