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Devotion and Longing

Satsang with ShambhaviEven if you are a die-hard skeptic, waking up inevitably leads to the getting of devotion. Devotion is baked into Reality. Longing will get you there. Devotion and wisdom arise together, always.

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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Primordial Devotion Video Satsang

Video of Shambhavi Sarasvati talking about primordial devotion and the relationship of devotion to wisdom virtues such as compassion, clarity and creativity.

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Primordial Devotion

Devotion is the ocean into which all streams of wisdom virtues resolve.

Devotion is the supreme wisdom.

Clarity, knowledge, wonder, curiosity, mercy, love, compassion, creativity, vajra pride—all of these give rise, collectively, to devotion.

Devotion is the perfume, the natural effluent of the natural state, rigpa.

A realized person emits this perfume in every gesture, and its single attribute is total perfection in actions and non-actions of creation, care, and destruction.

It is not possible to self-realize without discovering and embodying devotion. Read On…

Karma Yoga, Bhakti, and Tantra

A Jaya Kula reader asked about the role of bhakti and karma yoga in Kashmir Shaivism. According to Swami Sivananda, “Karma Yoga is Read On…