Many people are outing and analyzing cult leaders these days. But people are still joining cults. What’s up with that? A blog post from Satsang with Shambhavi Read More
What do modesty and humility have to do with direct realization spiritual practice? Shambhavi shares what she’s learned through her own sadhana. A blog post from Satsang with Shambhavi Read More
I don’t trust new or radical dharma. Everything here is already God, including the drama of
of spiritual growth. A poem by Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Join the Jaya Kula community in chanting the Vedic Mahamrtyunjaya Mantra. We are chanting the mantra a minimum of 9 times each evening for the benefit of all beings. Read More
A local thief used to regularly steal from Swami Shivananda’s ashram in Rishikesh, India. Discover how generosity and kindness always wins out in the end. Read More
Skepticism is a negative belief. It rejects the very source of nourishment for which we are longing. We fear our longing will not be met, and that would be unbearable. Skepticism becomes our armor. A blog post by Shambhavi Sarasvati. Read More
Shambhavi Sarasvati and her students riff on boring vs. magical. If spiritual practice is to open us to the magic of life, we have to stop insisting on being so darn boring! Read More
Shambhavi Sarasvati talks about solar eclipses, omens, the deeper spiritual significance of eclipses and what you should do during a solar eclipse. Read More
Why does a mala have 108 beads? Shambhavi shares a fresh understanding of the relationship between mantra chanting with a mala and the return to source. Read More
According to Ayurveda, your immune system is supported by love and honesty. How can we protect our immune system when we are surrounded by dishonesty and cruelty? Read More
A Conversation with Shambhavi Sarasvati Shambhavi got together recently with Jacob Kyle from Embodied Philosophy to chat about the intersection of spiritual practice, politics and social justice. In the video, Shambhavi responds to criticism she’s received about being a politically engaged spiritual teacher, and she talks about the Tantrik View of manifest life as a theater of engagement… Read More
Crazy wisdom is at play when a spiritual teacher embodies uncompromising compassion paired with over-the-top creativity. These powerfully and magically transfigure the scene of teaching in order to help students to wake up. Crazy wisdom is a “by any means available” situation. Some of the moves associated with crazy wisdom are rapid pivots from tenderness… Read More
One day, the Dalai Lama fell in love. Nobody knew about it at first, because his Holiness suddenly stopped appearing in public. A blog post about limited vs universal love by Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
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