Speech is Shakti, but everywhere you go in the tradition, you hear the sound of men talking. Many male practitioners could benefit from exploring the position of the silent host. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
For Tantrikas, every aspect of life is practice and an opportunity to directly realize one’s essential nature. Tantrikas perform puja, develop relationships with tutelary deities, and offer acts of service or karma yoga. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Trika is an older name for Kashmir Shaivism. Abhinavagupta, the great 11th century Kashmiri adept and scholar, defined Trika as Shiva, Shakti, and their unison. A blogpost from Satsang with Shambhavi Read More
Experiencing some result in our lives as punishment can only happen within the context of dualistic experience. Karma is nothing but responsiveness in a state of continuity. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
A spiritual name given by a qualified teacher is a profound initiation that will alter a person’s life forever. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
When we are compelled by our habits of desiring this and not desiring that, we call this bondage. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Do you have to be vegetarian to be spiritual? Most important when considering the question of should we eat animals is the wisdom of Ayurveda that teaches us to ask: “For whom and when?” By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Learn how paying money for spiritual teachings can be part of your practice. The amrita of teachings is met with reciprocal amrita offered by the student. This is Self giving to Self: an expression of primordial generosity. No matter how rich or poor we are, by giving money, other gifts, or service, we can participate. Read More
Our lives are a mixture of fate and free will. Some karma has more energy and is harder to change. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Shiva is the personification of feeling-awareness, and Shakti is the personification of creative power. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
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