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The Dalai Lama Gets Married

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August 28 2016

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

A Message about Pride

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July 31 2016

For everyone who has been given an opportunity, however small, to help others wake up and discover their divine nature. . . Recently I had a conversation with a student who is creative, intelligent, devotional and has a natural desire to be of benefit to others. Despite all of this, nearly every moment of this student’s life is a struggle with competitiveness… Read More

The Tantrik Householder

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July 28 2016

Tantrik Gurus and practitioners worldwide are largely people leading active lives in the everyday world. The Tantrik sannyasin householder is a path of direct realization. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Decades Celebration! July 13 ~ 19, 2016

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May 31 2016

On July 16th,  Jaya Kula celebrated Shambhavi’s 60th birthday and the joy of our community with a formal Tantrik ball. We also held a week of special teachings culminating in our annual Guru Purnima puja.  If you would like to see photos of the events, please visit our Flickr page.    [drawattention ID=”24143″] Read More

Sneak Preview – No Retreat!

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May 27 2016

Ta da! Dear Friends, Jaya Kula Press is publishing my first book of poetry sometime later this spring. (June-ish)  The title is No Retreat: Poems on the Way to Waking Up.  I am very pleased to share the newly minted cover with you. It was designed by Ceci Sorochin, our long-time ally. I could hardly… Read More

The Millennial Movement of the Heart

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May 7 2016

I have never listened to people who told me I couldn’t follow my true heart’s desire. And following the heart’s wisdom is what I have been doing, more or less successfully, since I was born. When I follow the heart’s wisdom, I remain in touch with the basic goodness of existence. When I start off… Read More

The Amerika Virus

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May 1 2016

There’s a virulent virus that has spread throughout the U.S. It makes you sick, but it can also earn you more money and enhance your social status. It makes you unhappy, but if you don’t have it, people think you’re weird. Long ago, the virus was identified by wise seers from India and Tibet. They named it… Read More

Hosting and Receiving Teachings: An Open Letter

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April 1 2016

In ancient times in India, Tibet and China, people with means who desired spiritual teachings would invite teachers to their homes. These patron-hosts did not just house teachers and donate money; they organized and oversaw every circumstance related to the teachings. The teacher and any other students who showed up would be fed and housed… Read More


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