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Romp Around the Realms: Hell Realm

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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March 19 2014

Hell realm karmic vision is intensely painful, all-encompassing and full of anger. Life itself, including other people, is experienced as torturing. The best weapon against hell realm is a sense of humor. Unfortunately, a sense of humor is hard to come by when a person is trapped in hell realm visions. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Romp Around the Realms: Human Realm

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
January 7 2014

What we fear or long for most is precisely that about which we have the possibility to develop deep insight. The fear of life’s vastness that characterizes human realm, blossoms with the nourishment of sadhana into a profound confidence in vidya shakti, or the natural wisdom of embodied life. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Impermanent Monarchy

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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December 1 2013

Impermanence is not just for Buddhists. Walking through the Rijksakademie graduate student annual art exhibit this morning, I came across this sand mandala created by Danielle van Ark. Fragile grains trace the pattern of a king’s floor tapestry replete with royal insignia. Bon voyage, all. Read More

Romp Around the Realms: God Realm

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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November 16 2013

God realm fixation masks a deep intuition about the inevitability of pain and death. This intuition is the source of one’s exaggerated fear. If you can integrate with this intuition, you will discover a wellspring of compassion. Compassion is the wisdom seed of god realm. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Positive Tantra

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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November 12 2013

As Tantrikas, our attitude should be: How can I work with each and every circumstance? How can I participate positively? How, in spite of various compulsions, can I open my heart and find the freshness and potential in each moment? By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Life @ Play

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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September 28 2013

When my astrology teacher told me that the best place for Jaya Kula was Portland, Maine, I laughed heartily. What great alchemy for everyone! Who can take such a move too seriously? Perfect. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More


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