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Astrology and Freedom

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
PlanetsPlanets
June 27 2009

As long as we are not yet Self-realized, we are stuck in time. We have a relationship to astrology, to the relative positions of the planets and stars, only because we are still subject to karma. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

How to Practice Tantra

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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October 4 2008

Doing some special practice while seated on a meditation cushion (or as some of you imagine, while lying in a bed!) and then carrying on as usual in your everyday life is in no way Tantrik practice. There is no such thing as Tantra without integrated practice based on the daily precepts of Ayurveda. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

A Real Shaman

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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August 4 2008

Real shamanism is about working directly with the elemental forces of nature and other beings in order to help people. Shamanism on its own is not a path of Self-realization, but the the shaman–as healer, divinator and mediator between worlds–is an honored person in all direct realization traditions. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Do I Need a Guru?

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
Anandamayi MaAnandamayi Ma
April 20 2008

The absolutely fundamental mistake of many students in the West is to treat spiritual practice as mere know-how or “information.” A real Tantrik teacher gives us instruction with direct transmission. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Time is Passing

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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November 3 2007

At the moment of your death, only embodied understanding of your real nature, the nature of Reality, is going to serve you. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Tantrik Healing

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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August 12 2007

A real Tantrik, or Daoist, or other healer is ultimately working with time. Here is a story that will help you to understand. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Three Stages of Sadhana

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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August 7 2007

Full integration is an aim of any spiritual practice we undertake. There is no distinction between practice and life. We have realized what is called “seamless practice.” By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Tantrik Powers

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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June 25 2007

Other than sex, power is the most sought-after Tantrik commodity. Real Tantra teaches us the powers of listening, self-reflecting, and discriminating. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More


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