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Babies on the Path

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November 29 2017

Three Jaya Kula students, all acupuncturists by trade, have given birth in the past few months! We asked our new mamas to offer their reflections on the intersection of parenthood and spiritual practice. Here’s what they had to say! Alexandra Having a child has actually been really supportive for my spiritual path. Since so much… Read More

Spirituality, Political Engagement and Non-dual Tantra

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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February 7 2017

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

Can a Woman be a Crazy Wisdom Teacher (and get away with it)?

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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February 1 2017

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

Walking Through Fear to Devotion

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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October 15 2016

“Walking through Fear to Devotion was written by Jaya Kula student Alice Geraldina. A recent event put me face to face with some of my most deeply rooted fears and karmas. I’d like to share how spiritual practice has assisted me. My residency in the United States is dependent upon a working visa. The process… Read More

The Dalai Lama Gets Married

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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August 28 2016

Spiritual awakening is about the universalization of love and compassion. Instead of our love and concern being focused on just a few people, we discover we have the innate capacity to express a deep, abiding and active desire for the well-being of all. Sometimes people are disturbed by the idea that they might eventually love everyone equally. If… Read More

A Message about Pride

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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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

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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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


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