People are lured to Tantra by promises of shaktipat, secrets, and sex. But the foundation of all Tantrik practice is daily conduct. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Nurturing proper alliances with others brings us more opportunities to Self-realize. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
There is no being born or dying. From another perspective, we are on a path and learning. Ritual celebration makes sense. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Tantrik practice begins with learning about how we waste our energy. As we wise up, we also waste less. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Lots of people these days want to be Gurus. Here’s how. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
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
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