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Hosting and Receiving Teachings: An Open Letter

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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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

Meditation and Parenting as Medicine

Published by Sahaji Fisher
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March 16 2016

“Meditation and Parenting as Medicine” was written by Jaya Kula student Sahaji Fisher. Being a mother to my son is a potent medicine that has opened my heart. Through the process of mothering, a curiosity about life has blossomed inside me. I’ve been born into a larger version of myself through giving up who I thought I was and… Read More

The Guru and the Thief

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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December 28 2015

Guru Chandala yoga occurs when Rahu, the north node of the moon, and Jupiter are in or transit the same sign. Find out more about the effects of this astrological combination and how to work with them. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Death, Community and Continuity

Published by Matridarshana Lamb
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October 14 2015

I’ve been holding onto the idea that death is not happening, or at least not for a long time yet—because I’m youngish, because I’m healthy, because I wear my seatbelt, because I eat organic food, and so on. Even today I caught myself beginning a sentence, “If I die….” Read More

Dig One Well Deep, Share the Water

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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July 20 2015

If you are a practitioner, make this the year that you increase your efforts to do sadhana and rest in the state of your practice no matter where you are or what you are doing. The energy of Jupiter will help you to accomplish this. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

A Difficult Transit

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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March 16 2015

Have you been feeling impulsive and fighty lately? Right now, Mars, Ketu and the Sun are transiting the constellation Pisces. The combination might make for some unhappy endings due to impulse-gone-wild, aggression, unappreciated cunning, accidents-through-mindlessness or loss of sense of purpose. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More


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