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satsang with shambhavi

During the current shelter-in-place, Shambhavi is livestreaming satsang and kirtan on Wednesdays and Sundays. Visit our shelter-in-place update page to get the deets.

Want to Host a satsang with Shambhavi?

pop up satsangDo you live anywhere in the Bay Area? Shambhavi would be happy to offer a pop up satsang + kirtan at your home, place of work, or anywhere…during non-coronavirus times! Pop up satsangs are on hold for now, but you can still use the contact form to say hi and let us know you’d like to host a pop-up satsang someday.


Shambhavi offers traditional teachings in meditation, mantra, kriya yoga, puja, and other forms of sadhana. Special teachings topics include death and dying, sex and relationships, deities of the Trika tradition, and healing and purification practices. Trika Foundations, a complete introduction to direct realization practice and View, is offered 2-3 times annually. Shambhavi also leads retreats and pilgrimages to India.

Other offerings include the Wisdom Words reading group (on hold for now), Ayurveda for You, special topic workshops, and study groups for students working closely with Shambhavi.

During the Shelter-in-Place, many teachings are being live-streamed. Please check individual event pages for all the details.

Shamatha Meditation

Shamatha Meditation
Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 -

Shamatha, open-eye meditation, a practice that invokes the simplicity and calm abiding that comes from rediscovering your home in the world just as it is. Livestreamed. Read More

Kriya Yoga Foundations

Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 -

Kriya yoga is a profoundly purifying set of practices in which you work directly with your energy body using the natural breath, visualization, mantra, mudra, and bandha. Livestreamed. Read More

Maha Shivaratri

Shivaratri Altar
Thursday, Mar 11, 2021 -

Join Shambhavi Sarasvati and Jaya Kula for an evening of mantra, kirtan, and stories in celebration of Maha Shivaratri. Livestreamed. Read More

Puja Foundations

Students Learning Puja
Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 -

What is puja? Learn about the Tantrik ritual form of offering and receiving, and how to prepare your altar and perform a simple three-offering daily puja. This teaching is a prerequisite for Puja II. Read More

Guru Yoga Foundations

Guru Yoga
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 -

Guru Yoga is the essence of practice in both the Trika and Dzogchen traditions. Learn the View and several methods of Guru Yoga. Read More

Kriya Yoga II

Kriya Yoga of the Heart
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 -

Learn Kriya Yoga practices to wake up the heart chakra, which is the seat of ultimate wisdom: the primordial continuity and creativity of all existence. Read More

Worshipping Together Summer Retreat

Thursday, Jul 22, 2021 -

Jaya Kula’s summer retreat will be a sadhana-focused, residential gathering. Immerse yourself in the direct encounter with living wisdom through scripture, mantra, puja, meditation, kirtan, and our annual Guru Purnima celebration. Read More