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Satsang with ShambhaviWelcome to Satsang with Shambhavi, a weekly dharma talk about spirituality, love, death, devotion and waking up while living in a messy world. New episodes are posted every Wednesday.

Satsang is an ancient spiritual practice of gathering with a teacher, asking questions of any nature, sharing and playing kirtan. These podcasts were recorded live during weekly satsangs with Shambhavi and the Jaya Kula community.

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The Meaning of Crucible

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Podcast Episode No. 130

What are the literal and more alchemical meanings of “crucible.” How is a spiritual community a crucible? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Five Ingredients for Effective Spiritual Practice

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Podcast Episode No. 129

Shambhavi talks about the five ingredients we need in order to get the most fruit from our seated practice. The satsang concludes with a Hiranyagarbha (golden egg) meditation. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Your Real Nature

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Podcast Episode No. 128

Direct realization is a practice of discovering profound naturalness, or resting in your real nature. What does this mean? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Thanks for Not Raping Me

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Podcast Episode No. 127

Thanks for Not Raping Me is a window into the ongoing conversation among the students of Jaya Kula about gender, sexuality, misogyny, and privilege. You will hear the voices of students and a far-ranging discussion about working with the impacts of misogyny from the perspective of spiritual practitioners in the community. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Surrender

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Podcast Episode No. 126

Should we be suspicious of surrender? Is surrender dangerous? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now

Stuff that Happens

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Podcast Episode No. 125

What are some experiences that arise as we do daily sadhana? How do these experiences compare to our expectations and fantasies about spiritual practice? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now

What’s Being Offered Here?

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Podcast Episode No. 124

Shambhavi describes how her experience of the teachings has changed over time and lays out the fundamentals of the View of Trika Shaivism. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Noticing Reality

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Podcast Episode No. 123

How does psychology interfere with sadhana and our experience of ourselves? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Your Real Circumstance

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Podcast Episode No. 122

Skillfullness in life results from immersion, presence, and immediacy rather than from explaining and intellectual understanding. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now

Utpaladeva and Being the Servant

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Podcast Episode No. 121

Shambhavi riffs on the words of Utpaladeva and gets personal about devotion and her identification with the role of the servant. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Feeling Goodness for Reals

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Podcast Episode No. 120

Shambhavi gives a dharma talk and leads a community discussion about how we can get back in touch with our essential goodness. Recognizing and remaining aware of our indestructible goodness brings tremendous confidence into our lives. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Stupidity and Ignorance

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Podcast Episode No. 119

Shambhavi riffs on the real nature of stupidity as two styles of “ignore-ance.” A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now


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