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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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How are Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen Related?

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Podcast Episode No. 182

At a Satsang with Shambhavi in Eugene, Oregon, a participant asks about the relationship between Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen. Shambhavi talks about both the historical and esoteric connections between these traditions. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Why are View Teachings Important?

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Podcast Episode No. 181

In the direct realization traditions, View teachings are said to be the most important teachings a student receives. Why is this so? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Pride, Pleasure, and Suffering

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Podcast Episode No. 180

Our culture rewards identity formation and self-aggrandizement. How does our pleasure in pride-driven self expression get interrupted so we can begin to let go of pride? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Courage 2020

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Podcast Episode No. 179

Join the Jaya Kula community in getting our courage on! During 2020, we’ll be exploring teachings about courage and bringing more courage into our life and sadhana. In this podcast, Shambhavi introduces our 2020 theme. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

What are You Enjoying?

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Podcast Episode No. 178

A student asks Shambhavi why enjoyment is the point of life and about God’s enjoyment. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Walking on Earth Touching the Sky

Podcast Episode No. 176

Direct realization traditions ask us to hold both the relative and the absolute together in each moment. Shambhavi breaks it down. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Consistency and Risk in Sadhana

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Podcast Episode No. 175

Shambhavi gives heart advice to the Jaya Kula community about the effects of consistency in doing sadhana and the need to be unrestrained in sadhana and life. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Working with Difficult Relationships

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Podcast Episode No. 174

Shambhavi lays out three styles of difficult relationships, including relationships in spiritual communities, and how to work with them. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Habit, Routine, Ritual

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Podcast Episode No. 173

Habit, routine, and ritual are similar but far from identical. Find out how our “skill” at forming habits and falling into routines can help us to wake up. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

How to Protect Your Practice

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Podcast Episode No. 172

Protecting your ability to do sadhana and integrated practice is paramount if you want the fruit of your practice. But how exactly can you do that? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Suffering and Identity Formation

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Podcast Episode No. 170

With all this talk of identities, you might think having a few is a good idea. Well, sure, but that’s not what spiritual practice is about. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now

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