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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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Contrivance and Contrived Naturalness

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Podcast Episode No. 216

Contriving a personality, contriving a spiritual persona, or simply trying to appear as you wish to be seen or how you believe others want you to appear are all obstacles to authentic spiritual life. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Krishna’s Mocking Smile

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Podcast Episode No. 215

Krishna’s response to wrongdoing in the Mahabharata demonstrates a radical distinction between Hinduism and the Abrahamic traditions. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Judgment, Justice, and Kindness

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Podcast Episode No. 214

Shambhavi riffs on the distinction between judgment and discernment and between justice and the full expression of a kindness that supersedes the need for justice. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

What is Presence?

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Podcast Episode No. 213

Shambhavi riffs on the distinction between being present and being immersed in living presence. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

We Signed Up For Kindness

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Podcast Episode No. 212

Shambhavi talks about the unconditional kindness offered to the guest or the stranger in both European and Indian philosophical and spiritual traditions. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Terror and Opening Your Heart

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Podcast Episode No. 210

The experience of terror or fright can be used to induce the experience of conceptless, nondual aliveness. Shambhavi talks about the role of fear in direct realization sadhana. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Unboxing and Empathy Actual

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Podcast Episode No. 209

A student asks Shambhavi about boxing people in with labels. Then Shambhavi poses the question: Do you really want to care about others? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Students and Teachers Working Together

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Podcast Episode No. 208

Podcast in the rough! During her Northwest tour in 2019, Shambhavi offered satsang at venues where recording equipment was rudimentary, but the energy was going strong. This one happened in Portland, Oregon. Shambhavi shares some about how she related to her teachers. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Obstacles as Rewards on the Path

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Podcast Episode No. 207

Courage is Jaya Kula’s 2020 theme. Shambhavi talks about how to relate as practitioners to hard times and obstacles. She shares her experience of challenges and how they are a reward that help us to develop spiritually, become more courageous, and more relaxed. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now


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