Shambhavi serves up the basics of direct realization practice. Topics include the experience of satsang, the meaning of direct realization, the role of transmission, and the nature of the teacher student relationship. This episode features students asking questions. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
Welcome 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.iTunes Google Play Spotify RSS
Shambhavi talks about cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation. Also, how can we understand cultural appropriation from within traditions that experience the self as porous and inclusive of various times and cultures? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
Shambhavi and the Jaya Kula community engage in a wide-ranging, intimate discussion about the personal qualities that benefit students in direct realization spiritual traditions. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
Shambhavi unpacks the nature of View teachings, the transmission of View, and the Dakini Machig Lapdron’s instruction to “hold no View.” Other topics in this wide-ranging satsang are the laziness of nondual spiritual bypassing and how we meet spiritual opportunity. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
Shambhavi kicks off a week-long retreat with this satsang about being perfect, getting played by God, and the drama of waking up to your real nature. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
What is loyalty? Does it have a place in spiritual life? In this special edition of Satsang with Shambhavi, students of Jaya Kula engage in a wide-ranging conversation about the nature of loyalty and its uses and misuses. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
In addition to our physical body, we each have a subtle energy body. How can our energy body help us to move more skillfully in our everyday lives? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
Shambhavi explains classical Tantra’s view of the Sanskrit words Maya, Sat, Moha, and Ananda. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
Is doing mantra dangerous? Shambhavi talks about how spiritual practices of any sort might cause problems and about the importance of engaging in your practice as a conversation with presence. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
Shambhavi reads from the Shiva Stotravali by Utpaladeva and offers commentary. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
When we measure ourselves against other people we’re like a single-track train moving between shame and pride, pride and shame. Authentic spiritual practice introduces us to the immeasurable. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
How is doing spiritual practice like a multi-season, international, overthrow the dictatorship, spy thriller? Binge on waking up! A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now
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