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Befriending Yourself and Others

Podcast Episode No. 205

Shambhavi responds to a question about how to be friendlier toward oneself. The follow-up question relates to how and when to try to help others who are suffering. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Everything is Kula

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Podcast Episode No. 189

Shambhavi explains the special meanings of the word kula and how kula relates to the method and fruit of our sadhana. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Pleasure and Discomfort on the Path

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Podcast Episode No. 187

Both pleasure and discomfort are normal aspects of spiritual life. If we run toward pleasure and avoid discomfort, we will never self-realize. If we deny pleasure and approach spiritual practice as only struggle and strife, we also create obstacles. 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

Introduction to Direct Realization

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Podcast Episode No. 147

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

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


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Podcast Episode No. 104

Shambhavi shares the code of conduct for the Board Members of Jaya Kula based on wholesomeness. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Reflection is not Correction

Podcast Episode No. 93

What is reflection and how is it useful? How can we give reflection to others in a way that is helpful? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now

Community Down and Dirty

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Podcast Episode No. 32

The joys and difficulties of being part of a spiritual community are a gateway, to help us wake-up, to help us discover who we really are. Podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

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