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Entering the River

River in MaineRiver in Maine
Podcast Episode No. 239

What does it mean to be a stream enterer or to be in the river? These are descriptions of practitioners found in direct realization traditions. Shambhavi breaks it down. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Total Honesty

Yeshe TsogyalYeshe Tsogyal
Podcast Episode No. 226

Padmasambhava told his principle disciple Yeshe Tsogyal not to fabricate even so much as an atom. Shambhavi talks about how fabrication, exaggeration, and lies block our spiritual life and hurt our health. Honesty is the number one foundation for having an authentic spiritual life. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Working with Chronic Pain and Illness

Eating TogetherEating Together
Podcast Episode No. 225

Shambhavi shares Anandamayi Ma’s advice for working with illness. She talks about her own illnesses and how to bring chronic illness and pain onto the path. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Preferences and Practical Wisdom

Three Women in a RestaurantThree Women in a Restaurant
Podcast Episode No. 221

Shambhavi talks about karmic conditioning, accessing our natural wisdom, and the old prescription that we should have no preferences if we are “spiritual.” A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Judgment, Justice, and Kindness

Anandamayi Ma and her motherAnandamayi Ma and her mother
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

Honesty and Fragility

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Podcast Episode No. 204

Honesty is our greatest strength as practitioners. The pride that leads to fragility is our greatest obstacle. Please note that the sound quality of the recording is very bad in spots due to mic problems. But we think the content is important enough to publish anyway. Thanks for your patience! A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Open Families

Open FamiliesOpen Families
Podcast Episode No. 196

Shambhavi talks about the stages of life according to Hindu tradition and addresses the question of how family life can become an aspect of spiritual practice. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Freedom vs Karmic Scripts

Freedom and KarmaFreedom and Karma
Podcast Episode No. 195

How to untangle yourself from karmic tensions and the habitual stories we repeat over and over again about ourselves, others, and life. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

The Power of Making Demands on God

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Podcast Episode No. 192

Nothing is more powerful than a sincere demand for self-knowledge and greater freedom. Only hitch is,  most of us are not that sincere. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi  Listen Now

Going All the Way

Road ,Hills, and SkyRoad ,Hills, and Sky
Podcast Episode No. 191

Shambhavi serves up a “recipe” for realizing more thoroughly and maybe a little more quickly than most people want to. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now


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