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Open Families

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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

Going All the Way

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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

Practice in Hardship

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Podcast Episode No. 190

Shambhavi talks about the benefits of continuing to do sadhana even through hard times and illness. 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

Why are View Teachings Important?

Why are View Teachings Important?Why are View Teachings Important?
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

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

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

Horizontal and Vertical Change

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Podcast Episode No. 164

Let’s not get stuck along the way to waking up. Shambhavi unpacks a teaching from Swami Rudrananda on discerning real spiritual growth. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Patience, Loneliness, and Chaos

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Podcast Episode No. 155

Shambhavi gives a moving dharma talk about three skills we absolutely need if we want to grow spiritually. Patience is how we cooperate with nature. Loneliness motivates us to seek the ultimate intimacy, and we have to be able to sit through the chaos of relative groundlessness. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now


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