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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

Subservience vs Surrender

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Podcast Episode No. 169

Shambhavi talks about the dark side of subservience and the deeper meaning of surrender. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

My Teacher Drinks, Smokes, and has Sex

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Podcast Episode No. 165

Shambhavi tells a famous story about a student who is shocked by his teacher’s behavior. Then there is a Tantrik pop quiz and a lively discussion about relating to yourself relating to teachers and throat-slitting on Game of Thrones. Heads up that the sound quality in this episode is less than ideal due to a fan that was running in the background. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Cultural Appropriation and the Porous Self

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Podcast Episode No. 146

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

Qualifications of a Student

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Podcast Episode No. 145

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

Tantrik Adventures

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Podcast Episode No. 134

Shambhavi talks about the adventure of having a Guru, the adventure of being on a direct realization path, and how these prepare you for the constant adventure and surprise of life. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Pranam Satsang

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Podcast Episode No. 109

Shambhavi describes the practice of pranama, or prostrations. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Two Kinds of Initiation

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Podcast Episode No. 103

Shambhavi riffs on a teaching by Swami Lakshmanjoo about formal initiation vs. initiation via direct insight. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Fraud and Nonsense

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Podcast Episode No. 90

“What is devotion? What is Upadesha?” Shambhavi unpacks some teachings from Swami Lakshmanjoo. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now

How to Relate to a Spiritual Teacher

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Podcast Episode No. 87

Shambhavi describes how students can use the teacher-student relationship to wake up and talks about the alchemy that happens in the process. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Get Strange

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Podcast Episode No. 61

During the process of waking up, we have to become estranged from our habituated ways of feeling and thinking. Normal has to feel strange! A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now

How to Work with a Tantrik Teacher

Podcast Episode No. 60

How can practitioners get the most out of a relationship with their teacher? How is working with a Tantrik teacher different? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now


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