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Eaten by Maggots

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Podcast Episode No. 167

Shambhavi riffs on impermanence, maggots, and cremation grounds. Toward the end, she does her not-quite-famous impersonation of Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Yugas of Perception

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Podcast Episode No. 158

Shambhavi riffs with an intimate group of students about the nature of the ages or yugas. She talks about the yugas as marking differing capacities to recognize or perceive the divine nature of all. Following this discussion, Shambhavi talks about the necessity of agreeing to receive grace and about the inner recognition that must precede the experience of grace. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

A Question about Warriorship

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Podcast Episode No. 151

In response to a student, Shambhavi talks about spiritual warriorship. The most difficult work is dropping our cherished concepts and convictions. While warriorship is often thought of as solo heroism, in reality, we are collaborating with wisdom to wake up. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Spiritual Junk Food vs. Spiritual Nourishment

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Podcast Episode No. 150

Fantasies about our spiritual life and relationships with teachers block our access to the abundance of spiritual nourishment. How can we stop fantasizing and start receiving real spiritual food? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Time, Presence, and Eternity

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Podcast Episode No. 148

Why past, present, and future thinking are all distractions. The goal of direct realization sadhana is to become immersed in living, aware presence, not to focus on the present. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Hold No View and Nondual Spiritual Bypassing

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Podcast Episode No. 144

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

Maya Sat Moha Ananda

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Podcast Episode No. 140

Shambhavi explains classical Tantra’s view of the Sanskrit words Maya, Sat, Moha, and Ananda. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

The Meaning of Lila or Play

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Podcast Episode No. 133

Shambhavi riffs on the many meanings of the Sanskrit word līlā, and their relationship to the cosmology of Trika Shaivism and the fruits of spiritual practice. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Surrender

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Podcast Episode No. 126

Should we be suspicious of surrender? Is surrender dangerous? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now

Noticing Reality

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Podcast Episode No. 123

How does psychology interfere with sadhana and our experience of ourselves? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now

Your Real Circumstance

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Podcast Episode No. 122

Skillfullness in life results from immersion, presence, and immediacy rather than from explaining and intellectual understanding. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi. Listen Now

Feeling Goodness for Reals

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Podcast Episode No. 120

Shambhavi gives a dharma talk and leads a community discussion about how we can get back in touch with our essential goodness. Recognizing and remaining aware of our indestructible goodness brings tremendous confidence into our lives. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi Listen Now


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