Shambhavi Sarasvati and her students riff on boring vs. magical. If spiritual practice is to open us to the magic of life, we have to stop insisting on being so darn boring! Read More
The primary marker for any cult is that it is populated by people who are attached to defining themselves as higher than, better than, more evolved than, or simply at the forefront of something, someone or everyone else. Cult leaders must defacto define themselves as having something that followers need, lack and couldn’t obtain anywhere else. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
This was the moment when I realized that people are free to do whatever the fuck they want. There’s no script. You can have two lovers at once! You can train fleas to do trapeze! You can live in an underground bunker and eat canned beans! The playing field is wide open. Wide. Open. Read More
You know. Renunciates. Those oh-so-spiritual folks sporting shaved heads and orange robes, or natty dreads and tattered loin cloths. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
As Tantrikas, our attitude should be: How can I work with each and every circumstance? How can I participate positively? How, in spite of various compulsions, can I open my heart and find the freshness and potential in each moment? By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Shambhavi Sarasvati talks about the growth that can happen when your teacher, or life, blocks you from getting what you want, or deliberately gives you what you don’t want. Read More
As long as we are not yet Self-realized, we are stuck in time. We have a relationship to astrology, to the relative positions of the planets and stars, only because we are still subject to karma. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
When we are compelled by our habits of desiring this and not desiring that, we call this bondage. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
The Nirvana Shatkam, or Six Verses on Nirvana, by Adi Sankaracharya is a beautiful and profound expression of life as it is, beyond concepts of duality or non-duality. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
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