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Dig One Well Deep, Share the Water

Published by Shambhavi Sarasvati
Tumeric GaneshaTumeric Ganesha
July 20 2015

If you are a practitioner, make this the year that you increase your efforts to do sadhana and rest in the state of your practice no matter where you are or what you are doing. The energy of Jupiter will help you to accomplish this. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

The Refuge of Service

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Sangita in the kitchenSangita in the kitchen
October 20 2014

There are many different phases of seated practice. Sometimes we feel really raked over the coals. When you feel you’ve failed, or things are going excruciatingly slowly, when you don’t know if you’ll relax in 10,000 lifetimes, when you feel obstructed, you can always serve. You are never obstructed from serving. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Primordial Devotion

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Making a YantraMaking a Yantra
July 27 2014

Clarity, knowledge, wonder, curiosity, mercy, love, compassion, creativity, vajra pride—all of these give rise, collectively, to devotion. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

Positive Tantra

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ironing in the basement!ironing in the basement!
November 12 2013

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

Life @ Play

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let go let Malet go let Ma
September 28 2013

When my astrology teacher told me that the best place for Jaya Kula was Portland, Maine, I laughed heartily. What great alchemy for everyone! Who can take such a move too seriously? Perfect. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

A Real Shaman

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August 4 2008

Real shamanism is about working directly with the elemental forces of nature and other beings in order to help people. Shamanism on its own is not a path of Self-realization, but the the shaman–as healer, divinator and mediator between worlds–is an honored person in all direct realization traditions. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More

The Three Ways

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winter beach with skywinter beach with sky
May 22 2007

People are lured to Tantra by promises of shaktipat, secrets, and sex. But the foundation of all Tantrik practice is daily conduct. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More


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