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
Sadhana means directing to the goal. We have enough stuff enticing us to detour from the path, or settle for limited insights without drugs being added to the mix. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
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
Clarity, knowledge, wonder, curiosity, mercy, love, compassion, creativity, vajra pride—all of these give rise, collectively, to devotion. 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
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
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
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
Nurturing proper alliances with others brings us more opportunities to Self-realize. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
Tantrik practice begins with learning about how we waste our energy. As we wise up, we also waste less. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
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