How can you work with conventional gender role expectations in your spiritual community? Hindu deities manifest a dazzling variety of gender expressions. A blog post from Satsang with Shambhavi Read More
The Guru function in Trika Shaivism is called the Guru Tattva, or element. The fullfillment of Guru is the student who can call forth the Guru-disciple relationship. The Guru is, on some level, helpless. So in a sense, Guru is like Shiva: feeling-awareness, a reservoir of potential. The disciple is like Shakti, the active, creative principle. Nothing can happen without her. By Shambhavi Sarasvati Read More
What we need is the empowerment of women within spiritual communities and as leaders of their own communities. This has to be initiated and driven by women, not at the behest of, or directed or defined, by male teachers. 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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