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What is Darshan?

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Shambhavi Sarasvati riffs on the many meanings of the Sanskrit word darshan (towa in Tibetan). She talks about the importance of darshan as the transmission of View and as mutual recognition in the student-teacher relationship. A video from Satsang with Shambhavi Watch More

What is Pride?

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In response to a question from a student, Shambhavi defines pride and talks about how pride shows up in our lives and how to work with it. A video from Satsang with Shambhavi. Watch More

Thoughts, Emotions, and Wisdom

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Thoughts are not as big of a deal as you might think (ha ha). Shambhavi demystifies thinking and breaks down the difference between enlightened and more conditioned emotions. A video from Satsang with Shambhavi. Watch More

Naturalness is Liberation

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Shambhavi Sarasvati answers a question from a student about the nature of enlightenment, or self-realization, in direct realization traditions such as Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen. A video from Satsang with Shambhavi Watch More


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