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Join Shambhavi Sarasvati for a weekly exploration of self-realization, death, love, devotion and waking up while living in a messy world. Shambhavi is the spiritual director of Jaya Kula, a nonprofit organization in Portland, Maine. She teaches in the traditions of Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen.

Join Shambhavi Sarasvati for a weekly exploration of self-realization, death, love, devotion and waking up while living in a messy world. Shambhavi is the spiritual director of Jaya Kula, a nonprofit organization in Portland, Maine. She teaches in the traditions of Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen.
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Join Shambhavi Sarasvati for a weekly exploration of self-realization, death, love, devotion and waking up while living in a messy world. Shambhavi is the spiritual director of Jaya Kula, a nonprofit organization in Portland, Maine. She teaches in the traditions of Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen.

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English


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This is Shaivism

3/20/2019
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Shambhavi reads from the Shiva Stotravali and offers commentary. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:22:47

Measuring the Immeasurable

3/13/2019
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When we measure ourselves against other people we're like a single-track train moving between shame and pride, pride and shame. Authentic spiritual practice introduces us to the immeasurable. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:31:01

The Episodes and Seasons of Sadhana

3/6/2019
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How is doing spiritual practice like a multi-season, international, overthrow the dictatorship, spy thriller? Binge on waking up! A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:10:28

The Meaning of Matrika

2/28/2019
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Jaya Kula’s teaching space is called Matrika House. How do the Matrikas—the letters of the Sanskrit alphabet—relate to the View of Trika Shaivism? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi.

Duration:00:18:25

Tantrik Adventures

2/21/2019
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Shambhavi talks about the adventure of having a Guru, the adventure of being on a direct realization path, and how these prepare you for the constant adventure and surprise of life. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:26:11

The Meaning of Līlā or Play

2/14/2019
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Shambhavi riffs on the many meanings of the Sanskrit word līlā and their relationship to Trika cosmology and the fruits of spiritual practice. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi.

Duration:00:26:07

The Hothouse of Self-Interest

2/6/2019
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What do we lose when we are overly concerned with me, myself, and I? How is self-interest an impediment to Self-realization? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:18:16

Don't Ask Why

1/30/2019
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Are you addicted to "Why?" Shambhavi talks about the uselessness of asking why. If you want to find actual peace and contentment, better to ask "how?" and "what"? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:20:26

Fountains of Compassion

1/24/2019
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Does realizing the Absolute and the equality of all phenomena lead one to give zero fucks about others? Shambhavi talks about the inevitability of embodying greater compassion as one wakes up. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:13:58

The Meaning of Crucible

1/16/2019
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Shambhavi describes the literal and more alchemical meanings of “crucible.” How is a spiritual community a crucible? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi.

Duration:00:38:15

Five Ingredients for Effective Spiritual Practice

1/9/2019
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Shambhavi talks about the five ingredients we need in order to get the most fruit from our seated practice. The satsang concludes with a Hiranyagarbha (golden egg) meditation. A Satsang with Shambhavi podcast

Duration:00:33:03

Your Real Nature

1/2/2019
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Direct realization is a practice of discovering profound naturalness, or resting in your real nature. What does this mean? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi.

Duration:00:15:55

Thanks for Not Raping Me

12/26/2018
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Thanks for Not Raping Me is a window into the ongoing conversation among the students of Jaya Kula about gender, sexuality, misogyny, and privilege. You will hear the voices of students and a far-ranging discussion about working with the impacts of misogyny from the perspective of spiritual practitioners in the community. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:16:01

Surrender

12/19/2018
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Should we be suspicious of surrender? Is surrender dangerous? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi.

Duration:00:26:29

Stuff that Happens

12/12/2018
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What are some experiences that arise as we do daily sadhana? How do these experiences compare to our expectations and fantasies about spiritual practice? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi.

Duration:00:30:56

What’s Being Offered Here?

12/5/2018
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Shambhavi describes how her experience of the teachings has changed over time and lays out the fundamentals of the View of Trika Shaivism. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi.

Duration:00:25:11

Noticing Reality

11/28/2018
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How does psychology interfere with sadhana and our experience of ourselves? A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi.

Duration:00:22:59

Your Real Circumstance

11/21/2018
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Skillfullness in life results from immersion, presence, and immediacy rather than from explaining and intellectual understanding. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi.

Duration:00:23:16

Utpaladeva and Being the Servant

11/14/2018
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Shambhavi riffs on the words of Utpaladeva and gets personal about devotion and her identification with the role of the servant. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:15:24

Feeling Goodness for Reals

11/9/2018
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Shambhavi gives a dharma talk and leads a community discussion about how we can get back in touch with our essential goodness. Recognizing and remaining aware of our indestructible goodness brings tremendous confidence into our lives. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi

Duration:00:32:52