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Listen to Satsang talks and guided meditations from Swami Shankarananda, including the CD tracks from his best-selling books, Happy For No Good Reason, and Self-inquiry: Using Your Awareness To Unblock Your Life.

Swami Shankarananda (or Swamiji) is a spiritual master who has been guiding students for 40 years with warmth, humour and depth. He carries the energy of one of the most powerful mystical lineages of India, and has awakened thousands of seekers to the spiritual path.
Swamiji is regarded as an authority on meditation, Self-inquiry and Kashmir Shaivism (a philosophy of consciousness). A prolific writer, he is the best-selling author of Happy for No Good Reason, as well as numerous other books.

Learn more about Swami Shankarananda and the Sri Nityananda Ashram at: www.theashram.com.au

Satsang with Swami Shankarananda Swami Shankarananda

    • Spirituality
    • 5.0, 22 Ratings

Listen to Satsang talks and guided meditations from Swami Shankarananda, including the CD tracks from his best-selling books, Happy For No Good Reason, and Self-inquiry: Using Your Awareness To Unblock Your Life.

Swami Shankarananda (or Swamiji) is a spiritual master who has been guiding students for 40 years with warmth, humour and depth. He carries the energy of one of the most powerful mystical lineages of India, and has awakened thousands of seekers to the spiritual path.
Swamiji is regarded as an authority on meditation, Self-inquiry and Kashmir Shaivism (a philosophy of consciousness). A prolific writer, he is the best-selling author of Happy for No Good Reason, as well as numerous other books.

Learn more about Swami Shankarananda and the Sri Nityananda Ashram at: www.theashram.com.au

    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Nisargadatta Maharaj - Part 2 - 27 April 2019

    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Nisargadatta Maharaj - Part 2 - 27 April 2019

    In this week's satsang, Swami Shankarananda explored the teachings of Nisargadatta Maharaj. In this talk, Swamiji shared Nisargadatta's teachings on fear, investigating negative emotion, the relationship between ambition and spirituality, the spontaneous nature of liberation, the mind, serving the shakti and choosing the upward shift.
    This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 23rd of May, 2020.
    Swamiji's highly anticipated memoir, 'Ganeshpuri Days: Memoirs of a Western Yogi' is now available in kindle, paperback and a special limited edition hardcover! Ganeshpuri Days is a beautifully written account that will inspire readers to awaken to the true Self and fulfil their highest potential. Click here to learn more. 

    • 56 min
    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 16 May 2020

    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 16 May 2020

    In this week's satsang, Swami Shankarananda celebrated the birthday of his Guru, Baba Muktananda by sharing a talk he gave in 1979. In this talk, Swamiji discussed Baba's teachings on seva as service to the highest truth, Guru's grace, deep states of meditation, and the difference between serving the Guru and chasing enlightenment.   
    This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 16th of May, 2020.
    Although COVID-19 restrictions in Australia have eased, The Ashram remains closed for in person programs. Our growing online content still continues! Visit www.satsanglive.com.au to explore our range of programs including, study groups on Kashmir Shaivism with Swamiji, chanting, hatha yoga, satsang, and more meditation programs with Swamiji and Devi Ma. 

    • 33 min
    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 9 May 2020

    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 9 May 2020

     In honour of Baba Muktananda's lunar birthday, Swami Shankarananda explored his Guru's teachings in this week's satsang. In this talk, Swamiji shared Baba's teachings on spiritual awakening, suffering and happiness, discipline, overcoming tearing thoughts, the concept of karma as the tendencies of our mind, the value of satsang and the transformative effect of the Guru. 
    This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 9th of May, 2020.
    Our online bookshop is still open! Order from a wide range of spiritual literature, malas and more including Swamiji's latest book, Ganeshpuri Days: Memoirs of a Western Yogi. Click here to explore!

    • 50 min
    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Nisargadatta Maharaj- 2 May 2020

    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Nisargadatta Maharaj- 2 May 2020

    In this week's satsang, Swami Shankarananda explored the teachings of the Indian spiritual teacher, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj. In this talk, Swamiji discussed Nisargadatta's teachings on the state of realised beings, the oneness of the mind and personhood, reality, the play of desire and suffering, the joy of wonder rasa, and the relationship between subjective and objective experience.
    This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram on the 2nd of May, 2020.
    Curious about tuning into The Ashram and Swamiji's programs more? The Ashram has expanded its online offerings to include weekly programs with Swamiji, chanting, hatha yoga and more! Click here to explore The Ashram Online.

    • 50 min
    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: G.I. Gurdjieff - 25 April 2020

    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: G.I. Gurdjieff - 25 April 2020

    In this week's satsang, Swami Shankarananda discussed the teachings of the Armenian mystic and spiritual teacher, G.I. Gurdjieff. In this talk, Swamiji emphasised Gurdjieff's teachings on expressing negative emotions and explored his concept of man as a machine.
    This talk was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 25th of April, 2020.
    Join our growing online community to gain access to weekly programs with Swamiji, hatha yoga classes and more! Click here to explore.

    • 56 min
    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 18 April 2020

    Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 18 April 2020

    In this week's podcast, Swami Shankarananda shared the teachings of his Guru, Baba Muktananda. In this talk, Swamiji shared Baba‘s teachings from his world tour on connecting with spirituality from anywhere in the world, overcoming doubt, and the meaning of spiritual progress and Self-realisation.
    This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 18th of April, 2020.
    Explore more programs from Swamiji and The Ashram live and on demand at www.satsanglive.com.au

    • 43 min

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Swamiji’s talks are pure nectar. His wisdom and humour inspire me to live my best life. Careful - these talks are transformative. Your life will never be the same... 😃❤️🙏

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Self Inquiry changed my life

So grateful for Swami Shankarananda’s Self - Inquiry meditation. I use this daily. My mind is clear and my heart is light. Amazing!!!!

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