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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. Satsang is an ancient spiritual practice from India. It means "being in reality together." During satsang, people gather with a teacher to learn, ask questions, find community, chant and sing. Shambhavi gives satsang at locations around the San Fransisco Bay Area and elsewhere. The dharma talks offered here are recordings of the live satsang.

Shambhavi is the spiritual director of Jaya Kula, a nonprofit organization. Her training is in the View and practices of Trika Shaivism from Kashmir and the Dzogchen tradition of Tibet. She is a householder sannyasini and a devotee of Anandamayi Ma. Visit jayakula.org for her full teaching schedule and more information.

Shambhavi's books include The Reality Sutras: Seeking the Heart of Trika Shaivism (2018), Tantra: the Play of Awakening (2012), Pilgrims to Openness: Direct Realization Tantra in Everyday Life (2009), Returning (2015), and No Retreat: Poems on the Way to Waking Up (2016). All of Shambhavi's books are available on Amazon.

Satsang with Shambhavi Shambhavi Sarasvati

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 56 Ratings

Join Shambhavi Sarasvati for a weekly exploration of self-realization, death, love, devotion, and waking up while living in a messy world. Satsang is an ancient spiritual practice from India. It means "being in reality together." During satsang, people gather with a teacher to learn, ask questions, find community, chant and sing. Shambhavi gives satsang at locations around the San Fransisco Bay Area and elsewhere. The dharma talks offered here are recordings of the live satsang.

Shambhavi is the spiritual director of Jaya Kula, a nonprofit organization. Her training is in the View and practices of Trika Shaivism from Kashmir and the Dzogchen tradition of Tibet. She is a householder sannyasini and a devotee of Anandamayi Ma. Visit jayakula.org for her full teaching schedule and more information.

Shambhavi's books include The Reality Sutras: Seeking the Heart of Trika Shaivism (2018), Tantra: the Play of Awakening (2012), Pilgrims to Openness: Direct Realization Tantra in Everyday Life (2009), Returning (2015), and No Retreat: Poems on the Way to Waking Up (2016). All of Shambhavi's books are available on Amazon.

    Learning to Follow Wisdom

    Learning to Follow Wisdom

    As practitioners, our job is to discern what wisdom is asking us to do and follow that. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi
    Curious to find out more about spiritual life, Trika Shaivism, and Shambhavi? Want to know how you can attend live and livestreamed teachings or get started practicing? Visit jayakula.org for lots more media, instruction in mantra and meditation, and a full calendar of IRL teachings with Shambhavi.
    You can also find us on FB and instagram @jayakula. Ask to join the private Jaya Kula News FB group to get access to the zoom link for satsang.
    And if you’d like to support these teachings, please rate and review this podcast as it helps others find us.
    You can also make a donation at jayakula.org/giving
    Thanks for listening! And much love to you, wherever and however you are.

    • 18 min
    Tastings: Perfectionism, Precision, and Intimacy

    Tastings: Perfectionism, Precision, and Intimacy

    Shambhavi riffs on precision as an aspect of kindness and care and how contriving intimacy doesn't resolve the problem of our loneliness. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi
    Live satsang is mostly free range Q&A. "Tastings" are special episodes of our Satsang with Shambhavi podcast where you'll get to listen as students ask all kinds of questions and Shambhavi responds. Welcome to the buffet version of satsang!
    Curious to find out more about spiritual life, Trika Shaivism, and Shambhavi? Want to know how you can attend live and livestreamed teachings or get started practicing? Visit jayakula.org for lots more media, instruction in mantra and meditation, and a full calendar of IRL teachings with Shambhavi.
    You can also find us on FB and instagram @jayakula. Ask to join the private Jaya Kula News FB group to get access to the zoom link for satsang.
    And if you’d like to support these teachings, please rate and review this podcast as it helps others find us. You can also make a donation at jayakula.org/giving
    Thanks for listening! And much love to you, wherever and however you are.

    • 15 min
    You Are Not the Doer

    You Are Not the Doer

    We are that supreme self having an experience of being human. We gain confidence and integrate our perception of living presence into our everyday lives by following the upsurge of wisdom in the heart. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi
    Curious to find out more about spiritual life, Trika Shaivism, and Shambhavi? Want to know how you can attend live and livestreamed teachings or get started practicing? Visit jayakula.org for lots more media, instruction in mantra and meditation, and a full calendar of IRL teachings with Shambhavi.
    You can also find us on FB and instagram @jayakula. Ask to join the private Jaya Kula News FB group to get access to the zoom link for satsang.
    And if you’d like to support these teachings, please rate and review this podcast as it helps others find us. You can also make a donation at jayakula.org/giving
    Thanks for listening! And much love to you, wherever and however you are.

    • 18 min
    Tastings: Confinement, Resilience and Healing

    Tastings: Confinement, Resilience and Healing

    Shambhavi talks about staying connected while confined, real resilience vs soldiering on, getting good sleep, and true healing. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi
    Live satsang is mostly free range Q&A. "Tastings" are special episodes of our Satsang with Shambhavi podcast where you'll get to listen as students ask all kinds of questions and Shambhavi responds. Welcome to the buffet version of satsang!
    Curious to find out more about spiritual life, Trika Shaivism, and Shambhavi? Want to know how you can attend live and livestreamed teachings or get started practicing? Visit jayakula.org for lots more media, instruction in mantra and meditation, and a full calendar of IRL teachings with Shambhavi.
    You can also find us on FB and instagram @jayakula. Ask to join the private Jaya Kula News FB group to get access to the zoom link for satsang.
    And if you’d like to support these teachings, please rate and review this podcast as it helps others find us. You can also make a donation at jayakula.org/giving
    Thanks for listening! And much love to you, wherever and however you are.

    • 25 min
    Slow Down, Calm Down, Connect

    Slow Down, Calm Down, Connect

    When you feel the world is falling apart, don't close yourself off. Slow down and calm down so that you can feel less separate and more receptive. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi
    This Satsang with Shambhavi episode contains the kernel of what later became Jaya Kula's Time Medicine project. Check it out at timemedicine.org
    Curious to find out more about spiritual life, Trika Shaivism, and Shambhavi? Want to know how you can attend live and livestreamed teachings or get started practicing? Visit jayakula.org for lots more media, instruction in mantra and meditation, and a full calendar of IRL teachings with Shambhavi.
    You can also find us on FB and instagram @jayakula. Ask to join the private Jaya Kula News FB group to get access to the zoom link for satsang.
    And if you’d like to support these teachings, please rate and review this podcast as it helps others find us. You can also make a donation at jayakula.org/giving
    Thanks for listening! And much love to you, wherever and however you are.

    • 15 min
    Tastings: Linearity, Good Timing, and Distraction

    Tastings: Linearity, Good Timing, and Distraction

    Shambhavi talks about linear vs associative thinking, sensing time and good timing, and living without being distracted from the natural state. A podcast from Satsang with Shambhavi
    Live satsang is mostly free range Q&A. "Tastings" are special episodes of our Satsang with Shambhavi podcast where you'll get to listen as students ask all kinds of questions and Shambhavi responds. Welcome to the buffet version of satsang!
    Curious to find out more about spiritual life, Trika Shaivism, and Shambhavi? Want to know how you can attend live and livestreamed teachings or get started practicing? Visit jayakula.org for lots more media, instruction in mantra and meditation, and a full calendar of IRL teachings with Shambhavi.
    You can also find us on FB and instagram @jayakula. Ask to join the private Jaya Kula News FB group to get access to the zoom link for satsang.
    And if you’d like to support these teachings, please rate and review this podcast as it helps others find us. You can also make a donation at jayakula.org/giving
    Thanks for listening! And much love to you, wherever and however you are.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

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Thanks!!

I love the wisdom and outlook of these talks.

Always Seeking The Long Way ,

A voice of wisdom in an age of insanity

Shambhavi’s satsungs have given me solace during these unprecedented times. With humor and joy, she dispenses practical and engaging advise that addresses exactly what I need to hear.

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Disaster Awaits

Cult leader that disempowers. Best to look elsewhere for guidance.

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