Shambhavi Sarasvati's Books from Jaya Kula Press

By Shambhavi Sarasvati

By Shambhavi Sarasvati

The Reality Sutras: Seeking the Heart of Trika Shaivism

Shambhavi Sarasvati

$17.95 $16.51

The Reality Sutras is a handbook of teachings about the nature of the self and reality from the perspective of Trika Shaivism. The text is a traditionally structured offering with short, sutra-style teachings followed by commentary. The sutras are intended to inform, to guide, and to serve as a source of contemplative material for practitioners.

Nine Poisons, Nine Medicines, Nine Fruits

Shambhavi Sarasvati

$17.95 $16.51

Nine Poisons, Nine Medicines, Nine Fruits is a traditional spiritual teaching text about the obstacles, remedies, and rewards we can expect to encounter as we seek relaxation and wisdom through practices such as yoga, mantra, and meditation. The nine poisons are habits of body, emotions, and mind that distract or delay us from discovering who we really are. The nine medicines are the circumstances that help us to recover from limiting patterns. The nine fruits are wisdom virtues, such as compassion, that naturally appear on their own once obscuring conditioning is dissolved.

The Play of Awakening: Adventures in Direct Realization Tantra

Shambhavi Sarasvati

$17.95 $16.51

How can you stay motivated in your spiritual practice from day-to-day? What is the most fruitful way to work with your teachers? What detours and obstacles might slow you down? How do spiritual communities function as a core practice? What roles do grace and devotion, longing and loneliness play as you walk your path? How can you both live and die well? The Play of Awakening is a tour guide, a map and a good friend to anyone on a conscious path of awakening.Shambhavi Sarasvati is a beloved teacher and decades-long practitioner of Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen. She offers loving advice, straight from her heart to yours, about the practice of waking up. Known for her ability to convey the subtlest teachings in simple, compelling and beautiful language, Shambhavi powerfully affirms that, no matter what your situation, you do have the capacity to discover greater ease, spontaneity, compassion, wonder, and delight.

No Retreat: poems on the way to waking up

Shambhavi Sarasvati

$16.00 $14.72

Shambhavi Sarasvati follows in the footsteps of other women spiritual practitioners, such as Mirabai and Lalleshwari, whose devotional poems trace a step-by-step map of the journey to the heart of wisdom. This is a journey fueled by prayer, determination, wonder, lament, praise and unstoppable longing. Written during solo spiritual retreats and periods of the eruption of intense spiritual feeling, Shambhavi's poems report in raw, tender and playful language about our shared human efforts to wake up and discover more of who we are.

Returning: Exhortations, Advice and Encouragement from the Heart of Direct Realization Practice

Shambhavi Sarasvati

$10.00

Shambhavi Sarasvati composed Returning as a gift for her students while she was on a personal meditation retreat. It offers twenty-four concentrated bursts of provocation, encouragement and inspiration for spiritual seekers. Returning is an addition to the ancient tradition of teachers offering intimate heart advice directly from their own experience. With refreshing clarity, humor and sympathy, Sarasvati speaks from the heart to all those who long for awakeningโ€”and who also sometimes feel stuck or lost along the way.