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Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 29 December 2018

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In satsang with Swami Shankarananda this week, Guruji introduced his newest program on his guru, Baba Muktananda. This program draws on the writings found in 'The Siddha Path' magazine which Guruji and Devi Ma helped write and publish during their time with Baba. The magazine contained reports from Ganeshpuri and Baba's world tours, and anecdotes from devotees.

This talk explores teachings on shaktipat, the understanding that everything is divinity, the benefits of chanting and how we can discriminate between good and bad thoughts or matrika. 

 

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Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Christmas Satsang - 22 December 2018

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Merry Christmas! Tune into this weeks Christmas satsang podcast with Swami Shankarananda.

In this weeks satsang talk Guruji explores the teaching of Jesus Christ, and touches on the importance of interfaith of religions, beliefs and faiths.

Guruji also reads a special dialogue between his guru Baba Muktananda and a reverend on the similarities between Christianity and Hinduism.

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Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 15 December 2018

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In the second part of his three part satsang series on Baba Muktananda, Swami Shankarananda reads question and answers drawn from Q&A sessions during Baba's famous world tours.
 
These questions from spiritual seekers prompt discussion on seeing the ego as divinity, surrender, and the obstacles we face during our sadhana or spiritual journey. In this satsang, Guruji also explores how we can dissipate our mental tendencies and merge personal love with love for the inner self.

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Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 8 December 2018

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This week at satsang, Swami Shankarananda reflects on his time spent with his beloved guru, Baba Muktananda by reading from Baba's Ganeshpuri Q&A's. Listen as Guruji discusses Baba's teachings on cultivating love and faith, differentiating between ego and true devotion, the guru's impact on sadhana and the 'right way' to meditate.

In this podcast, we are fortunate to hear Devi Ma's intro talk on the power of shaktipat, why we attend satsang and also, a special snippet from Guruji's upcoming memoir - Ganeshpuri Days.

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Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Yoga Vasistha Part 3 - 24 November

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In a bonus third instalment of his Yoga Vasistha satsang series, Swami Shankarananda expands on the four 'gatekeepers of liberation' - self-control, inquiry, the practice of contentment and keeping good company. Listen as Guruji explains the importance of cultivating the friendship of these four major aspects of our sadhana (spiritual journey), and how we as yogis can do so. 

Guruji completes his satsang series with a final question and answer between his beloved guru, Baba Muktananda and a devotee. Baba's beautiful answer explores the ideas of the 'unreal mind' and how instead of viewing the mind as a separate entity, we should speak to it with love and therefore, let it return to consciousness. 

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Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Yoga Vasistha Part 2 - 17 November 2018

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In the second instalment of his Yoga Vasistha satsang talk, Swami Shankarananda continues to discuss the fundamental teachings of the inspiring wisdom text. Discover the meaning of the cosmic Guru principle as Swamiji unpacks the yogic issues of overcoming suffering, negative tendencies and how we can learn to cultivate love, bliss and connectedness. Swamiji finishes with a thoughtful question and answer between his guru Baba Muktananda and a devotee on family karma and how it effects our sadhana or spiritual journey.

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Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Yoga Vasistha Part 1 - 10 November 2018

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At satsang this week, Swami Shankarananda began his two part talk on the philosophical text, The Yoga Vasistha. The text is a dialogue between Prince Ram and his guru Visistha and is rich with Shaivite, Buddhist and Vedantic teachings. It explores many questions and ideas on being a yogi in the world, attachment and aversion and the importance of self effort and being aware of our inner states. 

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Self-inquiry CD - Track 5 - Becoming Present - Swami Shankarananda

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Swami Shankarananda guides us through the fifth contemplation from the book Self-inquiry, called 'becoming present'. 

In this track Swami Shankarananda guides us through the many different sensations of our experience, physical, mental, emotional, all the way to the core, the sense of 'I am'.

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Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Sri Ramana Maharshi - 3 November 2018

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In this weeks satsang talk, Swami Shankarananda discusses the great sage, Sri Ramana Maharshi of Arunachula. Listen as Guruji reads question and answers between Sri Ramana and his devotees and unpacks his fundamental teaching of 'Who Am I?'

We also hear Ramana's teachings on the relationship between personhood, the mind and the Self.

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Satsang with Swami Shankarananda: Baba Muktananda - 27 October 2018

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In this satsang with Swami Shankarananda podcast, Guruji's talk is about his own Guru, Baba Muktananda. It is tradition that before a Kundalini Awakening meditation intensive at the ashram, Guruji will read from some unpublished question and answers with Baba from one of his world tours.

In this satsang talk, we hear questions and answers about how to hold on to your Shakti, or spiritual energy; what to do when several different mantras arise in your meditation practice; what is the best thing to meditate on; and how to hold on to the state you are in when you receive shaktipat, or the touch. Hear Baba's answers and Guruji's comments, and find some wisdom and insight into your own meditation and sadhana. 

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