In satsang this week, Swami Shankarananda celebrated Guru Purnima by exploring the teachings of his beloved Guru, Baba Muktananda. In this talk, Swamiji shared Baba's teachings on the power of shaktipat, the guru, disciplining the mind, and the world as a play of consciousness.
This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 4th of July, 2020.
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In this week's satsang, Swami Shankarananda explored the teachings of Zen Buddhism. In this talk, Swamiji focussed Suzuki Roshi and his teachings on practicing acceptance, 'just sitting' meditation, not striving for enlightenment, and the practice of sitting with 'problems' and burning them to sameness.
This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 27th of June, 2020.
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In this week's satsang, Swami Shankarananda explored the philosophy and teachings of the stoics. In this talk, Swamiji discussed the teachings of Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Zeno of Citium, and Seneca. Through a series of philosophical statements, Swamiji expanded on the stoic's thoughts on cultivating a state of good feeling, attitude, choice and empowerment, living with purpose, maintaining a commitment to daily practice, and the impact of attachment.
This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 20th of June, 2020.
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In this week's satsang, Swami Shankarananda discussed the teachings of his Guru, Baba Muktananda. In this talk, Swamiji revisited question and answers from Baba's ashram magazine, The Siddha Path. Swamiji discussed Baba's teachings on the spiritual state of a saint, tapasya in sadhana, maintaining dedication to liberation, love, mantra, chanting and his definition of siddha yoga and the spiritual path.
This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 13th of June, 2020.
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In this week's satsang, Swami Shankarananda shared his own contemplation's and musings about consciousness. In this talk, Swamiji guided us through meditations and contemplation's to bring us closer to the self.
This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 6th of June, 2020.
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In this weeks satsang, Swami Shankarananda shared the esoteric teachings of Bhagavan Nityananda. In this talk, Swamiji discussed Bhagavan's teachings on bondage and liberation, remembering the highest, the mind, cultivating steady discrimination and deep faith as a method to combat tendencies.
This podcast was recorded live at The Ashram in Mount Eliza on the 30th of May, 2020.
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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.
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.
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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.
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