I am so thrilled to share this special interview with you with the brilliant Sally Kempton.
Sally is a powerful teacher of applied spiritual wisdom, known for her capacity to kindle meditative states in others and help students work with meditative experience as a framework for practical life-change. She’s the author of the best-selling books, “Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Yoga Goddesses” and “Meditation for the Love of It.” A former swami in the Vedic tradition, Sally has been practicing and teaching for over four decades. Her teachings combine profound knowledge of the texts of yoga and tantra with practical wisdom from contemporary psychology and integral thought.
In this episode:
-Sally gives us the traditional Tantric definition of Shakti.
-She explains why devotional practice relating to Shakti is considered absolutely necessary for spiritual progress in this tradition.
-She describes how the traditional practice of kundalini yoga as Sally learned it from her teacher, Swami Muktananda, show you how to recognize your true self and liberate yourself from suffering.
-She shares how she shifted from the usual way of yoga the value of if you want to make progress in your life, if you want to experience relief from emotional pain, if you want to work with your suffering in really skillful ways.
-She also answers my questions about the erotic Goddess Lalitha Tripura Sundari, known for opening this thousand petal chakra. We discuss Eros as life force itself. Sally says it’s why we’re alive.
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