Yogini Shambhavi is a mystic Yogini, guide and teacher rooted in the ancient teachings and traditions of Shakti worship. As an important woman teachers in the Shakti tradition of India and the Himalayas, she aims to draw one to the deeper ‘Yogic Reality’, helping to awaken the universal power of nurturing within us.
Shambhavi’s teachings reflect a deeper bhakti bhava rooted in Vedic principles, reinforcing the Shakti perspective through inner yogic practices. Her Shakti Sadhana flows through her direct and uncompromising expression as well as her ability to inspire. She unfolds the bliss of well-being through sacred rituals, fire ceremonies, mantra chanting and meditation. She teaches the deeper spiritual aspects of traditional Tantric Yoga rooted in Sri Vidya, Dasha Mahavidya and the worship of Durga.
Yogini Shambhavi has guided many sadhaks on the spiritual path, especially women seeking to discover the Shakti or Goddess power within themselves. She has taught programs with Sivananda, Kripalu, Yogaville, the Chopra Center, the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA), the California College of Ayurveda, the Council of Vedic Astrology (CVA), the American College of Vedic Astrology (ACVA), the British Association of Vedic Astrology (BAVA), and Sudha Dharma Mandala Brazil. She is on the Advisory Board for the Kerala Ayurveda Academy, Tathaastu magazine and the California College of Ayurveda. She helps with the Mantra Meditation teacher training for Chopra Center University, where she is a Master Educator. She has spoken before various Hindu temples, ashrams and associations in India and in the West. She maintains her own practice of Vedic astrology for selected students.
Eminent people on Yogini Shambhavi:
The transformational power of the feminine is revealed in Shambhavi’s remarkable exploration of Goddess Kali. At this juncture in humanity, awakening the feminine offers hope that we can re-establish the balance of forces on Earth for the benefit of all. - Deepak Chopra
Experience the transformative grace of the Goddess in your own hearts through Shambhavi’s luminous vision of Ma Kali in as the Universal World Mother. - Professor Lokesh Chandra, recipient of Padma Bhushan
Shambhavi writes with the heart of a devotee, the soul of poet, and the insight of a sage. Meditating on the names and qualities of KALI she carries us into the living presence of the Dark Goddess. Kali’s awesome glory and unstoppable grace reverberate from every page. - Linda Johnsen
Yogini Shakti Dharma, which Shambhavi teaches, draws in seekers to the deeper experiential teachings of Devi Tantra, Jyothisha (Vedic Astrology), Raja Yoga, Mantra Yoga, and healing Ayurveda.
With Sadguru Sri Sivanandamurtyy
Shambhavi is connected to Sri Sadguru Sivananda Murty, who she regards as one of India’s greatest living gurus and yogi.
Yogini Shambhavi has authored two books on the Mother Goddess in India as well as two powerful Mantra chanting CDs in the traditional style.
Yogini Unfolding the Goddess Within by Wisdom Tree India
Yogic Secrets of the Dark Goddess by Wisdom Tree India
Yogini Bhava Shakti Mantras Invoke the Divine Within, CD by Lotus Press, USA
Jyotir Bhava Shakti Mantras for the Nine Planets, CD by Lotus Press, USA
Yoga Shakti Retreats – Celebrating Shakti
Ma Ganga Yoga Shakti Retreat
The Yoga Shakti Retreats immerse sadhaks in sacred rituals and mantras through Bhakti Yoga, Vedanta, Ayurveda, Vedic Astrology, and Yoga Asana. The Yoga Shakti retreats are held in different places of special natural beauty and spiritual power worldwide, especially India, and are hosted along with various associated Yoga and Vedic groups and their centers, under the guidance of Shambhavi and Vamadeva. Yogini Shambhavi herself personally guides these retreats and they are a great place to experience her energy and her teachings.
Note our programs and retreats section for these ongoing events, including Santa Fe Yoga Shakti Retreat Aug. 18-25, 2014.
My prayer is for everyone to embrace the flow of Shakti into their lives as Divine Grace.