Chris Grosso – The Indie Spiritualist – Ep. 40 – Sally Kempton

Sally Kempton

Chris sits down with spiritual teacher Sally Kempton to discuss the divine feminine, compassion and bouncing back from hard times.

Sally Kempton is a powerful teacher of applied spiritual wisdom, known for her capacity to kindle meditative states in others and to help students work with meditative experience as a framework for practical life-change. She teaches teleclasses, retreats, and workshops, and is on the faculty at Esalen and Kripalu.

Show Notes

Beginnings – Sally talks about her journey from journalist to becoming one of today’s most celebrated spiritual teachers.

Divine Feminine — Sally and I discuss her book, Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of Goddess Yoga, and explore what the Divine Feminine is.

Kali – Sally shares the origin story of the Hindu Goddess Kali and the evolution of what she’s gone on to represent.

Not Just For Women – Sally talks about the relationship between men and the Divine Feminine as well as the importance of men realizing their full potential of this energy.

Lalita Invocation – Sally shares a powerful guided visualization practice using the Hindu Goddess Lalita

Goddesses – Sally talks about the role Goddesses have played in her own life and how they can help us make significant changes in our own.

Bouncing Back – Sally and I discuss how we can find resilience during the exceptionally difficult times in our lives and how to bounce back.

Compassion – Sally and I discuss what true compassion is, using the current political climate and division in our country as an example.


Sally is the author of the best-selling book, Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Yoga Goddesses and Meditation for the Love of It,” which Spirituality and Health magazine called “The meditation book your heart wants you to read.” Her audio program, Doorways to the Infinite: The Art and Practice of Tantric Meditation, was recently released by Sounds True. A former swami in a Vedic tradition, Sally has been practicing and teaching for over four decades. Her teachings combine a profound knowledge of the texts of yoga and tantra with practical wisdom from contemporary psychology and integral thought. Find Sally ONLINE, where her books and CDs are available.


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