Living with Reality with Dr. Robert Svoboda

Ep. 20 – Dattatreya Story Time

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In this Guru Purnima dharma talk, Dr. Robert Svoboda shares stories of Dattatreya exemplifying how everything is the Guru. In this special Hindu holiday Story Time episode of Living With Reality introduced by Paula Crossfield. Dr. Svoboda tells dharma stories of Dattatreya, who was said to be an emanation of the Trinity, and who first developed the spiritual path called Aghora, with Lord Shiva as his first disciple. Exploring these colorful, bhav-steeped, timeless lilas, Dr. Svoboda shares the innate, intuitive wisdom of Dattatreya – who learned from 24 gurus who didn't actually know they were his guru. Jai Gurudev. "Dattatreya—Datta + treya—he is the one who has given up the three. The three being: the three Maha Gunas – Sattva, Rajas, and Tamas... the coverings the keep us from recognizing the supreme reality." – Dr. Robert Svoboda See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

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Dr. Robert Svoboda is the first Westerner ever to graduate from a college of Ayurveda and be licensed to practice Ayurveda in India. During and after his formal Ayurvedic training he was tutored in Ayurveda, Yoga, Jyotish, Tantra and other forms of classical Indian lore by his mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda. He is the author of over a dozen books and has served as Adjunct Faculty at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM, and at Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA. You can find out more about his work at and follow him on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.