"God and the individual are one.
To realize this is the essence of Kashmir Shaivism."
New Paperback and Ebook edition of the "Light on the Tantra of Kashmir Shaivism; Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka". Read more...
The Lakshmanjoo Academy publishes and distributes the teachings of Kashmir Shaivism from a library of lectures given over a period of more than twenty years by the realized master Swami Lakshmanjoo. He lived from 1907 until 1991 and was the last living master of the oral tradition of Kashmir Shaivism. In his teachings, which are based on his personal experience, he shines a light on this profound philosophy making these revelations easily accessible to one and all. These teachings are made available in written, audio, and video formats.
Kashmir Shaivism has been passed down for millennia as an oral tradition even though the Shaivite scriptures were available to the aspirants. Why?
To understand that is to grasp the extra dimension of power that is communicated by direct contact with the master. But, truly there is no surprise here. Everyone has experienced the difference in the lecture by a teacher who goes beyond the intellectual understanding by having mastered what is being lectured on; such a lecture includes an extra dimension, the unspoken in the spoken.
The books you are purchasing are only a part of an intended study set which includes the audio from the original lectures recorded in Kashmir given by Swami Lakshmanjoo to his students. By listening to the lectures themselves you are able to experience the power of the great line of Shaivite masters and follow in the footsteps of students learning the esoteric and cryptic secrets hidden in the texts.
Please take advantage of the original lecture audio included with your book purchase by down loading the MP3 files from the Universal Shaivism Fellowship site.
The Lakshmanjoo Academy maintains a website with complete information about Swami Lakshmanjoo and the teachings of Kashmir Shaivism, a photo gallery, a audio and video library, and a calendar of public events.
Learn practices that will teach you:
- How to expand awareness and connect with your true internal nature of Self.
- To understand the power of Grace in your life.
- To see that everything in existence is an expression of your own inner Self.
- The basics of Kashmir Shaivism, and the true nature of reality.
- To understand what role the student and master play in this drama of the Universe.
- Know that a 'sincere desire to learn' is the only prerequisite for liberation.
All of the books in this set are transcripts of the original lectures given by Swami Lakshmanjoo when he revealed these mystical and spiritual treasures. You will find that they have a special transformative value. Also available as an eBook for reading on the iPAD, Kindle & Nook. Click image below to go directly to our store...
The Lakshmanjoo Academy has been formed to educate the public and academic community through the editing and releasing of great classic yogic texts, interpreted through the lens of Kashmir Shaivism, by the venerable Master Swami Lakshmanjoo.
This website will showcase the publishing of new works through the lens of Kashmir Shaivism as well as the announcement of educational events that will be hosted by The Lakshmanjoo Academy.
The Universal Shaiva Fellowship will continue to host yogic ceremonies twice yearly but will no longer be host to the academic works of the organization.