God Consciousness is the Reality of Self. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt from the Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the difference between the three upāyas or ‘means’ in Kashmir Shaivism, i.e., 1) āṇavopāya – the inferior means; 2) śāktopāya – the medium means; and 3) śāmbhavopāya – the superior means.   S.S. 2 Disc 10-Tr 3 (17:26) uccārarahitaṁ vastu cetasaiva vicintayan / yaṁ samāveśamāpnoti śāktaḥ...

You have to develop awareness in such a way that this consciousness of that centering your mind pervades in each and every movement, in dull movement and conscious movement also. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt from Abhinavagupta's Tantraloka, Chapter 5,  verse 11-15) Swami Lakshmanjoo revealed why we should practice and how (in Kashmir Shaivism). "How you should travel on that individual way, he says in this next śloka." "You have to develop awareness in such a way that this consciousness of that centering your mind pervades in each and every movement, in...

God consciousness is never in any way absent from being. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

"God consciousness is never in any way absent from being." ~Swami Lakshmanjoo This is an excerpt from the book: Shiva Sutras, The Supreme Awakening as revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo. Read about its origin as Lord Shiva's direct revelation to Vasugupta here. This is from the third awakening, verse number 31. 31. sthitilayau // This universe is the expansion of his energy...

Go on meditating day and night

In this excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita, in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism Chapter 6 verse 3 Swami Lakshmanjoo urges us to "Go on meditating day and night". He then explains what he means with that... DVD 6.1 (10:28) आरुरुक्षोर्मुनेर्योगं कर्म कारणमुच्यते  । योगारूढस्य तस्यैव शमः कारणमुच्यते  ॥३॥ ārurukṣormuneryogaṁ karma kāraṇamucyate / yogārūḍhasya tasyaiva śamaḥ kāraṇamucyate...

In each and every action of the universe ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

This is an excerpt from the Shiva Sutras, The Supreme Awakening as revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo. Read about its origin as Lord Shiva's direct revelation to Vasugupta here. This is from the third awakening, 39th sutra...     39. citta sthitivaccharīra karaṇabāhyeṣu //   The awareness of God consciousness should not only be infused in that state where one’s mind is...

Swami Lakshmanjoo meditation

An important excerpt from the Study set Revelations on Grace and Spiritual Practice, Swami Lakshmanjoo about what the purpose of meditation is . . . JOHN: So then, when a person meditates what should be his thought? You say the thought should not be “that I'm going to gain something that I don't already have.” SWAMIJI: No,...

Manual for Self Realization, Vijnana Bhairava Swami Lakshmanjoo

Instruction by Swami Lakshmanjoo into The Manual for Self Realization, 112 Meditations of the Vijnana Bhairava and its significance... Vijñāna Bhairava is one chapter in Rudrayāmala Tantra. And another chapter in Rudrayāmala Tantra is Parātriṁśikā. This chapter1 is from the Bhairava point of view. These are not Rudra śāstras nor Śiva śāstras.2 These are Bhairava śāstras–monistic,...

An excerpt from the recently published book the Festival of Devotion & Praise by Swami Lakshmanjoo… Chapter 12 (56:13) मनसि स्वरसेन यत्र तत्र प्रचरत्यप्यहमस्य गोचरेषु  । प्रसृतोऽप्यविलोल एव युष्मत्- परिचर्याचतुरः सदा भवेयम्  ॥२५॥ manasi svarasena yatra tatra pracaratyapyahamasya gocareṣu / prasṛto’pyavilola eva yuṣmat- paricaryācaturaḥ sadā bhaveyam //25// There is one problem: I don’t want to control my mind...