Grace (shaktipata) means you have to maintain your vigor, you have to maintain your will. There must be firm will. That is grace. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the stages of yoga in meditation and what grace (śaktipāta) really means in Kashmir Shaivism. This is from the Chapter two of the Bhagavad Gita, in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism. View on YouTube DVD 2.3 (28:32) ध्यायतो विषयान्पुंसः सङ्गस्तेषूपजायते  । सङ्गात्संजायते कामः कामात्क्रोधोऽभिजायते  ॥६४॥ क्रोधाद्भवति संमोहः संमोहात्स्मृतिविभ्रमः  । स्मृतिभ्रंशाट्बुद्धिनाशो बुद्धिनाशात्प्रणश्यति ...

You are Parabhairava! ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt Swami Lakshmanjoo explains why YOU are really Parabhairava (supreme state of God Consciousness). This is from the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism chapter 8 by Swami Lakshmanjoo. Oṁ. Oṁ means: antarālīnatattvaughaṁ cidānandaghanaṁ mahat / yattattvaṁ śaivadhāmākhyaṁ tadomityabhidhīyate //271 Antarālīna tattvaughaṁ, where all of these differentiated thirty-six elements and one hundred and eighteen...

For this purpose I came to tell you this secret ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains how one should act in this world – excerpt from Chapter 3 of the Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism - Chapters 1-6.     Now, who is the best one? The best yogi is that person . . . DVD 3.1 (18:09) यस्त्विन्द्रियाणि मनसा नियम्यारभतेऽर्जुन  । कर्मेन्द्रियैः कर्मयोगमसक्तः स विशिष्यते ...

Devi Stotra by Abhinavagupta.

In his commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, chapter 15, verse 19, Abhinavagupta inserted this verse about the supreme Goddess–Para Devi. Who is Devi and where does she exist?   Devī Stotra Tathā ca mayaiva śivaśaktyavinābhāva stotre [comm. verse19]. I, [Abhinavagupta], have also somewhere in the Śiva Śakti Avinābhāva Stotra, I have penned down ślokas for...

Your Organs Are Gods ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this Kashmiri recension of the Bhagavad Gita [Chapter 3] Swami Lakshmanjoo explains why your organs are gods and how you should worship them with delicious food, taste, sight, smell... etc. Nobody has commentated upon this verse of the Bhagavad Gītā [in this manner] other than Abhinavagupta. DVD 3.1 (32:53) देवान्भावयतानेन ते देवा भावयन्तु वः ...

Thank you, with a special excerpt from Abhinavagupta's Tantraloka, (Kashmir Shaivism)

How a realized master should act is revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo in the Kashmir recension of the Bhagavad Gita, Chapter Three... View on YouTube DVD 3.1 (1:00:58) यश्चात्मरतिरेव स्यादात्मतृप्तश्च मानवः  । आत्मन्येव च सन्तुष्टस्तस्य कार्यं न विद्यते  ॥१७॥ yaścātmaratireva syādātmatṛptaśca mānavaḥ / ātmanyeva ca santuṣṭastasya kāryaṁ na vidyate //17// And that person who is, on...

The trick to subside maya

"Now there is one trick, O Arjuna, I will tell you a trick of how you can subside māyā." In this excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism, by Swami Lakshmanjoo (chapter 7 verse 14) Swami Lakshmanjoo reveals the trick how to subside maya (illusion).   view on YouTube or listen to...

God is doing it! Focus your mind on me only! ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

Excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism, by Swami Lakshmanjoo Chapter 18. "God is doing it! Focus your mind on me only!" ~Swami Lakshmanjoo view on YouTube or listen to audio below...   Mat cittaḥ sarva durgāṇi mat prasādāt tariṣyasi (58th śloka). Mat citta, when you focus your mind in Me, in Me...