The important two kinds of Knowledge in Kashmir Shaivism

In this section from the Light on the Tantra of Kashmir Shaivism, Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka, Chapter One Swami Lakshmanjoo is explaining two different types of knowledge that are important in Kashmir Shaivism. Intellectual knowledge is nourished by that pauruṣa jñāna and pauruṣa jñāna is nourished by that intellectual knowledge, side-by-side. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo Audio 2 - 13:11 अहमित्थमिदं वेद्मीत्येवमध्यवसायिनी।...

Awareness will carry you to that greatest power, greatest power of maintaining oneness with Lord Śiva, and without any other support. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt from the 13th āhnika of Tantrāloka, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the difference between initiation and the spontanesous rise of automatic knowledge (breakless awareness). (Source Grace and Spiritual Practice, a collection of Video and Audio recordings of the revelations on the subjects of Grace and Spiritual Practice by Swami Lakshmanjoo) nanu prāgdīkṣayā mokṣo- ‘dhunā tu...

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains what is initiation and what is its most important feature. This excerpt is from the book, Kashmir Shaivism The Secret Supreme by Swami Lakshmanjoo, Chapter Twelve. The Fivefold Contacts of Masters and Disciples In this universe from time immemorial the initiation of masters has taken place from Lord Śiva up to the mortal beings. This...

In this excerpt Swami Lakshmanjoo explains what is real devotion and initiation and service in Kashmir Shaivism. This is from the Chapter 4, verse 34 of the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism, by Swami Lakshmanjoo. View or download the video on YouTube. DVD 4.3 (24:35) तद्विद्धि प्रणिपातेन परिप्रश्नेन सेवया  । उपदेक्ष्यन्ति ते ज्ञानं ज्ञानिनस्तत्त्वदर्शिनः  ॥३४॥ tadviddhi praṇipātena paripraśnena...