Kashmir Shaivism Study Group Sundays

RETREAT: On the day following the Mahasamadhi Celebration, the Lakshmanjoo Academy will hold a bi-annual four-day retreat at the Culver City Center. Each day will begin at 9 a.m. with meditation and recitation of Sanskrit verses, personally selected by Swamiji for worship. Study: Drawing from the sacred revelations given by Swamiji, we will examine a number of important texts central to the...

The Universal Shaiva Fellowship is happy to announce the Mahasamadhi Celebration of our beloved Gurudev Swami Lakshmanjoo. This grand occasion will take place on the 9th, of September 2017, at 10:30 am. Swamiji left his physical frame twenty-three years ago in India, on September 27, 1991. Since that time, each year we joyously celebrate his Divine life and...

Fellowship group photo Spring Retreat 2016

RETREAT:  On the day following the Birthday Celebration, May 10th through May 13th, the Fellowship will hold its bi-annual four-day retreat at the Culver City Center. Each day will begin at 9 a.m. with meditation and recitation of Sanskrit verses, personally selected by Swamiji for worship. Study: Drawing from the sacred revelations given by Swamiji, we will examine a number of important...

Swami Lakshmanjoo was born in Srinagar, Kashmir on May 9, 1907. Each year on this special day we joyously celebrate and remember his birthday. We will begin this sacred day at 9 am, on the 9th of May, by gathering together to sing special Shaivite hymns, and then at 11 am recite the puja verses...

If you maintain God consciousness in external world nothing will be lost. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

You are cordially invited to the annual Birthday Celebrations for Swami Lakshmanjoo on Tuesday the 9th of May, followed by a Study Retreat from 10th to 13th May. We are working towards publishing the first Ahnika of Abhinavagupta's Tantraloka. You can pre-order your copy here. At the following Retreat we will be studying this and other texts of Kashmir Shaivism. Till...

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Mahasamadhi Celebration Swami Lakshmanjoo

We thank everybody who came to the annual Mahasamadhi (Final Liberation) Ceremony for Swami Lakshmanjoo and made it a memorable event. We all enjoyed the short but powerful atmosphere created by the fire ceremony and traditional recitation by Swami Prasad, a priest from the Malibu Temple. During the end of the recitations it rained shortly, which...

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

"Love and devotion for God arises from His Grace". ~Swami Lakshmanjoo Thank you, with a special excerpt from Abhinavagupta's Tantraloka (Kashmir Shaivism) We thank everybody who came to the annual Birthday Ceremony for Swami Lakshmanjoo and made it a memorable event. We all enjoyed the wonderful atmosphere created by the traditional recitation of mantras and...