Between the three states of the individual subjective body, waking, dreaming, and deep sleep, there is a gap. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

From the book Kashmir Shaivism, The Secret Supreme, chapter 16, The Seven States of Turya. "Between the three states of the individual subjective body, waking, dreaming, and deep sleep, there is a gap." ~Swami Lakshmanjoo The Seven States of Turya The practical theory of the seven states of turya, also known as the seven states of...

In this excerpt from The Mystery of Vibrationless-Vibration in Kashmir Shaivism: Vasugupta’s Spanda Kārikā & Kṣemarāja’s Spanda Sandoha Swami Lakshmanjoo urges us to strive for awareness "at least in the gap . . . with our masters grace" . . . and explains what is really to be realized in Kashmir Shaivism. He also clarifies the differences between the...