Pure yoga is one-pointedness ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the difference between Kashmir Śaivism and Advaita Vedānta, from the book Kashmir Shaivism, The Secret Supreme. Now also available in Spanish:(Shaivismo de Cachemira, el Supremo secreto). If you have enjoyed the book please leave a review on Amazon. "Pure Yoga is one-pointedness" ~Swami Lakshmanjoo Chapter Fifteen Kashmir Śaivism and...

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 ...

When you rise along with thieves... Swami Lakshmanjoo

This excerpt titled "When you rise along with thieves" is from the book The Mystery of Vibrationless-Vibration in Kashmir Shaivism: Vasugupta’s Spanda Kārikā & Kṣemarāja’s Spanda Sandoha - revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo). "Now, he explains in this next śloka that this elevated yogi does not get bondage, does not get bounded, entangled, by these three states: jāgrat [waking],...

brahmaparnam prayer for eating, Bhagavad Gita, Abhinavagupta, Swami Lakshmanjoo

This prayer, known throughout India and traditionally recited before taking food, is explained here by Swami Lakshmanjoo. Drawing on Abhinavgupta's unique explanation from Kashmir Shaivism, Swamiji further elaborates with the first verse of Somānanda's Śivadṛṣti. Somānanda's was the guru of Utpaladeva, who reformulated Śivadṛṣti into Pratyabhijñā philosophy. Utpaladeva's disciple was Lakṣmanagupta, who was one of​ the spiritual teachers​ of Abhinavagupta, the most illustrious teacher in the...