Swami Lakshmanjoo, Kashmir Shaivism

This is an excerpt from the Spanda Sandoha, an exposition of Kṣemarāja on the first verse of the Spanda Kārikā written by Vasuguptanātha, revealed to us by Swami Lakshmanjoo. Available now as complete set under the title The Mystery of Vibrationless-Vibration in Kashmir Shaivism: Vasugupta’s Spanda Kārikā & Kṣemarāja’s Spanda Sandoha - revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo). "He has given the indication...

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],...

Just be attentive ~Swami Lakshmanjoo, Kashmir Shaivism

Excerpt from the The Mystery of Vibrationless-Vibration in Kashmir Shaivism: Vasugupta’s Spanda Kārikā & Kṣemarāja’s Spanda Sandoha, with a simple but profound message by Swami Lakshmanjoo (Spanda Karika verse 19).     Audio 3 - 01:00:17 यदा त्वेकत्र संरूढस्तदा तस्य लयोदयौ । नियच्छन्भोक्तृतामेति ततश्चक्रेश्वरो भवेत् ॥१९॥ yadā tvekatra saṁrūḍhastadā tasya layodayau / niyacchanbhoktṛtāmeti tataścakreśvaro bhavet //19// Just...

When you have slipped from onepointedness

An excerpt from the just published "The Mystery of Vibrationless-Vibration in Kashmir Shaivism: Vasugupta’s Spanda Kārikā & Kṣemarāja’s Spanda Sandoha as revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo. What to do when you have slipped from that onepointedness, and you have slipped down. A central theme of the philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism is the highly esoteric principal known as spanda....

How to find God in the daily routine of life, Swami Lakshmanjoo, Kashmir Shaivism

A central theme of the philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism is the highly esoteric principal known as spanda which means vibrationless/vibration or established stable movement. In our Shaivism there are two texts that deal specifically with the spanda principal. The Spanda Karika (precise philosophical statements) on the Spanda theory and the Spanda Sandoha (exposition) of the...

The real meaning of Jai Guru Dev by Swami Lakshmanjoo, Kashmir Shaivism

A central theme of the philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism is the highly esoteric principal known as spanda which means vibrationless/vibration or established stable movement. In our Shaivism there are two texts that deal specifically with the spanda principal. The Spanda Karika (precise philosophical statements) on the Spanda theory and the Spanda Sandoha (exposition) of the...

The Essence of Mantra

This is an excerpt of Kashmir Shaivism from the book: Shiva Sutras, The Supreme Awakening as revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo. Read about its origin as Lord Shiva's direct revelation to Vasugupta here. This is from the second awakening, verse number 3 (Shiva Sutras 2.3). 3. vidyāśarīrasattā mantrarahasyam // The secret essence of mantra is establishment in the body of the...

This is an an excerpt from the Spanda Sandoha, which is a commentary on the first verse of the Spanda Karika as revealed by Swamij Lakshmanjoo. Available now as complete set under the title The Mystery of Vibrationless-Vibration in Kashmir Shaivism: Vasugupta’s Spanda Kārikā & Kṣemarāja’s Spanda Sandoha - revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo). A central theme...