You have to develop awareness in such a way that this consciousness of that centering your mind pervades in each and every movement, in dull movement and conscious movement also. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt from Abhinavagupta's Tantraloka, Chapter 5,  verse 11-15) Swami Lakshmanjoo revealed why we should practice and how (in Kashmir Shaivism). "How you should travel on that individual way, he says in this next śloka." "You have to develop awareness in such a way that this consciousness of that centering your mind pervades in each and every movement, in...

The limbs of yoga in Kashmir Shaivism

How to develop the eight limbs of yoga before entering into yoga. This is part of a video interview by Alice Christensen (Mother Alice) and Swami Lakshmanjoo discussing the eight limbs of yoga in Kashmir Shaivism.   Alice: You know the discipline of yoga, it seems to be so complicated,  but in Patañjali’s book, the Yamas...

5 States of the Soul in Kashmir Shaivism

Chapter Eleven, Kashmir Shaivism: The Secret Supreme, revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo 5 States of the Individual Subjective Body [Soul] On the path of the thirty-six elements, only one universal subjective body is traveling in each element. There are not unlimited subjects traveling in these elements. All subjects (jīvas) are actually only the one subjective body of God....

This weeks excerpt is a collection from different texts that explain why love is essential on the spiritual path and what that means... “This internal voyage will be long and arduous. I advise you, therefore, not to envy your spiritual brother or sister. Be without avarice and hate. This path is tortuous like the path of a...

An excerpt from the recently published book the Festival of Devotion & Praise by Swami Lakshmanjoo… Chapter 12 (56:13) मनसि स्वरसेन यत्र तत्र प्रचरत्यप्यहमस्य गोचरेषु  । प्रसृतोऽप्यविलोल एव युष्मत्- परिचर्याचतुरः सदा भवेयम्  ॥२५॥ manasi svarasena yatra tatra pracaratyapyahamasya gocareṣu / prasṛto’pyavilola eva yuṣmat- paricaryācaturaḥ sadā bhaveyam //25// There is one problem: I don’t want to control my mind...

In this excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism, by Swami Lakshmanjoo) he explains how to meditate and what should be our attitude . . . click to view on youtube DVD 6.1 (10:28) आरुरुक्षोर्मुनेर्योगं कर्म कारणमुच्यते  । योगारूढस्य तस्यैव शमः कारणमुच्यते  ॥३॥ ārurukṣormuneryogaṁ karma kāraṇamucyate / yogārūḍhasya tasyaiva śamaḥ kāraṇamucyate //3//...

There is no difference between energy and energy holder ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

This Introduction was written by John Hughes for the Manual for Self Realization: 112 Meditations of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo. Lord Shiva creates the objective world through the expansion of his Shakti, which is absolutely one with him; and the universe is manifest in his own nature, like a reflection in a mirror,...