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....

The Mystery of Vibrationless-Vibration in Kashmir Shaivism available now

We are delighted to announce the publication of our seventh book in the Lakshmanjoo Academy book series. This book is called  The Mystery of Vibrationless-Vibration in Kashmir Shaivism: Vasugupta’s Spanda Kārikā & Kṣhemarāja’s Spanda Sandoha In this book, Swami Lakshmanjoo reveals two important texts, the Spanda Kārika and the Spanda Sandoha from the philosophical tradition...

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 Schools and systems of Kashmir Shaivism

Excerpt from the book Kashmir Shaivism, The Secret Supreme, Chapter 19. Listen to the original audio below... The Schools of Kashmir Shaivism Kashmir Shaivism is known as the Pure Trika System. The word trika means “the threefold science of man and his world.” In the idea of trika, there are three energies: para (supreme), apara (lowest), and parapara (combination of the lowest and the highest)....

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...