He is the light of all darkness, Swami Lakshmanjoo quote

From an unpublished manuscript of the recordings of  the teachings of Swami Lakshmanjoo... "Stava cintāmaṇi is the work of Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa. Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa is one of the most important Shaivite masters. Stava cintāmaṇi means stava - hymns, cintāmaṇi - jewel. Cintāmaṇī jewel is that kind of jewel, i.e. whatever you wish it will come. It is the bestower of all your boons,...

Maha Shivaratri in Kashmir Shaivism

An excerpt from the Stava Cintamani, "Stava cintāmaṇi is the work of Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa. Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa is one of the most important Shaivite masters. He was one century elder to Abhinavagupta." gāyatryā gīyate yasya dhiyāṁ tejaḥ pracodakam / codayedapi kaccinnaḥ sa dhiya: satpathe prabhuḥ //78 There is mantra of Gāyatri mantra. Gāyatri mantra is: “Oṁ bhūḥ bhuvaḥ...

A very important difference in Shaivism

Excerpt from the Stavacintamani by Bhattanarayana, as revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo with a very important discussion about maya (illusion) afterwards... gāyatryā gīyate yasya dhiyāṁ tejaḥ pracodakam / codayedapi kaccinnaḥ sa dhiya: satpathe prabhuḥ //78 There is mantra of Gāyatri mantra. Gāyatri mantra is: “Oṁ bhūḥ bhuvaḥ svaḥ, tat savitur vareṅyaṁ, bhargo devasya dhīmahi, dhiyo yo...

The fear of birth and death is vanished by . . .

Excerpt from the Stava Cintamani of Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa . . . bhagavanbhava bhāvatkaṁ bhāvaṁ bhāvayituṁ ruciḥ / punarbhavabhayoccheda-dakṣā kasmai na rocate //14// O Lord Śiva, bhagavan, O Lord Śiva! Bhāvatkaṁ bhāvayitum ruciḥ kasmai na rocate who cannot own, who will not like to own, the desire for perceiving your nature (do you understand?), who will not like to perceive,...