Divine Discipline in Yoga - Part 4 - Ahimsa (non-violence)

This is part 4 in a series about divine discipline in the ‘Limbs of Yoga’ as found in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras – Yamas and Niyamas. In this video Swami Lakshmanjoo explains ahimsa (non-violence) in the light of Kashmir Shaivism emphasizing why ahimsa is important on the spiritual path. Part 1 was about Niyamas (observance), part 2…

Divine Discipline in Yoga

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. Part 1 was about Niyamas (observance). This is part 2, Yamas (conduct). Swamiji: And another fivefold collective limb of yoga…

The Truth about Kundalini by Swami Lakshmanjoo - video

This is an extract from a video of Alice Christensen (Mother Alice) and Swami Lakshmanjoo discussing the correct and incorrect rise and awakening of Kuṇḍalinī in Kashmir Shaivism. Alice Christensen: Swamiji, there is so much discussion in the United States about Kundalini, and the power of Kundalini, can you give us some of your personal…

Divine Discipline in Yoga

This is part 1 in a series about Divine Discipline in Yoga – Part 1 – the ‘Limbs of Yoga’ from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras – Yamas and Niyamas. In this video Alice Christensen (Mother Alice) and Swami Lakshmanjoo discuss the five Niyamas (observances) as interpreted in Kashmir Shaivism. Alice: You know the discipline of yoga,…

Final Goal in Kashmir Shaivism

Swami Lakshmanjoo talking to Alice Christensen about the final goal in Kashmir Shaivism. This is part 3 of a series of video interviews. A rare glimpse into the experience of a saint! View or download the video on YouTube. This is part 3 of an excerpt from an interview about the Yamas and Niyamas (10…