In this excerpt, Swamiji points out the state of one “who is always focused in the thought of Parabhairava [Supreme Shiva]” and how to get there, in two different versions of the concluding śloka of chapter 15. One from the Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism, and the other from an older audio version, see footnote.
DVD 15 (53:33)
हृत्वा द्वैतमहामोहं कृत्वा ब्रह्ममयीं चितिम् ।
लौकिके व्यवहारेऽपि मुनिर्नित्यं समाविशेत् ॥१५॥
hṛtvā dvaitamahāmohaṁ kṛtvā brahmamayīṁ citim /
laukike vyavahāre’pi munirnityaṁ samāviśet //15//
॥ Concluding śloka of 15th chapter ॥
Munir, who is always focused in the thought of Parabhairava, he has [driven] all thoughts, all thoughts, all dvaita. Dvaita means . . .
SWAMIJI: Duality. Duality of thoughts, he has [driven] all away, and who is established in Parabhairava state, laukike vyavahāre’pi, in each and every action of his daily actions of daily life, he gets samāveśa (absorption) in Parabhairava, always; he is getting that, he sinks always into that [Parabhairava state]. He sinks and [returns] with glamour, sinks and [returns] with the glamour [of that state].448
448 “See that in your mind, all this ignorance and illusion of being separated from God consciousness, separated from the memory of God consciousness is carried away, is smashed, is vanished. You must see that. And hṛtvā brahmamayīṁ citim, and focus your mind to Brahman, to Lord Śiva, in each and every action of this universe. Laukike vyavahāre’pi, no matter whatever you do in this world, everything will become divine.” Bhagavad Gītā (1978).
Source: Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism,
revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo
All content Copyright©John Hughes
October 18, 2017
Incredible work on capturing all this wisdom & teachings. Thank you!
October 18, 2017
Thank you Kenan
April 15, 2018
Good initiative. We need more blessings from Swamiji, an institution of kashmir shaivism.
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