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In this excerpt, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains how to understand the question correctly. “Śivo ’haṁ cet,…

An important excerpt from the 5th verse of the Manual for Self Realization: 112 Meditations…

In this lecture from the Manual for Self Realization: 112 Meditations of the Vijnana Bhairava…

In this excerpt, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains why is it called shaktipata when we say, “by…

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains why the acting of a yogi is just like the acting of…

In this empowering excerpt Swami Lakshmanjoo encourages us to find out that power within [ourselves]….

Swami Lakshmanjoo elaborates on [Lord Krishna/Shiva’s] real residence, where He is living, where He is…

Due to preparations for the Birthday Celebration of our beloved Gurudev Swami Lakshmanjoo on May 9th, and the…

In this excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita, Swami Lakshmanjoo quotes Lord Shiva/Krishna saying: “I am…

This is part three of our series on glamour in Kashmir Shaivism. Starting with an…

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains what happens in this world when differentiated perception is totally destroyed… and…

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains a śāktopāya154 practice of supreme awareness of voidness, where one enters in…

This is part two of excerpts on glamour. In this part you will be able…

Another gem from the conclusion of Chapter 4 from the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light…

“When Swamiji uses the word glamour he is referring to the beauty, shining, effulgence, brilliance,…

In his revelation of the Vijnana Bhairava: The Manual for Self Realization verse 6 Swami Lakshmanjoo…

The festival of Maha Shiva-ratri, the ‘Night of Shiva’, is celebrated throughout India and the…

In this excerpt from the Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening, Third Awakening, verse 24, Swami Lakshmanjoo…

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains what is real devotion and initiation in Kashmir Shaivism (from Abhinavagupta’s Bhagavad…

In this excerpt from the Vijnana Bhairava: The Manual for Self Realization Swami Lakshmanjoo explains a…

In the summer of 1987 Swamiji began compiling important verses from the various scriptures he…

. . . if his consciousness is established in the central vein in that force,…

In the Vijñāna Bhairava, Bhairava sets out one hundred and twelve techniques of spiritual practice…

This is Swami Lakshmanjoo’s translation of chapter 6, verses 21 to 24, of Abhinavagupta’s commentary…

In Kashmir Shaivism there are three states of awareness which Swami Lakshmanjoo explains here: first…

In this excerpt Swami Lakshmanjoo reveals “Why Lord Śiva has created this universe, which is śakti, His…

In his commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, Abhinavagupta shared a important verse he wrote about the…

“Whatever I take is offered to Lord Shiva, whatever I offer is for Lord Shiva,…

In this excerpt from the third awakening of the Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening Swami Lakshmanjoo explains…

In this lecture Swami Lakshmanjoo talks about the 5 subjective states in Kashmir Shaivism. This…

An interesting śāktopāya practice from the Vijnana Bhairava – How to make your mind rest in-between.   Dhāraṇā…

In this excerpt from the Audio Study Set, Kashmir Shaivism The Secret Supreme by Swami…

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This is an excerpt from the Hymns to Shiva, Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali, which was one of Swamiji’s…

This is an excerpt from the book Kashmir Shaivism, The Secret Supreme, by Swami Lakshmanjoo. Chapter…

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains why objective wakefulness is actually the absence of wakefulness in Kashmir Shaivism. This…

In this excerpt, from the Hymns to Shiva, Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali, Swamiji takes us to the heart of…

Find out how a yogi experiences the same in happiness and sadness: “I am always…

We are happy to announce the publication and release of the second Spanish edition of…

Due to preparations for the MAHASAMADHI CELEBRATION of our beloved Gurudev Swami Lakshmanjoo on Saturday 28th September, and…

“By establishing and meditating on the wheel of energies, the differentiated universe comes to an…

Today’s lecture is an excerpt from the Bodhapañcadaśikā [15 verses of wisdom] as revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo….

What is the individual being? In this lesson Swami Lakshmanjoo answers the question what individual…

Here Swami Lakshmanjoo reveals that bondage and liberation are not separate from the reality of Lord…

In this excerpt Swami Lakshmanjoo explains how to raise the fire of Parabhairava knowledge. “You…

In this beautiful excerpt from the Hymns to Shiva, Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali (Chapter 14 verse 15) Swami Lakshmanjoo…

Swami Lakshmanjooo explains the yoga of knowledge and action in this excerpt from Chapter Three,…

Revealing this first verse of the Śiva Sūtra Vimarśinī, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains how “the supreme consciousness is…

Today’s excerpt is from Abhinavagupta’s Paramarthasara (The Essence of the Highest Reality) as revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo….

In this excerpt from chapter two of Abhinavagupta’s Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism,…