Weekly excerpts of Kashmir Shaivism from the original recorded Lectures of the oral Teachings of Swami Lakshmanjoo (audio or video with transcript).

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This week’s lecture is very practical and important, as we all occasionally have to deal…

An excerpt from Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka, 8th Āhnika, about the highest point—bindu—and it’s meaning in Kashmir…

Swamiji elaborates on why “The path is Shakti (energy); the path is not Shiva.” and…

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains what “causes” grace in Kashmir Shaivism and what are the “signs” by…

This talk on shaktipata [grace] was given by Swamiji in July, 1978 on Shankarpal Rock, in Dachigam…

Here is a very uplifting snipped from Abhinavagupta’s Bhagavad Gita, revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo, which…

This talk is a continuation from a previous lecture about the five subjective States in Kashmir…

Swami Lakshmanjoo was very fond of the verses of Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali, especially the 13th chapter,…

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

In these turbulent times, we feel it is important to share this vital mantra and…

In this excerpt from the Shiva Sutras  – The Supreme Awakening, third awakening, Verse 4)…

This lecture is an excerpt from the Vijnana Bhairava: The Manual for Self Realization by…

Abhinavagupta’s Bhairava Stotra is a unique hymn that is a part of the Sacred Verses…

In the latest Bhagavad Gita Sangha (#85 Chapter 14 verse 19-25) we learned from Swamiji…

In this unique lecture about “The Sixfold Path of the Universe,” Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the…

We have been studying some very interesting parts from Abhinavagupta’s Bhagavad Gita, in the Light…

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday the international day of generosity. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012…

In this excerpt, from Abhinavagupta’s Bhagavad Gita revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo, Chapter 13, verses 28-29,…

In today’s excerpt, Swamiji explains the most important ingredient to meditation. This is from Tantraloka…

This is part two of an excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita in the Light of…

Excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo,…

This is an excerpt from devotional Hymns to Shiva, Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali, Chapter 13 verse 5,…

A central theme of the philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism is the highly esoteric principle known…

The creator has become the universe and the universe is the formation of the creator. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

A central theme of the philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism is the highly esoteric principle known…

In this excerpt from the devotional Hymns to Shiva, Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali, Chapter 13 verse 8,…

In this excerpt from the Shiva Sutras  – The Supreme Awakening, third awakening, verse 29,…

The ancient question of humankind about what came first… Knower or the known, which one…

In this devotional Hymns to Shiva, Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali, we find Utpaladeva pleading, in the role…

It was Swami Lakshmanjoo’s heartfelt desire that his teachings of Kashmir Shaivism would be preserved…

In this excerpt from the book Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening Swami Lakshmanjoo reflects on…

This is an excerpt from the “The Mystery of Vibrationless-Vibration in Kashmir Shaivism: Vasugupta’s Spanda…

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

Now Swami Lakshmanjoo tells us what will make you fit to rise in Parabhairava state….

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

Introduction The Shiva Sutras are divided into three parts. According to Kshemaraja, the three parts…

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

We are excited to offer Swamiji’s revelation of the Bhagavad Gītā, in the Light of…

In this excerpt, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the stages of yoga in meditation in Kashmir Shaivism…

In this excerpt from the Spanda Kārikā, which is part of the book: The Mystery…

In this week’s excerpt, from the book Hymns to Shiva, Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali as revealed by Swami…

This Introduction was written by John Hughes for the Manual for Self Realization: 112 Meditations of…

This is an extract from a video of Alice Christensen (Mother Alice) and Swami Lakshmanjoo…

In this excerpt from the Manual for Self Realization: 112 Meditations of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra,…

About the Tantraloka Abhinavagupta says the following: “This Tantrāloka is the manifestation of the three…

This verse from the Svacchanda Tantra appears in Kṣemarāja’s commentary on the last verse (109)…

The following excerpts highlight some of the experiences of the renowned Saint, Swami Vivekananda, when…

“Now there is one trick, O Arjuna, I will tell you a trick of how…

In this excerpt from The Magical Jewel of Devotion in Kashmir Shaivism – Stava Cintamani…

In this excerpt, from the weekly Sangha, Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism,…

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