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Grace explained by Abhinavagupta in Tantraloka
Grace explained by Abhinavagupta in Tantraloka abhinavagupta grace tantraloka Jul 21, 2023

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains what “causes” grace in Kashmir Shaivism and what are the “signs” by which you can understand that grace is there.

This is an excerpt from Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka 13th anika, which we discussed during the online course “Grace on the Spiritual Path“.

Lord Shiva showers grace, bas! There is no why, it is his will. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo


vairagyam bhogavairasyam

dharmah ko’pi vivekita /

satsangah paramesana-

pujadyabhyasanityata // 98 //


dehe kimcicca laksanam /


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Abhinavagupta’s Bhairava Stotra abhinavagupta abhinavagupta’s bhairava stotra sunday puja Jun 28, 2023

Abhinavagupta’s Bhairava Stotra is a unique hymn that is a part of the Sacred Verses for Sunday Puja. Swamiji revered these verses, as he did all of the works of Abhinavagupta. He would request his devotees to recite the Bhairava Stotra regularly, and it was always recited at the end of any major spiritual function at his ashram in Kashmir.

These verses encapsulate the entire philosophy and experience of Kashmir Shaivism, so we wanted to share them with everyone, as they are very...

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The meaning and importance of the Aghora Mantra abhinavagupta aghora bhagavad gita kashmir shaivism mantra sangha secret supreme svachandanatha tantraloka yamas and niyamas Jun 27, 2023

In these turbulent times, we feel it is important to share this vital mantra and make it available to all that may desire its benefit. This recording was made as a special lecture during the weekly sangha.

You can watch replays of the Weekly Sanghas on Abhinavagupta's Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism here.

Efficacy of the Aghora mantra...

अघोरेभयोऽथ घोरेभयो घोरघोरतरीभयशच ।

सरवतः शरव सरवेभयो नमसते रुदररूपेभयः ॥

aghorebhyo tha ghorebhyo ghoraghorataribhyasca  /

sarvatah sarva...

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