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YOU are Parabhairava bhagavad gita māmanusmaran parabhairava Feb 12, 2024

In this excerpt, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains why YOU are really Parabhairava (supreme state of God Consciousness). This is from the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism, chapter 8 revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo (also available as on-demand video and hardcover/paperback/ebook).

 

Om. Om means:

antaralinatattvaugham cidanandaghanam mahat /
yattattvam saivadhamakhyam tadomityabhidhiyate //271

Antaralina tattvaugham, where all of these differentiated thirty-six elements and one...

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"This is my trick..." ~Swami Lakshmanjoo (Excerpt: Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism)
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"This is my trick..." ~Swami Lakshmanjoo (Excerpt: Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism) bhagavad gita na ca matsthāni paśya me yogam aiśvaram Dec 19, 2023

In this excerpt, Swami Lakshmanjoo exposes to us his trick and secret of Kashmir Shaivism, where “He [Krishna/Lord Shiva] puts forth the reality of His being in each and every object of this world”. This is from the 9th chapter verses 5-7 of the Weekly Sangha – Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism. The Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism is available as online course or as hardcover and softcover book and ebook in our store.


 

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How to put the Trick of Yoga in all Activities of your Life
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How to put the Trick of Yoga in all Activities of your Life ātyaśata bhagavad gita trick of yoga Oct 23, 2023

In this excerpt, from the weekly Sangha, Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism, Swamiji gives a unique and new explanation of a well-known verse from the Bhagavad Gita, calling for moderation in using the senses. Here, in this amendment of the verse, he explains how to put the Trick of Yoga in all Activities of your Life. The recording includes questions and answers and further discussion of the subject.

You are welcome to join us for the free weekly Sangha, Bhagavad Gita in the...

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What gives you liberation and what gives you enjoyment of the world bhagavad gita brahmā liberation Jul 24, 2023

In this excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism Swami Lakshmanjoo elaborates on the question “What gives you liberation and what gives you enjoyment of the world”.

DVD 3.1 (26:07)

सहयजञाः परजाः सृषटवा पुरोवाच परजापतिः 

अनेन परसविषयधवमेष वोऽसतविषटकामधुक  ॥॥

sahayajñah prajah srstva purovaca prajapatih /

anena prasavisyadhvamesa vo‘stvistakamadhuk //10//

Prajāpati means Brahmā. It is translated by all commentators of the ...

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The stages of mind and the joy of an appeased mind bhagavad gita kashmir shaivism mind Jul 24, 2023

This is Swami Lakshmanjoo’s translation of chapter 6, verses 21 to 24, of Abhinavagupta’s commentary of the Bhagavad Gita explaining the stages of mind and the joy of an appeased mind in Kashmir Shaivism.

In the summer of 1987 Swami Lakshmanjoo began compiling important verses from the various scriptures he had studied throughout his life. Each Sunday he would distribute one or two slokas to devotees, at the same time giving in brief their essential meaning. In all Swamiji...

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The stages of yoga in meditation in Kashmir Shaivism
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The stages of yoga in meditation in Kashmir Shaivism bhagavad gita kashmir shaivism stages of yoga Jul 21, 2023
In this excerpt, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the stages of yoga in meditation in Kashmir Shaivism and the importance of grace [saktipata] in this regard.  This is from Chapter two, verse 64-65 of the Bhagavad Gita, in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism.

 

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धयायतो विषयानपुंसः सङगसतेषूपजायते 

सङगातसंजायते कामः कामातकरोधोऽभिजायते  ॥॥

करोधादभवति संमोहः संमोहातसमृतिविभरमः 

समृतिभरंशाटबुदधिनाशो बुदधिनाशातपरणशयति  ॥॥

dhyayato visayanpumsah san...

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Who is this enemy inside of our consciousness? bhagavad gita conciousness lord krsna Jul 10, 2023

In this excerpt from Chapter Three of the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism Swami Lakshmanjoo explains: Who is this enemy inside of our consciousness, how does it appear, and how does it rise? As those three questions of Arjuna are being answered by Lord Krsna in this unique version of the Bhagavad Gita by Abhinavagupta.

Now Arjuna places his question for this.

DVD 3.2 (35:49)

भवतयेष कथं कृषण कथं चैव विवरधते 

किमातमकः किमाचारसतनममाचकषव पृचछतः  ॥॥

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How to meditate with one-pointedness in Kashmir Shaivism bhagavad gita meditation Jun 28, 2023

The most important point about meditation is contained within this lecture. It explains very clearly how to meditate with one-pointedness. This excerpt is from Chapter 5 of the Bhagavad Gita, In the Light of Kashmir Shaivism, by Swami Lakshmanjoo).

This Saturday, May 9th, we celebrate Swami Lakshmanjoo’s Birthday. You are invited to join us online via webstream. Please join us also for our annual four-day retreat, May 10-13th, held online for the first time. Read more and register...

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

This is a lecture that explains the Aghora Mantra in detail. In the summer of 1989, John Hughes received a letter from Swami Lakshmanjoo writing to him about the Aghora Mantra and its importance, after having the darshan of Svachanda Bhairava. In the following excerpt from the Weekly Sangha, you will learn more about this mantra and its significance for Kashmir Shaivism and your own practice, and the whole world.

This is the first part in a two-part series. In part two we go...

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