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 ...
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...
DVD 2.3 (28:32)
धयायतो विषयानपुंसः सङगसतेषूपजायते ।
सङगातसंजायते कामः कामातकरोधोऽभिजायते ॥॥
करोधादभवति संमोहः संमोहातसमृतिविभरमः ।
समृतिभरंशाटबुदधिनाशो बुदधिनाशातपरणशयति ॥॥
dhyayato visayanpumsah san...
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 ॥॥
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).
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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 /