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Why our masters have explained to meditate
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Why our masters have explained to meditate abhinavagupta bodhapañcadaśikā kashmir shaivism May 20, 2024

This is verse 9 of the Bodhapañcadaśikā by Abhinavagupta, who wrote the [15 verses of wisdom] for ‘those dear devotees who are not intellectually inclined”. The Bodhapañcadaśikā, Abhinavagupta’s “Fifteen Verses of Wisdom” is available as part of the "Self Realization in Kashmir Shaivism" by Swami Lakshmanjoo.

In this excerpt Swami Lakshmanjoo answers the question “Why our masters have explained to meditate.”

 
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What THAT ONE BEING is like in Kashmir Shaivism
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What THAT ONE BEING is like in Kashmir Shaivism bodhapañcadaśikā fifteen ślokas kashmir shaivism one being Jan 02, 2024

Today’s lecture is an excerpt from the Bodhapañcadaśikā [15 verses of wisdom] as revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo. Here he explains the most important points of Kashmir Shaivism, beginning with the explanation of what “that One Being” is like.

 

These are fifteen ślokas, which were composed by Abhinavagupta, giving a brief exposition of the doctrine of Kashmir Śaivism.

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Why Lord Shiva has created this universe, which is Shakti, His supreme energy?
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Why Lord Shiva has created this universe, which is Shakti, His supreme energy? bodhapañcadaśikā fifteen ślokas kashmir shaivism shakti Jun 28, 2023

In this excerpt, Swami Lakshmanjoo reveals “Why Lord Shiva has created this universe, which is Shakti, His supreme energy?”

This lecture is from the Bodhapañcadaśikā [15 verses of wisdom], verse 5. 

 

Bodhapañcadaśikā [15 verses of wisdom]

तसयैवैषा परा देवी सवरूपामरशनोतसुका ।

पूरणतवं सरवभावेषु यसया नालपं नचाधिकम ॥

tasyaivaisa para devi svarup-amarsanotsuka /

purnatvam sarva-bhavesu yasya nalpam na cadhikam // 5 //

 

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