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How Lord Shiva creates masters and disciples in Kashmir Shaivism
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How Lord Shiva creates masters and disciples in Kashmir Shaivism grace kashmir shaivism Feb 19, 2024

Excerpt from the 10th chapter [Grace] from Kashmir Shaivism: The Secret Supreme, revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo. In this lecture, Swamiji explains how Lord Shiva creates masters and disciples in the kingdom of spirituality.

(The text below is the transcript of the original audio and not the text of the book)

 

SWAMIJI: And I have to explain to you now how Lord Shiva creates masters and disciples in the kingdom of spirituality. But this creation is functioned by his fifth act, anugraha.

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How Lord Shiva bestows grace to people - a very different Shaktipata - in Kashmir Shaivism
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How Lord Shiva bestows grace to people - a very different Shaktipata - in Kashmir Shaivism grace kashmir shaivism shaktipata Dec 14, 2023

In this beautiful excerpt from the Hymns to Shiva, Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali (Chapter 14 verse 15) Swami Lakshmanjoo explains how Lord Shiva bestows grace to people – a very different Shaktipata – in Kashmir Shaivism, and why.

To learn more about grace also check out our online course “Grace on the Spiritual Path”.

Without qualifications, You bestow grace to people! That is saktipata. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

 
 

Chapter 14a (40:37)

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Grace explained by Abhinavagupta in Tantraloka
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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 //

apatpraptistanniriksa

dehe kimcicca laksanam /

sastraseva...

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