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Article: "Universe as Divine Play" abhinavagupta moksha universe Jan 05, 2024

From an article from the Speaking Tree by John Hughes (revised)…

Universe as Divine Play of Diversity and Duality.

Abhinavagupta tells us in his Tantraloka that “Moksha only exists when your being becomes absolutely independent. According to him, a yogi can only be said to be liberated when he possesses this absolute independence; nothing must limit him or overshadow his universal consciousness.  This process begins when the yogi is experiencing the state of...

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There are two kinds of glories in Kashmir Shaivism, as explained by Swami Lakshmanjoo
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There are two kinds of glories in Kashmir Shaivism, as explained by Swami Lakshmanjoo divine glory kashmir shaivism moksha Jul 24, 2023

In this excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism, chapter 16, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains that there are two kinds of glories in Kashmir Shaivism, one is divine glory, one is not divine glory. Divine glory is godly behavior that is sentencing you in moksha, liberation. And not divine glory is demonic behavior that is entangling you in the wheel of repeated births and deaths.

“Now, Lord Siva (Lord Krsna) says that there are two kinds of glories: one is divine glory,...

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To attain Liberation the starting point is the ending point
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To attain Liberation the starting point is the ending point abhinavagupta’s paramarthasara liberation moksha Jul 24, 2023

In this excerpt from the Essence of the Supreme Reality, Abhinavagupta’s Paramarthasara Swami Lakshmanjoo explains why in order to attain Moksha (Liberation) the starting point of the journey is the ending point.

 
 

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मोकषसय नैव किंचिद

धामासति, न चापिगमनमनयतर 

अजञानगरनथिभिदा

सवशकतयभिवयकतता मोकषः  ॥॥

moksasya naiva kimcid

dhamasti, na capi-gamanam-anyatra /

ajñana-granthi-bhida

sva-sakty-abhivyaktata moks...

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