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The Aghora Mantra and its importance in Kashmir Shaivism - part 2 - Svacchandanātha aghora aghora mantra five heads para prakāśa vapuṣaṁ svacchanda bhairava tantra Feb 03, 2024

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 Svacchanda Bhairava.

In part one of this two-part series you learned about this mantra and its significance for Kashmir Shaivism and your own practice, and the whole world.

In this part we go deeper into what is the reality of Svacchandanatha and why is he so important in Kashmir Shaivism.

 

 Svacchandanatha

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Introduction and approach to the Vijnana Bhairava by Swami Lakshmanjoo
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Introduction and approach to the Vijnana Bhairava by Swami Lakshmanjoo rudra śāstras swamiji tantra Sep 12, 2023

This is an instruction to The Manual for Self Realization, 112 Meditations of the Vijnana Bhairava, and how to approach it, by Swami Lakshmanjoo.

Vijñāna Bhairava is one chapter in Rudrayāmala Tantra. And another chapter in Rudrayāmala Tantra is Parātriṁśikā. This chapter1 is from the Bhairava point of view. These are not Rudra śāstras nor Śiva śāstras.2 These are Bhairava śāstras–monistic, pure monistic.

You already know there are three upāyas, three means. One is superior, the...

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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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