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The most important ingredient to meditation
The most important ingredient to meditation meditation tantraloka Jul 21, 2023

In today’s excerpt, Swamiji explains the most important ingredient to meditation. This is from Tantraloka Chapter 11 verse 81, from the Archives of the Lakshmanjoo Academy, recorded by John Hughes. All Content is subject to Copyright © John Hughes.

taduktam varadena srisiddhayogisvarimate // 81 //

tena guptena guptaste sesa varnastviti sphutam /

This is why Bhagavan Bhairava, Lord Siva, has explained in Malinivijaya tantra that when meditation, or any practice, is done without the...

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Grace explained by Abhinavagupta in Tantraloka
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 //


dehe kimcicca laksanam /


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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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