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Lord Shiva showers grace, bas! There is no why, it is his will. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

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…

Just go on meditating... because you are ready to receive that grace. Because you will receive that grace only through meditation. And that meditation will be divine meditation, that won't be your effortful meditation. That meditation does not come from your effort, that is divine. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

This talk on shaktipata [grace] was given by Swamiji in July, 1978 on Shankarpal Rock, in Dachigam Forest, near the village of Harvan (just a few miles from Swamiji’s Ashram). This is…

Awareness will carry you to that greatest power of maintaining oneness with Lord Śiva, and without any other support. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the difference between initiation and automatic knowledge (breakless awareness – prātibhā knowledge). “Gurvāyattā tu sā dīkṣā this [inferior] initiation is dependent to master. But if…

Actually, in Shaivism, this is the fact that when God is perceived, [He] is perceived, not with the adoption of means. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt from the Hymns to Shiva, Utpaladeva’s Shivastotravali, Swami Lakshmanjoo reveals the secret of Kashmir Shaivism regarding “The Real Way of Perceiving You”. There is nothing needed in…

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