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

Grace explained by Abhinavagupta in Tantraloka

Swami Lakshmanjoo comments on Abhinavagutpa’s Tantraloka 13, in which he explains that limited actions do not cause. Kashmir Shaivism says that these are the signs by which you can understand that grace is there. This is an excerpt from Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka Ch13, which is part of the Grace and Spiritual Practice study set.   vairagyam bhogavairasyam…

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

In this excerpt from Abhinavagupta’s Tantrāloka, 13th āhnika (chapter) verse 167-172, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the difference between initiation and the spontaneous rise of automatic knowledge (breakless awareness). (Source Grace and Spiritual Practice, a collection of Video and Audio recordings of the revelations on the subjects of Grace and Spiritual Practice by Swami Lakshmanjoo) nanu prāgdīkṣayā mokṣo-…

Go on meditating day and night

In this excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita, in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism Chapter 6 verse 3 Swami Lakshmanjoo urges us to “Go on meditating day and night”. He then explains what he means with that… DVD 6.1 (10:28) आरुरुक्षोर्मुनेर्योगं कर्म कारणमुच्यते  । योगारूढस्य तस्यैव शमः कारणमुच्यते  ॥३॥ ārurukṣormuneryogaṁ karma kāraṇamucyate / yogārūḍhasya tasyaiva śamaḥ kāraṇamucyate…

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