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You are a boon-giving tree, and anybody who devotes his life for Your sake, that devotion has become another boon-giving tree. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

Swamiji answers the question, “What is the fruit of these two boon-giving trees (Lord Shiva and his devotion)” in this excerpt from The Magical Jewel of Devotion in Kashmir Shaivism – Stava Cintamani, by Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa, verses, 54-56. Read and listen to both verses in the video below, an excerpt taken from the 2022 Fall Retreat……

In each and every turning point of this life, I become helpless, and there is only one hope for me, O Lord Śiva, and that is Your grace. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In verses, 52-53 from The Magical Jewel of Devotion in Kashmir Shaivism – Stava Cintamani, by Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa, Swamiji exclaimed (as he translated Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa‘s hymns), “There is only one hope for me, O Lord Shiva, and that is Your grace”. Read and listen to both verses in the video below, an excerpt taken from the 2022 Fall…

The beginning of all activities and the end of all activities only shine in the cycle of the body of Your God consciousness ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In verse 50 from The Magical Jewel of Devotion in Kashmir Shaivism – Stava Cintamani, by Bhaṭṭanārāyaṇa, Swamiji explains that “The beginning of all activities and the end of all activities only shine in the cycle of the body of Your God consciousness“. And then “There is no joy more than the joy of Your…

We worship that Lord Mahādeva, the only Supreme Divinity who is divine medicine for all mental afflictions, who is the complete destroyer of all diseases, both mental and physical, and who dispels all misfortunes. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

This verse from the Svacchanda Tantra appears in Kṣemarāja’s commentary on the last verse (109) of chapter nine. Similar in meaning is this verse #108 from The Magical Jewel of Devotion in Kashmir Shaivism – Bhaṭṭa Nārāyaṇa’s Stava Cintāmaṇī (scroll down). (The audio below is in Kashmiri! ) Listen to the audio (Kashmiri) by Swami…

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