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It is worthwhile to do good actions in this world because you can’t escape. Śiva knows everything. He will find what you are doing, right or wrong. When you are aware, then you are one with Lord Śiva then everything is divine. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

An excerpt from Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka, 8th Āhnika, about the highest point—bindu—and it’s meaning in Kashmir Shaivism. The “Light on Tantra in Kashmir Shaivism, Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka” Volume 1 and 2 are available in our bookstore. Check back for volume 3 after May 2022.     ūrdhve bindvāvṛitirdīptā tatra padmaṁ śaśiprabham / śāntyatītaḥ śivastatra tacchaktyutsaṅgabhūṣitaḥ  // 377…

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 13th anika, which we discussed during the online course “Grace on the Spiritual Path“.   vairāgyaṁ bhogavairasyaṁ dharmaḥ ko’pi vivekitā / satsaṅgaḥ parameśāna- pūjādyabhyāsanityatā //…

“Attachment for God creates that rasa, the rasa of the love of God consciousness, love of God.” ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In these turbulent times, we feel it is important to share this vital mantra and make it available to all that may desire its benefit. This recording was made as a special lecture during the weekly sangha. You can watch replays of the Weekly Sanghas on Abhinavagupta’s Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kashmir Shaivism…

You should practice in such a way that the continuity of the production of sparks of the same thought should be as fresh as it was at the beginning point. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

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.     taduktaṁ varadena śrīsiddhayogīsvarīmate // 81 // tena guptena guptāste śeṣā varṇāstviti sphuṭam / This…

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