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LIVE online series, based on Swami Lakshmanjoo’s teachings of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra. 
 
We will analyze the unique ‘means’ (upāyas) of meditation used in Kashmir Shaivism, and experience meditations that expand your awareness.
 
This understanding will enhance your daily meditation by illuminating important subtleties revealed by these unique upāyas.
 
Watch the introduction/first session… 
 

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You will learn:

  • The means (upāyas) to understand the connectedness of the limited individual and the universe
  • Practices that will enrich your daily life through exercises that enliven your perception
  • How the senses (sound, sight, taste, touch and smell) are a means to elevate your consciousness.
  • The four levels (upāyas) of practice to deepen your awareness
  • The relationship between upāyas and the tattvas (elements)
  • Upāyas and the levels of consciousness in Yoga

 

Course includes:

  • Live online classes – 5 sessions (includes FREE introduction)
  • Q&A sessions with John, Denise and George
  • Meditation practices
  • Sanskrit mantra recitation for protection and upliftment
  • Course reading and materials (transcript)
  • 5 downloadable video lectures
  • recorded sessions available to all participants after the class

 

Course leaders:

The discussions are led by John Hughes, Denise Hughes, and George Barselaar, all of whom studied directly with Swami Lakshmanjoo.

As a realized master Swami Lakshmanjoo (1907-1991) both understood and experienced the essence of this universal teaching. Throughout his lifetime he freely invited everyone to explore the means by which they could recognize and experience the reality of their own divinity.

Swami Lakshmanjoo
The study series is designed for people of all ages, and all levels of understanding.
The course material is a combination of oral teachings in the form of audio lectures by the highly renowned scholar Saint of Kashmir Shaivism, Swami Lakshmanjoo, which will be elaborated upon and broken down in easy to understand basic principles of Kashmir Shaivism by John, Denise and George.

The course material is a combination of oral teachings in the form of audio lectures by the highly renowned scholar Saint of Kashmir Shaivism, Swami Lakshmanjoo. Swamiji’s teachings will be elaborated upon and broken down in easy to understand basic principles of Kashmir Shaivism by John, Denise, and George.

There will be time for questions and answers and also the practice of meditation and recitation of the Aghora mantra in the tradition of Kashmir Shaivism.

The 5-part webinar series will take place Sunday mornings at 9:00 am PST, 12:00 pm EST (New York), 5:00 pm GMT (London), 10:30 pm (India). Check your timezone here

The first class will begin on February 2nd, 2020 and is free, we will continue meeting on the 9th, 16th,  23th, and March 1st, for one hour each Sunday. The cost for this 5-week online class is $120.00***. 

 

Sign up for this 5-part series now…

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Each webinar will be recorded and made available to participants after the class.

 

***Limited number of scholarships are available upon request.
If you are a resident of India contact us for a reduced fee.

 

Should you have any questions please contact us at +1 (310) 837-0402 or email info@lakshmanjooacademy.org with the subject line “live webinar”.

 

Comments from participants:

I am enjoying the classes immensely and would like to thank all concerned in making them available; I am fascinated by Abhinavagupta’s teachings and take great pleasure in hearing Swamiji’s explanations; also those of John, Denise and George. It is my deep regret that I do not live nearer to the United States so as to be able to attend your meetings, this webinar is a lovely way to feel connected. It can be spiritually rather desolate here in France at times; so nice to know that the Academy is there; I am looking forward to the next installment. I really enjoyed reading Swami Ji’s letter it touched me deeply. Thanks again to all concerned, Lain.
Lovely weaving of the concepts of meditation on the gap, the practice of it, referencing it in the various  verses with Swamiji’s commentary followed by all of the discussions.  Even the discussion and presentation felt like they “strengthened” the idea as was contained in the idea of Karma Yoga via Kashmir Shaivism.  The couple of stories about Swamiji’s life and experiences as a young man were very helpful.  I had not heard a few of those ever before.
I also appreciated that this particular meditation was initiated in our last retreat and is being continued here.  When that was presented in the retreat it felt to me like I had gotten an answer regarding the best approach to meditation. Please keep it coming, it feels delightful. The breathing presented in the first two were also very good.   Thanks so much.! Jai Guru Dev, Bruce Catalano
Dear John, It is an incredible life achievement that you and your family are undertaking  to bring this extraordinary knowledge of Kashmir Shaivism to the world. You are writing a new history of this knowledge assuring that Swamiji’s vision of Kasmir Shaivism meets  modern human life and serves its needs. Webinar is in this respect a step further, a historical moment that offers further opportunity to grow individual and collective consciousness. I was lucky to meet you and get immersed in Swami Lakshmanjoo’s infinite Love the embodiment of Creation. Jai Guru Dev Milovan
I would like to thank you for this 1st webinar session which was very well structured and well organized. Congratulations to all of you 🙂 ! As you correctly say, the subject is vast and very interesting so i am looking forward to the next webinar and in the meantime I will read the material and do the pranayama meditation Have a very good week 🙂 Thomas
You are doing a really good job with the webinar course. You’ve selected the perfect excerpts from Swamiji’s talks plus your own comments to provide a good foundation for beginners and a solid review for more experienced meditators. For some months now, I’ve been very caught up in taking care of responsibilities and obligations. The course is giving me the opportunity to focus on my spiritual objective and to contemplate the answers to my questions. Jai Guru Dev Love, Andrea
You were so wonderful to offer the webinar. It was very well presented and truly gave everyone a flavor of the teachings of Kashmir Shaivism. Great teachers you all are!!! I can’t wait for your next webinar. Sign me up in advance! Blessings and good wishes to my friends!! Best wishes. Ben
 

Sign up for this 5-part series now…

Join us for a new Live online course

Reserve your space

Each webinar will be recorded and made available to participants after the class.

***Limited number of scholarships are available upon request.
If you are a resident of India contact us for a reduced fee.

 

 

  1. February 4, 2020

    Please sign me up for the Vijmama Bhairava series. I have already requested a scholarship as I am an American retired scholar of Tantric Hindu studies. I am living on my social security pension while doing research at the Sri Aurobindo Center for Advanced Research in Pondicherry, India.. I have not yet heard from you about this request. I have also tried to pay using your online method but the payment website you are offering continually malfunctions. Please look into this problem and let me know what I should do to complete my registration. Thanks…

  2. Claudia Dose
    February 4, 2020

    Thank you for letting us know about the issues you are having with the payment site. We have already added you to the scholarship list but are still working on the email with replay and instructions, which will be send out shortly. Thank you for your patience.

  3. May 27, 2020

    I am keen on learning the transformative techniques and seeking scholarship too. I am an Indian resident.

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Date:
March 1
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am PST
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Free
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Lakshmanjoo Academy
Phone:
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