Time only appears, it does not exist. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

This is the continuation of a previous lecture on the Bodhapañcadaśikā by Abhinavagupta, who wrote the [15 verses of wisdom]. In this part, Swamiji is explaining the 10th verse… “Time only appears, it does not exist.” ~Swami Lakshmanjoo   तेषु वैचित्र्यमत्यन्तमूर्ध्वाधस्तिर्यगेव यत् । भुवनानि तदंशाश्च सुखदुःखमतर्भवः ॥१०॥ teṣu vaicitryam-atyantam-ūrdhvādha-stiryageva yat / bhuvanāni tad-aṁśāśca sukha-duḥkham-atir-bhavaḥ //…

At the place of God Consciousness everything is divine ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt, Swamiji explains why good conduct promotes knowledge in Kashmir Shaivism. And how “at the place of God Consciousness everything is good . . . ” and why even “Too much bad is also good.” Read on in this excerpt from the online series Kashmir Shaivism and the Transformation of Life, featuring Swami…

The cycle of the universe is Lord Shiva’s energy. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

Swamiji explains to us how and why Lord Shiva disconnects Himself from His energy and yet is never disconnected from it at the same time. This is from the Bodhapañcadaśikā by Abhinavagupta, who wrote the “15 verses of wisdom” for ‘those dear devotees who are not intellectually inclined”. This part is starting with verse 6 till…

Abhinavagupta and the lineage of (latest) masters of Kashmir Shaivism, painting by Claudia Dose

This is verse 9 of the Bodhapañcadaśikā by Abhinavagupta, who wrote the [15 verses of wisdom] for ‘those dear devotees who are not intellectually inclined”. This is the continuation on the previous lecture (verse 6-8). The Bodhapañcadaśikā, Abhinavagupta’s “Fifteen Verses of Wisdom” featuring Swami Lakshmanjoo’s revelation is available as a six part online study series:…

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