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This energy of Lord Śiva, which is no other than His consciousness, creates and destroys the sphere of time by entering on the path of breath. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo, Shiva Sutras, 3.43

In this extract from the Shiva sutras 3.43, Swamiji explains “how the energy of Lord Śiva creates and destroys the sphere of time by entering on the path of breath.”…

Whose consciousness is established in his own real nature, all desires vanish in him, so the state of being an individual is finished. For him, this physical frame is just like a blanket. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In verse 40 of the Shiva Sutras by Vasugupta, Swamiji explains how the individual is carried by the energies of God towards the objective world and not towards the subjective…

Kāma (desire) and krodha (wrath) are just one ray of that universal-I. For instance, there is a big ocean, there are tides, there are bubbles, like this; this [kāma and krodha] is one bubble. How will a bubble agitate this ocean? It can’t be agitated. What can a bubble do? So you should remain above that in universal God consciousness. That way there is no fear of kāma and krodha (desire and wrath). ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

This week’s lecture is very practical and important, as we all occasionally have to deal with anger and desire and it disturbs our peace and meditation. Here Swamiji explains what…

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…

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