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The revealed is not the point to be sought; it is the revealer that is to be striven for. And this state of the revealer is not separate from subjective consciousness. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

Introduction The Shiva Sutras are divided into three parts. According to Kshemaraja, the three parts correspond to the three means (upayas) for the attainment of liberation (moksha), as revealed by Kashmir Shaivism. The three upayas for traveling from individual limited consciousness to universal God consciousness are shambhavopaya, shaktopaya and anavopaya. The first and highest means is…

He plays in this universe just to reveal the universal drama. This whole universe is actually drama, universal drama. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

Swami Lakshmanjoo explains the different ways of (sāttvic, rājasic, tāmasic) acting in this universal drama, as revealed in the Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening, by Swami Lakshmanjoo. (transcript below is different than the book text) [Intro for sūtra 10.] Now in his theatrical dress evaṁvidhasya asya jagat nāṭya nartakasya, while he steps in the play…

Mantra, in the real sense, is that supreme I-consciousness. This is the secret about mantras. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

Swamiji reveals what is the real essence of mantra in Kashmir Shaivism, and how mantras are one with Mother (Kundalini), who is one with Lord Shiva, and how to awaken the divine mother. This is an excerpt from the second awakening, verse number 3 (Shiva Sutras 2.3).book: Shiva Sutras, The Supreme Awakening as revealed by Swami…

Supreme God consciousness should be sought with great effort in whatever is existing in the objective world, and whatever is not existing in the objective world. Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt from the Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening, Third Awakening, verse 24, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains how a yogi again rise in that supreme nature of the self after coming out of samādhi into the objective world. 24. mātrāsvapratyayasaṁdhāne naṣṭasya punarūtthānam // When a yogī, in coming out from samādhi, also attempts to maintain awareness of…

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