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Mind is no other than consciousness in real sense. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt, Swamiji explains what meditation really is. This is from Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka 9th Ahnika, revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo, from the audio archives of the Lakshmanjoo Academy Copyright © John Hughes QUESTION: What kind of action is meditating? SWAMIJI: It is not action, it is knowledge, it is cognition. Meditating is recitation of breath,…

You must not adjust your ego to the body. You must adjust your ego to Shiva. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt, Swami Lakshmanjoo explains how to understand the question correctly. “Śivo ’haṁ cet, if I would have been Śiva, why these things happen against my wishes in this world?” You should not say like that. Why? I’ll make you understand.” This is from the unpublished Trantraloka, Āhnika 14, Verse (and commentary) 28-31, Audio…

Grace explained by Abhinavagupta in Tantraloka

Swami Lakshmanjoo comments on Abhinavagutpa’s Tantraloka 13, in which he explains that limited actions do not cause. Kashmir Shaivism says that these are the signs by which you can understand that grace is there. This is an excerpt from Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka Ch13, which is part of the Grace and Spiritual Practice study set.   vairagyam bhogavairasyam…

You have to develop awareness in such a way that this consciousness of that centering your mind pervades in each and every movement, in dull movement and conscious movement also. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt from Abhinavagupta’s Tantraloka, Chapter 5,  verse 11-15) Swami Lakshmanjoo revealed why we should practice and how (in Kashmir Shaivism). “How you should travel on that individual way, he says in this next śloka.” “You have to develop awareness in such a way that this consciousness of that centering your mind pervades in each and every movement, in…

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