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Bhairava is revealed by means of Bhairavi (uninterupted awareness). Swami Lakshmanjoo

In this excerpt from the Vijnana Bhairava: The Manual for Self Realization Swami Lakshmanjoo explains a śāktopāya technique for revealing the formation of the nature of Bhairava by means of Bhairavī (Bhairavī means, uninterrupted awareness). How to maintain uninterrupted awareness? Dhāraṇā 2 Now next. मरुतोऽन्तर्बहिर्वापि वियद्युग्मानिवर्तनात् । भैरव्या भैरवस्येत्थं भैरवि व्यज्यते वपुः ॥२५॥ maruto’ntarbahirvāpi viyadyugmānuvartanāt /70…

Make your mind rest in-between. ~Swami Lakshmanjoo

An interesting śāktopāya practice from the Vijnana Bhairava – How to make your mind rest in-between.   Dhāraṇā 45 वह्नेर्विषस्य मध्ये तु चित्तं सुखमयं क्षिपेत् । केवलं वायुपूर्णं वा स्मरानन्देन युज्यते ॥६८॥ vahnerviṣasya madhye tu cittaṁ sukhamayaṁ kṣipet / kevalaṁ vāyupūrṇaṁ vā smarānandena yujyate // 68 // Now He puts another process. It is śāktopāya.* Make your mind…

In this excerpt from the Manual for Self Realization: 112 Meditations of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra, (verse 14-18) Swami Lakshmanjoo explains why there is no difference between energy and energy holder (between Bhairavi/Bhairava or Shiva/Shakti or Shiva/Parvati) in Kashmir Shaivism. दिक्कालकलनोन्मुक्ता देशोद्देशाविशेषिणी । व्यपदेष्टुमशक्यासा- वकथ्या परमार्थतः ॥१४॥ अन्तः स्वानुभवानन्दा विकल्पोन्मुक्तगोचरा । यावस्था भरिताकारा भैरवी भैरवात्मनः ॥१५॥ तद्वपुस्तत्त्वतो…

"Neither I am bound, nor I am liberated."

    Dhāraṇā 109 न मे बन्धो न मे मोक्षो जीवस्यैता विभीषिकाः । प्रतिबिम्बमिदं बुद्धे- र्जलेष्विव विवस्वतः ॥१३५॥ na me bandho na me mokṣo jīvasyaitā vibhīṣikāḥ /365 pratibimbamidaṁ buddher- jaleṣviva vivasvataḥ // 135 // “Na me bandho, I have no bondage.” “Na me mokṣo, I am not liberated.” “I am neither bound nor liberated.” This…

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