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Kashmir Shaivism
The Secret Supreme
Kashmir Shaivism
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Swami Lakshman Jee - Author
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Hardcover - 137 pages
Release Date: September 1988
ISBN10: 0-88706-575-9
ISBN13: 978-0-88706-575-0

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Paperback - 137 pages
Release Date: September 1988
ISBN10: 0-88706-576-7
ISBN13: 978-0-88706-576-7

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Summary

Swami Lakshman Jee is the last living Master of the oral tradition in Kashmir Shaivism. This exposition of the non-dual philosophy with practical applications is his first book in English. The tantric teachings are hidden in a language of allusion and symbol. Swamiji offers the skeleton key of the oral tradition that allows access to the secrets. The intent is to preserve the tradition and to make it available.

The emphasis is on practical realization of Truth through the experiences of Kundalini Yoga. The author contrasts this realization with the concepts of liberation taught by other schools of Indian philosophy, especially Advaita Vedanta. Kashmir Shaivism experiences the world as real and true--as real and true as the existence of God. Liberation is the unbroken awareness of this universe as one's own transcendental Consciousness. It is a blissful realization.


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Table of Contents

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

1. Thirty Six Elements
Tattvas

2. The Six Fold Path of the Universe
Sadadhvan

3. The Theory of the Alphabet
Matrikacakra

4. The Theory of Reflection
Pratibimbavadah

5. The Explanation of the Means
Upayas

6. The Theory of Speech
Vak

7. The Three Impurities
Malas

8. The Seven States of the Seven Perceivers (Pramatrin)

9. The Seven Processes of the Seven Perceivers (Pramatrin)

10. The Five Great Acts of Lord Siva
Pancakrityavidhih

11. The Five States of the Individual Subjective Body

12. The Five Fold Contacts of Masters and Disciples

13. The Manifestation of the Tantras

14. Moksa in Kashmir Saivism and Indian Philosophy

15. Kashmir Saivism and Advaita Vedanta

16. Seven States of Turya

17. Kundalini and Its Purpose

18. Variations in the Rise of Prana Kundalini

19. Kashmir Saivism



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