Vigyan Bhairav, a Scripture of Kashmiri Shaivism

Vigyan Bhairav is a unique scripture of Kashmiri Shaivism. Only a Yogi or an intellectual can provide the essence of it. The gist of this book is that all this is consciousness and has arisen from consciousness. Dive deep into consciousness through meditation so that every particle of your being is awakened in consciousness. This […]

How did Kashmir get its Name | Origin of Kashmir

What is the origin of Kashmir? How did Kashmir get its name? Kashmir is the Northern part of present Republic of India. Kashmir, the northern Himalayan region of the Indian subcontinent got its name from Kashyapa Rishi. The name Kashmir, states Christopher Snedden, may be a shortened form of “Kashyapa Mir” or the “lake of […]

Religious Role of Abhinavagupta in Kashmiri Shaivism

Abhinavagupta, a distinguished scholar, was born in a renowned family of scholars in Kashmir around 950 C.E. He was one of the significant Acharyas of the Shiva philosophy and injected new meaning to it. He was an effervescent personality and highly passionate about knowledge that he acquired from the best teachers of his time. His […]