Mahamandaleshwar Swami Shankarananda (Shiva Yoga)
Mahamandaleshwar Swami Shankarananda (born 1942) is an American-born guru in the lineage of Bhagavan Nityananda of Ganeshpuri. The gurus of this lineage are noted for their reputation to be able to awaken the kundalini energy of seekers by means of shaktipat. Swami Shankarananda is an author and authority on the philosophy and practice of Kashmir Shaivism. He emphasises spiritual practice (sadhana), especially meditation, mantra and self-inquiry. He is a prominent spiritual teacher in Australia, where he founded the Shiva Ashram, a residential spiritual school where about 40 seekers live and members of the wider public visit for programs, retreats and courses. He is also a spokesperson for Hinduism in interfaith dialogue.
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... SwamiShankarananda is the author of six books,four of which are listed below ... Happy for No Good Reason,Information Australia,Melbourne,2000 ... ISBN 1-86350-314-5 National Library of Australia Catalogue)Consciousness Is Everything The Yoga of Kashmir Shaivism,Shaktipat Press,Melbourne,2003 ...