What Is Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini (from kundala, or "coiled," in Sanskrit) yoga is an approach to yoga that emphasizes yoga's ability to release a powerful creative energy known in Sanskrit as kundalini— shakti ("female serpent power"). The kundalini energy is believed to lie dormant at the base of the spine, like a coiled snake. Through a variety of practices, including physical postures, special breathing techniques, mantra recitation, and meditation, practitioners of kundalini yoga strive to awaken this dormant energy. The awakening of the kundalini energy can help lead an individual to self-realization and enlightenment. Some practitioners translate kundalini as "the curl of the lock of hair of the beloved"—by uncoiling this lock of hair, we can unite our individual self with the consciousness of the universe.2

A Guide To Practice Yoga

A Guide To Practice Yoga

Discover How to Practice Yoga! Now you can use a practical stepbystep guide to learn Yoga techniques. Including the Practices and Exercises of Concentration, both Objective and Subjective, and Active and Passive Mentation, an Elucidation of Maya, Guru Worship, and the Worship of the Terrible, also the Mystery of Will-Force.

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