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kundalini

[ koon-dl-ee-nee ]

noun

, Hinduism.
  1. the vital force lying dormant within one until activated by the practice of yoga, which leads one toward spiritual power and eventual salvation.


kundalini

/ ˈkʊndəˌliːnɪ /

noun

  1. sometimes capital (in yoga) the life force that resides at the base of the spine


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Word History and Origins

Origin of kundalini1

From the Sanskrit word kuṇḍalinī

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Example Sentences

There we were, with our arms spread wide, trying to do Kundalini breathing techniques in her bathroom.

Now, the Yogis, in figurative language call this opening up of the inner consciousness the awakening of the Kundalini.

It is called the awakening of Kundalini—coiled-up energy—energy in latent form or enslaved form.

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