- the vital force lying dormant within one until activated by the practice of yoga, which leads one toward spiritual power and eventual salvation.
Origin of kundalini
From the Sanskrit word kuṇḍalinī
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Examples from the Web for kundalini
There we were, with our arms spread wide, trying to do Kundalini breathing techniques in her bathroom.How Did I Have a Stroke in My 20s?
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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.
- (sometimes capital) (in yoga) the life force that resides at the base of the spine
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