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kundalini

[koo n-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.
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Origin of kundalini

From the Sanskrit word kuṇḍalinī
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  • Now, the Yogis, in figurative language call this opening up of the inner consciousness the awakening of the Kundalini.

    The Inner Consciousness

    Swami Prakashananda

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

    The Inner Consciousness

    Swami Prakashananda


British Dictionary definitions for kundalini

kundalini

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