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Can Kundalini be regressive?

There are seven chakras for kundalini to progress Muladhara, Svadhisthana, Manipura, Anahata, Vishuddha, Ajna, Sahasrara In general, for most the people, Kundalini snake will stay near Muladhara ...
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Exact reason for a person to become mentally disordered due to wrong practices while kundalini awakening?

If kundalini awakening practices are supervised by a guru then it will be fruitful and there will be no negative effects. But, we generally hear that if it is practiced without a guru and in any wrong ...
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Can someone explain this definition of Kundalini by Vivekananda?

Here below is what Vivekananda tells about Kundalini in his book "Raja Yoga". He says: when we observe things, we memorise and store sensations about these things, and from this store we get ...
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Does the "sin that dwelleth in me" corresponds to kundalini? [closed]

In the Letter to the Romans, the apostle Paul writes about "sin" as some entity that dwells in the human body. Now, I do believe that this entity corresponds to kundalini. sin entered into ...
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How much time it takes for Kundalini activation via padmasana?

Hatha Yoga Pradipika says that it takes 12 years to achieve success in Yoga (activating Kundalini) if the Yogi is doing siddhasana By contemplating on oneself, by eating sparingly, and by practising ...
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If Kundalini awakening is the most potent form of Yoga and requires intense sadhana, what is this ‘westernised version’ being followed by just anyone?

This is rather a confusing stance for me. It’s usually said Kundalini awakening needs proper receptivity and grace, guru initiation is one out of the many necessary methods to reach there and ...
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Is Kundalini awakening possible with a crooked or damaged spinal cord?

I heard from many people in yoga domain that spinal cord is important for an yogi. And it is extremely important for a Kundalini practitioner to keep her spinal cord in proper and erected position. ...
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Acceptability of Kundalini Shakti and Chakras across Hinduism?

How well is the concept of Kundalini Shakti, the body Chakras, the nāḍīs and subsequently their role in the attainment of Mokṣa (in its various types and levels of hierarchies across different ...
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Does enlightenment happen without kundalini awakening?

There are many paths in sanathan dharma to get enlightenment. Is it true that every path has kundalini awakening? Or is there any path, in which an aspirant gets enlightened without any kundalini ...
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How to co-relate Atman with Kundalini?

Vedanta philosophy states that samâdhi is obtained by realising one's identity with the soul(âtman) separate from the body & mind. Tantra philosophy, though not denying the existence of âtman ...
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Explanation for the "spinal energy" and other "Kundalini awakening" symptoms?

Lots of people have been sharing first-hand reports of their personal experience of the so-called "Kundalini awakening". The following are a few illustrative anecdotes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, ...
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Does all yogas include chakras and kundalini awakening?

Does all the yogic traditions like bhakti yoga, kriya yoga, karma yoga...etc involve the concepts of chakras, kundalini and siddhis based on the scriptures?
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What are the Siddhis associated with each of the Chakras based on the scriptures?

What are the Siddhis that are obtained by mastering each of the Chakras through kundalini according to our scriptures? Please mention your sources in the answers.
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What are the benefits of kundalini awakening?

Are there any tangible or real life benefits of kundalini yoga or awakening? Or is it that the benefits are blown out of proportion by spiritual gurus?
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Full kundalini awakening by a Guru?

Can a Guru do the job of raising kundalini for the upAsakA?I know many won't do it,but is it possible?
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if Kundalini is what leads to enlightenment,why do many who have reached it not become Jivanmuktis?

Bonpos,Vajrayanists and Taoists all raise their kundalini thru Tummo practices and other means yet do not reach Hindu enlightenment.they do reach their own enlightenment but they reject an atman,they ...
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Can a Kundalini awakened person experience Ramayana, Mahabhrata etc.,

Valmiki got power from Brahma to experience all things in-order to write Ramayana and is explained in Ramayana. The following words of Brahma clarifies it "The adventures of valorous Rama along ...
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Is the shower into 72000 nadis repeatable?

Suppose a person has Kundalini activated and crossed all chakras and reached sahasrara. Then a shower will happen and flow through all 72000 nadis of the yogi. Does the shower happen only at first ...
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Is Gayatri and Yogic practice compatible with Pure Bhakti practice or not [closed]

This is my doubt, and now again... Is Gayatri and Yogic practice compatible with Pure Bhakti practice or not?! Explanation: I have practiced many things and sādhanas, I'm not the first day, BUT... ...
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Does a person with awakened kundalini stay in moksha state?

We know that a jivanmukta is in moksha state. But is it true that a person whose kundalini is awakened is in moksha state?
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What are the symptoms for kundalini awakening?

Kundalini can be achieved by different means (yoga or devotion or deep thinking). Are there any symptoms or experiences the human undergoes before kundalini awakening? If yes, then what are the ...
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Which scripture talks about chakras (energy centers) in present in human?

I know that there are colors and mantra (or sound) associated with each chakras (energy centers) in subtle human body. Which scripture mentions about it? I am interested in the oldest source of that ...
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Does Lord Krishna tell about Kundalini?

Does lord Krishna talk about Kundalini anywhere in Bhagwat Gita or somewhere else ?
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Does time to awake kundalini depend on the sins of the individual?

Does the quantity (magnitude) of sins of an individual affect the time to awake kundalini for a beginner?
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Is married person eligible to practice Raja Yoga?

In his book of Raja Yoga, Vivekananda says the following Lines in chapter II Râja-Yoga is divided into eight steps. The first is Yama — non-killing, truthfulness, non-stealing, continence, and ...
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What are the main differences between pranotthana and kundalini?

I have basic understanding of what the Kundalini Shakti is but there is another energy that starts from mooladhara and ascends the spinal cord via pingala nadi, it is known as pranotthana. My ...
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Awakening of Kundalini is possible without mentor/guru?

I have read much about Kundalini in yoga. There are few yoga postures for awakening the kundalini. Without these yoga postures and without a guru, is it possible to get the experience of awakening of ...
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How does one unite Bindu, Prakriti and Kundalini?

The Bindu is there as One, Prakriti is there as Mother and Kunalini is there as as power. How does one unite these three and what is the result when this is realized ?
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Brahmarandhra and the Jewel in the crown is it myth or is it real?

The entrance and descent of the Atman into the phenomenal world via man is through Brahmarandra and the Sushumna tunnel of Maha Kundalini Sakti the major nadi that ends in the Kundalini chamber. In ...
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Kundalini - the serpent in the bowl

Kundalini is commonly said to be a coiled serpent - snake of immense power resting - asleep - torpid in the bowl at the base of the spine. Is she really there and Why is She coiled, or should I ask is ...
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Vedanta and Kundalini

Kundalini and Chakra are mentioned in many Hindu scriptures. But My question is specific to Vedanta. So Does Vedanta(Basically Main Upanishads) also talk/believe about/on chakras and kundalini concept ...
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Daily practice of a Kundalini yogi

What are the daily rituals/practices to be performed by an already Kundalini activated person.
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what are the actual consequences of kundalini yoga?

I have been reading about Kundalini yoga and have realized that though people consider the Kundilini arousal state to be the consequence of spiritual enlightenment, the after-effects of this arousal ...
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