What is 'Kundalini'?
The Kundalini is a pool of energy that lies dormant at the base of the
spine and which can be and often is, accessed, allowing the
student/victim to use the energy for health, spirituality and creating
their life as they were meant to live it.
It's my belief that many people have had full or even partial
awakenings of their kundalini energy and honestly don't recognize it.
Many of these people go through life seemingly unaffected, some seek
higher spiritual planes and others suffer from epilepsy, schizophrenia
Lately Kundalini has become a fad in certain parts of the metaphysical
community and in some ways has become the ultimate New Age ego trip,
although I feel that many of those folks are completely missing the
A persons Kundalini can be awakened through an emotional trauma, a near
death experience, a sharp blow to the coccyx or purposefully through
meditation and study.
Those who seek to purposefully access their Kundalini can choose
several methods, including Kundalini Yoga (extremely safe and takes
upwards of 10-20 years to accomplish) and Hoshin Roshi Ryu (a "Martial
Art" form created to specifically awaken the kundalini through
meditation and physical training).
I don't believe that there is a 'wrong' or a 'right' way to awaken your
kundalini and there are benefits to most any path chosen.
In his book "Pathnotes of an American Ninja Master", Dr. Glenn Morris
goes into great detail about his Kundalini Awakening and the effects it
had (and still has) on his life, and in some of my other articles I
talk about my own experiences and some of the things I'm still learning
and experiencing. There are many exercises and experiments that one can
do to help awaken the kundalini and I'll write about some of those in
© 2006 Robert Morgen. This article may be used by anyone, anywhere as long as the author’s bio and links are included.
“What is 'Kundalini'?” is an excerpt from Robert Morgen’s book “Kundalini Awakening for Personal Mastery” (ISBN: 0-9773801-0-6)
His new book “Easy Meditation for Martial Artists” (ISBN: 978-0-9773801-3-8 ) is also now available.
He writes a regular column on subtle (or internal) energy for Fight Times Magazine and a column on Kundalini Awakening at Kundalini Awakening Magazine. He’s the author of 3 books and 4 CDs on meditation and energy work.
He’s a member of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids as well as the
International Bujinkan Dojo Association, Canemasters International and
the International Combat Hapkido Federation.
You can learn more about his books, Kundalini and Martial Arts Seminars and free events and newsletters at his website at www.mysticwolfpress.com
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