Kundalini represents the cosmic vital energy lying dormant in the human body, coiled round the base of the spine, a little below the sexual organ, like a serpent, asleep. When roused, Kundalini rises through the sushumna, the hairlike duct rising through the spinal cord, like a streak of lightning carrying with her the vital energy of the body, to join her divine spouse Shiva in the last or the seventh center in the brain.
The Awakening of Kundalini is a perfectly natural biological phenomenon in any healthy human body' writes the author, 'leading towards a state of evolutionary perfection.
Table of Contents:
- The Awakening
- The First Irresistible Call
- The Serpent Rises
- Turning to Yoga
- In Quest of the Unknown
- Understanding Kundalini
- Kundalini as a Yoga
- Gradual Transformation: From Mundane to the Sublime
- Between Body and Mind
- The State of Altered Consciousness
- Cosmic Shakti: The Serpent Power
- The Transformation
- The Thousand Petalled Lotus
- Experimenting with Meditation
- The Invisible Medium
- The Muse
- The Sublime Existence
- The Evolution Continues
- Towards Supreme Consciousness.
About the Author:
Pandit Gopi Krishna (1907 - 1984) was not a guru in the classical sense. He was more a seeker who documented his experiences with Kundalini energy in the hope of understanding this unimaginably powerful force.