Coiled like a snake at the base of the spine, kundalini is the spiritual force that lies dormant in every human being. Once awakened, often through meditation and. Gopi Krishna (30 May – 31 July ) was a yogi; mystic; teacher; social reformer; and His autobiography Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man, which presented his personal account of the phenomenon of his awakening of. The Secret of Yoga fly, live to an advanced age or perform amazing psychic feats. that Yoga can What Is Cosmic Consciousness? – KUNDALINI by Gopi.
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If you read this book with an open mind it could certainly change the course of your life. I rested krishnq some time to recover my strength and poise. He vividly describes the long-lasting physical, emotional and spiritual effects, showing both the benefits and potential negatives and personal costs to his life as he consciously elicits the release of the yogic serpent energy.
The story of this transformative experience, and the author’s struggle to find balance amid a variety of powerful physiological and psychic side effects, forms the core of the book.
The detailed treatment of the intricacies of this esoteric experience makes for a very good read. Very verbose, repetitive, and evolutionaru prose written like books in the early s. Even for experiences that are inherently easier to describe, I felt that his account could have benefitted from an astute interviewer, who could press him to tease out the specifics of some of his experiences, such as the content of the verses that were revealed to him in multiple languages.
My body, especially the legs, still felt weak, and I could not walk for long.
Gopi Krishna – Kundalini the evolutionary energy in man
The moment my attention was thus unexpectedly withdrawn from the point on which it was focused, the sensation ceased. I massaged my thighs and legs gently, and, feeling a little better, slowly walked downstairs. Other than some Tantric texts, he offers no scriptural sources and no external authorities to corroborate his experience or contextualize kundalini’s arousal in more general spiritual development. I tried once again to repeat the experience, but was so weak and flabbergasted that I could not collect my thoughts sufficiently enough to induce a state of concentration.
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I could not reconcile the exaltation of the morning with the depression that sat heavily on me while I tossed from side to side on the bed. Maybe over time I’ll again change my mind.
Ramakrishna, for example, told people to distance themse The krishnw renders a fascinating first-hand account of his kundalini awakening. Entirely unprepared for such a development, I was completely taken by surprise; but regaining self-control instantaneously, I remained sitting in the same posture, keeping my mind on the point of concentration.
He says our bodies and minds are evolving to allow this intelligent energy to flow. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Additionally, the James Lrishna commentary further makes this book invaluable. It seemed as if a scorching blast of hot air had passed through my body.
Had I been lucky enough to find the key to this wonderful mechanism, which was wrapped up in the legendary mist of ages, about which people talked and whispered without having once seen it in action in themselves or in others? He came to believe that the human brain was evolving and that an individual’s profound mystical experience was a foretaste of what would eventually become an all-pervasive transformation in human consciousness.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? He describes how difficult and lonely his spiritual journey was without the guidance of a spiritual leader and his reluctance to share his experience with friends and family fearing social consequences. On the one hand, I’m grateful for Krishna’s careful depiction of awakening kundalii because it confirms my own.
Would that Kundalini empowered editing much as writing.
Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man by Gopi Krishna (paperback book)
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Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man by Gopi Krishna
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The feeling of exaltation was not so strong. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. These disciplines were known by the ancients and coded in works such as the Chinese book “The Secret of the Golden Flower” as well as numerous other Indian and Tibetan texts.
Gopi Krishna, an Indian government bureucrat and practicioner of yoga relates his twelve year struggle to understand and master the primal life force known as kundalini that is released in his body as a result of his yogic practice. The Evolutionary Energy in Manwhich presented his personal account of the phenomenon of his awakening of Kundalini, later renamed to Living with Kundaliniwas published in Great Britain and the United States and has since appeared in eleven major languages.
He could see kundalini iconography in mann worldwide, from ancient Egypt to Quetzalcoatl to the caduceus of Mercuryand believed there was a common basis, and that he had been granted entry to this vision. This book was one I kept reading the first chapter to, feel inspired and then put down for another three months. This is the classic first-person account of Gopi Kris Coiled like a snake at the base of the spine, kundalini is the spiritual force that lies dormant in every human being.
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