Kundalini Awakening and DNA Activation
Please do not attempt to awaken this energy by any means without the advice and guidance of a skilled expert such as a guru.
Unless you have dealt with your ego and healed ALL your past traumas and psychological issues – do not force this.
Years of Meditation may be required to clean your subconscious minds clutter and emotional life damage which we all carry.
This clearing or preparation process is often called ego work, chakra clearing or shadow work. To force Kundalini can be dangerous for some. Please see disclaimer below.
“Kundalini” is a Sanskrit word which means “coiled snake” and whilst the origins of Kundalini meditation are not known for certain, it is generally traced back to the period comprising 1,000 BCE to 500 BCE. It grew in popularity in the West thanks to Yogi Bhajan, who introduced his own form of it in the 1960s and became especially popular in the United States.
The “coiled snake” of Kundalini refers to the energy which is believed to rest at the base of the spine that requires awakening. According to the practice, Kundalini is a life-force energy that everyone possesses, but not everyone is able to channel it to their advantage. Practitioners and teachers hold that the energy is only able to flow freely through the body when all seven of the human body’s chakras – the main energy centres – are completely free and open. This flowing of energy is known as an “awakening”.
Since Kundalini yoga is so comprehensive, newcomers to it are advised to follow a guided meditation or else have an experienced yogi alongside them during their early forays. Most of Kundalini’s physical postures consist of navel – that is to say the umbilicus – activity, spinal activities and measured pressure being applied to various parts of the body.
Breathing activities and the appliance of three yogic locks known as bandhas theoretically help to release and co-ordinate the flow of energy generated during an awakening to various parts of the body. In addition to this, a simple breathing exercise that focuses on breathing through alternate nostrils is taught to clear subtle channels in the body to further aid a Kundalini awakening.
There are numerous signs that the Kundalini is awakening to look for. Whenever they occur, they indicate that the energy released by the awakening is making its presence known and urging the yogi to make whatever changes they need to in order to live their lives to the full and to answer their calling in life. Signs that the Kundalini is awakening include a deep sense of one’s identity and purpose in life, the urge to change one’s lifestyle, a heightened sense of intuition and even physical signs such as shaking and disturbances in sleep.
Yogis are advised not to overly concern themselves over whether it is Kundalini or not but to allow the energy to move through their body and to repair any uncomfortable symptoms. The feelings will pass quicker if they are met with no resistance.
The pineal gland and the ability to open it is considered essential in the practice of Kundalini yoga. Commonly referred to as the third eye chakra, this gland is located in the centre of the brain and regulates the melatonin that helps the body to sleep. It also assists in the production of hormones and maintains the circadian rhythm, in other words the sleep-wake cycle that all humans go through. In Kundalini, it is considered to be a third eye that looks inward rather than outward, hence its importance to a Kundalini awakening.
There are numerous ways to open it. Paying attention to and recording your dreams is one. Practicing breathwork, especially holotropic breathwork, is another. A nutritious diet is essential to boosting and balancing the third eye as well. There are various things to include in your meditation too. Using sound healing during the meditation process brings the yogi to a theta state, while tapping the forehead – the location of the third eye – sends vibration via light waves and activates both the pineal and the pituitary glands.
Opinions vary on how to awaken Kundalini. For some, an awakening will only occur after many years of intense and dedicated practice while for others it can occur almost spontaneously. How and when an awakening occurs depends on the individual yogi and can be very unpredictable in many cases.
A Kundalini awakening can bring numerous benefits, both physical and psychological, to the yogi. It is said that an awakening takes the mind, body and spirit through a considerable energetic enhancement and once it has occurred the yogi will consider and move through their lives in a very different way.
Potential benefits include increased feelings of bliss, an increase in both compassion and empathy, an enhanced sense of creativity and a deeper spiritual connection. Many people who have experienced a kundalini awakening report that they have changed their diet, their career or their relationships in the aftermath of their awakening.
There is much debate over whether Kundalini awakenings are safe. The intensity of the awakening dissuades many from practicing Kundalini yoga at all. Whereas many yogis define their awakenings as being filled with love and bliss and influencing positive changes in their lives, others report that it is comparable to a psychotic breakdown that adversely affects their sleep patterns, their perception of identity and even brings about depression. This great unpredictability has also contributed towards would-be yogis shying away from Kundalini.
Meditation instructor Sally Kempton, who experienced a negative awakening herself, nonetheless insists that awakenings should be viewed as a gift and that those who feel uneasy about it should have maintain contact with an experienced teacher to prepare them for the experience. Georg Feuerstein, an experienced yoga scholar, emphasises the need for the nervous system’s central channels to be open in order to allow the energy to flow through where it needs to go, lest it be diverted elsewhere and wreak havoc in both the body and the mind.
Kundalini yoga is both a spiritual and an intense practice. The process of awakening can be frightening and sometimes painful for those who are not adequately prepared for it. For those who are, though, the benefits it can bring can often be sufficient to change one’s life permanently for the better. If you are thinking of taking it up, always make sure to consult with an experienced yoga who will be able to help and support you should you ever experience an awakening of your own.
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