Kundalini yoga takes its origin from the Tantras, which dates again to the fifth century CE in medieval India when students referred to it as a type of meditation and spiritual ritual, divided into the Rig-Veda, Yajur-Veda, Sama-Veda and eventually the Atharva-Veda, which is to do with spells, incantations and the occult. The phrase “Tantra” first discovered point out within the Rig-Veda and the historians declare that it had its impression in a better or lesser diploma on each type of spiritual expression in India.
The specialists say that Tantra constitutes a human psychological expertise via its senses, based mostly on objects. The understanding or expertise might be throughout the boundaries of object, time and house, however one may also endure an enlightened expertise of increasing past this agenda, inflicting launch of vitality, which course of one could check with as self-realization, Nirvana or Samadhi.
A number of religions and cultures, agree in precept concerning the presence inside our physique and thoughts of a dormant vitality within the type of an impending drive that may awaken at any time resulting in a large explosion of our thoughts to ranges we by no means thought attainable to attain. A symbolic three ½ coiled serpent seated at Mooladhara chakra represents this dormant vitality.
It is best to by no means rush via Kundalini yoga, however proceed slowly and steadily to realize it utilizing yoga Asanas like pranayama, kriya and meditation in cleaning the “chakras” (or the vortex of vitality which might be the storehouses and distributers of vitality in our physique) that develop our persona. The seven major chakras are Mooladhara, Swadhisthana, Manipura, Anahata, Vishuddhi, Ajna and Sahasrara.
Mooladhara chakra is the transition level from animal evolution to the human religious stage and management feelings similar to worry, safety, braveness, and survival in addition to sexual and excretory attributes.
Swadishstana Chakra controls sexual needs, reproductive organs, feelings of pleasure, happiness and pleasure.
Manipura Chakra (Nabhi Chakra) not solely oversees the digestive system, but additionally controls will energy, vanity, vitality, ego, motion and energy.
Anahata Chakra, whereas governing the capabilities of the center and lungs and circulation and respiration, additionally pertains to the feelings of kindness and unquantifiable love.
Vishuddhi Chakra is the middle for communication and purification and governs the neck area, the thyroid, vocal chords and the throat.
Ajna Chakra is the final however most necessary chakra of Kundalini yoga, which purports to cowl all capabilities over an individual’s life and represents the accessing level to the command heart of the thoughts.
Sahasrara chakra, additionally known as thousand-petaled louts pertains to pure consciousness, and all different chakras emanate from right here. When a yogi’s consciousness or Kundalini reaches this level, the place all of the powers of occult rework into the divine, he can do no matter he needs to and he’ll expertise Samadhi or Nirvana.
When the time is ripe, these knowledgeable practitioners of Kundalini awaken and purify the chakras. The method is extremely sophisticated and you may obtain it solely by the constant and systematic use of varied yogic Asanas (postures) like pranayama and kriya yoga, deep meditation and uncommon mantras.