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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Very few books on this subject out there.

He describes how difficult and lonely his spiritual journey was without the guidance of a spiritual leader kundalinii his reluctance to share his experience with friends and family fearing social consequences. The condition lasted for a shorter duration than it had done yesterday.

Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man by Gopi Krishna

See all customer images. According to June McDaniel, his writings have influenced Western interest in kundalini yoga. As the East and the West become one more will have these experiences and need teachers to understand their experiences.

This sage questions himself and his experiences. Long practice had accustomed me to sit in the same posture for hours at a time without the least discomfort, and I sat breathing slowly and rhythmically, my attention drawn towards the crown of my head, contemplating an imaginary lotus in full bloom, radiating light.

Review “Gopi Krishna was a pioneer in the land of spirituality. I felt the point of consciousness that was myself growing wider, surrounded by waves of light At last, after repeated efforts, I held my attention at the usual point for some time, waiting for results. Jen is looking for something to get me for, a birthday I think, so she checks my wish list.

He shares the awe-inspiring experience of when his energy rises up through his body. A passage from the book which I found to be true “It was only now that I really began to recognise myself, the being who about a year before had sat in meditation, bent on invoking the supersensible,little knowin This is the second book that I read on the subject of Kundalini Awakening, which is an account of the the personal experience of the author. His detailed descriptions of his dramatic inner experiences and symptoms such as mood swings, eating disorders, and agonizing sensations of heat—and of how, with the help of his wife, he finally stabilized at a higher level of consciousness—make this one of the most valuable classics of spiritual awakening available.


His descriptions of how his awakening helped him to see the world differently, is a testament to the illuminating nature of the power of Kundalini. But I did, because I must have wanted to for some reason. This book helped me realize I didn’t have to fight it. Mostly covers his own experience as seen by him.

Would that Kundalini empowered editing much as writing. 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.

A very honest trip through kundalini awakening, the author has avoided to tell us precisely what happened exactly before that very day, but you have a thw clear understanding of the process. Don’t have a Kindle? The psychological commentary see-saws between providing valuable insight into Gopi’s transformation and boring you crazy until the primary narrative resumes. Notice I used the adjective “personal.

Ramakrishna, for example, told people to distance themse The author renders a fascinating first-hand account of his kundalini awakening.

I sat steadily, unmoving and erect, my thoughts uninterruptedly centered on the shining lotus, intent on keeping my attention from wandering and bringing it back again and again whenever it moved in any other direction.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. The commentary following most chapters by James Hillman complemented Krishna’s personal experience locating it among a vast array of thought from both Eastern and Western traditions of spirituality and science. I looked at the sun. Write a customer review. Krishna Gopi also gives plenty of kudos to rationality and science for the roles they serve.

I was now all consciousness, without any outline, without any idea of a corporeal appendage, without any feeling or sensation coming from the senses, immersed in a sea of light simultaneously conscious and aware of every point, spread out, as it were, in all directions without any barrier or material obstruction. Gopi cautions and challenges us to transcend our ego and intellect to ensure our survival as a species, “It is obvious that in order to survive as a cosmic conscious race, humanity must continue to remain in possession of all the ethical virtues and higher emotions and even add to them, as without these the harmonious continuance of society is not possible I massaged my thighs and legs gently, and, feeling a little better, slowly walked downstairs.


Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man by Gopi Krishna (paperback book)

In it had been less than ten years since women had won the vote and the vast majority of the women in the world were still considered chattel. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Finally, stylistically, the writing can be a bit grueling to get through.

Krishna is very careful to acknowledge the universal nature of this power, an energy that transcends so called religious beliefs.

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This is the classic first-person account of Mundalini Krishna, an ordinary Indian householder who, at the age of thirty-four, after years of unsupervised meditation, suddenly experienced the awakening of kundalini during his morning practice. Other than krushna 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. Except that I had no idea why I wanted to read it in the first place.

I felt the point of consciousness that was myself growing wider, surrounded by waves of light. He was one of the first to popularise the concept of Kundalini among Western readers. Gopi Krishna takes the subject out of the purely religious world, and brings it for the evoltionary time in history, under a scientific lens. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Maybe over time I’ll again change my mind.

After having been engaged in this for many years, he had his first Kundalini experience at the age of 34, which he describes thus in his autobiography: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Krishna the lives of historical persons should also be investigated. Those not familiar with Jungian tenets and kundaliji may find this to be a difficult read.