2 Reprinted for Kundalini Awakening Systems 1. KUNDALINI-. PSYCHOSIS OR TRANSCENDENCE? Lee Sannella, M.D.. Washington Street. Many people have heard of the extraordinary phenomenon of kundalini awakening, and a growing number have had firsthand experience — in Lee Sannella. With me today in the studio is Dr. Lee Sannella, a physician and author of The Kundalini Experience: Psychosis or Transcendence? Dr. Sannella is the founder .
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Moreover, the kundalini energy appears to diffuse, so that it may be operating on several levels at once, removing several different stress points simultaneously. And both are destined to be surpassed by superior forms of existence. Uroboros The uroboros —the serpent swallowing its own tail—is an ancient symbol.
In physiological terms, most of these models have little relevance. I advised her to discontinue her self-styled meditation and take up some established meditative practice. We have seen how the visionary experience of light, or radiance, is a frequent symptom of kundalini arousal. When she resumed her meditation practice, she switched over to the Buddhist technique of vipassanawatching her breathing, body sensations, and thoughts. We can look upon these blockages as stress points.
When she regained consciousness, she found herself lying on the floor, with her body shaking violently and filling with great energy. In his day-to-day life, family and friends experienced him as more relaxed. Then the kundalini moves back into one or the other lower center. Later, during Mass, she had a more severe attack that ceased only after her earnest prayer. Some of these people were referred to me for their physical or psychological problems or because of their difficulties in meditation.
In exceptional meditators it can occasionally cast an objectively visible light. In she acquired a “psychic guide,” which she found very useful in her daily life.
As an adolescent she suffered from recurring migraine headaches, mental disorganization, and impulsive disrupt tive behavior.
Accounts of it have, experiene a rule, ln personal terms, often permeated with vague mysti- m an strange mythology. But there were also unpleasant side effects. They were more noticeable during meditation. He was frightened by the vividness of the experience. I was startled by a forceful thrusting and thumping about in my lower back, the Kanda region of classical Kundalini lore.
The first assumption is less likely, since the descriptions are too similar. The release of endorphins during the hour-plus of practice always resulted in at least a short-term mild euphoria.
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Then, for a few days, he experienced intense pain in his left big toe and left foot, which spread to his lower leg. One evening, while preparing for bed, she began to shiver uncontrollably. Soon my stomach got very hot and I began to sweat. He Pointed out that a Yoga master who has control over his heart activity may still not have an awakened kundaiini, whereas this and Slr ui ar abilities may well be absent in an adept of Kundaiini Yoga.
His case is distinctly pathological, but he does not seem to have had the alleviation, which some ascetics have enjoyed, of an alteration of sensibility capable of expetience turning torment into a perverse kind of pleasure, p. Later she resumed her meditative practice—in moderation.
He had many insights and achieved xeperience tension release. For thousands of years this transformative process has been hinted at, often only in veiled terms. Within two years he was meditating regularly, though without expert guidance. In the midst of his study of these works he noticed a remarkable fullness in his abdomen and then his belly felt on fire for hours. Finally, I wish to su ggest that lee central nervous system must be relatively mature for the physio-kundalini process to kundaliini at all.
There is every reason to believe that this experience was known by the mystics and magicians of the most ancient times. Over a period of about three years, she slowly became con vinced that she had been selected by God to be born anew as an advanced human being.
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The Kundalini Experience: Psychosis or Transcendence
Observing closely I could see that there were countless points of light like a luminous web encircling the body inside and out. His description covers all the different sensory systems as well as the various motor and other manifestations.
Until this was possible, I suggested that she temporarily decrease her sensitivity to the kundalini process by discontinuing her periodic fasting and strict vegetarian diet.
On inhalation one focuses on the perineal area, first sensing and then directing the energy up the spine to the back of the head. This focal point of the Power is thought to be associated with the traditional water element, the sense of taste, the hands, and sexuality.
As her mind becomes quiet and the silence deepens, there is kundlaini heightened awareness and perception. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But the pathway of the kundalini can be blocked anywhere along its upward trajectory. When one principle reaches the height of its power, the counter-principle is stirring within it like a germ. Just to wxperience her, I signed up and stayed with it for over five years.
These are the so-called nadis. After a few months, during a sitting, he became engulfed by a bright golden light that lasted several minutes. She awoke to find char marks on the table corresponding to her hand prints. It is hard to believe that the kundalini phenomenon was unknown in premodern Europe, given the long-standing fascination with alchemy as a psychospiritual discipline and magic.
He heard loud noises, and pressure built up inside his skull. One feels a creeping sensation from the toes, and sometimes the whole body starts to shake. After a few minutes, he experienced a blissful calm and many inner visions, in which Swami Muktananda appeared to him and helped him experience a fusion with the guru. Now, six months later, she only suffers a slight residual weakness of the lower left leg.