Much has been said as to the power of energy medicine and its positive healing effect to your 7 chakras. Equally as important are meditation practices which also help to awaken a person’s kundalini. The question remains, however, why is that important?
Swati Chopra explores the nature of kundalini in this recent Times of India post. According to Chopra, when kundalini flows optimally through the body’s different energy channels, mental and physical diseases and disturbances dissolve. Chopra goes on to explain how proper mind and body preparation must happen in order to clean, strengthen, and open these channels to ultimately help free a person from the bondage of the ego.
If she has been properly aroused, the kundalini awakens and uncoils. Passing through each of the chakras located along the spine – the root chakra (muladhara), the sacral chakra (swadhisthana), the solar plexus chakra (manipura), the heart chakra (anahata), the throat chakra (vishuddha), the ‘third eye’ chakra (ajna) – she stimulates them, balances them, and draws upon their energy to power her ascent. She thunders to the end of the energy channel and pierces the sahasrara chakra at the crown of the head, blossoming out like a hundred-petalled lotus, and unites individual consciousness with cosmic consciousness.
Read more from Chopra on meditation, kundalini, and your chakras here.