Kundalini meditation, a Sanskrit term, is believed to awaken your soul and untapped potential. The Upanishads, a compilation of Hindu religious writings, include the earliest mention of kundalini teachings. These religious scriptures are thought to have been written between 800 and 500 B.C. You can use various methods in Kundalini meditation to awaken this energy and become enlightened, including mudras for deep breathing, movement of the body, and chanting of mantras.
Now, we will explain how to use kundalini energy. Let’s dive into it.
How To Use Kundalini Energy?
Here is how you can do so:
- Channelise this energy into helping someone. Kundalini activates empathy in you. You can help someone and understand their mindset, help them or simply be there with them.
- Start creating art. Your creativity is believed to be enhanced by this meditation. It can be painting, writing, music, musical intruments or anything else, really.
- You tend to become more confident. You look more charismatic. This way, it can help with presentations, performing or talking on the stage, or simply help with socializing and making new friends.
- You attain peace. In heated situations, you can remain calm and navigate your way out by laying down a solution or maintaining peace. You can also clearly see things and not get wrapped in your anger/emotions.
- The researchers found that Kundalini yoga may improve eating problems by enhancing one’s perspective of and appreciation for oneself. Self-acceptance and body positivity may be enhanced through kundalini yoga.
- Your anxiety may improve and cognitive function also improves. You can do any task at hand, small or big.
- You also experience a deep sense of purpose and self. This makes you want to make changes to your life Use this to the best of your capacity.
How To Do The Kundalini Meditation?
Before you settle, wear comfortable clothing and find a comfortable, quiet spot too. Here is a step-by-step approach to doing this:
- Start by tuning in to enter the meditative state. Maintain a straight spine when you sit erect in your chair or on the floor. Put your hands with each other at your chest and position your hands in a prayer position. Allow a small amount of light to enter your eyes without entirely closing them.
- Chant a mantra. Mantras are a crucial part of Kundalini meditation because they help you focus. Gurmukhi, a holy Indian language, is frequently used in the mantras. Here are the most significant mantras you can chant:
ONG NAMO GURU DEV NAMO
“I bow to my inner teacher.”
The “golden chain,” a network of kundalini yoga instructors and students from antiquity to the present, is claimed to be formed by this mantra. By eliminating the bad energy within and around a person, it leads to energy cleaning and a strengthening of intuition.
EK ONG KAR, SAT NAM, KARTA PURKH, NIRBHAO, NIRVAIR
AKAL MOORT, AJUNI SAI BHANG, GUR PRASAD, JAP
AD SUCH, JUGAD SUCHIHE SUCH, NANAK HOSI BHEE SUCH
“The truth is the creator. Fearless, serene, unborn, immortal, and self-aware. From the beginning to the present, the creator has been the truth. Nanak will not stray.”
The first words Guru Nanak spoke after attaining enlightenment were the “root mantra,” or “mul mantra.” It is the primary mantra that all other kundalini yoga mantras are derived from. This chant is claimed to aid in altering karma, rewriting your future, and awaking your consciousness.
RA MA DA SA SA SAY SO HUNG
Meaning: The root chakra is activated by Ra, which means sun.
The moon, or Ma, opens the spleen chakra.
Da, which means “earth,” opens the solar plexus chakra.
The heart chakra and throat chakra are activated by Sa, which means impersonal infinity.
Say (meaning the totality of infinity) opens the chakra of the third eye.
The head chakra is stimulated by the word So (indicating identity and integration).
Energy is returned from the head chakra to the root chakra by hung, which means the infinite.
- Start concentrating on your breath. Only breathe in and out via your nose while concentrating on the act of breathing. Now, breathe more slowly. A breath should last around 8 seconds, with each inhalation and exhalation lasting 3 to 4 seconds each.
- Observe how your breath moves through your body and gives it energy.
- Now, add a mudra to your meditation. The majority of kundalini methods include mudras, or hand postures.
Here are some mudras you must try:
– Mana Mudra
– Kaya Mudra
– Hasta Mudra
– Bandha Mudra
– Adhara Mudra
- Divide the length of each breath into equal halves. Divide each inhalation and exhalation into four separate breaths rather of having a single lengthy inhale for four seconds followed by a long exhalation. In other words, inhale for four breaths without exhaling. then exhale in a similar manner.
- When your thoughts stray, bring them back to your breathing. Even regular meditation practitioners occasionally lose their attention. When you start to lose concentration, come back to your breath and let the thoughts go, slowly. Be easy on yourself while doing so. Often times we start juding our thoughts and shame ourselves. It is okay, do it slowly and be gentle.
- Keep going for four to five more minutes. Once you reach the end, rub your palms and gently place them on your eyes and feel the warmth of your palm.Then, slowly open your eyes.
There’s no need to start a rigorous meditation routine if you’re new to it. It’s normally advised to start with a shorter meditation session and lengthen it as you get more comfortable.
So, you can see how Kundalini can help you and how you can do it. However, keep the following things in mind before doing the meditation:
- For some, it can be a great experience, while for some they might start feeling disoriented. So, it is best to practice under the guidance of a guru or an instructor who is well versed and certified.
- In case, of uneasiness, drink water and slowly breathe.
Even if kundalini meditation does not result in a complete awakening, it can still be beneficial. In fact, some practitioners think it’s very effective. While some wellness improvements may be seen immediately away, the greatest gains may be attained with perseverance and consistent practise.
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Once you’ve learned how to use Kundalini energy, the next step could be learning how to have a Kundalini awakening.