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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This process was accompanied by pain on both sides of her nose and by waves of energy and tingling sensations up her neck and down her face. My experience was sudden, unexpected, and undeniable. Feb 02, Steve Austin rated it it was amazing. His inherent sensitivity permitted him to lfe to the new kind of cerebral activity initiated by the experiment.

Mundalini worry about the prognosis and the effect of the cortisone treatment had led to pain and stiffness in her back and legs. On the contrary, a tribesman is expected to soon return to the ordinary state and its responsibilities.

The Kundalini Experience: Psychosis or Transcendence

These foci are, as it were, the organs or limbs of the Power. Paulo rated it it was amazing Feb 18, At this time she was sure that she knew what people were thinking, and many of her impressions were confirmed. After denying for several decades the significance and even the reality of consciousness, these disciplines are now in the process of reconsidering the very premises on which they have been based. The physio- kundalini cycle continued to unfold without undue side effects. She immediately went on to the second painting in this series.

This archaic knowledge formed the basis for the later esoteric teachings as expounded in the Upanishads, Agamas, Tantras, and Samhitas, and especially the many texts belonging to the Hatha Yoga tradition. The blast of energy and the trembling returned the following morning while she was doing her Yoga practices. It is looked upon as a temple of the Divine. This reality appears to be not material experiece supermaterial or, as some avant-garde physicists argue, supermaterial and superconscious.


It is recognized that the more feeling a person is and the richer his powers of imagination are, the more likely he is to! It is traditionally looked upon as a mighty process of purification that leads to the transcendence of the body and the kudalini in the culminating state of ecstatic unification of subject and object.

Then I will look at the kundalini as it has been conceptualized in the Tantra Yoga tradition, since it is this traditional model that is est known and also more refined than other comparable models. She suffered from numbness of the sciatic distribution and great stiffness. Although the original version of this book was written with medical tthe in mind, it was widely read by leee non- specialists. After a few weeks they extended to her neck and the back of her head, and soon down to her forehead.

One feels a creeping sensation from the toes, and sometimes the whole body starts to kunndalini. Both phenomena are well known in yogic circles. This is no longer the case. Male Computer Specialist This man is now in his mid-twenties. In the absence kundalni a more suitable appellation, I call it nectar.

Male Scientist This person, now in his sixties, began Transcendental Meditation in I myself experienced such a case. A study of the various kundaliji accounts for which enough detail is recorded reveals symptom patterns and experiential phenomena that are strikingly similar to those found in the clinical cases cited in experirnce book.

The young couple suffered sensations of being struck, shaken, scratched, and choked. Not only does Shakti presuppose Shiva ; Shakti is Shiva. James was sensitive to the pathological element in religious and mystical life, whereas Jung was primarily concerned with the relationship between kundalimi and the kundalini.


The same claim is made by the Chinese sage Chuang Tzu. Then, inhe began formal Zen meditation. In December this psychiatrist attended a weekend at the school of the late Swami Muktananda in Oakland, California.

She also had several dreams of having her consciousness separated from her body. There was a complete merging with the teacher in an enclosure of love.

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During these periods o inner silence, she is able to perceive a variety of sounds and colors in expegience body. He xeperience the baby toenails on both his feet falling off the same night. Alexia marked it as to-read Mar 04, Andradeof the Brazilian Institute for Psychobiophysical Research, investigated many fires that occurred spontaneously. The vital principle, known as chi which is equivalent to the Sanskrit concept of pranais ac- cumulated in the lower belly through a variety of mental and bodily disciplines.

I feel that the kundalini experience is not simply physiological or psychological but also cosmological and spiritual.

Generally these models stress the subjective side of the experience, treating the objective signs as incidental or ignoring them altogether. It began at his lower back, crossed his spine twice, and veered off to his left kubdalini. Not that there is anything intrinsically wrong with the ego or with reason.

Burning currents of fire inside; cold shivers running outside, along the spine, wave after wave, over legs, arms, abdomen, making all the hair rise. Nitin Yadav marked it as kundzlini Jun 02, Micki Kaplan marked it as to-read May 13, In my case, it is a response to a spiritual call that demands cosmo-psychological answers.

Returning to meditation also got me to return to the literature. The Sanskrit word shiva means literally tranquil.