Shakti-chalana, aka: Śakti-chālana; 1 Definition(s)


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From the Haṭha Yogha Pradīpikā (chapter III): “Kutilāngī (crooked-bodied), Kuṇḍalinī, Bhujangī (a she-serpent) Śakti, Iśhwarī, Kundalī, Arundhatī,—all these words are synonymous.” (śl. 104) and “As a door is opened with a key, so the Yogī opens the door of mukti by opening Kuṇḍalinī by means of Haṭha Yoga.” (śl. 105)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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