Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man

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Shambhala, 1971 - Hatha yoga - 252 pages
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"This is an autobiographical account of what happens to the mind and body when the Kundalini is aroused spontanteously. It describes the perils, upheavals and final balanced entry into another dimension, as well at the traditional Hindu Theories about this force." -- back cover.

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Gopi Krishna, an Indian government bureucrat and practicioner of yoga relates his twelve year struggle to understand and master the primal life force known as kundalini that is released in his body as a result of his yogic practice. Read full review

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Supreme Kuṇḍalinī experient and exegete. He wrote, in "Kuṇḍalinī, The Evolutionary Energy in Man", the most exquisite descriptions of the highest mystic state...in the entire world literature. This book is indispensable for a God-realization candidate.

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James Hillman was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey on April 12, 1926. He attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University for two years before joining the Navy's Hospital Corps in 1944. He studied English literature in Paris at the Sorbonne and graduated with a degree in mental and moral science from Trinity College in Dublin. In 1953, he moved to Zurich and enrolled at the C. G. Jung Institute. In 1959, he became the director of studies at the institute and stayed in that position for the next 10 years. He wrote over 20 books including Suicide and the Soul, Re-Visioning Psychology, and The Soul's Code. He died due to complications of bone cancer on October 27, 2011 at the age of 85.

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