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Kundalini Yoga is an ancient practice towards higher consciousness. In this classic guide to Kundalini Yoga, the enigmatic Eastern teachings of Kundalini are translated into a form accessible to the Western Mind. Providing practical exercises, questions and meditations, Kundalini Yoga for the West guides the reader through the chakras, exploring each level of consciousness ...more
Paperback, 365 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Timeless Books (first published 1978)
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Vittoria
Jul 13, 2011 is currently reading it
Gonna start reading because I will be starting a 6 week Kundalini course. My favorite kind of Yoga...beautiful blend of the spiritual, meditative and physical. Other yoga practices feel like they emphasize the physical first, and then comes the spiritual. But whatever path fits, they all produce results. Just have to find the one that fits your personality.
Melanie
Sep 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
Beautiful interactive exploration of the spiritual aspect of Kundalini Yoga. If acted upon, can take the practitioner to the point of being ready for more advanced exploration with a guru.
Joseph
Oct 06, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
a fairly interesting book on kundalini its history and made to approach the western mind .
Cherie
Sep 29, 2016 rated it liked it
A very thorough (if not, a bit, as my friend Ally would say "woo woo") look at kundalini yoga, the chakra system, and a deeper way of living. Neat meditation activities
Joel
Oct 21, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very good explication of kundalini and its action in the chakras and, as a result, in a person’s life. Swami Radha explains the chakra system as it's traditionally understood in the Far East and South Asia. (Here and there, this somewhat—or even markedly—contrasts with popular “new-age” versions.) She assimilated this while a personal disciple of Sivananda Saraswati of Rishikesh. Swami Radha conceived and wrote the book for serious students willing and capable of firmly committing to a strict ...more
david
Jan 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
this book was great and came to me at a perfect time.
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Swami Sivananda Radha, born Sylvia Hellman was a German yogini who emigrated to Canada and founded Yasodhara Ashram in British Columbia. She established a Western-based lineage in the Sivananda tradition and published books on several branches of Yoga.

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