Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Kundalini Yoga: Benefits & Dangers

More than 22 different kinds of Yoga are there in the world, which helps to improve health and shape of the body. Kundalini yoga is one of them. Kundalini word comes from Sanskrit word which means “coiling like a snake” or “coiled up”. This yoga is among the most powerful types of yoga that works with kundalini energy. Kundalini energy is untapped energy which is situated at the spine base. Kundalini yoga if performed in its truest form, this kundalini energy courses through the 7 chakras in human body and touches all the spheres of a person's life. Kundalini energy affirms the spiritual growth and enlightenment by cleansing the body and soul. There are many benefits of this yoga but it also has certain dangers as well. Here are provided the benefits and the dangers of kundalini yoga.

kundalini yoga poses benefits as well its dangers
Kundalini yoga combines breathing (Pranayama), yoga postures (Asanas), body locks (Bhandas), chanting (Mantras), hand & finger gestures (Mudras) and meditation as well as brings about the tapping of all the energy sources. Compared to other forms of yoga, Kundalini yoga gives results up to 16 times faster. This yoga shares the same goal as Hatha Yoga but it is easy to perform and takes less time.
The class of kundalini yoga starts with a short chant and ends with a meditation. Kriya is the main work of the class which is a controlled series of poses and pranayama that centers on a particular area of the body. The dangers of Kundalini yoga occurs only if you perform it in the wrong way. It can lead to an unexpected awakening of energy and a person may not be ready to handle it.

Benefits of Kundalini Yoga

  • The functioning of the lungs is also improved by this yoga.
  • It also helps to increase the circulation of blood, lymph and other fluids of the body.
  • Performing this yoga regularly brings natural joy and pleasure to life.
  • Kundalini yoga alleviates mental and physical stress related to a number of life activities.
  • It strengthens the immune system and nervous system as well as balances the emotions.
  • Kundalini yoga helps you to get rid of bad habits like smoking and alcohol addiction.
  • Increase physical energy for different physical and mental activities by opening the 7 chakras lying in the body.
  • If you perform this yoga regularly, it helps you to lose weight by burning calories that are stored in the body.
  • Practicing kundalini yoga gives greater peace and ability to stay calm & quiet at the time of difficulties.
  • Performing this yoga regularly brings clearness of thought in the minds of the people so they can make better decision and give high performance in various fields of life.
  • Kundalini yoga improves the sense of happiness and confidence as well as heightens the senses.
  • Performing this yoga helps you to overcome from negative feelings as well as to increase positive attitude and feelings.

Dangers of Kundalini Yoga

  • Stress
  • Headache
  • Mood swings
  • Body pain
  • Psychosis
  • Depression
  • Immoral behavior
  • Irregular breathing
  • Mental confusion
  • Burning and inflammation
  • Severe changes in appetite
  • Involuntary body movements
  • Hypersensitivity to cold and heat
Video of Benefits of Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training with DrYogi & Sat Rattan from youtube:

Video of What are the benefits of Kundalini Yoga? from youtube:


Post a Comment

Twitter Delicious Facebook Digg Stumbleupon Favorites More