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Is Kundalini a more energetic type of yoga?

Is Kundalini a more energetic type of yoga?

Kundalini: The word means "coiled". It makes u feel like electric current running along your spine. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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Can Kundalini yoga give you a good full body workout?

Can  Kundalini yoga give you a good full body workout?

Yes: Kundalini yoga is an excellent full body work out. It is a form of yoga that focuses on the breath as well as the movement. It also has a large spiritual component as well. Overall a great workout and stress reliever. ...Read more

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Can doing Kundalini yoga cause your emotions to go crazy?

Can doing Kundalini yoga cause your emotions to go crazy?

Not normally: Since kundalini yoga (& other types of yoga/ meditation) have been introduced to the west, some individuals have had significant psychological reactions. It isn't really know if they were practicing the yoga incorrectly or not. Normally yoga/ meditation helps to achieve emotional and spiritual balance. ...Read more

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I am been practicing ananda yoga but recently started Kundalini yoga. Is it safe and beneficial to practice both?

I am been practicing ananda yoga but recently started Kundalini yoga. Is it safe and beneficial to practice both?

Yes: Both are beneficial and each may help in ways the other method does not. But I do advise discussing this with your yoga teachers to get their feedback. But i can not imagine any reason this would not be safe. ...Read more

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Hi, i'd like to know what is the significance of 108 in Kundalini yoga ? Thanks so much ! philippe roset, nd (montreal, quebec, canada)

Hi, i'd like to know what is the significance of 108 in Kundalini yoga ? Thanks so much ! philippe roset, nd (montreal, quebec, canada)

Holy to many: 108 is considered a number with special spiritual significance in hindu and buddhist traditions and kundalini yoga has hindu roots, but there is no single agreed-upon reason. For many possible explanations see http://humanityhealing.Net/2011/08/the-mystic-meaning-of-the-number-108/ and http://www.Swamij.Com/108.Htm. ...Read more

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Can Kundalini yoga change the electromagnetic frequency of the human body or any particular part of the human body? If so, can this weaken pathogens?

Can Kundalini yoga change the electromagnetic frequency of the human body or any particular part of the human body?  If so, can this weaken pathogens?

Requires guidance: No studies that i could find but negative psychological effects can occur. Considering your problems, it may not be personally helpful to you. ...Read more

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I workout in gym for 1 hour and after taking 10 minute rest , I do pranayama for 1 hour. Is this OK or should I do pranayam first and then gym ?

I workout in gym for 1 hour and after taking 10 minute rest ,  I do pranayama for 1 hour. Is this OK or should I do pranayam first and then gym ?

Pranayama, Exercise: I commend you for workout in the gym and doing Pranayama. Prana means life force and yama means to control the Prana, with different breathing techniques. Workout in Gym keeps your Heart healthy and controls the weight. It is preferable to do pranayama after the exercise for relaxation and Peace. Health is Wealth! ...Read more

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I do weight training in gym for 1 hour and after that i do kapalabhati pranayama for 30 minutes. Is this right or should I do kapalabhati first?

I do weight training in gym for 1 hour and after that i do kapalabhati pranayama for 30 minutes.  Is this right or should I do kapalabhati first?

Pranayama: Breathing helps to oxygenate the blood which feeds the muscles. Try it before your work out. See if you feel a difference. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am having osa having ahi 19.9.What should I do I have to do pranayama or use cpap?

I am having osa having ahi 19.9.What should I do I have to do  pranayama or use cpap?

CPAP #1: Scientists still don’t know exactly why we sleep, although sleep seems to be essential for our health. Obstructive sleep apnea is a silent killer osa is causing loss of gray matter in brain, effecting cognition, memory and blood pressure. CPAP treatment reduces strokes, myocardial infarction, systemic hypertension, improves gerd, improves erectile dysfunction. Cpap is a gold standard. ...Read more

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