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kundalini

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noun kun·da·li·ni \ˌku̇n-də-ˈlē-nē, ˌkən-\

Definition of kundalini

  1. :  the yogic life force that is held to lie coiled at the base of the spine until it is aroused and sent to the head to trigger enlightenment



Origin of kundalini

Sanskrit kuṇḍalinī, from feminine of kuṇḍalin circular, coiled, from kuṇḍala ring


First Known Use: 1897


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