Books at Amazon on Kundalini and Chakras
Presents the author's mystical visions in this account of her spontaneous Kundalini awakening.
A sometimes hilarious, sometimes deeply moving and revealing story of the actor's unexpectedly
profound spiritual awakening.
Accurate and useful Theosophical information about Kundalini
A psychological exploration of the process of spiritual awakening.
An interesting blend of facts and speculation regarding the evolution of consciousness
A transpersonal psychology overview of various types of spiritual crises.
Journey Into Consciousness, York Beach, Maine: Nicolas-Hays,
A Tantric and Jungian exploration of the awakening chakras. Includes meditations to aid the
Awaken Healing Energy Through the Tao, Aurora Press, 1983
Offers exercises for clearing inner channels and circulating chi through the system.
An inspirational Siddha yoga perspective of the risen Kundalini.
Classical Eastern religious observations. Chinmoy's teachings seem more accessible and
relevant to the modern Kundalini experience than many other books of this genre.
The author, accomplished musician/composer a.k.a. Alice Coltrane, gives a mystic's first-person
account of a dramatic Kundalini awakening.
A nutritional guidebook including useful Kundalini information (Cousens has personally experienced
Kundalini and has counseled hundreds of individuals going though Kundalini awakening).
A reverent and multifaceted mystical/Jungian guide to Kundalini awakening. Excellent source
of information! Additional information about the book, resources for information on Kundalini, meditation, yoga,
qigong, etc. are available at www.thesoulsjourney.com.
Frawley, a Vedic scholar, presents the Tantric yoga science for developing Kundalini.
A renowned psychic's account of the struggles and joys of her own spiritual maturation.
A personal account of Goel's twenty year tumultuous Kundalini journey, which was in many ways
similar to his predecessor's, Gopi Krishna. Useful for those experiencing extreme mental/emotional difficulties
during their awakening.
An encompassing exposition on all aspects of Kundalini. In addition to cross-cultural
research on Kundalini phenomena, Greenwell presents ten detailed case histories of Westerners undergoing this transformational
A collection of essays about the crises on the path by renowned teachers and leaders in the
A psychological guide to the transformational process
Challenging psychiatry's blanket pathologizing of all non-ordinary states of mind, Irving
believes that all cases of schizophrenia are in fact Kundalini experiences. While we do not share this opinion,
we nonetheless recommend this insightful book.
For both beginners and those well acquainted with spiritual transformation, this book is a
treasure house of valuable information.
Teachings and information regarding Kundalini and advanced stages of spiritual development
An extraordinary shamanic autobiography. After his Kundalini rose, Keeney was led on
a whirlwind pilgrimage of initiation, aided by indigenous wisdom-keepers and healers from around the world.
Kornfield discusses spiritual awakening and Kundalini from the Buddhist perspective.
Lots of descriptions of Kundalini phenomena.
A pioneer in providing knowledge of Kundalini to the Western world, all of Gopi Krishna's
books offer his unique insights into the evolution of consciousness.
a slightly revised reissue of Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy
in Man (see below)
Gopi Krishna's classic autobiography of his spectacular and harrowing years of transformation.
This book is unique in that it is written to include the viewpoints of family members dealing
with someone undergoing a challenging Kundalini process.
An insightful autobiography of Krishnamurti's Kundalini journey.
The Unfolding Self: Varieties of Transformative Experience,
Origin Press, 1998.
A good overall map to the transformational process through means of universal symbols and
A beautifully illustrated text with a traditional yogic view of Kundalini.
Fascinating martial arts stories plus the author's observations on Kundalini and transcendent
states of consciousness. A good primer for those put off by the religiosity and New Age philosophies which
dominate many other books on Kundalini.
-- Shadow Strategies of an American Ninja Master, Berkeley, Frog, Ltd., 1996
Further gems of iconoclastic wisdom by a seasoned Kundalini veteran.
A personal account of the life-changing and paradigm-shattering power of Kundalini.
Explorations of the "radical aliveness" resulting from spiritual awakening.
A physician, acupuncturist and electrical engineer who intentionally awakened his own Kundalini
through yogic discipline, Motoyama discusses his scientific work with chakras, spiritual energies and the bioelectric
aspects of consciousness
-- Theories of the Chakras: Bridge to Higher Consciousness, Wheaton, Illinois:
The Theosophical Publishing House, 1981
A yogic and experiential view of the awakened chakras.
Written by the late, much-revered guru of Siddha yoga, this little book is an unabashed celebration
of the ultimate beauty and benevolence of the mysterious Goddess/energy, Kundalini.
Part autobiographical, part instruction to initiates on the multidimensional path, a dynamic
yogic view of Kundalini.
A philosophical look at the cultural return of the divine feminine through mass Kundalini
Noble's relatively mild but life-altering Kundalini experiences paved the way for her to become
a pioneer in the modern women's spirituality movement.
Primarily focused on exercises designed to release and balance spiritual energies.
The Experience of No Self, State University of New York Press,
A contemplative's account of the experiences of ego loss which naturally occur on the journey.
A guidebook for those experiencing physical as well as mental/emotional symptoms of Kundalini.
Informative, challenging and illuminating Kundalini stories.
To his astonishment, St. Romain, a devout Catholic who had never heard of Kundalini, found
himself involved in a long and mysterious awakening process which led to a revision of his understanding of Christianity
and spiritual life.
The esoteric teachings of the author's Tantric master, "Vimalananda." Fascinating
reading, delving heavily into the supernatural aspects of spiritual development.
A five year diary of Tweedie's Kundalini experiences while under the guidance of a remarkable
Sufi master. A detailed and deeply sincere chronicle of the day by day ups and downs of spiritual growth.
Dr. James Weldon,
The Revelations of Ho: An Adventure in Self-Realization, Sunstar
A mystic's lifelong journey into the light
This anthology of 37 different authors offers a comprehensive presentation of Kundalini from
the Eastern perspective.
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