Meaning of kundalini

kun•da•li•ni

Pronunciation: (koon"dl-ē'nē), [key]
— n. Hinduism.
  1. the vital force lying dormant within one until activated by the practice of yoga, which leads one toward spiritual power and eventual salvation.
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