What you could be experiencing is the Kundalini energy described in yoga teachings. Kriyananda has fully described this energy in his The Art and Science of Raja Yoga, a complete book describing the yoga teachings as given to him by Paramhansa Yogananda.

In Step 12 – “The Anatomy of Yoga” – Kriyananda says, “Through the medulla oblongata energy enters the body from the cosmic source.” It will lodge in the base of the spine to be brought up the spine when the individual positively directs his consciousness upward.

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Why Does My Body Move Involuntarily When I Meditate?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Vinit Julka: Namaskar, I have enrolled recently for YSS lessons last month and practice meditation as per instructions.For last three days i feel involuntary movement of my body when i sit for meditation. My body and neck sway or move clockwise. Am i doing anything wrong? If no then what is this and how to control it? I am new to meditation…

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Can Headaches Be a Sign of Rising Kundalini?

Nayaswami Hriman

Question from Sreeni: I have been in meditation for more than 6 years, when I was started meditation , I used to drink alcohol , I was a smoker & used to eat non veg. Gradullay I quite everythIng, now I am a pure veg still practing meditation.Now recently I am getting pressure behind my head, head ache very frequently , body been…

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Lights and Electric Sensations, Symptoms of Kundalini Rising in the Spine

Nayaswami Seva

Question from ruchit: thing is when i meditate first thing i experience is when i am calm and close eyes i notice some colors floating around me such as purple,red and white and sometime it feel like i suddenly got shot i.e travelling into white light what is it?? also sometime when i finish meditating i feel electrical sensations on some body part…

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An Experience of Kundalini Rising

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Ricardo: Sitting in Half Lotus Position at the end of hong-sau technique, when I exhaled and held the breath as much as is comfortable, something strange happened. I did not feel the need to breathe again and the top of my body began to spin counter clockwise faster and faster. I was scared and went back to breathe forcefully. I meditate…

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Energy Sensations During Meditation

Nayaswami Gyandev

Question from Nikky: I have been meditating only for a month or two…and sometimes I do feel a very very strong tingling sensation and a lot of pressure/energy in my lower back..(almost on my root chakra). This energy seems to be travelling up to my spine in all my chakras. What is it? I also do feel a very strong vibration/pressure in my…