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The purpose of this piece on the anahata chakra is simply to clarify, for my own reference, the notes that I have taken over the years from two primary sources, the books Kundalini Tantra and Kundalini Yoga for the West. There are slight differences in their interpretations of various aspects of the chakras, in these notes both interpretations are listed, more often than not.
These notes below are taken from the book Kundalini Tantra by Swami Satyananda Saraswati –
Anahata is an important chakra because kundalini has to stay in anahata for a long time. The word means un-struck, unbeaten, it alludes to the non-physical, non-empirical sound which is endless and unbroken in the same way that the physical heart beats continuously from birth up until death. Continue reading “Anahata Chakra”