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 Glossary of Spiritual Terms from Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism)
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TermMeaning
KalasRays
Kali-YugaIron age or darkest age
Karmaaction at gross level - thought speech and action at abstracct level
KirtanSinging Lords glories, chanting
Klesh, klesha, KlesasPsychic sources of sorrow, affliction, misery. There are 5 types of Kleshas. 1) Avidya: ignorance of one's true identity as an eternal soul and servant of Krishna; 2) Asmita: identification with the mundane ego, mind, and body; 3) Abhinivesh: absorption in mundane experience; 4) Rag: obsession with mundane pleasures and their paraphernalia; and 5) Dwesh: revulsion to dissatisfaction and its causes.
Kriyasinvoluntary actions and experiences
KundaliniKundalini is one of the primary components of man "s subtle body, which consists of 72,000 nadis (subtle energy channels), chakras (psychic centres), prana (subtle energy), and bindu (drops of essence). Nadis are astral tubes that carry pranic currents. Three are important. They are the Ida, the Pingala, and the Sushumna. Sushumna is the most important because Kundalini passes through this nadi only. The first step in Kundalini Yoga is the purification of the Nadis. When Sushumna is pure, then only will the Kundalini pass through it. The progress of kundalini through the different chakras leads to different levels of awakening and mystical experiences, until the Kundalini finally reaches the top of the head, Sahasrara chakra, attaining the Self-Realization or enlightenment or moksha. When kundalini is taken to the Sahasrara (the crown of the head), when she is united with Lord Siva, perfect Samadhi (super-conscious, blissful state) ensues. Here the Yogi drinks th
 
  

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Kundalini Yoga is also known by the names: Siddha Yoga, Sahaj Yoga, Shaktipat Yoga, Maha Yoga, Shakti Yoga or Kriya Yoga