What is Kundalini?

Kundalini is the light of our spirit. It resides in the sacrum bone, which is a triangular bone at the base of our spine. Kundal means coiled in Sanskrit and hence the name. It is revered as the pure, motherly energy within us.

"In every human being, as you know very well, there is Kundalini. There's no discrimination, every one, whether you are a Moslem, a Jew, Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Farsi, anyone. You may call by any name. Now just look at how we accept a certain denomination for ourselves. You are born, say, to a Christian family, or you are born to a Hindu family, immediately you start thinking that you are there to uphold all the flags of that religion in which you are born. You are born in that religion without your knowledge, without your permission, without any understanding, so how can you belong to that religion? You have got Kundalini, everybody has got Kundalini, so you can only belong to the religion of humanity where every human being has got Kundalini."

- Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi - 25 April 1999, extract from Easter Puja talk, Istanbul, Turkey.