Christian Yoga: Bringing The Kundalini Serpent Into The Church
“In spite of the advertisements and talk about health and fitness Christian yoga’s real goal is to awaken Kundalini power, coiled like a serpent at the base of the…
"And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God." (Romans 12:2)
by Geri Ungurean December 17, 2014
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by NTEB Feature Story Contributor Geri Ungurean
Nothing seems to get a heated debate started faster than challenging a Christian who practices Yoga on this subject.
“But I only do the stretching part.” I can’t tell you how many times I have heard this. This article is written for the sake of clarification and education on the practice of Yoga.
WHAT IS YOGA?
Yoga (/ˈjoʊɡə/; Sanskrit: योग, Listen) are the physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines that aim to transform body and mind. The term denotes a variety of schools, practices and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism (including Vajrayana and Tibetan Buddhism and Jainism,[ the
best-known being Hatha yoga and Raja yoga. The term yoga is derived from
the literal meaning of “yoking together” a span of horses or oxes, but
came to be applied to the “yoking” of mind and body.
Yoga:noun a mystic and ascetic Hindu discipline by which one seeks to achieve liberation of the self and union with the supreme spirit or universal soul through intense concentration, deep meditation, and practices involving prescribed postures, controlled breathing, etc. a system of exercising involving the postures, breathing, etc. practiced in this discipline