Hinduism a cosmic or divine energy in human beings located at the base of the spine and released upward by means of yogic techniques
Origin of kundalini; from Sanskrit ku??alini, literally , coiled, snake
Energy that lies dormant at the base of the spine until it is activated, as by the practice of yoga, and channeled upward through the chakras in the process of spiritual perfection.
Origin of kundaliniSanskrit ku&nlowdot;&dlowdot;alinī, from feminine of ku&nlowdot;&dlowdot;alin-, coiled, spiral, from ku&nlowdot;&dlowdot;alam, ring, coil, perhaps of Dravidian origin.
From Sanskrit कुण्डलिनी (kuṇḍalinī, “coiled”).