The spontaneous symptoms of kundalini awakening can be arranged into the various practices of yoga. Yoga practice or Sadhana, is essentially the speeding up of the flow of consciousness.
Muscle twitching, cramps or spasms, shaking, trembling, limpness,
rigid-contraction, facial contortions. Itching, vibrating, pricking,
tingling, effervescent bubbles of bliss. Tingling/throbbing in left
foot and leg is one of the main signs that kundalini is active. Hot or
cold changes in body temperature. Shooting currents of energy or heat.
Zigzag or double helix of energy up the spine. Prana flow in the
central nervous system. Pulsating sensation in the sacrum. Involuntary
laughing or crying, deep sighs. Abdomen may flatten toward the spine.
Contraction of visceral organs. The anus contracts and is drawn up
(bandhas). Purging or constipation. Bad digestion. Chin may press down
against the neck (neck lock posture). Eyeballs roll upwards or rotate.
Eyelids may not open despite effort to open them. Left eyelid flickers,
then towards the end of the awakening the right eye may flicker. Tongue
rises to the roof of the mouth or stretches back. Repetitive popping
sensation in the sinus above the palette. Body may twist in all
directions. Body may bend forward or back, or roll around on the floor.
Spontaneous asanas and mudrus. Breathing constriction, heaviness or
contraction of diaphragm. Unusual breathing patterns, tendency to belly
breathe, emphatic out-breath. Racing heart, expansion pains in heart.
Feeling of levitation or intensified gravity, radical grounding and
associated lethargy, Chronic Fatigue. Body sense might expand to feel huge or small.
Strange aches and head pressures, headaches. Clenching jaw. Yawning,
excessive sleep. Inability to sleep during hyperactivation; Hyperactivity, need to constantly walk or exercise. Dry throat, great thirst. Feeling headlessness, mindless, giddy, heaviness of head like one is wearing a helmet. Build up of pressure at the head, neck,
spine, thorax and eyes. Paralysis during Samadhi or hypnogogic states.
Numbness and pain in limbs, especially the left foot and leg. Numbness
on the left scalp and down into left face, with drooping of the left
eyelid. Years of pain in the throat
(thyroid) or in the left foot or shin prior to the awakening. Loss of
strength in the arms during rapture and heart expansions. Psychokinetic
interference with electrical equipment. Smell of roses or peaches eminating from the skin.
Inner visions and lights, flames, geometric shapes. Visions of
deities, or saints. Dream-scenes. Inner sounds, celestial music, bird
sounds, animal sounds. Buzzing or humming in the ears. Inner voices.
Spontaneous mantras. Speaking in tongues or foreign languages. Smell of
perfume arises. Transcendental vision,
everything illuminated scintillating, vibrating. Dreams and visions in
transcendental vision. Atom bomb dreams. Temporary loss of eyesight.
Love with no object arises. Devotion. Sublime gratitude. Uncommon
compassion and understanding. Tolerance and patience for "What Is."
Enormous faith accompanies the bliss. Transcendence of reactive
patterns, social conditioning and egoic habits. Intense sexual arousal
without provocation. Intensified sexual and sensoral pleasure. Feeling
of gaseous bubbles arising from reproductive organs, champagne pelvis.
Feeling of radiating ambrosial bliss, an aura of nectar. Heat, sweat.
Strange activity and bliss in different areas of the head at different
times. Sensations of blissful honey moving through brain, spine and
connecting heart to other parts of the body. Traveling bliss, or
pervasive bliss, rapture. Spontaneous sexual ecstasy with no
stimulation. Increased ESP, precognitive dreams, telepathy.
Bio-location of loved one through heart's navigation. Alchemical
preparation for future unknown events, ie: translocal transtime
development. Linear time transcended. Feeling of entire life reaching a
nexus point in time. Heightened senses. Hyper-sensitive. Field of self
widens, peripheral awareness increases. Exquisite awareness of one's
environment and others. Ability to affect energetic states and promote
heart expansion in others via sympathetic resonance.
Deep questions and answers arise. Spontaneous mystic poetry that
writes itself. Important insights, eurekas. Scientific and creative
solutions. The Herald of the Muse appearing as a sound or voice in the
upper right-brain field prior to the emergence of information.
Increased creativity and expression. Intensified understanding. Finer
focus on "the most important thing." Compulsive need to write.