American Kundalini: One Westerner’s Unexpected Journey with Universal Energy by Aaron Anderson
American Kundalini takes readers on a personal journey into a powerful human experience with Kundalini, a biological system for radical transformation. This unusual phenomenon has been known about for thousands of years, but it’s been shrouded primarily in monasteries, Eastern ashrams, and ancient writing. Very few Western books explore Kundalini in depth, especially as told from the life of a person who has actually lived the experience.
Author Aaron Anderson shares an up-close, authentic account of how Kundalini dramatically appeared and then upended his life. Over ten years, this “Universal Energy” completely transformed the physical, emotional, mental, sexual, and spiritual aspects of Aaron’s being. Narrated from a Western perspective, American Kundalini intends to help other modern laypeople deal with Kundalini. The book also aims to introduce the idea of Kundalini to the general public.
Do you wonder about the energy that exists to aid and empower human experience? Then read this compelling memoir about a man’s journey learning to meditate and then learning how to deal with the impact of a profound and difficult awakening.
Raised in the foothills of San Diego County in Southern California, Aaron Anderson formed a particularly close bond with the natural surroundings of his rural hometown. Creeks, canyons, and oak trees were his childhood playground and sanctuary.
Aaron earned early success as an architect. His intricately designed and nature-inspired work gained him numerous professional awards and accolades, including being named the Young Architect of the Year by the American Institute of Architects San Diego Chapter. His work has been published in the prestigious Dwell and Architecture Record magazines.
In his late thirties, Aaron experienced Kundalini—a decade long event that radically transformed his life. To make sense of this unusual experience, Aaron turned to his long-time mentor, a respected religious studies scholar, Dr. Kenneth Morrison. Together, they plotted a course to better understand Kundalini through rigorous self-examination and empirical experimentation. American Kundalini is the culmination of lessons carefully learned from Aaron’s first-hand experience living with Kundalini in a modern context.
Aaron currently resides in San Diego, happily moored in paradise, where he returns to creeks, canyons, and oak trees whenever healing or stillness beckons him.
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