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Kundalini Yoga School blog gives you extra background information on the Kriyas & Meditations we present in the practice videos. We are happy to share our insights about yogic philosophy, our love for food with healthy recipes and our tips & tricks for a yogic lifestyle.

Bahota Karam - a mantra for prosperity

Bahota Karam - a mantra for prosperity

Using the specific sound current of the words of the the 25th Pauri (verse) of Japji will bring your body-mind system in tune with the vibration of prosperity. Yogi Bhajan shared that reciting these words given to the world by the first Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Nanak,...

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Why it is important to know you have TEN Bodies

Why it is important to know you have TEN Bodies

We all know as a fact that we have a physical body. It is this body we identify ourselves with and we even call it ‘I’. Often we turn our bodies into the focus point of our existence and we worry a lot about how it looks, get frustrated about it when we get older, or...

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What are the benefits of doing a Spring Detox?

What are the benefits of doing a Spring Detox?

According to Ayurveda you are what you eat. Every bite of food is ultimately transformed into the cells of which your physical body is build. From time to time it surely is a good idea to take a close look at your eating habits and to give your body the chance to...

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Mantra - your sound Medicine

Mantra - your sound Medicine

Through sound, which is a vibration, we can alter our brain and thought patterns. Thoughts ultimately are nothing else but vibrations as well, vibrations that impact how we feel (high or low vibe). A Mantra is your sound medicine that can help you raise your...

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Awaken your consciousness with the Mul Mantra

Awaken your consciousness with the Mul Mantra

Through sound, which is a vibration, we can alter our brain and thought patterns. Thoughts ultimately are nothing else but vibrations as well, vibrations that impact how we feel (high or low vibe). A Mantra is your sound medicine that can help you raise your...

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Japji - the Song of the Soul

Japji - the Song of the Soul

The Mul Mantra is one of the seven mantras Kundalini Yogis chant as part of the Aquarian Sadhana, the early morning practice as taught by Yogi Bhajan. This mantra was given to the world by Guru Nanak,  an enlightened master who lived over 500 years ago. In a few words...

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Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo - Connecting with the Infinite

Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo - Connecting with the Infinite

Are you familiar with Japji, a beautiful poem written by Guru Nanak an enlightened master who walked this earth 500 years ago? After obtaining Samadhi (state of Oneness, beyond the duality of the mind) he shared these words as a guiding light for people towards their...

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Total Lunar Eclipse - Full Moon in Leo

Total Lunar Eclipse - Full Moon in Leo

Every practice of Kundalini Yoga always begins by chanting the Adi Mantra ‘Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo’ three times, regardless whether you practice by yourself or in a class with a teacher. Since it’s such an essential part of our practice it’s nice to take a deeper look...

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Kundalini Yoga and the art of breaking habits

Kundalini Yoga and the art of breaking habits

Marieke, earnestly passionate about everything she does, found in yoga a way to heal herself, a means to support her determination and a way to fully live her dream life. Everything Marieke learns and experiences while traveling and unravelling herself, she passes on...

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A personal story about India, a life changing experience

A personal story about India, a life changing experience

The reason we have started this online school is because we feel that maintaining a daily spiritual practice is the best habit you can put in place to help you break free from habits that are not supporting you.   Human beings are super habitual beings. Most of...

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Meditation to Elevate your Spirit and feel Trust

Meditation to Elevate your Spirit and feel Trust

Let me take you back to the evening of 27th of February 2012. My backpack is packed, the next morning I’m leaving to India for the first time, all by myself. I’m super excited but also super nervous. I’m so nervous that I actually start to feel like I have a fever. My...

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Kundalini Yoga Meditation for Prosperity

Kundalini Yoga Meditation for Prosperity

This coming Monday the 21st of January we are going to witness a Super Blood Wolf Full Moon. Say what? Yes, a Super Blood Wolf Full Moon. ‘Super’ because this full moon is closer to the earth in her orbit then usual and thus appearing larger. ‘Blood’ because of total...

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Know yourself & just be YOU

Know yourself & just be YOU

A torn ligament painfully put Tim on the path that leads up to where he is today: a travelling Kundalini Yoga Teacher in hiking boots, curiously following the winding road until the point where it dissolves into the future. Meeting Tim Schipper is meeting a guy with...

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Breakthrough; Living your Divine Purpose

Breakthrough; Living your Divine Purpose

In the Age of Aquarius we, as human beings, we are invited (or challenged) to become truly real. Illusions and lies are all being quickly revealed and uncovered. We can all see and experience how this super quick revelations are happening all over the world. It’s...

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The effects of Warrior Pose

The effects of Warrior Pose

Through sound, which is a vibration, we can alter our brain and thought patterns. Thoughts ultimately are nothing else but vibrations as well, vibrations that impact how we feel (high or low vibe). A Mantra is your sound medicine that can help you raise your...

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The Radiant Body

The Radiant Body

The Mul Mantra is one of the seven mantras Kundalini Yogis chant as part of the Aquarian Sadhana, the early morning practice as taught by Yogi Bhajan. This mantra was given to the world by Guru Nanak,  an enlightened master who lived over 500 years ago. In a few words...

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Full Moon in Sagittarius - Arrows of Truth

Full Moon in Sagittarius - Arrows of Truth

According to Ayurveda you are what you eat. Every bite of food is ultimately transformed into the cells of which your physical body is build. From time to time it surely is a good idea to take a close look at your eating habits and to give your body the chance to...

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Kundalini Yoga for the Throat Chakra - Vishuddha

Kundalini Yoga for the Throat Chakra - Vishuddha

As humans walking the face of this earth we are giving expression to the infinite creative energy that brings everything into existence. In that sense we are a direct reflection of the divine principle known as the ‘Holy Trinity’ which Yogi Bhajan would refer to as...

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Kundalini Yoga Meditation for Positive Communication

Kundalini Yoga Meditation for Positive Communication

The reason we have started this online school is because we feel that maintaining a daily spiritual practice is the best habit you can put in place to help you break free from habits that are not supporting you.   Human beings are super habitual beings. Most of...

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Sat Nam - Truth is my Name

Sat Nam - Truth is my Name

The Mul Mantra is one of the seven mantras Kundalini Yogis chant as part of the Aquarian Sadhana, the early morning practice as taught by Yogi Bhajan. This mantra was given to the world by Guru Nanak,  an enlightened master who lived over 500 years ago. In a few words...

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Full Moon in Scorpio - Light on our shadow

Full Moon in Scorpio - Light on our shadow

According to Yogi Bhajan we do not only have a physical body but 9 other bodies besides that. Actually all of these ten bodies together make us what we are, a human being. You could look at these 10 bodies as your Subtle Anatomy. Your Soul for example is body number...

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Meditation to invoke a meditative state

Meditation to invoke a meditative state

Full Moon in Scorpio shines her light on our shadow. She is giving us an opportunity to show ourselves totally, all the so called ‘good’ and ‘bad’ sides. This Full Moon is asking us to put our cards on the table and without any rejection to simply look at what we...

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Chanting the mantra Sat Narayan for Inner Peace

Chanting the mantra Sat Narayan for Inner Peace

Meditation isn’t only a luxury for those who can dedicate some time to it each day, meditation is a necessity for our world and the human species to survive. If we want to achieve peace in the world, we first need to achieve peace of mind, to obtain peace of mind, we...

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Mudras - The magic in your fingers

Mudras - The magic in your fingers

Full Moon in Scorpio shines her light on our shadow. She is giving us an opportunity to show ourselves totally, all the so called ‘good’ and ‘bad’ sides. This Full Moon is asking us to put our cards on the table and without any rejection to simply look at what we...

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Cleansing Carrot Soup with a Thai Touch

Cleansing Carrot Soup with a Thai Touch

According to Chinese Medicine the lungs and the colon are connected to 'Metal' (air/ether = Vata in Ayurveda). White is the colour of this element and through eating white foods you can strengthen the Metal element in your body.   When Metal is in balance in your...

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Scrambled Eggs the Vegan Way

Scrambled Eggs the Vegan Way

This soup has a surprising exotic Thai taste through using lemon grass and the golden combination of curry and carrot. It doesn't only tast great but also has healing properties, it helps you to ground, it cleanses your body and fortifies your lungs. So if you have a...

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Vegan Pizza Time - guilt & cruelty free and so yummy!

Vegan Pizza Time - guilt & cruelty free and so yummy!

According to Chinese Medicine the lungs and the colon are connected to 'Metal' (air/ether = Vata in Ayurveda). White is the colour of this element and through eating white foods you can strengthen the Metal element in your body.   When Metal is in balance in your...

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The Positive Mind - There is a way through every block!

The Positive Mind - There is a way through every block!

This soup has a surprising exotic Thai taste through using lemon grass and the golden combination of curry and carrot. It doesn't only tast great but also has healing properties, it helps you to ground, it cleanses your body and fortifies your lungs. So if you have a...

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Raw Kale Salad with Black Eyed Beans & Tahin Dressing

Raw Kale Salad with Black Eyed Beans & Tahin Dressing

As human beings we all have a Negative Mind, a Positive Mind and a Neutral Mind. In the Tantric Numerology that works with the Ten Body System, they are our Second, Third and Fourth Body, which you could consider as different aspects we all need in this human...

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Kundalini Yoga Pranayama for Purification

Kundalini Yoga Pranayama for Purification

This 'Food as Medicin' is loaded with kale, the Ferrari of the cabbage family. Kale is high on fibre, iron, antioxidants, Omega 3, calcium, Vitamin K (helps against various cancers, keeps the blood and bones healthy), Vitamin A (vision & skin) and Vitamin C (imune...

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Food as Medicine - Pumpkin Stew Surinam Style

Food as Medicine - Pumpkin Stew Surinam Style

As human beings we all have a Negative Mind, a Positive Mind and a Neutral Mind. In the Tantric Numerology that works with the Ten Body System, they are our Second, Third and Fourth Body, which you could consider as different aspects we all need in this human...

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Why it's a good idea to do a Spring Detox

Why it's a good idea to do a Spring Detox

This 'Food as Medicin' is loaded with kale, the Ferrari of the cabbage family. Kale is high on fibre, iron, antioxidants, Omega 3, calcium, Vitamin K (helps against various cancers, keeps the blood and bones healthy), Vitamin A (vision & skin) and Vitamin C (imune...

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How Kundalini Yoga can help you to follow your Intuition

How Kundalini Yoga can help you to follow your Intuition

According to Ayurveda you are what you eat. Every bite of food is ultimately transformed into the cells of which your physical body is build. From time to time it surely is a good idea to take a close look at your eating habits and to give your body the chance to...

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How to work with your Negative Mind

How to work with your Negative Mind

According to Ayurveda you are what you eat. Every bite of food is ultimately transformed into the cells of which your physical body is build. From time to time it surely is a good idea to take a close look at your eating habits and to give your body the chance to...

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Conquer your mind and you conquer the world

Conquer your mind and you conquer the world

                To make the choices that serve you, that make you grow and that allow you to fully enjoy life it is important to live from your heart. You do this by listening to the voice of your intuition. Your intuition is...

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Can you 'blow your mind' with Kundalini Yoga?

Can you 'blow your mind' with Kundalini Yoga?

zਮਨਿ ਜੀਤੈ ਜਗੁ ਜੀਤੁ - Man Jeetai Jagjeet - Conquer your mind and you conquer the world.These are famous words by Guru Nanak that make you think or actually encourage us to stop thinking. When the mind stops the world disappears. Most probably your mind is now going:...

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Food for your kidneys - Healing Black Bean Seaweed Soup

Food for your kidneys - Healing Black Bean Seaweed Soup

Blow your Mind is a clear statement, but can be interpreted in many ways. I can tell you: it is not about destroying your Mind. No, it is too valuable for life to blow it. You need your mind, and your mind needs you. The relationship between You and your mind is for a...

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FULL Moon - How to keep your Balance with a Healthy Stomach

FULL Moon - How to keep your Balance with a Healthy Stomach

zਮਨਿ ਜੀਤੈ ਜਗੁ ਜੀਤੁ - Man Jeetai Jagjeet - Conquer your mind and you conquer the world.These are famous words by Guru Nanak that make you think or actually encourage us to stop thinking. When the mind stops the world disappears. Most probably your mind is now going:...

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Feeling stuck? Try the Kundalini Yoga Frog Pose

Feeling stuck? Try the Kundalini Yoga Frog Pose

Blow your Mind is a clear statement, but can be interpreted in many ways. I can tell you: it is not about destroying your Mind. No, it is too valuable for life to blow it. You need your mind, and your mind needs you. The relationship between You and your mind is for a...

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The Kidneys - The batteries of your body

The Kidneys - The batteries of your body

The Frog Pose is one of these postures in Kundalini Yoga that we can find in many different Kriyas. It is a great posture to do when you feel the energy is not flowing properly in your body, or when you feel stuck in your mind.   Frog Pose works on your upper...

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Ra Ma Da Sa - Powerful Kundalini Yoga mantra for healing

Ra Ma Da Sa - Powerful Kundalini Yoga mantra for healing

The Frog Pose is one of these postures in Kundalini Yoga that we can find in many different Kriyas. It is a great posture to do when you feel the energy is not flowing properly in your body, or when you feel stuck in your mind.   Frog Pose works on your upper...

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Sadhana - What does it mean and where to start?

Sadhana - What does it mean and where to start?

Let's take a deeper look at a powerful healing mantra that is often used in Kundalini Yoga, Ra Ma Da Sa Sa Say So Hung. This mantra taps into the energies of the sun, moon, earth, and the Infinite Spirit. It is an attunement of the self to the Universe, that invokes a...

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Vitalize the heart and break free from depression

Vitalize the heart and break free from depression

Sadhana means a daily spiritual practice, which can be a meditation, mantra, prayer, yoga practice or self-enquiry. The aim of such practices is not to become a better person, at least not the way we see it. The aim is to realise you are not who you think you are or...

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Deal with stress and get the stress out of here!

Deal with stress and get the stress out of here!

When we feel down or depressed, the electromagnetic field around the heart is weakened, which in turn weakens the aura. To be able to ‘break’ with old habits that are rooted in negativity, we need a strong commitment and aura to shift our attention away from...

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Taking the garbage out through meditation

Taking the garbage out through meditation

This enlightening smoothie supports you in your daily yoga practice (sadhana) as it helps you letting go of negativity.    For a clear mind and to feel good in your skin it is good to eat raw vegetables and fruits, green leafy vegetables, whole-wheat products,...

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