In yoga, the area of the brain located just behind the brow (the pre-frontal cortex) is called the third eye, or Ajna chakra. Ajna means command, and awakening this chakra through the ascension of Kundalini was believed to awaken cosmic consciousness and bestow Siddhi’s, or supernatural powers.
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Yoga and The Biology of Transcendence: Part Four
Nature has granted us the choice to manage our thoughts from fear, cortical overload and hours of depressed immunity, towards peace of mind, harmony, and healing. Kundalini, Raja and many other schools of yoga, represent a “how to manual” to achieve our highest evolutionary destiny. They teach us to climb the limbs of the primitive brains towards our own transcendent potential.