Phani may refer to Awakened Kundalini According to Sage Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Kundalini is a latent power in the higher body. When awakened it pierces through six chakras or functional centres and activates them. Without a master, awakening of the kundalini cannot take place. The kundalini enables man consciously to cross the lower planes and it ultimately merges into the universal cosmic power often represented as Brahmajyothi ( Cosmic Sun)Category:Indian masculine given names

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