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-'''Energy''' in [[spirituality]], refers to a widespread belief in an interpersonal, [[non-physical]] force or essence. Believers consider spiritual energy to be of a different type than those known to science, and therapies involved are often classed as [[alternative medicine]]. 
-Various ideas pertaining to ''spiritual energy'' have been postulated in various cultures, prominent amongst them are: 
-*the [[Christian]] idea of the [[soul]] or [[spirit]] 
-*The traditional [[Culture of China|Chinese]] [[qi]]  
-*The [[Culture of India|Indian]] [[chakra]], [[shakti]] or [[kundalini]] 
-*The [[New Age]]/[[paranormal]] [[Aura (paranormal)|aura]] 
-*The "[[orgone energy]]" of [[Wilhelm Reich]] 
-*The [[morphogenetic field]]s of biologist [[Rupert Sheldrake]] 
-*The [[Odic force]] of chemist [[Carl von Reichenbach]] 
-*[[biofield]]s 
-*The Islamic way of "Ruqeeyah" 
-This [[vital energy]] or [[life force]] is known under different names in different cultures, such as [[qi]] in [[traditional Chinese medicine]] (TCM), ki in the Japanese [[Kampo]] system, [[dosha]]s in [[Ayurvedic medicine]], and elsewhere as [[prana]], [[etheric body|etheric energy]], fohat, [[orgone]], [[odic force]], [[mana]], and [[homeopathic]] resonance.+#(''Yogic philosophy'') "[[energy]]" that lies [[dormant]] in the body until released by [[yoga]]
 +===See also===
 +*[[chakra]]
 +*[[pranotthana]]
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  1. (Yogic philosophy) "energy" that lies dormant in the body until released by yoga

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