"Inner Paths Magazine" was one of the few early American publication to interview anyone who had actually achieved Illumination, Super-Consciousness or Enlightenment, so it is quite probable that the number of people who have ever heard the voice of someone who had first-hand or direct knowledge of that phenomenon is something less than a few hundred at most. Pandit Gopi Krishna of Kashmir, India, the author of more than one dozen books on mystical experience and the evolution of the human brain was internationally recognized as the foremost authority on Kundalini, the evolutionary mechanism in human beings.
The spine has two ends: the beginning is the sex center and the end is SAHASRARA, the seventh center at the top of the head.
The beginning of the spine is attached to the earth, and sex is the most earthly thing in you. From the beginning center in your spine you are in contact with nature, with what Sankhya has called PRAKRATI -- the earth, the material.
From the last center, or the second pole, SAHASRAR, in the head, you are in contact with the divine.