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Chakra: The Wheel of Life

Updated: Apr 19, 2023


image of cartoon woman sitting in SUKHASANA or easy pose showing each charkra in relation to the body

Chakra: the wheel of life. Chakras are energy centers located in the body that govern the flow of life force, also known as prana or chi. There are seven main chakras, in most belief systems, each associated with specific physical, emotional, and spiritual attributes. Understanding the chakras and learning how to balance them can promote physical health, emotional well-being, and spiritual growth. In this article, we will explore the basics of chakra energy and how to tap into their power.



Chakra: The Wheel of Life


The Seven Chakras and Their Meanings


Root Chakra: (Muladhara)

The root chakra is located at the base of the spine and is associated with the color red. It is associated with physical health, grounding, and survival instincts. Read More


Sacral Chakra: (Svadhisthana)

The sacral chakra is located in the lower abdomen and is associated with the color orange. It is associated with creativity, sexuality, and emotional balance. Read More


Solar Plexus Chakra: (Manipura)

The solar plexus chakra is located in the upper abdomen and is associated with the color yellow. It is associated with personal power, self-esteem, and willpower. Read More


Heart Chakra: (Anahata)

The heart chakra is located in the center of the chest and is associated with the color green. It is associated with love, compassion, and emotional healing. Read More


Throat Chakra: (Vishuddha)

The throat chakra is located in the throat and is associated with the color blue. It is associated with communication, self-expression, and speaking one's truth. Read More


Third Eye Chakra: (Ajna)

The third eye chakra is located in the center of the forehead and is associated with the color indigo. It is associated with intuition, insight, and spiritual awareness. Read More


Crown Chakra: (Sahasrara)

The crown chakra is located at the top/energy field above of the head and is associated with the color violet or white. It is associated with spiritual enlightenment, higher consciousness, and connection to the divine. Read More


Balancing the Chakras


When our chakras are out of balance, we may experience physical, emotional, or spiritual symptoms. For example, an imbalance in the root chakra may lead to feelings of insecurity or financial instability, while an imbalance in the heart chakra may result in a lack of compassion or difficulty with relationships.

There are many ways to balance the chakras, including meditation, yoga, and energy healing practices like Reiki. By focusing on each chakra and its associated qualities, we can help restore balance and harmony to the body. Read More


Conclusion


Chakras are a fascinating concept that can offer insight into our physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. By understanding the seven energy centers of the body and how they relate to our lives, we can work towards greater balance and harmony.


FAQs

  1. What is chakra meditation? Chakra meditation involves focusing on each chakra and its associated qualities, with the goal of restoring balance and harmony to the body.

  2. Can chakras be blocked? Yes, chakras can become blocked or out



Catherine "Cat" Valliere from A'ho Namaste

Catherine (Cat) Valliere

My spiritual wellness journey has been a lifelong endeavor. When I decided to leave the corporate world in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic I decided to delve deeper into spiritual well being. Since then, I have dedicated my time to exploring and understanding what it means to be spiritually whole. On my blog, A'ho Namaste, I share my journey with others, offering insights and guidance on how to discover inner peace and contentment. Please join me as I explore the depths of spiritual wellness and create a life of greater meaning and purpose.




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