Seven energy centres along the spinal column in the subtle body known as chakras. In Yoga, though the first six Chakras,Sahasrara and Anahata are hidden respectively in the upper brain and the heart. The six chakras of human body right from the base of the spine are Muladhara(near the excreatary oragn) to Svadhisthana (near the generative organ at the spine), Manipura(near the navel), Anahata (near the heart), Visuddhi(near the throat), Ajna(between the eyebrows), and the seventh cakra, i.e. Sahasrara cakra represents a thousand petalled lotus in the head.
In Yoga and Tantra these energy nodes are the milestones of inner journey that starts from the level of consciousness in the body at Muladhara activating Karma(action), senses at Svadhisthana arousing passion, Prana(vital air) at Manipura for respiration, Heart at Anahata for Saturation of love, Manas at Visuddhi for feelings, thoughts and speech, Citta at Ajna for will power and decision making and self (Atman or Siva) at Sahasara Chakra for realization of the Supreme Truth.
Each Chakra is also associated with one of the seven endocrine glands. Each organ, the human body and its functions are related to our Chakras by the nerves which connect to the endocrine glands.
Everything moves and therefore vibrates. Where there is vibration, there is sound. Each part of our body vibrates at a specific sound frequency which relates to each Chakras and has a specific syllable associated with it. Colors also vibrate at a specific frequency so therefore each Chakra has a color association.
Chakras are the wheels of light in Sanskrit. Chakras are the seven power centers of the human body which circulate energies or Shakti and are aligned vertically in the center part of body near to the spine. Doing things according to the Chakra’s so as to keep them balanced will develop you spiritually and keep you healthy.
Using color and sound can return balance to our Chakras restoring health. An effective way to add the power of red in the 1st Chakra is by adding mala beads that includes natural red carnelain to accessories so they are close to you for several hours at the pulse points: ears, wrists, ankles, and neckline and thus effecting your aura and Root Chakra.
1st CHAKRA - The ROOT - RED other colors associated with the Root Chakra are black brown, and gray. Gemstones like Red Garnet, Black Onyx, Red Jasper.
The root chakra, known as the Muladhara in sanskrit, is connected with surviving, and helps you establish a life-nourishing bond with the natural world, through Muladhara we connect to our ancestors, the roots of our own being and out of the many arises the one being.
Red is associated with the root chakra and is the one that grounds you to your original natural state , breaking you away from the mundane activities of daily life. Intuition strengthens as the chakra gains strength. Red is Tuesday's color and associated with Hanuman, the eternal devotee 'BHAKT' and he controls the planet Mars.
Hanuman has mastery over all the senses , is consistent in spiritual practice, is omnipotent, born of the air. He is the deity that fulfills promises. Hanuman overcomes negative energies and gives you the strength to overcome difficulties.
2nd CHAKRA- The Naval - ORANGE others are all various shades of orange.Gemstones like Carnelian, Orange Zincite.
The sacral chakra, known as the Swadhisthana in Sanskrit, helps awaken healthy, natural desire and emotions, the joy of the inner being.
Orange is the color of success and correlates to self respect; self expression and helps you expand your horizons. Brings joy to our workday and strengthens our zest for life! Orange is an emotional stimulant, connecting us to our senses and helps to remove inhibitions and makes us independent and social. Orange color is also worn by Sadhu or holy men in India.
Orange color is commonly worn by Lord Krishna on Sundays. Lord Krishna is the symbol of love. He is the prince who likes to play flute everyday. Krishna is also the writer of Bhagwad Gita He is the avatar of lord Vishnu his mantra is: Om Krishnaya Namaha.
3rd CHAKRA - The Solar - Plexus -YELLOW others are various shades of yellow. Gemstones like Citrine, Yellow Sapphire, yellow topaz.
The Solar Plexus Chakra Is Known As the Manipura Chakra In Sanskrit Brings Love, Happiness And Build Trust. It is the third charka manipura is located at the naval area. It is believed that third charka is symbol of your will power and also has a control over the solar plexis ganglia. This plays a big and important part in terms of making relationship to the world and to people. The feeling of love, contentment and trust is linked with this Chakra.
This Chakra Brings to us The Basic Dynamic Energy And The Ability to make balance between Extremes and controls our Energy With Strength and consolidates our health.
Lord Vishnu And Goddess Lakshmi Are the Divinities Of This Chakra. Lord Vishnu is evolves human consciousness that don’t contains Any animal Characteristic and goddess Lakshmi Represents The spirituality Prosperity Which blossoms and filled with God’s blessings .Through yoga you can activate and awake the balance the energy of the manipura.
4th CHAKRA - The Heart - GREEN and shades of green, the secondary color is pink. Gemstones like Rose Quartz or Green Tourmaline or aventurine.
The fourth Chakra Is anahata The Heart Chakra is placed at the center of the Chest. This Chakra makes us connects with Harmony and peace. This Chakra registers the Power of love in our life and associates with forgiveness loving and kindness. One of the most important things in this Chakra is that it is a like a bridge between the mental and spiritual place.
Anahata: The Heart Chakra – located at the center of the chest. The anahata is an Sanskrit word Which Means in Unhurt. Associated with green. Feelings associated with this location are love, compassion, emotional security, forgiveness and loving kindness.
5th CHAKRA - The Throat -BLUE like aqua or turquoise, secondary colors are various shades of lighter blues. Gemstones like Turquoise or Blue Lace Agate.
The Fifth Chakra Vishuddha the Throat Chakra,owns our Speech and creativity.This helps us to express our self with the people around us, we discover our choices weather it is small or unimportant have consequences. When your throat charka is active you will have no problem what so ever to expressing yourself anywhere in the world! You’ll be very creative and very helpful.
When your Throat Chakra is under-active people will consider you flakey or unreliable. Being .Honest with yourself is something difficult for,you this time and your life will be same until you find a good balance in your throat chakra.
6th CHAKRA - The Third eye - INDIGO Gemstones like Lapis Lazuli or Sodalite
The Sixth Chakra is the third eye chakra.This chakra helps you to make your dreams come true.Gemstones like Lapis Lazuli or Sodalite.So keep your sixth chakra good by the japa Om Namah Shivaya.
You can change your self by using your mind’s eye. Either there will be disturbances in your work or you simply see perfection in yourself in all your work. Here your creative vision play a big part to give you that perfection and it will come through the ultimate focus.
If your 6Th Chakra is over developed then you become judgmental and close your mind and inflexible which affects in your focuses and then the mistakes begins in your work.And if your 6th Chakra is under developed then you lack concentration, and have unclear thinking and will not be sure about anything and have doubt in doing your important work.
7th chakra - The Crown - PURPLE shades of purple and colorless (clear) or white stones. Gemstones like Amethyst or Clear Quartz.
Seventh Chakra is Called Sahasrara or The Crown Chakra is placed at the top of the head in a triangular shape and associated with Violet.This Chakra has two levels first level is bottom half which is related to your health, relationships, wealth and environment. These things are deposited at the bottom.
The second level is up to the very tip point of the pyramid which symbolizes your ascents to the higher consciousness it is the place of infinite intelligence.
When the seventh Chakra is balanced then you will be connected with your spiritual sides. And will be fair to everyone. Your desires always come easily to you.
When your chakra is works over stimulated then you dont listen to anyone and you do not tolerate anything and have a closed mindset.
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