The Chakra system
The Seven Chakra System
Chakras (Sanskrit word for wheel) are subtle energy points, literally wheels or vortexes of energy that vibrate and turn. Each chakra relates to certain areas and organs of the body, and also to the different emotions.
When they are healthy and functioning properly the chakras act as gateways for vital life force energy from the subtle bodies to enter the physical body via the Nadis (Sanskrit word for blood vessel) and Meridians, (a network of psychic nerves), while at the same time providing an exit point for lower frequency energy to be released back into the subtle bodies to be changed into a higher, more positive frequency.
The physical body is dependent upon this vital energy flow to maintain optimum well being. Chakras can become blocked by long held negative states - rigid thought patterns, negative emotions, toxins etc. In addition to its other functions each of the seven main chakras represents a level of consciousness or developmental stage of life.
Most people that work as energy workers will mainly work with the seven main chakras within their healing practice. The chart shows their position in relation to the physical body and the colour associated with each chakra.
I work with the 10 chakra system which includes more newly emerged trans-personal chakras. The Soul Star and The Earth Star. Trans-personal chakras are Chakras situated outside of your physical body. I have also included the Thymus Chakra.
The degree of Chakra and Meridian activity in a person’s body is dependent on the person’s physical, mental, emotional and spiritual state of health.
The Earth Star Chakra is situated 6” to 8” below the feet. This very important centre grounds us down into this physical incarnation and is vital to our well being. Colours: Earthy Tones.
The Base Chakra is situated at the base of the spine and is connected to our survival, grounding, security and position in life. Colour: Red.
The Sacral Chakra is situated just below the navel, and is connected to the emotions and to sexual energy. Colour: Orange.
The Solar Plexus Chakra is situated just below the sternum and is connected to our intellect, our self worth and personal power. Colour: Yellow.
The Heart Chakra is situated near the physical heart area and is connected to the giving and receiving of love, balance, compassion and forgiveness. Colours: Two colours are connected to the Heart Chakra, Pink for love and compassion, and Green for Balance.
The Thymus Chakra is situated slightly up and to the right of the heart centre and is one of the newly emerged trans-personal chakras. This chakra is situated between the heart and throat chakra and is connected to voicing our true feelings. Colour: Turquoise.
The Throat Chakra is situated at the base of the throat and is connected to communication and the freedom to speak our truth to the world, express our feelings and desires. Colour: Sky Blue.
The Brow Chakra is situated between the eyes and is connected to our imagination, intuition, insight and our perception beyond duality. Colour: Indigo Blue.
The Crown Chakra is situated just above the top of the head and is connected to the unification of the higher self with the personality, universal consciousness and a higher knowing. Colour: Violet.
The Soul Star Chakra is situated about 6 inches above the Crown Chakra. This chakra is associated with spiritual connection and enlightenment. When open this chakra can shine very brightly and is probably the halo that is mentioned in ancient texts. Colour: White