Spirituality: The 7 Chakras

What is a chakra?

The word ‘chakra’ in literal terms means ‘wheel of spinning energy’. A chakra is an energy center in the body that spins and rotates, fueling the body and giving it life force. There are seven major energy centers in the body, starting from the base of the spine all the way to the top of the head, that provide a balanced amount of energy to the spirit, mind, and body.

The 7 Chakras In-Depth
  • First Chakra: The Root Chakra

The root chakra is located at the very base of the spine. The color associated with the root chakra is red. This chakra is the one closest to the earth and is meant to ground the spirit, the mind, and the body. This chakra controls your fight or flight response. Blockages from this chakra will manifest as fear, paranoia, defensiveness, and procrastination.

  • Second Chakra: The Sacral Chakra

The sacral chakra is located right below the belly button. The color associated with the sacral chakra is orange. This chakra is associated with sexuality, desire, and creativity. This chakra is connected to the reproductive organs. Blockages from this chakra will manifest as addiction, obsession, guilt, issues around sex, and emotional problems.

  • Third Chakra: The Solar Plexus Chakra

The solar plexus chakra is located above your belly button, near the breastbone. The color associated with the solar plexus chakra is yellow. This chakra is associated with personal power, humor, laughter, and joy. This chakra controls your sensitivity, ambition, and endurance. Blockages from this chakra will manifest as anger, frustration, feelings of victimization, a lack of direction, and a lack of ambition.

  • Fourth Chakra: The Heart Chakra

The heart chakra is located within the heart. The color associated with the heart chakra is green. This chakra causes us to fall in love. This chakra is associated with love, peace, harmony, and compassion. Blockages from this chakra will manifest as lung or heart problems, isolation, inhumane behavior, and a lack of compassion for other people and other living beings.

  • Fifth Chakra: The Throat Chakra

The throat chakra is located within the throat. The color associated with the throat chakra is blue. This chakra is associated with communication, self-expression, creativity, healing, and transformation. Blockages from this chakra will manifest as creative blocks, issues with self-expression, and issues in communication.

  • Sixth Chakra: The Third Eye Chakra

The third eye chakra is located between the eyebrows. The color associated with the third eye chakra is indigo. This chakra is closely linked to spirituality, intuition, inner-wisdom, and inner-knowing. This chakra is also associated with past lives. Blockages from this chakra will manifest as depression, lack of direction, lack of foresight, and feelings of stagnation.

  • Seventh Chakra: The Crown Chakra

The crown chakra is located at the top of the head. The color associated with the crown chakra is violet. This chakra is associated with information, intelligence, understanding, and acceptance. This chakra is also closely linked to your divine life purpose. Blockages from this chakra will manifest as psychological problems.

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