Chakras

each of the centers of spiritual power in the human body, usually considered to be seven in number.

Chakra

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Chakras are the vibratory energy centers within the body and throughout the universe. The 7 main energy centers or wheels of radiating vibration can be used to awaken and balance emotions, actions, increase self-awareness and restore peace. In Sanskrit chakra means “wheel” as it is believed that the energy spirals and moves throughout the bodies of the human system. Chakras can effect the 7 bodies of the human energy body system. It is believed that each chakra is mapped or assigned to one of the 7 energy systems of the human body and can shift the human 12 auric energy fields.  An aura is a considered an energetic ‘space’ field existing around your body. It can be felt when you see a person and are drawn to them or immediately turn the other way because you can feel their ‘bad’ or ‘negative’ energy. Chakras can be seen as channels that can be tuned up, activated, and balanced  with crystals, essential oils, sound, higher frequency thoughts, mediation, mantras, and more.

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Chakra Correspondence Chart: Yantras, Crystal Gemstones, Chakra, Body Location, Auric Body, Layer, Mantra. ©2018. DwriteDesign.com for NaturalSelfGoddess + EvolutionaryGoddess.

 

Chakra

  • Muladhara Chakra – Root – The Etheric Body – First Layer –  I AM  – Red Jasper
  • Swadhistana Chakra – Sacral – The Emotional Body – Second Layer – I FEEL – Carnelian
  • Manipura  Chakra – Solar Plexus – The Mental Body – Third Layer – I DO – Citrine
  • Anahata Chakra – Heart  – The Astral Level – Fourth Layer – I LOVE – Green Aventurine
  • Vishuddhi Chakra – Throat  – The Etheric Template Body – Fifth Layer – I SPEAK – Sodalite
  • Ajna Chakra – Third Eye (Brow) – The Celestial Body – Sixth Layer – I SEE – Amethyst
  • Sahasrara Chakra  – Crown – The Casual Body or Ketheric Template – Seventh Layer – I KNOW – Clear Quartz

 

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Chakra Energy Attribute Chart. Healing characteristics and mantras. ©2018. Dwritedesign.com for NaturalSelfGoddess + EvolutionaryGoddess

 

Chakra energy can be manipulated to magnetize or repel or draw energy inward or outward. They have a signature of encoded data that are specific to the energy centers of the body such as color, musical tone (note), mantra, planets, physical attributes, emotional characteristics including excessive  and deficient and balanced states, even deities, herbs, Kabbalah and tarot corresponding information.


Ancient Chakra and Yoga Wisdom

Our first people nations (indigenous aboriginals) understood that deeper connection with the stars, elements, earth, animals, the self and others determined wellbeing, fertility and prosperity. From the Twa pygmy the oldest humans on the planet also known as the little people who populated many parts of the planet their magical insight and higher societies such as the Olmec Mayan and Shang Xia dynasties were noted to practice forms of higher spiritual sciences such as yoga which later developed into forms of  martial arts.  It is noted that the ancient pygmy Twa from Africa (ancient Egypt – Khemet) crossed the Bering Strait into the Americas. Other ancient Africans crossed the Atlantic Ocean to enter the Americas at the Gulf of Mexico. Ancient aboriginal negroid phenotypes were the first modern humans on the planet dating back over 24 million years ago and older. These groups migrated out of Africa and became the first Indigenous groups to inhabit the Americas (South, Central, North) and other parts of the world. 

 

Some of our oldest cave inscriptions and stone glyphs depict men in the lotus position in higher states of spiritual union with the elemental and animal kingdoms. The Pashupati Seal discovered in Mohenjo-Daro, dated to c.2300 BCE. This ancient stone sculpture depicts the Hindu deity Shiva as shaman yogi seated in a yogic posture called Mulabandhasana.

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The Pashupati Seal discovered in Mohenjo-Daro, dated to c.2300 BCE. It depicts the Hindu deity Shiva seated in a yogic posture called Mulabandhasana. Public Domain.

The moola denotes “the beginning” the “root” the “base” “origin” “source” where the kundalini (serpent) energy from the root begins to lift upward toward the spine upward throughout the chakras to the crown chakra. Here is where one perfects the Self from the lower nature (chakras 1-3) to the heart (middle) and upward toward self mastery and ‘dominion’ over the lower nature into a god-self and enlightened state or christ consciousness.  This yoga spiritual system was practiced in ancient Egypt  (Kemet “Black land”). The awakened serpent was known as Uadjet (Wadjet/Uatchet) and was paired by the goddess Nekhbet the winged vulture.

Ancient India is known as the home or birthplace to modern day Yoga and its branches. Although archeologist and anthropologist state that Yoga is 5000 years old, we know that the original man is much older than a mere 5000 or 6000 years old. According to Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race (Cremo, 1993) the modern human bones were found in limestone dated as far as 24 million years ago in the Americas, the Lady of Guadeloupe. found in Guadeloupe, FWI (French West Indies).

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The practice of Tantra yoga in Indush Kush statue of Vishnu and Lakshmi ancient India.

The Indus Kush  indigenous Dravidian aboriginals of the pre Vedic civilization practiced ancient yoga predating the arrival of the Indo-European invasion and destruction of their ancient records and the subjugation of a color caste system. Still some statues exists on temples and other archeological artifacts. Harappan Civilization or the Indus Sarasvati (Matriarchal-Goddess) Civilization, flourished from 3300 B.C. to 1800 B.C. Like many ancient civilizations destroyed and forgotten by the coming of the dark ages (Kali Yuga). We can still see their heightened states of spirituality and enlightenment  and we owe our gratitude, reverence and thanks for their contribution to the light of the world leaving behind the sciences of yoga, religions, and spiritual healing systems and modalities.


The First 7 – Basic Chakras +  Correspondence

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1st Chakra – Root Chakra (Muladhara) 

Sanskrit name: Muladhara – base/root support
Element: Earth
Color: Red
Shape: Square
Petals of the lotus: Four
Seed sound: Lam, Lang, Sham (Saturn)
Vowel sound: O
Musical Note: B (yam)
Energy: To have
Mantra: I am Supported
Endocrine gland: Adrenal Cortex
Physical association: The skeletal structure, teeth, large intestine, kidneys, blood
Psychological function: Self Preservation, Self-Sufficiency, Survival
Identity: Physical identity
Developmental stage: Womb to 12 months
Challenge: Fear
Plane: Physical
Planets: Earth, Saturn
Elements: Earth, Water
Deities: Ganesha, Elegua, Brahama, Dakini, Shakti, Shankara, Rudra, Shiva, Khronus
Zodiac: Capricorn, Aquarius
Animals: Goat, Crocodile
Gemstones: Jet, Obsidian, Onyx, Sapphire, Smoky Quartz, Tourmaline, Lapis Lazuli, Tigers Iron, Shiva Lingam, Apache Tears
Mythological Animal: Elephant, Kundalini, Snake at base of spine,
Symbology: Kundalini Serpent
Sense organ: Nose
Predominant sense: Smell
Essential Oils/Aromatherapy/Incense: Cedar, Myrhh
Herbs: Sage, Myrhh, Bindweed, Bistort, Bluebell, Comfrey, Enchanter’s Nightshade, Foxglove, Hellebore, Holly, Indigo, Mandrake, Monkshood, Mullein, Pine, Rue, Solomon’s Seal, Witch Hazel, Wolfsbane, Yew,
Incense: Musk, Myrrh, Civet, Patchouli, Sage
Sephira: Malkuth
Tarot suite: Pentacles

2nd Chakra – Sacral Chakra – Swadhistana 

Sanskrit name: Svadhisthana – ‘sweetness’
Element: Water
Color: Orange
Shape: Pyramid
Petals of the lotus: Six Petals Orange Lotus
Seed sound: Vam
Vowel sound: Ay
Musical Note: D
Location: Sacrum
Yoga: Tantra
Number: 2
Psychological function: Desire
Orientation to Self: Self-Gratification
Energy: to feel and have pleasure
Endocrine gland: Gonads/Ovaries/Sexual
Physical association: Kidney, Bladder, Sex organs, circulatory system, prostate, womb
Psychological function: Love
Sense: Taste
Nature Experience: Lake, Moonlight
Challenge: Guilt
Plane: The plane of balance
Ruling Planets: Pluto, Moon
Deities:Diana, Pan, Tiamat, Poseidon,
Gemstones:Citrine, Carnelian, Golden Topaz, Tiger’s Eye
Symbology: Goddess / Crescent shaped horns (oxen)
Sense organ: Skin
Predominant sense: Touch
Essential Oils/Aromatherapy/Incense: Ylang ylang, Jasmin, Rose, Sandalwood, Vanilla, Citronella, Bitter Almond, Bergamont, Violet
Plant Therapy: Bergamont, Orange Juice
Herbal/Nutritional Therapy: Apricots, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Carrots, Eggs, Pumpkins, Peaches, Rutabaga, Persimmon
Sephira: Yesod
Archangel: Gabriel
Tarot Cards: Empress, The High Priestess, Lovers, Star. Tower, Justice, Death
Astrology: Cancer, Scorpio
Animals: Alligator, Fish
Mantra: I feel

 

3rd Chakra – Solar Plexus – Manipura

Sanskrit name: Manipura  “City of Jewels”
Element: Fire
Color: Yellow
Shape: Circle with Triangle (downward-pointing)
Petals of the lotus: Ten
Seed sound: Ram
Vowel sound: Ah
Keynote: E
Frequency:  320 Hz.
Rights: To Do, To Act
Endocrine gland: Adrenals, pancreas
Physical association: Digestive system, liver, gall bladder
Psychological function: Will
Identity: Ego identity
Developmental stage: 18 – 42 months
Challenge: Shame
Plane: Celestial plane
Planets: Sun and Mars
Deities: Agni, Surya, Rudra, Lakini, Sekhmet, Bast, Leo (zodiac), Lucifer, Apollo, Aten, Brigid, Sol, Helios, Ra, Mawu, Maasai, Xiuhtecuhtli, Teoyaomicqui, Meri, Aine, Xu Kai, Xihe, Khepri (Khepra), Amun, Atum, Heru (Horus), Ptah, Spdt, Athena, Theia, Zeus, Inti, Tawa, Pele, Vulcan, Vesta
Metal: Gold, Brass
Gemstones:  Diamond, Ruby, Chrysolite, Yellow Topaz, Citrine, Sunstone, Tigers Eye, Red Garnet, Chrysoprase, Amber, Rutilated Quartz, Carnelian
Mythological Animals: (Chakra) Ram, (Magickal) Snake, cricket, lizard, praying mantis, ladybug, bee, scorpion, shark
Incense: Saffron, musk, sandalwood, cinnamon, clove, pine, citrus, Benzoin, Pine, Frankincense, Labdanum, Olibanum
Herbs: Cinnamon, ginger, Anise, sunflower, calendula, marigold, daylily, orange, citron, saffron, pine, mistletoe, rosemary, buttercup, heliotrope, bay,laurel, daisy, walnut, acorn, maize, wheat, hops, cloves,
Sephira: Hod, Netzach
Tarot Suit: Wands

4th Chakra – Heart Chakra – Anahata

Sanskrit name: Anahata – unstruck
Element: Air
Color: Green
Shape: Crescent moon
Petals of the lotus: Twelve
Seed sound: Lam
Vowel sound: Ay
Musical Note: B (yam)
Energy: To love
Mantra: I am Love
Endocrine gland: Thymus
Physical association: Heart, lungs, circulatory system, arms, hands
Psychological function: Love
Identity: Social identity
Developmental stage: 3.5 to 7 years
Challenge: Grief
Plane: The plane of balance
Planets: Venus (lunar, feminine), Sun
Deities: Lakshmi, Oshun, Het Heru, Bast, Vishnu, Krishna
Gemstones: Rose Quartz, Jade, Green Aventurine, Emerald, Green Tourmaline, Malachite, Rhodochrosite, Chrysoprase, sometimes Turquoise
Mythological Animal: Antelope, dove, birds, dog, love birds, deer, hummingbird
Symbology: Goddess / Crescent shaped horns (oxen)
Sense organ: Skin
Predominant sense: Touch
Essential Oils/Aromatherapy/Incense: Jasmin, Lavender, Rose, Ylang Ylang, Lemon, Neroli, Melisa, Frankincense, Geranium, Sweet Marjoram, Sandalwood, (Respiratory system: Cayenne, Thyme, Rosemary, Cypress, Ginger, Eucalyptus)
Herb: Yarrow, meadowsweet, oris root, Nettle, Ginger, Linden, Holy Basil, Hibiscus, Green Tea, Hawthorn Berry,
Sephira: Tiphareth
Tarot suite: Swords

5th Chakra – Throat Chakra – Vishuddhi 

Colors: Blue
Element: Ether (Akasha)
Function: Communication, Creativity
Basic Rights: To speak and to be heard
Symbols: Circle surround by 16 petal lotus
Central Issue: Communication, Self Expression, Self Discipline, Speaking Ones Truth
Demon: Lies
Orient to Self: Self – Expression
Development Stage: 7 and 12 years old
Glands: Thyroid, Parathyroid
Power: Choice
Yoga: Mantra
Strength: Faith, self-knowledge
Shadow: An obsessive need to control relationships and events
Life lessons: Personal expression, active listening, power of choice
Main Issues: Communication and self-expression
Area of body governed: Throat, mouth, nose, neck, teeth
Associated Spinal Area: Superior cervical sympathetic ganglion, 1 cervical spinal ganglion
Life Issues: To harness your will, express your highest truth & to live creatively
Physical Ailments: Obesity, difficulty putting on weight, sore throat, trouble hearing, hearing loss, tinnitus
Crystals: Lapis lazuli, turquoise, celestite, sodalite, aquamarine, blue lace agate, sapphire
Shape: Inverted pyramid
Plant: Gardenia, Himalayan Blue Poppy
Musical Note: G
Seed Sound: Ham
Ruling Planet: Mercury
Incense/Aromatherapy: Benzoin, Bergamot, German (blue) Chamomile, Lavender, Frankincense
Tarot Card: Wheel of Fortune, Judgment, Hierophant
Tree of Life Sephiroth: Binah (understanding)
Hindu Deities: Ganga(river goddess related to purification), Sarasvati
Other Deities: Hermes, the Muses, Apollo, Grigit, Seshat, Nabu
Astrological: Gemini or some believe Taurus.  I lean towards Gemini as it is ruled by Mercury who is the communicator, and this is what this chakra is all about.
Archangel: Gabriel
Number: 5

6th Chakra – Brow Chakra – Ajna 

Element: Inner Sound
Sanskrit name: Ajna (to Know)
Location: The centre of the forehead, brow
Symbol: A circle surrounded on each side by two large lotus petals ( or a lotus with 96 petals ), and inside it a triangle
Orientation of Self: Self Reflection
Glands: Pineal
Central issue: Intuition, imagination, ability to see one’s life clearly, use of the mind/intellect
Color: Indigo
Seed sound: OM (Aum)
Vowel Sound: Mmmm
Musical Note: A
Demon: Illusion
Developmental Age: Puberty
Essential Oils: Geranium, lavender, rosemary, spearmint
Crystals and Stones: Amethyst, azurite, fluorite, lapidolite
Stars and Astrological Signs: The planets Jupiter, Uranus, Mercury, Neptune and signs Sagittarius, Aquarius, Pisces
Sound or mantra: Ham-ksham
Sense: Intuition (the sixth sense)
Body: The high mental body
Orientation to self: Self-reflection
Goals: Psychic perception, imagination, clear seeing, accurate interpretation
Rights: To see
Developmental stage: Adolescence
Identity: Archetypal identity
Level of relationship: Our relationship to knowledge, wisdom and vision
Element: Light
Hormonal glands: The pituitary and the pineal gland
Organs: The brain, nervous system, eyes, ears, nose, sinuses, face, the pineal and pituitary gland
Excessive: Hallucination, nightmares, obsessions, delusions, difficulty concentrating, headaches
Sephiroth: Binah, Chokmah
Planets: Jupiter, Neptune
Metals: Silver
Gemstones: Lapis Lazuli
Foods: Entheogens
Incense: Mugwort
Aromatherapy: Balsam, Tolu, Lavendar, Gardenia, Rosemary
Number: 6

7th Chakra – Crown Chakra – Sarasrara 

Sanskrit name: Sahasrara (thousand-fold)
Energy State: Consciousness
Element: Thought
Right: to Know
Psychological Function: Understanding
Identity: Universal Cosmic Identity
Location: The crown of the skull
Yoga Path: Jnana
Symbol: A lotus with thousand petals
Central issue: Awareness, spiritual search for meaning, issues of karma and grace, grace bank account, spiritual awakening, divine discontent
Color: Purple, white, gold, silver, violet
Essential Oils: Jasmine, frankincense
Key/Musical Tone: B
Vowel Sound: Ng
Seed sound: none
Crystals and Stones: Diamond, clear quartz, moldavite, selenite, pyrite
Stars and Astrological Signs: The planets Saturn and Neptune, the signs Capricorn and Pisces
Sound or mantra: Om
Body: The soul, the karmic, causal body
Orientation to self: Self-knowledge
Goals: Wisdom, knowledge, spiritual connection, consciousness
Rights: To know
Developmental stage: Throughout life
Identity: Universal identity
Level of relationship: Relationship to our life’s true purpose, relationship between the ego and the higher self, relationship to God and spirit
Demon: Attachment
Element: Thought
Organs: The muscular and skeletal system, skin, central nervous system
Glands: Pituitary
Sephiroth: Kether
Planets: Uranus
Metals: Gold
Number: 7
Gemstones: Diamond, Amethyst
Incase: Myrrh, Gotu Kola
Aromatherapy: Peppermint, Cinnamon, Carnation, clove


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