Chakra System & Meanings
The Chakra system is a fantastic guide on how to improve your health.
Chakra centers are the organs of the energy body, which receive, assimilate, store, and express information.
The seven main Chakras describe an architecture for your soul, mapping the spectrum of human experiences.
Please read more details on each of the seven main Chakras below.
7 types of Chakra,that are spread out from the base of your spine (1) to the top of your head.(7) The FIRST Chakra are also called the Root Chakra.
You may find it curious, that #1 does not actually start at the top of your head as traditional numbering might suggest.In fact the seven main Chakra go from bottom to top. You will locate number 1 if you proceed to the bottom of this page and find the figure in red, and begin at the root.Please follow along, or read in whatever order is most interesting to you.
- 7, 6 & 5
These Three Chakra are colored Purple, Indigo and Blue, and represent numbers 7, 6 & 5 on the energy body chart .They control the entire upper, or head portion of your body from the crown of your head, to the center of your throat
7th- Top of the head -Purple
(Sahasrara)...The Crown Chakra
7,Located at the crown of your head, deals with your connection to the divine, within you and all around you. Physically, it supports your central nervous system and deep brain functions. A person who is familiar with reiki may even remark " You are channeling your "upper!" and mean it as a compliment to you.
What blocks the crown chakra?
Lack of self education
Lack of support for ideas
Exposure to fanatical religious beliefs
Your Crown Chakra may be weak if you if:
You feel disconnected to a higher power.
Feeling of loneliness and insignificance.
Are stuck in an unfulfilling and unrewarding career.
Have a strong attachment to possessions and relationships, and define yourself by what you have.
Migraines and tension headache.
6th- The Forehead area -Indigo
(Ajna)...The Third Eye Chakra
Sometimes, a Sanskrit name (Ajna) is used instead of plain English because the study of the chakra system as we know it in our modern Western culture originates mostly from yogic traditions from India.
Intuition, sense of purpose and direction in life Located right in the center of your forehead and deals with intuition, your sense of purpose and direction in life. Physically, it supports your upper frontal sinuses, eyes, ears, and the outer layers of your brain.
What blocks your Third Eye Chakra?Violence
Lack of encouragement for ideas
Lack of validation for psychic or intuitive abilities
Lack of support for ideas
Your Third Eye Chakra may be weak if you if:
Feel lost when it comes to having a sense of purpose in life.
Are indecisive, uncommitted and unconfident of the decisions you make.
Have an active imagination, but not in a good way as you spend much of your day in analytical mode.
Experience headaches and a feeling of tension in your brow area.
5th- Center of the throat -Blue
(Vishuddha)...The Throat Chakra
Location right in the center of your throat. It deals with issues of honesty, integrity, truth, expression and communication. Physically, it supports your neck, jaw, teeth, gums, mouth, lower sinus, throat and thyroid gland.
What blocks the Throat Chakra ?
Lack of Trust
4, 3 & 2
These Three Chakra are colored Green, Yellow and Orange respectively, and represent numbers 4, 3 & 2 on the energy body chart .They span the entire center, or torso portion of your body from just below your neck to your navel
4th- The heart -green
(Anahata)...The Heart Chakra
4. Love, relationships and self-acceptance. Located along your spine right in the center of your chest next to your physical heart. It deals with issues of love, compassion and belonging. Physically, it supports your heart, lungs, upper torso, shoulders, arms and hands.
What blocks the Heart Chakra?
Your Heart Chakra may be weak if you: Are guarded and closed and rarely allow yourself to open up to others.
Sabotage your relationships with distrust and anger.
Are unable to let a situation rest because it didn’t go your way.
Are clingy and needy in relationships and anxious that your partner doesn’t need you as much as you need them. Experience heart disorders, chest pain, asthma, allergies, circulation problems.
3rd-Located along your spine near your navel- represented by a Yellow or gold color
(Manipura)...The Solar Plexus Chakra
Personal power and ability to channel Located along your spine it deals with issues of willpower, ambition, and action. Physically, it supports your liver, pancreas, gallbladder, stomach and spleen.Radiate your power in the world,” could say the solar plexus chakra.
What blocks your Solar Plexus Chakra?
Your Solar Plexus Chakra may be weak if you:
See yourself as powerless and struggle with self-esteem issues.
Have different ways of shaming yourself and feel embarrassed by what people think of you.
Feel like a victim in the world, and often feel powerless to circumstances and other people’s desires.
Suffer from frequent stomach pains and stomach anxiety.
2nd - below the navel -Orange
(Vishuddha)...The Sacral Chakra
Sexuality and pleasure.This is where we awaken our kundalini energy. Located in our hips, sacrum and genitals, it is where we experience the joys of intimacy, creativity, pleasure, our desires and sexuality.
What blocks the Sacral Chakra ?
Severe Religious programming
Your Sacral Chakra may be weak if you:
Struggle to see yourself as “sexy:, and sometimes wonder how anyone could desire you.
Find it difficult to open up in relationships.
Have a tendency to end up in sexually incompatible relationships and find yourself wondering if you’ll ever find “the one”.
Rarely have the time or desire to have sex.
Green and Yellow
These Two Chakra cover the entire torso portion of your body from the chest to the stomach
3 / Anahata -center of the chest - Green
4 /Manipura- stomach area - Yellow
Located at the very base of your spine, is the most common Chara to be weakened. It deals with physical survival, safety, security, fear and insecurity.
2 & 1
Orange and Red
What blocks the Root Chakra?
or poor bonding with parents...
Your Root Chakra may be weak if you:
Feel a general lack of physical energy and vitality.
Are you stuck in an unfulfilling and unrewarding career?
do you find that your well-being is highly dependent upon external circumstances?
Believe that money creates security?
Suffer from eating disorders, adrenal fatigue, foot and leg pains/injuries, rectal or colon problems, immune disorders or bone disorders? 2nd, Sacral Chakra Sexuality and pleasure. This is where we awaken our kundalini energy. Located in our hips, sacrum and genitals, it is where we experience the joys of intimacy, creativity, pleasure, our desires and sexuality. What blocks the Sacral Chakra?
Severe Religious programming
Your Sacral Chakra may be weak if you: have issuesseeing yourself as “sexy:, and sometimes wonder how anyone could desire you. Find it difficult to open up in relationships. Have a tendency to end up in sexually incompatible relationships and find yourself wondering if you’ll ever find “the one”
. Struggle to have the time or desire to have sex.