Chakra means wheel in Sanskrit.
The Chakras refer to the energy centres in the body.
We have many thousands of them, there are 7 main energy centres in the body.
Energy flows through the Chakras, but when they are blocked or imbalanced, there is an effect on our emotional, mental and physical wellbeing, which can result in illness.
The main Chakras in the body are;
Chakra One: The Root Chakra – Mooladhara
Located at the base of the spine, between the anus and genitals. It forms our foundation.
Chakra Two: The Sacral Chakra – Svadhisthana
Located between the navel and genitals, just above the pubic bone. It is linked with our emotional identity.
Chakra Three: Solar Plexus Chakra – Manipura
Located just above the navel, stomach area. It rules our personal power.
Chakra Four: Heart Chakra – Anahata Chakra
Located in the centre of the chest. It is related to love and compassion.
Chakra Five: Throat Chakra – Vishuddha
Located in the throat. It is related to communication and creativity.
Chakra Six: Third eye Chakra – Ajna
Located in the middle of the forehead. It is related to the act of seeing, both physically and intuitively.
Chakra Seven: The Crown Chakra – Sahasrara
Located at the crown of the head. It relates to consciousness as pure awareness.
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