Chakra Meditation. THE SEVEN CHAKRAS

Chakra Meditation.
THE SEVEN CHAKRAS

1. MULADHARA (BASE CHAKRA)

Symbol: The 4-petaled lotus flower

Location: Coccyx (base of the spine)

Colour: Red Body system: Elimination, lymph system

Emotion: Fear Endocrine gland: Ovaries and testes

Stone: Garnet

Mantra:Lam

Asana: Upavista Konasana (seated wide-angle pose)

Affirmation: “I am connected to mother earth and feel secure and protected.”

2.SVADHISTANA (SACRALCHAKRA)

Symbol: The 6-petaled lotus flower

Location: Sacrum

Colour: Orange

Body system: Digestive, reproductive system

Emotion: Passion

Endocrine gland: Adrenals

Stone: Ruby

Mantra:Vam

Asana: Salabhasana (Locust pose)

Affirmation: “I am worthy of love and physical pleasures. Life offers me everything I need for that journey”.

3. MANIPURA (SOLAR PLEXUSCHAKRA)

Symbol: The 10-petaled lotus flowerLocation: lumbar region of spine opposite navel

Colour: yellow

Body system: intestines, liver

Emotion: anger

Endocrine gland: pancreas

Stone: topaz

Mantra:Ram

Asana: Ardha matsyendrasana (spinal twist)

Affirmation: “I know I am becoming the best person I can be.”

4. ANAHATA CHAKRA (HEART CHAKRA)

Symbol: The 12-petaled lotus flowerLocation: Centre of chest

Colour: green

Body system: Heart and lungs

Emotion: Love, compassion

Endocrine gland: thymus

Stone: emerald

Mantra: Yam

Asana: Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)

Affirmation: “I love myself for who I am and the potential within me.”

5. VISHUDDHA CHAKRA (THROATCHAKRA)

Symbol:
The 16-petaled lotus flower

Location: Base of throat

Colour: blueBody system: throat

Quality: introspection

Endocrine gland: thyroid

Stone: turquoise

Mantra:Ham
Asana: Sarvangasana (shoulder stand)

Affirmation: “My voice, thoughts and speech are filled with conviction.”

6. AJNA CHAKRA (THIRD EYE)

Symbol: The 2-petaled lotus flower

Location: Eyebrow centre

Colour: indigo

Body system: Forehead

Quality: Focus Endocrine gland:
pituitatry

Stone: amethyst

Mantra:Om

Asana: Padmasana (lotus pose) – concentrate on eyebrow centre

Affirmation: “The answers to all my questions lie within me.”

7. SAHASRARA CHAKRA (CROWNCHAKRA)

Symbol: The 1000-petaled lotus flower

Location: Crown of head

Colour: Violet

Body system: BrainQuality: Bliss, peace

Endocrine gland: pineal

Stone: gold topaz, diamond

Mantra: Silence
Asana: Shirshasana (headstand)

Affirmation: “I release all limited thoughts and lift myself up to higher levels of awareness”