The Chakra System
The Seven Major Chakras
What is Energy Healing
The Secret to Perfect Visualization
Kundalini and The Chakras
Healers from the Past
Root Chakra - Muladhara - 1st Chakra
The Root Chakra Chart
|Meaning||Root or Support|
|Location of The Root Chakra||The Root Chakra (also known as Base Chakra) is Situated at the base of the spinal column.|
|Symbol||Represented by a lotus of 4 petals.|
|Governs||Survival / Physical Needs
Fear, flight, survival, grounding, trust, physical stamina. Many factors trigger off this feeling of fear/flight or survival and can include seeing someone else in confrontation, whether in real life or in the movies. This is your root chakra and concerns your fundamental needs your survival, shelter, your physical health and safety.
|Musical Note||C - Musical Type: Drumming|
|Gemstones / Crystals||Agate, Ruby, Garnet, Carnelian, Black Obsidian
|Essential Oils||Angelica Root, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Cypress, Frankincense, Oakmoss, Patchouli, Myrrh, Marjoram, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Vetiver|
|Mythological Animal||Ganesha - The elephant headed god with seven trunks.
|Associated Body Parts||Bones including: legs, arms, teeth, and skeletal structure. Fingernails, intestines, anus and prostate.|
|Glandular Connection / Physical Effects||The adrenals glands are the endocrine glands associated to this chakra. Physically affecting the kidneys and spinal column.
|Unbalanced / Out of Harmony||If this chakra is unbalanced we can neglect our physical needs and become unhealthy. We can also go to the other extreme where we place too much importance on our possessions and material wealth. We then become afraid of losing our wealth and become a miser.|
|Balanced / In Harmony||When this chakra is balanced others will find you strong and compelling. You realise that all your needs can be met and that this world is an abundant place. You know that your basic needs can be met without you becoming overly obsessive.|