Root Chakra - Muladhara - 1st Chakra

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Root Chakra
Root Chakra Muladhara

The Root Chakra Chart

Sanskit Name Muladhara
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.
Colour Red
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.
Element Earth
Musical Note C - Musical Type: Drumming
Gemstones / Crystals Agate, Ruby, Garnet, Carnelian, Black Obsidian
Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz

Hematite Gemstone

Hematite Gemstone

Bloodstone

Bloodstone

Essential Oils Angelica Root, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Cypress, Frankincense, Oakmoss, Patchouli, Myrrh, Marjoram, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Vetiver
Plant Sage
Sage
Mythological Animal Ganesha - The elephant headed god with seven trunks.

 

Ganesha
Associated Body Parts Bones including: legs, arms, teeth, and skeletal structure. Fingernails, intestines, anus and prostate.
Associated Sense Smell
Glandular Connection / Physical Effects The adrenals glands are the endocrine glands associated to this chakra. Physically affecting the kidneys and spinal column.

 

Adrenal Glands
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.
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