The Chakras
Thought,Universal identity, oriented to self-knowledge
This is the crown Chakra that relates to consiousness as pure awareness.
It is our connection to the greater world beyond , to a timeless, spaceless
place of all-knowing.When developed, this Chakra brings us knowledge,
wisdom, understanding, spiritual connection, and bliss .
A transcendant Chakra - Associated with higher self or
Gardian Angel and the Devine
Light, Archetypal identity, oriented to self-reflection
This Chakra is known as the brow Chakra or third eye center. It is related
to the act of seeing, both physically and intuitively. As such it opens our
psychic faculties and our understanding of archetypal levels. When
healthy it allows us to see cleary, in effect, letting us see " the big picture."
Sound, Creative identity, oriented to self-expression
This is the Chakra located in the throat and is thus related to
communication and creativity.Here we experience the world sybolically
through vibration, such as the vibration of sound representing language.
Air, Social identity, oriented to self-acceptance
This Chakra is called the heart Chakra and is the middle Chakra in a
system of seven. It is related to Love and is the integrator of oppisites in
the psyche : mind and body, male and female, persona and shadow, ego
and unity. A healthy fourth Chakra allows us to love deeply, feel
compasion, have a deep sense of Peace and centeredness.
Fire, Ego identity, oriented to self-defination
This Chakra is known as the power Chakra, located in the solar plexes.
It rules our personal power, will, and autonomy, as well as our
metabolism. When healthy, this Chakra brings us energy, effectiveness,
spontaneity, and non-dominating power.
Water, Emotional identity, oriented to self-gratification
The second Chakra, located in the abdomen, lower back, and sexual
organs, is related to the element water, and to emotions and sexuality.
It connects us to others through feeling, desire, sensation, and
movement. Ideally this Chakra brings us fluidity and grace, depth of
feeling, sexual fullfillment and the ability to accept change.
Earth, Physical identity, oriented to self-preservation
Located at the base of the spine, this Chakra forms our foundation. It
represents the element earth, and is therefore related to our survival
instincts, and to our sense of grounding and connection to our bodies
and the physical plane.Ideally this Chakra brings us health, prosperity,
security, and dynamic presence.
Our connection with the Earth, assists in making peace
with one's incarnation
Chakras for Beginners
by David Pond