What Are Chakras?
Literally speaking, the word “chakra” from Sanskrit translates to “wheel” or “disk,” but references a spiritual energy center within the human body. Our physical organs process our physical matter and our chakras process our emotional matter.
How Many Chakras In Your Body?
Commonly North Americans acknowledge 7-15 of them. There are seven primary chakras, as well as a number of minor chakras.
Root Chakra (red)
Sacral Chakra (orange)
Navel Chakra (yellow)
Heart Chakra (green)
Throat Chakra (light blue)
Third Eye Chakra (indigo)
Crown Chakra (purple)
At any time, each of the chakras may fall into one of the
Active/Open - Functioning as intended, showing a healthy input and output of energy.
Underactive/Closed - In need of some type of stimulation to function
Passive/Balanced - The chakra is at rest, or in harmonious balance
Overactive - The chakra is overstimulated, and possibly trying to compensate for other imbalances in the body.
What Causes Your Chakras To Be Blocked?
Chakra means "wheel" in Sanskrit. When our chakra wheels spin in harmony, we feel balanced and at peace. When they spin out of alignment, our well-being may be compromised. A chakra denotes a point of intersection where the mind and body meet.
The effect of the physical body being slouched and/or overly tense can cause a chakra to become blocked within the physical vessel.
You must learn that with every thought there is a reaction. This response can either energize you or decrease your life force. For example, when you have a negative thought: In your brain, negative thoughts can block your chakra or the energy flow of your chakra. These thoughts will also affect your organs and disease can develop. Negative thinking drains away the energy of your aura and negativity from the outside can pour in.
What Is The Benefit Of Having Aligned And Balanced Chakras?
Chakras have a direct impact on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of an individual. Chakra balancing is done through Chakra Therapy and the services are provided by many professionals and healing centers, the primary benefits being optimal physical, mental and emotional health.