Category Archives: Chakras

Opening and Balancing the Chakras

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This Explains How the Chakras Really Work.  Opening and balancing the chakras, or energy centers, is a very misunderstood concept. The chakras are indeed able to open and to come into balance with one another and with one’s life purpose. However, the healing that takes place deep within us is the cause, and so to […]

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Understanding Chakras

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Formation of the Lower Chakra System – 1. This article helps you in understanding chakras and addresses commonly held misperceptions regarding opening and balancing the chakras. If you have wanted to really understand the chakra system and how it works, read on. The seven chakra system, a part of the ancient Hindu system of energetic […]

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First Chakra Formation

Part 1 in a series concerning the formation of the lower chakra system. From early childhood onward, our lives begin to include trauma that results in suppressed fear and pain. Often this begins even before birth, as when a baby is unwanted, or there is animosity or discord between the parents. A fetus is much […]

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Second Chakra Formation

Part 2 – Formation of the Lower Chakra System – Second Chakra. Before a year has passed, we begin to recognize a duality; there is ‘other’ – mother – and there is ‘me’…and so our second chakra begins to develop. The Sanskrit word for this chakra is Swadhisthana. It is called the Sacral chakra in […]

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Third Chakra Formation

Part 3 – Formation of the Lower Chakra System – Third Chakra. Now we progress to the third chakra, or Manipura in Sanskrit. It is called the Solar Plexus in English. This chakra is located about two fingers above the navel, but can vary a bit; it is generally the area of the belly around and […]

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Fourth Chakra Formation

Part 4 – Formation of the Lower Chakra System – Fourth Chakra, the Heart. As a person learns to live from more centeredness in their heart chakra, or Anahata in Sanskrit, they are able to relate from a position of understanding and compassion, rather than ego defense and control. The heart is all about the […]

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Fifth Chakra Formation

Part 5 – Formation of the Higher Chakra System – Fifth Chakra. The fifth chakra, Vissudha in  Sanskrit, is located in the throat below the chin. Although all aspects of speech, including being in one’s truth, are a part of this chakra’s function, this is widely misunderstood as the primary aspect of the throat chakra. […]

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Sixth Chakra Formation

Part 6 – Formation of the Higher Chakra System – Sixth Chakra (Third Eye).   The pituitary gland is linked to the sixth chakra, or the Ajna in Sanskrit, and has an etheric resemblance to the physical eye, one of the most incredible masterpieces of human anatomy. The pituitary itself is not the third eye, it is […]

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Seventh Chakra Formation

Part 7 – Formation of the Higher Chakra System – Seventh Chakra. The seventh chakra is known in Sanskrit as Sahasrara, the thousand petaled lotus, and as the ‘crown’ in English. It is at the very top of the head, thus ‘crown’. This chakra is the point of entrance for the Divine Light; prahnic energy. […]

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