Chakras and Colors Importance In Our Life
This is only the very tip of the iceberg, if you want to know more there are many writers and articles on the history and meaning over the centuries.
You can see here the colours that represent the particular chakra, and why colours are important today insofar as crystals, colours, meanings and and what use them for.
The word Chakra derives from the Sanskrit word meaning wheel, circle and cycle and described by many as a spinning wheel of light. Of the many chakras within the human body, seven have been identified as major. These are concentrated points of energy which keep us balanced, healthy and control our well being today.
In the new age era, the function of chakras are as follows: "Every thought and experience you've ever had in your life gets filtered through these chakra databases. Each event is recorded into your cells. The chakras are described as being aligned in an ascending column from the base of the spine to the top of the head. The new age practices often associate each chakra with a certain colour. In various traditions, chakras are associated with multiple physiological functions, an aspect of consciousness, a classical element, and other distinguishing characteristics. They are visualized as lotuses or flowers with a different number of petals in every chakra.
The function of the chakras is to spin and draw in this energy to keep the spiritual, mental, emotional and physical health of the body in balance.
A development in Western practices dating back to the 1940s is to associate each one of the seven chakras to a given colour and a corresponding crystal. For example, the chakra in the forehead is associated with the colour purple, so to try and cure a headache a person might apply a purple stone to the forehead.
The seven chakras are the centres in our bodies in which energy flows through.
Blocked energy in our seven chakras can often lead to illness, so it's important to understand what each chakra represents and what we can do to keep this energy flowing freely. Here's our quick summary:
1. Root Chakra — Represents our foundation and feeling of being grounded. Location: Base of spine in tailbone area. Emotional issues: Survival issues such as financial independence, money and food.
2. Sacral Chakra — Our connection and ability to accept others and new experiences. Location: Lower abdomen, about two inches below the navel and two inches in. Emotional issues: Sense of abundance, well-being, pleasure and sexuality.
3. Solar Plexus Chakra — Our ability to be confident and in control of our lives. Location: Upper abdomen in the stomach area. Emotional issues: Self-worth, self-confidence and self-esteem.
4. Heart Chakra — Our ability to love. Location: Centre of chest just above the heart.Emotional issues: Love, joy and inner peace.
5. Throat Chakra — Our ability to communicate. Location: Throat. Emotional issues: Communication, self-expression of feelings and the truth.
6. Third Eye Chakra — Our ability to focus on and see the big picture. Location: Forehead between the eyes (also called the Brow Chakra). Emotional issues: Intuition, imagination, wisdom and the ability to think and make decisions.
7. Crown Chakra — The highest chakra represents our ability to be fully connected spiritually. Location: The very top of the head. Emotional issues: Inner and outer beauty, our connection to spirituality and pure bliss.
Till my next newsletter.......naturally yours, Vicky