If I bet you have heard the word “Chakra” a lot lately. With yoga and living holistically becoming more main stream, it is hard not to wonder, what does the word mean?
The word Chakra translates to “wheel” in ancient Sanskrit. Essentially Chakras are centers inside the body that allow for energetic circulation.
When these centers are blocked young experience imbalance in your life.
Although there are many Chakras thought the body we will focus on the 7 main ones today.
Location: The base of the spinal chord, Perineum, Coccyxgeal Point
Attributes: Security, Shelter, Food, Basic needs, Family, Ancestors
Developing Years: Age 1-7
Crystal: Carnelian, Bloodstone, Black Tourmaline
Location: Pelvis, near pubic bone
Attributes: Birth of human form, Instinct, Pleasure, Emotions, Creation.
Developing Years : Age 7-14
Crystals: Amber, Orange Calcite. Tigers Eye
Solar Plexus Chakra:
Attributes: Transmitation of energy from lower Chakras to higher Chakras, will power, ego
Developing Years: Age 14-21
Crystal: Pyrite, Citrine, Yellow Tourmaline
Attributes: Transmutes emotions to intense devotion, Seat of consciousness, Unconditional love, Understanding, Acceptance
Developing Years: Age 21-28
Crystal: Jade, Rose Quartz, Malachite, Peridot
Attributes: Purification, Creative expression, Communication
Developing Years: Age 35
Crystal: Lapiz Lazuli, Diamond, Blue Kyanite, Turquoise
Third Eye Chakra:
Location: Forehead, Pineal Gland
Element : Mind
Attributes: Self authority, Insight, Intuition, Super sensory perception, Higher voice, Supernormal powers
Developing Years: Age 42
Crystal: amythest, Flourite, Moldavite, Black Obsidian
Attributes: Unified consciousnesses, Infinte power, Expanded Consciousness, Spiritual journey
Developing Years: Age 49
Crystals: Amethyst, Selenite, Clear Quartz
I hope this was informative to you, leave a comment and let me know what you think !
Peace,love, and light