Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Chakras: An introduction

by skating tomato (follow)
www.skatingtomato.com
Complementary and Alternative Medicines (46)      Yoga (29)      Health Philosophy (23)     
'Chakra' is a Sanskrit word meaning 'wheel' or 'disk', and is an integral thought in Ayurveda, meditation and yoga.

There are seven main chakras in the body - from the base of the spine to the crown of the head - corresponding in location with major nerve centres. These key points are believed to hold a 'vortex' of subtle energy - ideally kept free-flowing and in balance.

In this first article we will look briefly at each chakra, and how they can be an invaluable tool in optimising our health and wellbeing.

courtesy of Wikimedia


The first Chakra - Muladhara - is the source of stability and security.

The second Chakra - Svadhisthana - is the source of sexuality and creativity.

The third Chakra - Manipura - is the source of personal power and will.

The fourth Chakra - Anahata - is the source of love and connection.

The fifth Chakra - Vishuddha - is the source of truth and expression.

The sixth Chakra - Ajna - is the source of intuition and inspiration.

The seventh Chakra - Sahaswara - is the source of spiritual connection and enlightenment.

courtesy of Max Pixel


As mind, body, soul and spirit are so intimately intertwined, a blockage or imbalance in any chakra will result in a physical, mental and/or emotional manifestation. Chakras therefore provide a great way to address your health and wellbeing holistically and at the root.

courtesy of Vimeo


Are you interested in the chakras? Keep an eye out for our following posts in this series.

#Health Philosophy
#Yoga
#Complementary and Alternative Medicines
I like this Article - 12
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by skating tomato
Looking for a **quick** and **easy** way to add more **nutrition** into your day? **Grated veggi...
8 likes
I'm not one to usually advocate the use of **coke drinks**, but if you do happen to have a bottle or...
3 likes
In our Western culture, **chopsticks** may not be a favoured cutlery item, but these two skinny stic...
6 likes
**'Chakra'** is a Sanskrit word meaning **'wheel'** or **'disk'**, and is an integral thought in Ayu...
3 likes
"Hygge was never meant to be translated - it was meant to be felt
4 likes
Some days, regardless of how much we would like to, it isn't physically possible to fit everything i...
6 likes
view all articles by skating tomato
Articles by skating tomato on Other Hubs
4 likes
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 50751
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
This family favourite is filled with juicy raisins and is easy to make
7 likes
The following dates are in the Australian Health Calendar for December 2019: * 1 December - World...
5 likes
These pear and oat muffins are easy to make and a tasty addition to increase fibre into your diet
5 likes
As a health-conscious individual, you probably care about what goes on, as much as you care about wh...
1 like
The type and quality of food we eat impacts our not just our health but our fatigue levels
5 likes
I love making banana bread and finding ways involve the kids in the kitchen too
9 likes
People all around the world know how beneficial spinach can be
2 likes
Do you struggle with procrastination? If you are like the majority of people, the answer is probabl...
5 likes
Celery is a delicious crunchy vegetable that is unappetising when limp
5 likes
Categories
Nutrition (269)
Vegan (122)
Skin Care (101)
How To (64)
Lists (61)
Hygiene (35)
Yoga (29)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version