#SoulfulSaturdays is an attempt to put out weekly, simple to consume knowledge bits, help people understand the concepts of holistic living, spirituality, healing, meditation & the likes & share my experiences with the world. This is week 5 and let us understand about the fourth – Heart Chakra (Anahata Chakra) – its characteristics, mantra, healing & balancing techniques and more.
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Today let us understand the fourth chakra – Heart or Anahata Chakra.
I am sharing various aspects of the heart chakra, and pointers to find if your heart chakra is imbalanced & couple of modalities you can opt to balance your chakras. I want you to do a simple exercise at the end of this post.
Physical Location – center of the chest (not located where our actual heart organ lies)
Physical Characteristics – Heart (Cardiac System), Thymus Gland (in charge of regulating the immune system), Lungs
Non-Physical Characteristics – connection to emotional self, forgiveness, generosity, capacity to love, compassion, empathy, bridge between earthly and spiritual aspirations, Appreciation of beauty in all things, Experiencing deep and meaningful relationships
What Happens When This Chakra Is Balanced – joy, love, gratitude, compassion, empathy, experience beauty in life, good respiratory health & heart health
What Happens When This Chakra Is Imbalanced (Blocked or Over Stimulated) – over loving, jealousy, abandonment, withdrawn, anger, loneliness, bitterness, defensive, fear of intimacy, isolation, antisocial, not being able to forgive, have trouble sticking to one thing (air-head), over critical of yourself, selfish, respiratory problems, lung infection, bronchitis, heart related ailments
Associated Element (Panch Tatva) – Air
Associated Color To Meditate – Visualize the color Green at the location of this chakra & concentrate. You may also chant the beej mantra of this chakra.
Beej Mantra To Meditate – Sounds create vibrations in the body, and these vibrations help the cells work together in synchronistic harmony. The mantra sound that corresponds to the Heart chakra is YAM.
(You can easily google up these poses if you do not know them)
I Love Myself and All The People
I Love God/Source/Nature
I Give and Receive Love Easily
I Receive Abundance
I Receive with Open Arms
Love and Beauty Surrounds Me
Love Flows Into My Life and Being
All of My Relations Are Harmonious
I Forgive People Who Have Hurt Me
I Forgive Myself For All The Wrong Things I Have Done
My Heart Overflows With Love
I Breathe Love and Beauty
I Embrace Life
I Have Gratitude
Crystal To Heal This Chakra – Rose Quartz, Aventurine
Healing With Nature – Working with the breath since it corresponds to air element – Breathing exercises in nature, breathing in essential oils aroma. Practicing self care & self love, expressing gratitude, eating more of green vegetables.
Exercise To Do At Your End –
- Have you personally felt any issues like mentioned above that are related to Heart chakra?
- What have you done to overcome them till now?
- After reading the pointers on how to balance this chakra, which modality will you pick up to balance your Heart chakra?
If you have any questions about the topic for today, please drop in the comments below & I will try to answer them to the best of my capabilities 🙂
See you next week!
Love, Light, Peace
This post first appeared on this group – “Our Earth & Us – Striking The Right Balance“. I am gaining some good karma by sharing my knowledge & experiences with this group members.