#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 2 and let us understand about the first – Root Chakra (Muladhar Chakra)?
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I hope you have gone through the week 1 post of this series & understood what a Chakra means. Today let us understand the first chakra – Root Chakra or Muladhar Chakra.
I am sharing various aspects of the root chakra, and pointers to find if your root 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 – At the base of the spine.
Physical Characteristics – Adrenal glands, Bones, Teeth, Legs, Elimination system, Kidneys, Bladder, Blood
Non-Physical Characteristics – Survival & self preservation, connection to earth, basic needs, inner sense of security, initiates flight or fight response, connects with the spiritual energies of our ancestors, records memories from previous generations,
What Happens When This Chakra Is Balanced – Courage, stability, grounding, success in physical world, physical well being, financial abundance, fearless
What Happens When This Chakra Is Imbalanced (Blocked or Over Stimulated) – sense of fear, anxious, scattered, insecurity, negativity, eating disorders, lethargy, foot issues, constipation, loose motions, UTI, Kidney stones, financial problems
Associated Element (Panch Tatva) – Earth
Associated Color To Meditate – Visualize the color Red 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 synchronic harmony. The mantra sound that corresponds to the root chakra is LAM.
Yoga Poses To Balance This Chakra – Any pose that will help in grounding yourself with the earth like – Mountain Pose, Warrior Pose, Lotus Pose, Corpse Pose, Squatting Pose
(You can easily google up these poses if you do not know them)
Affirmations To Balance This Chakra –
I feel deeply rooted
I am connected to my body
I feel safe and secure
I have what I need
I am grounded, stable, and standing on my own two feet
I nurture my body with healthy food, clean water, exercise, relaxation, and connection with nature
I am open to possibilities
I am grateful for all the challenges that helped me to grow and transform
I trust in the goodness of life
I trust myself
I love life
Crystal To Heal This Chakra – Red Jasper, Bloodstone, Garnet
Healing With Nature – Engage in anything grounding or earth related activities like gardening, walking in grass, cooking, hiking etc.
Exercise To Do At Your End –
- Have you personally felt any issues like mentioned above that are related to root chakra?
- What have you done to overcome them till now?
- After reading the pointers on how to balance root chakra, which modality will you pick up to balance your root 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.