Archive for October 2nd, 2013

Manipura/Solar Plexus Chakra/Yellow

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Colors: yellow, gold

Sanskrit: Manipura “jewel”

Sounds: Ram, musical note E

Signs: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Aquarius

Metals, Stones: gold, citrine, blue kyanite, peridot, pyrite, yellow topaz, tiger’s eye

Your golden solar plexus chakra is your inner sun. It is the light that shines forth around the center of your being and is your ego, identity, and sense of self in this lifetime. It radiates around that core of you – the hole ...

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Svadhisthana/Sacral Chakra/Orange

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Color: Orange

Sanskrit: Svadhistana “one’s own abode/dwelling of the vital force” and “sweetness”

Sounds: Vam, musical note D

Signs: Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Scorpio, Sagittarius

Metals, Stones: copper, carnelian, opal, amber, pyrite, sunstone, orange topaz, tiger’s eye, fire agate, orange kyanite

Ever wonder why some Buddhist monks wear orange?

That isn’t the start of a joke…it’s struck me as bizarre that a group of people intent on not being sexual robe themselves ...

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Muladhara/Root Chakra/Red

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Colors: Red, black, dark brown, grey

Sanskrit: Muladhara “root support”

Sounds: Lam, musical note C

Signs: Aries, Taurus, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn

Metals, Stones: iron, hematite, magnetite, bloodstone, red jasper, ruby, garnet, onyx

Getting to the bottom of things, the nitty-gritty, the base issue – that’s what the root chakra represents.

What’s at the root of our lives?

SAFETY

SECURITY

HUMAN TOUCH

SHELTER

FOOD

CLOTHING

How do we often get these things? Initially (or rather, hopefully) we get them from ...

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Intro to the Chakras

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As with astrology, learning about chakras means learning a new language.

The language of chakras is a fascinating one; it speaks of colors and sounds and vibrations, and when you get really in tune with this language you can actually see and hear not only the chakras in other people, but in literally anything – animals, plants, rocks, water…even the chair on which you’re sitting. Everything is made of ...

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