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Balancing the 7 Chakras

In this article, I will be helping you understand the seven chakras in our body and how any blockage or negativity in each of them impacts our lives and our relationship with external factors and leads to physical and mental diseases.

Healing in the form of Reiki, Aura Cleansing and Meditation along with a healthy lifestyle plays a very important role to balance the chakras and reverse the adverse effects of it’s imbalance and blockage on us.

Root Chakra • Muladhara

Located at the base of the spine, the pelvic floor, and the first three vertebrae, the root chakra is responsible for your sense of safety and security on this earthly journey.

The word Muladhara breaks down into two Sanskrit words: Mula meaning “root” and Adhara, which means “support” or “base.”

This is the first of the chakras of matter. Balancing the root chakra creates the solid foundation for opening the chakras above. A solid foundation embedded in firm soil will provide the stability you need to create a home filled with joy for years to come. In order to grow and attain holistic spiritual growth and happiness it is extremely important to heal and dispel the blockages to this chakra.

Signs your Root Chakra is blocked
  • Low Self confidence and self esteem
  • A fear of living
  • An emotional threat
  • Weak will
  • Anxiety
Diseases caused due to blockage
  • Varicose Veins, legs
  • Kidney Problems
  • Weak Knees
  • Problems in Hips, Sciatic Centre and Anus

Opening up your Root Chakra is the key to clearing a lot of obstacles in your life. Healing the Chakra would instil a sense of security and self confidence in you, alleviate your anxiety and fears and make you capable of succeeding in your life with renewed energy and confidence.

Sacral Chakra • Svadhisthana

The most common location for the sacral chakra is about three inches below the navel, at the center of your lower belly. In the back, it’s located at the level of the lumbar vertebrae.

Balancing and healing the sacral chakra creates an awakening and fulfillment of sexual desires.It leads to constructive channelisation of personal creativity.You will experience greater self-love and acceptance, stronger family ties and romantic relationships.

An awakening of senses – feeling of smell, touch, sound . An improved sense of social consciousness and behavioral patterns.


Signs your Sacral Chakra is blocked
  • Inhibited sexual expression or desire
  • Unhealthy dependence or abuse of people/substance to get instant pleasure
  • Low self- esteem and self -love
  •  Feeling stuck in a particular mood or feeling
  •  Overindulgence in sexual fantasies or feeling numb and out of sync with oneself
Diseases caused due to blockage
  • Lower back or Slipped Disc
  •  Appendicitis, bladder problems and urinary infections
  •  Constipation or Diarrhea
  •  Poor Menstrual health of women – fibroids, tumours, cysts
  • Miscarriage and Sterility

Opening up your Root Chakra is the key to clearing a lot of obstacles in your life. Healing the Chakra would instil a sense of security and self confidence in you, alleviate your anxiety and fears and make you capable of succeeding in your life with renewed energy and confidence.

Solar Plexus Chakra • Manipura

It is the centre of power and wisdom. The most common location for the solar plexus Chakra is solar plexus level, between the navel and the lower part of the chest. Closely connected to the digestive system, especially the gastric and hypogastric plexi, its main function is to help transform matter into energy to fuel your body. It governs metabolism and is commonly associated with the pancreas.

Balancing and healing the sacral chakra creates a sense of assertiveness where one exerts their will in a way that leads to the expected results somewhat effortlessly. It also creates a balance between the personal power and harmonious relationships with the surroundings


Signs the Solar Chakra is blocked
  • Excessive control and authority over your environment and people
  • Or the opposite in case of deficiency or blocked energy: Feeling of helplessness, irresponsibility
  • Being obsessed with minute details, seeing life through a filter of plus and minuses while losing sight of the whole picture
  • Being manipulative
  • Misusing your power
  • Lack of clear direction, lack of purpose or ambition Making plans or having a lot of ideas without finding efficient ways to realize them
Diseases caused due to blockage
  • Dysfunctional Adrenal Glands
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Unbalanced Appetite
  •  Belching
  •  Diabetes
  • Excessive fat/obesity
  •  Gallstones
  • Gas pains/ gastritis/ indigestion
  •  Liver Problems
  •  Nausea
  • Peptic Ulcers
  • Spleen and stomach issues
  •  Arthritis
Opening up  your solar plexus chakra instils a strong sense of clarity within you.
It has a lot of transformative power, in that it takes energy from your surroundings and converts it into energy you can use for your mind and body.
It helps you with decision-making and therefore develop a clear sense of identity. These include personal power, responsibility, beliefs, confidence, and your ability to assess situations and extract positive or negative thoughts from them is all based in this important chakra. This also affects your ability to follow through with plans.

Heart Chakra • Anahata

It is the centre of love and compassion. The most common location for the heart Chakra is the centre of the chest.

When the heart Chakra is open and balanced, you may feel deeply connected, the harmonious exchange of energy with all that is around you, and the appreciation of beauty. However, when there’s a blockage, you may experience difficulties in your relating with others, such as excessive jealousy, codependency, or being closed down, withdrawn.


Signs the Heart Chakra is blocked

The biggest aspect of the heart is unconditional love and trust for others. Therefore blockages come from fear of old emotional hurt, lack of emotional security, fear of letting other in and protection from recurrence of past hurt.

Diseases caused due to blockage
  •  Asthma
  •  Anxiety
  •  Blocked Arteries
  • Back pain
  • Blood related diseases
  • Issues with Breasts, Lungs and chest
  • Heartburn
  • Heart Imbalance

Throat Chakra • Vishuddha

It is the centre of communication and expression.The most common location for the Throat Chakra is the centre of your neck.

When the throat Chakra is open and balanced you feel confident in expressing yourself and coming out of your cocoon. You set on a path of self realisation where you understand your dreams and aspirations and find the ability to effectively communicate it to the world truthfully and fearlessly.


Signs the Throat Chakra is blocked
  • Difficulty in communicating effectively
  • Fear of ridicule and judgment if you speak
  • Inability to realise and express your truth in the world
  • Holding back your needs and desires
  • Unable to realise your purpose clearly
Diseases caused due to blockage
  • Bronchial Problems
  • Blood pressure
  • Hay Fever
  • Influenza
  • Cold and Flu
  • Jaw blocks
  • Bad breath
  • Tonsillitis
  • Thyroid Problems
  • Nasal problem

Third Eye Chakra • Ajna

Centre of Intuition and Foresight. The most common location for the Third Eye Chakra is the centre of our brows.It is a seat of Will and clairvoyance. A balanced third Eye Chakra enables our intuitive senses and our brain to peak and function optimally.

The third eye chakra is an instrument to perceive the more subtle qualities of reality. It goes beyond the more physical senses into the realm of subtle energies. Awakening this Chakra allows you to open up to an intuitive sensibility and inner perception.

A balanced left hemisphere of our brain brings about balance, purpose and control in our vision and personality. While a balanced right hemisphere brings about our creative and intuitive nature, harnessing our relationship with the feminine nature.

Signs the Third Eye Chakra is blocked
  • Inability to establish or realise a guiding vision for oneself
  • Rejection of inner calls for spirituality
  • Difficulty in finding inner peace and balance
  • Feeling stuck creatively and intuitively
  • Lack of disciple and self control
Diseases caused due to blockage
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Loss of Balance
  • Lower brain dysfunction
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness in vision or eye related problems
  • Imbalance in functioning of ears
  • Dysfunctional Pituitary gland

Crown Chakra • Chahasrara

Centre of connection to the higher spiritual self. The most common location for the Crown Chakra is the top of our head or a little above it. It is a seat of connection to the higher self.

A balanced third Crown Chakra enables us to reach a state of trans-personal awareness. We understand and experience a sense of interconnectedness with ourselves and the entire system of things around us. We become more aware and connected to our greater spiritual purpose.


Signs the Crown Chakra is blocked
  • An all consuming feeling of loneliness and feeling cut off from the world
  • Feeling extremely tired and fatigued
  • A sense of elitism and unearned accomplishment
  • Mental Fog and lack of clarity
  • Sleep Disorders and general restlessness.
Diseases caused due to blockage
  • Brain Fever
  • Migraine and Chronic Headache
  • Neurotic Diseases
  • Epilepsy
  • Fainting and Dizziness
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Schizophrenia
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Depression

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I strongly believe that by learning how to balance your inner being and aligning it with the energies of the universe, a lot of our problems can be solved, our minds can be calmed and we can attain all the goals we wish to achieve.

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