- 1 What is an Aura?
- 2 What are Chakras?
- 3 The 7 Types of Chakras
What is an Aura?
Everyone is surrounded by aura. The aura is the bio-magnetic energy field that contains constantly changing colours. The aura is made up of several layers which interpenetrate each other as well as the physical body.
How do we interact with Aura?
Each layer vibrates at a different frequency which changes as we interact with each other. Our aura reshapes and changes according to what we feel and think. Therefore, the state of aura is directly connected to our emotional, spiritual, mental and physical health and also determines how protected you are on the energetic level.
Some people, especially psychics are able to perceive the aura as they have ability to attune into the subtle frequencies and energies. The aura can be photographed with a Kilian camera.
What are Chakras?
There is a system of subtle channels that run along the spinal cord. These energy centres are called chakras which means ‘wheel’ or ‘vortex’. This word originates from the Sanskrit.
Types of Chakras
There are seven main chakras running from the top of the head down to spine and to the bottom of our feet. The function of each chakra is to energise our physical bodies, to assimilate and to transmit life energies. Chakras draw the spiritual life-force energy (prana, or Chi) from the Universal Source.
- If our chakras are not functioning properly, our health will become affected due to lack of energy.
- The chakras draw our life experiences (feelings, thoughts, and emotions) into vortices.
- These experiences can sometimes become stuck and causing the energy blockages because we resist feeling the negative emotions.
- This creates blocks in our energy bodies, imbalances and diseases.
How do Chakras transmit energy?
Each chakra emits a specific colour and each one is connected to the endocrine glands in the physical body. The etheric body absorbs levels of energy from the environment and transduces this energy through chakras into the physical body via the endocrine glands. The endocrine system controls the hormone levels of the body which affects our mood, emotion, growth and reproduction. If therefore the chakras are out of balance, this will affect our endocrine system.
The 7 Types of Chakras
Following are the 7 types of Chakras:
- Root Chakra (red)
- Sacral Chakra (orange)
- Solar Plexus (yellow)
- Heart Chakra (green and pink)
- Throat Chakra (blue)
- Third Eye Chakra (indigo)
- Crown Chakra (violet, light or golden light)
Now, let us discuss about each of these chakras in some detail:
ROOT CHAKRA (Colour: Red)
The Root chakra is based at the base of the spine. This chakra is the foundation of our whole system.
Therefore, if the root chakras is out of balance, we will feel ungrounded and unsupported. The grounding means being fully present in your physical body, present and aware so we can manifest our basic needs without harming another.
Signs of a Balanced Root Chakra:
An individual with a balanced root chakra will reflect the following behaviours:
- General good health
- Physical well being and security
- Fully alive with unlimited physical energy
- Able to trust
- Able to manifest basic needs.
Characteristics of an Unbalanced Root Chakra:
On the other hand, an individual with an unbalanced root Chakra shall possess the following symptoms or signs:
- Addicted to wealth and materialism
- Focus only on genital and sexual
- Lack of confidence
- Unable to achieve goals
- Feels unlovable
- Survival issues
- Emotional issues
- Money issues
- Disconnected from the body
- Inability to relax
- Inability to stay grounded and in the present moment.
SACRAL CHAKRA (Colour: Orange)
The Sacral chakra is our primal centre of gravidity, joy, creativity and soul connection. It is here where the intuition can be felt. The second chakra is the sexual centre for women, as the female reproductive organs are situated in this part of the body.
In woman, the imbalance is caused by forgetting its true purpose and power. The sacral chakra is associated with water and the moon. It is here, where all our suppressed, repressed emotions and wounds are found.
If our second chakra is balanced, we will be able to express ourselves without fear and worrying that we lose our power. If it is out of balance, the sacredness and power of the sexual energy will become distorted and abused.
Characteristics of a Balanced Sacral Chakra
An individual possessing a balanced Sacral Chakra will display the following characteristics and signs:
- Ability to express feelings
- Healthy sexual attitudes
- Healthy boundaries
- Attuned to own feelings
- Open to change
- Works harmoniously with others
Signs of an Unbalanced Sacral Chakra
Here are some signs which would be reflected in an individual with an unbalanced Sacral Chakra:
- Very ambitious
- Power seeking
- Unable to be alone
- Over eager in relationships
- Obsessed with sex
- Disconnected from others
- Emotionally unstable
- Creating dramas
SOLAR PLEXUS (Colour: yellow)
What is a Solar Plexus? The solar plexus is a fire wheel associated with ego and the sun. This centre is associated with the personal power and individuality. The third chakra combines the matter and movement to create and using our will.
If the third chakra is balanced, we will create positive life experiences and we will be able to manifest our heart’s desires. If the chakra is out of balance, this means that the ego is in control. We have blocked ourselves from the Divine wisdom and guidance. The blocked energy can be recognised as aggressive behaviour because the energy is not able to flow freely.
Characteristics of a balanced Solar Plexus
An individual with a balanced third chakra, the “Solar Plexus” will show or reflect the following symptoms and characteristics:
- Follow their own unique path of self-development
- Personal power
- Respect others
- Empower others
- Enjoys life
- Accept challenges
- Show emotional warmth
- Surrendered ego
- Healthy self-esteem
Symptoms of an Unbalanced Solar Plexus
The following synonyms and characteristics will be reflected to all people with an unbalanced third Chakra(Solar Plexus):
- Lack of confidence
- Needs of constant reassurance
- Attention on power and recognition
- Need to be right
HEART CHAKRA ( Colour: Green and Pink)
This chakra is located in the chest and it is the centre of compassion, unconditional love. The love experienced here is no longer based on need, sex or desire but rather it is the state of one’s being.
In the heart chakra we learn how to transcend our ego and how to break away free from the sense of self and unite with the infinite and the universal. The heart centre is our spiritual core. Once this chakra is fully activated we will be able to channel light down into our physical body.
Characteristics of a balanced Heart Chakra
- Unconditional love for all living beings
- Sense of connection and spiritual purpose
- In touch with one’s feelings
- Sensitive to other’s feelings and emotions
- Ability to give and receive
- Open to change and new ideas
- Oneness with life
- True forgiveness
- Healthy relationships and boundaries
- Emotional wisdom.
Signs of an unbalanced Heart Chakra
- Takes on other’s problems and emotions
- martyr attitude ‘I have sacrificed myself for you…’
- Conditional love
- Fears about self and involvement with others
- Grief and guilt not processed
- Repressed love
- Feels unworthy of love
- Terrified of rejection
- Needs constant reassurance
- Withholding love
- Lack of empathy.
THROAT CHAKRA (Colour: Blue)
The fifth chakra is the centre of communication. Communication is the means by which consciousness extends itself from one place to another. Communication connects everything. The throat chakra is the centre of self- expression, sound and vibration.
The essence of communication is creativity. When throat chakra is open we will be able to listen to our higher selves and by divine. Unfortunately, many of us have their throat chakra not functioning properly. It is fear that prevents them from speaking their truth, mainly fear of rejection. When we connect with our inner essence, we will be able to speak our truth with the courage and without harming another.
Symptoms of a balanced Throat Chakra
Here are some main symptoms that will be reflected by an individual who possesses a balanced throat chakra:
- Good speaker
- Truthful communication
- Grounded relationships
- Able to express feelings with loving words
- Good listener
- Open to guidance from higher realms.
Signs reflected by an unbalanced Throat Chakra
Now, let us find out the symptoms and signs visible on individuals with an unbalanced or unideal throat chakra:
- Verbal abuse
- Excessive criticism
- Refusing to speak
- Eagerness to impress others
- Slow to respond
- Poor self-expression
THIRD EYE CHAKRA (Colour: Indigo)
This centre is associated with pineal gland, clear seeing and knowing. It is also the centre of psychic powers and higher intuition. Once your spiritual eye has opened, you will be able to perceive everything ‘as it is’, the truth of reality will be revealed to you.
At this age, our spiritual eyes are closed and we are unable to recognise our divine spark. We believe only in things that we can see with our physical eyes as at the same time we perceive the life through our minds which creates limitations, confusion and illusions.
Signs of a balanced Third Eye Chakra
An individual with a balanced third eye chakra will reflect the following signs and symptoms:
- Able to manifest
- Psychic skills
- Not afraid of death
- Divine wisdom
- Inner knowing
Symptoms of an Unbalanced Third Eye Chakra
Here are some symptoms, attitudes or signs displayed by an unbalanced third eye Chakra possessor:
- Uncontrolled clairvoyance
- Lack of purpose in life
- Negative self- image
- Poor memory
- Limited view of reality.
CROWN CHAKRA (Colour: Violet, Light, Golden light)
The symbol for the Crown chakra is fully opened lotus flower. This symbolises being totally open to the light. The Crown chakra symbolises being in the highest state of consciousness and it is the centre of our cosmic consciousness.
This is the seat of knowing, of being at one with one-self and the source. The crown chakra is located on the top of the head. When all our chakras centres are aligned and purified, we will enter spiritual rebirth and we will become light.
Symptoms of a balanced Crown Chakra
The possessor of a balanced Crown Chakra holds the majority of the following characteristics:
- Service to others
- Can transcent the laws of nature
- Open to Divine.
Signs of an Unbalanced Crown Chakra
Here are some signs displayed by individuals having an unbalanced Crown Chakra:
- Unrealised power
- Depressed, psychotic
- Lack of understanding
- Lack of inspiration
- Domination of others
- Disassociation to physical body/God/ humanity/the earth and animals.
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