Everything About: The Root Chakra (Muladhara)
The 7 chakras are the body's primary energy centers. You've undoubtedly heard people talk about "unblocking" their chakras, which refers to the belief that when all of our chakras are open, energy can easily flow through them and the physical body, mind, and spirit are in harmony.
The Root Chakra, also known as Muladhara, (derived from two Sanskrit words, Mula meaning “root” and adhara, meaning “support” or “base”) is located at the base of the spine, the pelvic floor, and the first three vertebrae. The root chakra creates the foundation for all the chakras that lie above it.
Meaning Of The Root Chakra
The root of all things, the first chakra sits at the base of the spine and just above the tailbone. Like the trees 🌳 that bloom overhead, it is our connection to all earthly things and the epicenter of our stability. In the hierarchy of needs, the root chakra (also called the Muladhara) is where we get our sense of safety, our strength, our preservation and endurance, and our sense of gorgeous grounding. It is our survival chakra and is one of our most important spiritual assets. This is where our kundalini serpent slumbers, it's also where our masculine energy sits and it acts as the foundation for all other chakra points in the body too. The root chakra is our foundation and has a huge impact on our emotional, spiritual, and physical body.🧚
The Root Chakra is the foundation upon which all other bodily structures rely for strength. In the midst of dangerous situations, it provides energy and practical solutions. The root chakra is essential if we are to maintain our grip on reality. The root chakra is essential if we are to maintain our grip on reality. A blockage in this chakra can cause feelings of deception, detachment, and the inability to adjust. You may have a sense of hopelessness and failing to achieve your goals. The root chakra's primary attributes are focusing and anchoring, making us aware of our surroundings, and protected from harm.
Crystals for Balancing the Root Chakra
Location of the Root Chakra
The root chakra is located at the base of the spine. It is positioned between the anus and the genitals at the perineum.
Color of the Root Chakra
The color associated with the root chakra is the color red. The color red in the root chakra relates to our "tribe". The feeling of belonging, sense of community, justice and the feeling of being stable and grounded. Red is commonly related to vitality, energy, and vitality.
Mantra of the Root Chakra
Chant 'LAM' for the Root Chakra. This chakra opens up your prosperity, belongings, and feeling of security. If you feel low energy then you can chant the 'LAM' mantra.
Balanced Root Chakra
When the energy at the Root Chakra is balanced, it gives the physical body life. It offers you a sensation of well-being, of being grounded, focused, sexually affectionate, and in control of yourself.
Unbalanced Root Chakra
When the energy at the Root Chakra is unbalanced, it creates a sense of insecurity and sadness, as well as a lack of motivation to pursue your life's aspirations. It can also lead to a loss of desire in sex and a sense of disconnection.