What Are Chakra? What is the Importance of Chakras in Human Body

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According to Ayurveda, the confluence of nadis(pulses) or their union with each other is called Chakra. Although the meeting point of these nadis are mostly triangular, but still they are called chakras. There are 114 chakras in the human body. Out of which 7 chakras are considered to be mainly special. These chakras are the centers of energy flow of our body. It is believed that this chakra is sleeping in the idle state, and if a person awakens these chakras then the condition of his life changes. The awakening of these chakras transforms man into his supreme form which is called awakening of the horoscope. With the help of yoga, one can get awake these Chakras.

In other words Chakras are energy centers through which the energy of the space universe flows into the human body.

These 7 Chakras are following:

  1. Muladhar Chakra
  2. Swadhishthan Chakra
  3. Manipur Chakra
  4. Anahat Chakra
  5. Vishudhi Chakra
  6. Aagya Chakra/Ajna Chakra/ Bindu Chakra
  7. Shashrara Chakra
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1. Muladhar Chakra:

Muladhara in the first cycle. It is resides between the anus and the genitals. In human being, the desire of excessive indulgence and spiritual desire comes from the Muladhar Chakra.

This Chakra is also known as Bhaum Mandal. This base chakra with four petals physically controls fragrance and healing. At the same time, from the spiritual point of view. Muladhar Chakra is associated with religion, artha, kama and moksha. The energy of people who have the dominance of enjoyment, sexual intercourse and sleep is gathered around this Chakra. To awaken this cycle, victory over indulgence, sexual intercourse and sleep is necessary. After this chakra is awakened, heroism arises which brings fearlessness and gains siddhis.

The Beej mantra of this Chakra is – “Lan”.

2. Swadhishtan Chakra:

It’s come on the 2nd step in Chakras cycle. It is related to religious feelings, so it is also called religious Chakra. It saves us from negative energy. It is located between the navel center at the bottom of the spinal cord in the human body.

The Beej Mantra for this Chakra is “Van”.

3. Manipura Chakra:

This chakra is considered as the centre of energy, so Manipura Chakra also known as Energy Chakra.

Manipur Chakra is  located in the core of the naval. The person who control this Chakra, called Karam yogi.

With the activeness of this chakra, emotions like attachment, fear, hatred, shame, jealousy, chugli are controlled. This chakra for Rajasic quality increases self-power, self-power and self-respect. With these qualities one can face every problem of life.

The Beej Mantra for this Chakra is “Ran”.

4. Anahat Chakra:

Anahat Chakra is the fourth main chakra of the human body. It is situated in the center of the chest in the form of a lotus with 12 petals. The Anahata Chakra is also called the Heart Chakra. As soon as this chakra is balanced, you will be more creative. It will prevent the filling of hypocrisy, violence, sophistry, anxiety, fascination, conceit, indiscretion and arrogance.

The Beej Mantra of this Chakra is “Yan”.

5. Vishuddha Chakra:

Vishuddha chakra is 5th main chakra in human body, It is located behind the throat (Kanth), so its also called Kantha Chakra. The person whose Vishuddha Chakkar is balanced, has knowledge of 16 arts.

The Beej Mantra of this chakra is “Han”.

6. Ajna/ Agya Chakra:

This chakra also known as Drishti chakra and situated in the middle of both eye bros which is the dividing line between the soul and the divine. Spiritual awareness, self-contemplation and clear thoughts are attained by this cycle.

The Beej mantra of this Chakra has 2 letters – “H” “K”.

7. Shashrara Chakra (Crown Chakra)

This chakra is located just below the peak place in the brain, is a weapon. If this chakra is activated, it means your energy has touched that peak. Shashrara Chakra is also called Kashi of Tantra or Crown Chakra. If a person follows the rule of Yama and awakens this chakra along with the last 6 chakras, then he can achieve the rank of paramahansa. A man who reaches from the base to the Sahastrar Chakra has nothing to do with the world, sanyas and siddhis.

There is no Beej mantra of this chakra.


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