Wednesday, July 14, 2010
ROOT CHAKRA - Muladhara, Kundalini
Governs vigor, vitality, heredity, security, passion, feet, legs, and trust. Your relationship with money, home,and job. Primal feelings, will to live physical existence, our bodies and our health.
Key Word: survival
Soul Lesson: Service.
Element: earth, mineral kingdom
Gemstones: Garnet, Black tourmaline, Hematite, Ruby, Bloodstone, Black Onyx, Smoky Quartz, Red Jasper, Obsidian
Essential Oils: Clary Sage, Rosemary, Cedar wood, Clove, Frankincense, Rosewood, Cypress, Marjoram, Myrrh, Black Pepper, Ginger
Glands & Organs: Male reproduction organ, spine, blood, bladder, testes, vagina
Bach Flower Essences: Cerato, Scleranthus, Gentian, Gorse, Hornbeam and Wild Oat.
Sound: African, Cuban.
Mantra: lam or e as in red
Healthy Characteristics: grounded, centered, belonging, pride, fully alive, able to trust, independent, determined, trusts in self and others, secure, patient, constant, ambitious, passion, commitment, survival.
Too much energy: greedy, egotistic, domineering, bossy, addicted to wealth, high-strung, hyperactive, addicted to self, violent, dishonest, cunning.
Too little energy: can't reach goals, lack of confidence, feel unloved, not grounded, lacks confidence, suicidal, weak willed, feels sexually inadequate, fearful, frustrated, alienated, separate.
Treatments with color: place the appropriate vibrational tool over the chakra while gazing at, visualizing or meditating on the associated color.
Use Red for: depression, lack of energy, feeling ungrounded, shock, poor circulation, cold, impotence. Manipulative, overly cautious, power conscious, possessive, needing approval, craving excitement, overly tired, no energy.
Use Green to counter act Overactive symptoms: Physically aggressive, belligerent, impulsive, inability to recognize limits, hyperactive, reckless. Place a piece of green material or crystal on the chakra and/or gaze at or visualize the color emerald green.
Check out this Root Chakra Meditation video featuring the music of sound healer Johnathan Goldman.