The SWADHISTHANA is located 3 inches below the navel (7.5 cm) In Sanskrit means sweetness or loveliness.
The second chakra governs our capacity to build & maintain relationships with the world.
This chakra is about friendliness, emotions and erotic sexuality. The sacral is the pleasure seeker. This chakra allows us to experience our true desires.
The MÛLÂDHÂRA is the Sanskrit word for the Root Chakra. This is the first of the chakras and is located at the base of the spine, at the perineum area.
It also provides us our ability to manifest security and stability. Feeling safe is primordial to the good functioning of the Root Chakra, so it is also related to our basic survival needs. Safety is basic to survival, but also is reproduction -understanding reproduction as survival of the species. Continue reading
The benefits of meditation are quite similar to the benefits of Reiki. Both practises help to increase awareness, improve health, enhance harmony and build inner peace among others. They reinforce each other. Our practise is strengthen when using both methods. Continue reading
Meditation is a practice that leads you to the direct experience of your own self. Surely we are constantly experiencing ourselves you may say. Not so. For most of our day we experience only thoughts, emotions and sensations that fill our mind. These flow of thoughts and perceptions in no more than believing than the water in a cup is the cup. Continue reading
Chakras are vortex of energy in our bodies which are of vital importance for our physical and psychological qualities. There are known to be over 80,000 chakras, but in the western world we tend to focus mostly in the 7 chakras located in the vertical line that goes from the base of our spine to the crown of our head. Continue reading
The word mantra has two parts: man, which is the root of the Sanskrit word for mind; and tra, which is the root of the word instrument. A mantra is therefore an instrument of the mind, a powerful sound or vibration that you can use to enter a deep state of meditation. Continue reading
The 7 chakras are the major energy centres of the body. Chakra is a Sanskrit word meaning wheel. It refers to the shape of the energy vortexes that are found in the etheric body of each human being. These energetic points are related to the maintenance of specific physical and emotional functions.
A chakra occurs where two energy meridians or channels intersect. There are known to be over 80,000 chakras. In the western world we tend to concentrate on the seven main chakras. These chakras existing in our etheric body are connecting the physical body with our energetic bodies (emotional, mental and spiritual). They are found in a vertical line with the first situated at the base of our spine and the seventh on the crown of our head (see picture below). Continue reading