~ 12 Amazing Benefits Of Chakra Meditation ~

Are you falling sick quite often? Are you a victim of stress? Or are you obese? All these arise when the chakras of your body are not in balance. A person whose chakras are in perfect balance will never have any kind of troubles – physical, mental, and emotional.This chakra meditation techniques are different from other meditation techniques and is a intense one. It detoxifies and unclogs the energy points of your body, enhancing and empowering you for a better life.
Before I tell you more about how to do chakra meditation for beginners, let us first know what exactly you mean by chakras.

What Are The Chakras?

Chakras, to be very precise, are the energy pockets located within our body. The force of life flows into and out from the body through these chakras. No wonder they play a prominent role in your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well being. When the chakras are in the balanced state, you will be at the prime bliss in your life. The moment the balance spirals down a little, you will start experiencing the negative effects.
Each person has 7 major chakras in him, with each chakra being associated with a specific part of your body. Each one has a definite colour associated with it as well. They have been aligned in a vertical fashion in your body, starting from your base. Here is a short glimpse at the various chakras, the body part and colour associated with it.

The Seven Chakras:

S. No.Sanskrit Name of the ChakraEnglish Name of the ChakraAssociated Body PartColor Code
MooladharaRoot or BaseBase of spine, coccyxRed
SvadisthanaSpleenLower abdomen, below navelOrange
ManipuraSolar PlexusStomach, above navelYellow
AnahataHeartCentre of the chestGreen
VisuddhaThroatThroatBlue
AjneyaThird Eye or Eye BrowIn between the eye brows on the foreheadIndigo
SahasrarCrownTop of the headViolet

 
Identifying the chakras and understanding its relation to your physical, psychological, and spiritual health will enable you do chakra meditation in a better way. As you understand this connection, you will be able to comprehend the actual reason behind your health issues, focus the chakra via meditation, unclog, and heal the same. Thus, you will be able to recover faster.

How To Clear And Heal The Chakras With Meditation:

There are various ways to do chakra meditation. One of the most popular and easy ways of doing is with the help of light therapy. This technique uses the light hue corresponding to the chakra colors. Your focus should be restricted only to the inner light of your chakras, which in turn will help you focus on the chakra centers. The lights divert the energy and attention to the corresponding chakras during meditation. This helps you release, unclog, and heal the chakras in an efficient way.
Learn how to do chakra meditation by visualizing lights with us here:

Prerequisites:

1. Sit Comfortably:

This prerequisite needs to be contemplated for indulging in an effective chakra meditation. The place, your attire, and your posture – all needs to be done the right way. Choose a place that is serene and silent. Wear loose and light cotton dresses, preferably of lighter shades. Sit in a meditation pose. It could be Padmasana [Lotus Pose] or Sukhasana [ Easy Pose]. You could even sit in Vajrasana [Diamond Pose], if you are completely relaxed that way.
Always sit with spine erect, hands resting on the thighs, while palms face the ceiling.

2. Breathe Right:

Never hold your breath as you meditate. Indulge in deep inhalations followed by exhalations. Without proper breathing you will never be able to sense the vibrations the chakras are experiencing. So, breathe, and breathe right!

3. Relax And Focus:

 
Let your body relax completely. Once you are at complete peace with your body, start focusing. Let your mind wander for a while before allowing it to start concentrating on your breathing pattern.

4. Shape Your Palms Into Mudras As Per The Chakras:

The fingers should be shaped into various yoga mudras, depending on the chakra you are focusing. This is to ensure that the energy flow is diverted in the right way.

  • For The First Three Chakras [Mooladhara, Svadisthana, and Manipura], the tips of index fingers should touch the thumb tips of the respective hands.
  • For The Anahata And Vissudha Chakras, the finger tips of index fingers should be placed on the center portion of respective thumbs.
  • For The Ajneya And Sahasrara Chakras, the finger tips of index fingers should be in contact with the base of the thumbs respectively.

The Chakra Meditation:

Start with the base or Mooladhara Chakra, slowly progressing upward, allowing the meditation to wind up with Crown or Sahasrara Chakra.

Mooladhara Chakra:

  • Indulge in several deep, slow, and long inhalations and exhalations to put your body at complete peace.
  • Let the tips of index fingers should touch the thumb tips of the respective hands.
  • Visualize the red hue associated with the chakra as you chant ‘Om Mooladhara’.
  • Keep chanting ‘Lang’ for about 30 times or until you start experiencing the root transforming into liquid gold.
  • Once you feel that color transition, start chanting ‘Kundalini Arohanum’ [Awakening the Kundalini].
  • Do this until you feel that energy level is rising in you.

Svadhistana Chakra:

  • It is now time to progress to the next chakra, which lies beneath your navel.
  • Indulge in several deep, slow, and long inhalations and exhalations to put your body at complete peace.
  • Let the tips of index fingers touch the thumb tips of the respective hands.
  • Visualize the orange hue associated with the chakra as you chant ‘Om Svadhistana’.
  • Keep chanting ‘Vang’ for about 30 times or until you start experiencing the chakra melting into liquid gold.
  • Once you feel that color transition, start chanting ‘Kundalini arohanum’ [Awakening the Kundalini].
  • Do this until you feel that the energy surging in you.

Manipura Chakra:

Once you feel the energy at Svadhistana, you can move to the Manipura.

  • Indulge in several deep, slow, and long inhalations and exhalations to put your body at complete peace.
  • Let the tips of index fingers touch the thumb tips of the respective hands.
  • Visualize the yellow hue associated with the chakra as you chant ‘Om Sri Mani Padme Hum’.
  • Keep chanting ‘Rang’ for about 30 times or until you start experiencing the chakra melting into liquid gold.
  • Once you feel that color transition, start chanting ‘Kundalini Arohanum’ [Awakening the Kundalini].
  • Do this until you feel that energyis surging in you.

 

Anahata Chakra:

The next level is at your spiritual heart.

  • Indulge in several deep, slow, and long inhalations and exhalations to put your body at complete peace.
  • Let the tips of index fingers touch the centre of the thumbs of the respective hands.
  • Visualize the green hue associated with the chakra as you chant ‘Om Anahata’.
  • Keep chanting ‘Yang’ for about 30 times or until you start experiencing the chakra melting into liquid gold.
  • Once you feel that color transition, start chanting ‘Kundalini Arohanum’ [Awakening the Kundalini].
  • Do this until you feel that the energy is surging in you.

Vissudha Chakra:

Your throat is the next destination.

  • Indulge in several deep, slow, and long inhalations and exhalations to put your body at complete peace.
  • Let the tips of index fingers touch the center of the thumbs of the respective hands.
  • Visualize the blue hue associated with the chakra as you chant ‘Om Vissudha’.
  • Keep chanting ‘Hang’ for about 30 times or until you start experiencing the chakra melting into liquid gold.
  • Once you feel that color transition, start chanting ‘Kundalini Arohanum’ [Awakening the Kundalini].
  • Do this until you feel that energy is surging in you.

 

Ajneya Chakra:

Move on the Ajneya Chakra after you feel the energy flowing, incessantly, into the throat.

  • Indulge in several deep, slow, and long inhalations and exhalations to put your body at complete peace.
  • Let the tips of index fingers touch the base of the thumbs of the respective hands.
  • Visualize the Indigo hue associated with the chakra as you chant ‘Om Ajneya’.
  • Keep chanting ‘AUM’ for about 30 times or until you start experiencing the chakra melting into liquid gold. [It should be like AAA OO M].
  • Once you feel that color transition, start chanting ‘Kundalini Arohanum’ [Awakening the Kundalini].
  • Do this until you feel that energy is surging in you.

Sahasrara Chakra:

It is now time to invoke, unclog, and energize the crown.

  • Indulge in several deep, slow, and long inhalations and exhalations to put your body at complete peace.
  • Let the tips of index fingers should touch the center of the thumbs of the respective hands.
  • Visualize the Violet hue associated with the chakra as you chant ‘Om Sahasrara’.
  • Keep chanting ‘Ogum Satyam Om’ for about 30 times or until you start experiencing the chakra melting into liquid gold.
  • Once you feel that color transition, start chanting ‘Kundalini Arohanum’ [Awakening the Kundalini].
  • Do this until you feel that energy is surging in you.

 

Wind Up With Savasana:

This is a powerful technique, therefore you need to relax yourself. You can indulge in Savasana, Corpse Pose to achieve the relaxation in a wholesome way.

How To Do?

  1. Lie down on the mat with your back on the mat.
  2. Close the eyes, relax your arms alongside your body, while palms rest facing the ceiling.
  3. Spread your legs out at shoulder width.
  4. Indulging in deep breaths, relax for at least 10 minutes.
  5. Let go of all other thoughts and enjoy the relaxation and calmness.
  6. You will be able to notice the changes in the energy flow across your body with the flow of Kundalini, the untapped energy, into the chakras.

Benefits Of Chakra Meditation:

There are countless benefits you can reap, provided you indulge in Chakra unclogging and healing the right way. Here is a glimpse of the positive impacts of this healing technique:

  1. Bring a positive change in your perception and outlook about people, and behaviors.
  2. Increases focus, memory, and concentration.
  3. Improves self awareness level.
  4. Increases creativity and productivity level.
  5. Imparts self compassion and compassion for others.
  6. Lowers stress and anxiety level.
  7. Helps to achieve better sleep and relaxed state of mind.
  8. Lowers blood sugar and blood pressure levels.
  9. Helps burn fat and lose weight.
  10. Improves overall health and wellness.
  11. Improved energy levels.
  12. Zero levels of anger and depression

Once your chakras are cleared of the congestions and healed, they work in a balanced, harmonious way with each other to give the best chakra meditation benefits to your body. The result – your physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional requirements are bestowed with adequate levels of nourishment. This, in turn, keeps you in good health, from all aspects. Ignite your inner self and awaken your spirit with chakra meditation.
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