If Chakras Could Speak
If Chakras Could Speak Some of us have the ability to speak to our chakras and hear what they are saying back to us. Some of us only occasionally hear whispers from our chakras, and even then sometimes we doubt what we hear. This is a beautiful illustration of how we can be centred in each of our chakras and perhaps hear just a little more loudly, just a little more clearly what our chakras are saying to us. We sometimes forget that the chakras are the transmitters and conduits of the universe. The chakras have three functions, namely being receptors, storage points and transmitters of energy. Becoming familiar with your chakras is one of the most powerful ways in which you can raise your spiritual awareness and access different levels of consciousness. The chakras system may seem simplistic on a rational level, but when one begins to experience it fully in its deeper, intuitive dimension you discover an amazing map to your inner world. They transmit the Universes’personal and unique messages to each of us. Born of the Ancient Indian culture and sacred language of Sanskrit, the chakra system provides a powerful tool for personal growth and empowerment. Through becoming acquainted with this system we can begin to understand our own innate areas of power as well as those areas to develop and strengthen within our own lives. The chakras are connected three main Nadi channels - Sushumna, Ida and Pingala. Nadi Nāḍī ( Sanskrit: नाडी ) is a term for the channels through which, in traditional Indian medicine and spiritual science, the energies of the physical body, the subtle body and the causal body are said to flow. Within this philosophical framework, the nadis are said to connect at special points of intensity called nadi chakras. The amount of nadis of the human body are claimed to be up to hundred-of-thousands and even millions. In regard to Kundalini yoga, there are three important nadis: ida, pingala, and sushumna whereas Sushumna (Sanskrit सुषुम्णा ) runs along the spinal cord in the center, through the seven chakras. Under the correct conditions the energy of kundalini is said to uncoil and enter sushumna through the brahma dwara or gate of Brahma at the base of the spine. Nadis carry life force energies known as prana. In the physical body, the nadis are channels carrying air, water, nutrients, blood and other bodily fluids around and are similar to the arteries, veins, capillaries, bronchioles, nerves, lymph canals and so on. In the subtle and the causal body, the nadis are channels for so called cosmic, vital, seminal, mental, intellectual, etc. energies (collectively described as prana) and are important for sensations, consciousness and the spiritual aura. All nadis are said to originate from one of two centres; the heart and the kanda, the last being an egg-shaped bulb in the pelvic area, just below the navel.[ Sushumna Sushumna (Sanskrit सुषुम्णा ) is a Sanskrit word meaning "very gracious" or "kind" and is also the name for the central nadi in the body. Anatomically, the Sushumna runs down the central axis of the body, through the spinal cord. It connects the base chakra to the crown chakra Sushumna, also known as the Hara line, or the line of intention, stands as our connection to our life’s purpose, a specific blueprint that each and every soul is born with to accomplish throughout their life here on Earth. The Sushumna nadi is the most important nadi of the astral (emotional) body. When prana flows freely through the Sushumna, you can attain a still mind; however, when impurities exist in the other nadis of the body, prana is not able to freely flow through the Sushumna. It is very important in Yoga and Tantra in general.when the mind is quietened through Yama, Niyama, Asana and Pranayamathe important state of Pratyahara begins. A person entering this state never complains of Dispersion of Mind. This is characterised by observing the movements/jerks in Sushumna in the subtle body. Sushumna makes the way for the ascent of Kundalini. Ida Ida ( Sanskrit इडा,), Sanskirt meaning "comfort". lies to the left of the spine,it is an energy line that starts at the root chakra, the Ida is yin or feminine in nature. The Ida channel is pale in color and located on the left side. It is associated with lunar energy. as it has a moon like nature and feminine energy with a cooling effect It courses from the left testicle to the left nostril and corresponds to the River Ganges. Ida is the introverted, lunar nadi, and refers to the right hemisphere of the brain. Ida nadi controls all the mental processes. Pingala Pingala ( Sanskrit पिङ्गल,), Sanskrit meaning "tawny (brown)", "golden", "solar", is to the right side of the spine, it is also an energy line that starts at the root chakra mirroring the Ida. The Pingala is yang or masculine in nature. The Pingala channel is red in colour and located on the right side. It is associated with masculine attributes, the light of the sun, and an open right nostril. It is associated with solar energy as it has a sun like nature and masculine energy. Its temperature is heating and courses from the right testicle to the right nostril. It corresponds to the River Yamuna. Pingala is the extroverted, solar nadi, and corresponds to left hemisphere of the brain and controls all the vital processes. Chakras As these energies intertwine, their intersections create vortexes at nerve ganglia (accumulation of nerve fibers) along the spine. These vortexes are known as chakras. Chakra, (Sanskrit: चक्र ) the Sanskrit meaning "wheel", represents the energy vortexes within the body’s energy fields. Although there are primarily seven chakra centres, there are thousands of other sub vortexes throughout the body. The palms of the hands and the soles of the feet serve as some of the most significant sub centres. When these centres are open fully we have greater capacity to let the life-force energy, or prana flow through us and outward to all that we contact, such as our families, colleagues, strangers, pets, plants and of course the Earth in general. These vortexes serve as ‘two way tunnels’ allowing energy to flow through each of the subtle bodies that make up the auric field. I.e. physical to emotional to mental to spiritual. When there are blockages within these chakras, physical, emotional and spiritual disease begins to manifest indicating that there is work to do to bring the whole self back into a state of harmony. The Seven Chakras There are seven major Chakra centres, or energy centres that are held within the auric or energy field. This energy field is comprised of seven major levels. The most commonly known are the emotional body, the astral body, the mental body and the spiritual body. This auric field holds all of our life’s experiences. The Chakras are the main centres of energy, or prana and information, transmitters and receivers if you will, that correlate to specific physical, psychological and spiritual health and well-being. They can indicate whether a person is prone to digestive disturbances, a lack of confidence, or a fear of speaking up and out. More specifically, we will pick a point to start with, literally. The Hara point, or Dan Tien, which resides below the navel (not to be confused with the sacral chakra) is the power point that integrates the lower three chakras and facilitates our connection into the Earth. Along this Hara point lays the Sushumna or Hara line. This is the central current from the heavens or cosmic consciousness that runs down through the ‘chakra tube’ grounding into the centre of the Earth. The Chakras And Personal Development Essentially, the goal is to first become aware that these centres exist and are a direct mapping system to our physical, psychological and spiritual health and well-being. Then we can begin to personally identify and address our own areas for development and take the practical steps that lead to personal growth and empowerment.
By tuning into our chakras, visualising them as spinning lotus petals, each with their identifiable colour / sound vibration, you can visualise or sense the clarity or lack thereof, vibrational state either smooth or erratic and the cleanliness either bright, murky or dark. We can then with our senses balance them so they function at their optimum, and also reflect on what aspect of our spiritual nature needs to be worked on to create the associated balance in our lives. Therefore, metaphorically, your chakras speak to us.as they are a reflection of what we need to change to regain balance and harmony in our lives. With each chakra centre there will be corresponding support tools recommended to bring more harmony and balance to that specific chakra. Remember that colour is a powerful vibrational healing tool. By wearing the colour of the chakra, or eating food that is of that colour, we bring that resonance or specific vibrational support into our auric field for balance and healing. Crystals are also wonderful tools to balance the chakras.
Michael J Robey
Psychic Medium | Psychic Investigator