Chakra in Sanskrit means wheel, turning. At the same time, the energy centers in our body are called chakras. These chakras in our body are divided into 7 basic chakras. These 7 basic chakras are a system found in every person's body and are related to certain emotions or feelings of that person.
What is the location of chakras in the body?
The Root Chakra is basically a chakra associated with the reproductive organs. The root chakra is connected to the end of our spine and is a chakra that points towards the ground between our legs. The color of this chakra is attributed to red. This chakra, whose element is earth, is related to the instinct of life, the tendency to be connected to the body and the physical plane. It supports our will to live and our vitality. Its balanced functioning manifests as bodily health, a sense of security and joy of life and is associated with the sexual gland.
Sacral (Cross) Chakra
The sacral or cross chakra is a chakra associated with the adrenal glands and is considered orange in color. The element associated with this chakra, located in the lower part of the abdomen, is the water element and is associated with sexual sensations. It stands out with its balanced work, sensory intensity, sexual satisfaction and ability to accept change.
Solar Plexus Chakra
The solar chakra is the chakra that governs the pancreatic gland and its color is yellow. It is linked to our emotional body and drives our desires, creativity, and relationships. Our feelings of personal power, will, and self-esteem are associated with this chakra.
The element that this chakra is associated with is the fire element. Its balanced functioning is observed as energy, efficiency, ability to make quick decisions and use the power factor without being oppressive.
The heart chakra is associated with the thymus gland. This chakra, which controls our sense of touch, is also associated with our feelings of love and compassion. The element that the heart chakra is associated with is the air element. When it works well, it is reflected as love, compassion, peace and a strong sense of justice.
The throat chakra is the chakra that governs the thyroid gland and is our fifth chakra. This chakra, which is bright blue in color, provides the energy we need for our artistic creativity and self-expression. At the same time, this chakra is our window to the world.
Forehead Chakra (Third Eye)
The forehead chakra is a chakra associated with the pituitary gland and its color is indigo. Also known as the "third eye chakra", this chakra is located in the middle of the two eyebrows. It is in charge of providing the energy needed for our intuition, clairvoyance, imagination.
The crown chakra is associated with the pituitary gland and is located in the middle of the top of our head as our seventh chakra. This chakra, which is purple in color, is also known as the crown chakra. It represents the uprising against the level of consciousness known as pure awareness. It is the point of connection with the realm of unity beyond time and space, which the five senses cannot perceive. It is responsible for providing the energy needed for the development of our wisdom and spirituality and for increasing our understanding.