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First chakra: Root (muladhara)
Centered at the base of the spine and the seven main chakra system.
Colour associated: red
Yoga Asana: Shavasana, Tadasana, Virabhadrasana.
The root chakra lays the foundation for expansion in ones life. It is an individuals financial, physical security, safety, survival. Basic needs (food, sleep, shelter, self-preservation, etc.) Physicality, physical identity and aspects of self.
Grounding and feeling of connection to the earth.
Support and foundation for living our lives.
The root chakra provides the foundation on which we build our life. It supports us in growing and feeling safe into exploring all the aspects of life.
When the root chakra is balanced, it generates a strong will, vitality and energy. People with a healthy root chakra will overcome any troubles or obstacles, considering life as a fascinating adventure worth living. When this chakra is unbalanced, you may experience a sense of emptiness and disconnection from everything and everyone, feelings of not belonging and unstability, decrease in vitality, being barely capable of fulfilling day to day activities. People with a dysfunctional root chakra can be abusive, depressed, and feel lack or deprived of joy in ones life.
Being close to the sacral chakra, it also causes sexual disorders such as frigidity, impotence and sterility. Other disorders related to an imbalanced Root chakra are bladder disease, cystitis, prostate disease, inflammation of the hemorrhoids, and in severe cases, colon cancer.
Further signs are trouble saving money, chronic health problems, lack of healthy boundaries with others, poor communication with the loved ones, the sensation of being out of space, eating disorders or loss of appetite, feeling drained, generalized fear, materialism and greed, obsession with money, chronic fatigue,
Little interest in intimate/physical relations with the partner, linking one’s sense of well-being to external factors, lack of confidence, social anxiety.
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