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Aligning Your Chakras

Chakra Information


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Aligning Your Chakras

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Sahasrara, crown chakra

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What Are Chakras?

Chakras are our energy centers. They are the openings for life energy to flow into and out of our aura. Their function is to vitalize the physical body and to bring about the development of our self-consciousness. They are associated with our physical, mental and emotional interactions. There are seven major chakras. The aura is often referred to as the eighth chakra. The first chakra (root) actually hangs outside of your body. It is located between your thighs, about halfway between your knees and your physical body. The seven chakra (crown) is located on the top of your head. The remaining chakras, (sacral, solar plexus, heart, throat, and third eye), are aligned in sequence along your spine, neck, and skull. Individually, your chakras look similar to funnels with petal-like openings. Chakras are invisible to the human eye, but they can be perceived intuitively by trained energyworkers.

Evaluating the Health of Your Chakras

Having your chakras evaluated by a trained practitioner is a good way to get a better understanding of how your body functions on an energetic level. An energyworker trained in reading chakras will be able to tell you which chakras are functioning poorly and which chakras are working overtime. When one or two chakras are performing at a reduced level, the remaining chakras have to pick up the slack. Having a non-functioning chakra can effectively "blow out" an otherwise healthy chakra. Not good.

Keeping Your Chakras in Proper Alignment

When your back or hip gets out of alignment you will make a trip to the chiropractor's office for a spinal adjustment. Similarly, a healer trained in manipulating the energy flow of energy can assist you in getting misaligned chakras back to functioning properly. It may take one or more appointments with a practitioner to get your energy levels up to par. Afterwards, there are a variety of healthy actions you can take to help keep them open, allowing your energy to flow naturally.

Learning More About Chakras

  • Crash Chakra eCourse
    This seven lesson ecourse will allow you to explore the seven primary chakras individually as well as offer you general information regarding the complete chakra system.
  • Chakra Quiz
    Test your chakra knowledge.

Beware of Frauds Offering to Fix Your Chakras for an Extravagant Price

If you are not familar with chakras, being told that your chakras are out of alignment can be frightening. And unfortunately, there are unethical healers and charletons posing as caring intuitives who alarm people by telling them a blocked chakra is causing great harm and needs to be repaired immediately. For a ridiculous price, a blocked heart will be opened and the ability to find your true love will be yours! This is a scare tactic to bilk unwitting individuals out of their life savings.
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