HEALING GEMSTONES: GARNET/ HEMATITERED governs the BASE or ROOT chakra situated at the base of the spine.
SYMBOL: MULADHARA - Composed of a 4 petaled lotus flower, often stylized as a circle with 4 petals and a downward-pointing triangle. The downward-pointing triangle is a symbol of spirit connecting with matter, grounding on the earth & our earthly existence in our bodies. It is seen as the center of our vital life force and is the seat where the kundalini stays coiled, dormant until it wakes up to distribute its energy through all of the other chakras.
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Chakra 1 - Muladhara - The root chakra provides the foundation on which we build our life. It supports us in growing and feeling safe exploring all aspects of life. It is related to our feeling of safety, security & survival. The root chakra is where we ground ourselves onto the earth and anchor our energy into the physical world.
VITALITY, COURAGE, SELF CONFIDENCE
Related organs: kidneys and bladder, the vertebral column, hips and legs are also areas related to this chakra.
Endocrine gland: adrenal gland.
Associated problems: constipation, diarrhea, piles, colitis, Crohn's disease, cold fingers and toes, frequency of urination, hypertension (high blood pressure), kidney stones, impotence, hip problems, legs and feet.
Personality Traits: Courageous, confident, humanistic, strong-willed, spontaneous, honest, and extroverted.
Red relates to self awareness. It is the area of survival and stability and your place on this earth. The color red provides the power from the earth and gives energy on all levels. It connects us to our physical body. Everything that is to be commenced needs the life vitality of red.
positive aspects of an open or balanced root chakra:
- strength of will
negative aspects of a closed or unbalanced root chakra:
- self pitying