All The Chakras

The Body's Spinning Vortexes of Energy

Take a journey to learn about all the chakras, "wheels" or "vortexes" in Sanskrit. They are our centers of energy that balance us in connection to ourselves, the Divine, and the world around us.

Root Chakra

MULADHARA - ROOT OR BASE CHAKRA

Symbol of the Root or Base Chakra

Symbol of the Root or Base Chakra

The first of the seven major chakras.

Sanskrit Name: Muladhara

The root or base chakra is the base of our existance on earth. It is related to our very existance, manifestation on the earthly plane, our physical well-being, security, and groundedness. Without a balanced root chakra, energy can not move upward properly to the other chakras. 

Associated with: connection to Earth, empowerment, existance, family, gravity, groundedness, growth, health  (physical), indivuality, loving life, money, nourishment, safety, security, self-esteen, shelter, stability, strength, survival, tribe, vitality

Colors: Primary - red, black; Also - brown, gray

Location: at the coccyx (tailbone), perineum (between sex organs and anus)

Related Stones: Root or Base Chakra Crystals

The Root Chakra says,

"I am here and I love life." 

It is associated in many mythologies with dragons and serpents, which are also related to kundalini. The Sanskrit word Muladhara means root or support. This chakra, the first chakra, is considered one of the "lower" chakras because it is in the first three of the seven major chakras.

Dieties: Anat, Ceridwen, Dakini, Demeter, Erda, Ereshkigal, Gaia, Ganesha, Lakshmi

Element: Earth

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Body Parts/Organs/Glands: adrenals, anus, back, bladder, bones, colon, feet, hips, kidneys, legs, lymph system, nose (related to sense of smell), prostate (men), skeletal system, teeth

Planets: Earth, Saturn

Sense: Smell

Signs of Balanced or Imbalanced Root Chakra Energy and Related Dis-ease

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The root or base chakra is like the roots that connect us to the earth that energy may run up to the highest branches of Spirit. Photo:  Some rights reserved by Aaron Escobar

The root or base chakra is like the roots that connect us to the earth that energy may run up to the highest branches of Spirit. Photo:  Some rights reserved by Aaron Escobar

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Dragons are associated with the root chakra and kundalini. Photo:  Some rights reserved by Aztlek

Dragons are associated with the root chakra and kundalini. Photo:  Some rights reserved by Aztlek

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