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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Qualities and Symbols of the Muladhara Chakra


Position within the bodyAt the lower end of the spinal column, below the Coccyx
ColourRED – vitality
TattvaPRITHVĪ (earth) Mother, power, nourishment, security, protection
MantraLAM
Lotus4 Petals – Symbol of the four points of the compass
AnimalElephant with seven trunks – wisdom, wealth SAPTDHĀTU (the seven main minerals)
DivinityPASHUPATI MAHĀDEVA – Form of Shiva as “Lord of the Animal World”
SymbolsGrey ‘SHIVA LINGAM’ – the unconscious
Snake – KUNDALINĪ SHAKTI – energy
Inverted Triangle – creation
awakening
Qualities and AspectsBorder between animal and human consciousness
Unconscious
Seat of the KARMAS from earlier lives
Destiny
positive: creativity, awakening of hidden abilities
negative: Unconsciousness, ignorance
PrānaAPĀNA – elimination
PlaneBHŪRLOKA – physical plane
PlanetMARS
PrincipleAHAMKĀRA – ego / Principle RUDRA, pride
Precious StoneONYX
MetalLEAD
MineralCALCIUM
CharacteristicKĀMA – passion
SensationĀLASYA – laziness
Sense OrganGHRĀNA – Nose / Principle ASHVĪNĪ, sense of smell
FeatureGRANTA – Elimination
TasteBITTER
QualitySAMKOCHANA – contraction
Part of the BodyASTHI – bones
OrganGUDA – Anus / Principle YAMA, destruction
SecretionMŪTRA – urine
GlandGONADS
PlexusSACRAL PLEXUS
Other NamesROOT CHAKRA, MŪLA KAMALA, MŪLA PRAKRITI





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