The Chakras

Only available on StudyMode
  • Topic: Chakra, Chakras, Sanskrit words and phrases
  • Pages : 2 (321 words )
  • Download(s) : 205
  • Published : March 22, 2006
Open Document
Text Preview
Psychology of Chakras:
The Wheels of Life

Introduction
IThe Chakras as Energy System
This paper will focus on the physiologic, neurological, and energetic nature of the transformative energy centers of the body known as chakras, and will explore the methods of balancing and healing the body and mind through the chakras.

i.What are the chakras?

Chakra is a Sanskrit word that literally means wheel or disk.

ii.What is the history of the chakras?
iii.How does the chakra system affect the health of the physical body?

IIThe Seven Chakras and their Qualities

i.Chakra One: Muladhara Chakra -Earth
ii.Chakra Two: Svadhisthana Chakra -Water
iii.Chakra Three: Manipura Chakra -Fire
iv.Chakra Four: Anahata Chakra - Love
v.Chakra Five: Vishuddha Chakra -Sound
vi.Chakra Six: Ajna Chakra -Light
vii.Chakra Seven: Soma Chakra – (above the third eye) Thought

IIIHealing using the Chakra System

i.Symbology
ii.Toning
iii.Color
iv.Meditation & Breathing

Dale, Cyndi. (2005) Advanced chakra healing: energy mapping on the four pathways. The Crossing Press. Berkeley, Ca.

Johari, Harish. (2000). Chakras: energy centers of transformation. Destiny Books.
Rochester, Vt.

Judith, Anodea. (2004). Eastern body western mind: psychology and the chakra system as a path to the self. Celestial Arts. Berkeley, Ca.

Judith, Anodea. (1999). Wheels of life: a user's guide to the chakra system.
Llewellyn Publications. St.Paul, Minnesota.

Myss, Caroline. (1996). Anatomy of the spirit: the seven stages of power and healing. Three Rivers Press. New York, NY.

Paulson, Genevieve Lewis. (2004). Kundalini and the chakras: evolution in this lifetime. Llewllyn Publications. St.Paul, Minnesota.

Sherwood, Keith. (2004). Chakra therapy: for personal growth and healing. Llewellyn Publications. St.Paul, Minnesota.

Stone, Joshua. (2001). Esoteric psychology and the science of the rays and chakras of god: a compilation, volume...
tracking img