The Chakras

Topics: Chakra, Chakras, Sanskrit words and phrases Pages: 2 (321 words) Published: March 22, 2006
Psychology of Chakras:
The Wheels of Life

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

iv.Meditation & Breathing

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