Chakra Meanings and Descriptions


Chakra is a Sanskrit term that translates as “wheel” or “spinning wheel.” The concept of the chakra originated from ancient Hindu writings and medical practices. They are whirling, circular energy centers within the body that regulate our ability to achieve physical and spiritual wellness. There are seven major chakras that correspond to specific organs of the body.

  • Chakras 1 through 3 – relate to our mental perceptions of the physical world and astral world.

  • Chakras 5 through 7 – relate to activities and experiences in the physical world.

  • Chakra 4 – is the equalizer that connects the mind and body and is the place from which our soul emanates. Each chakra resonates to a specific sound and color vibration.

Balancing the free flowing energy of the chakras is the key to health and healing on emotional, physical and spiritual levels. Their proper alignment is also important to the psychic and psychic medium, to enhance their ability to transmit and receive information during readings. For a chakra alignment meditation. If the they are unbalanced, negative physical- and mental-health issues can occur. Focusing on each chakra symbol and its corresponding facilitates balance in our energy centers. We hope that you will gain an understanding of the them; and learn how to enhance the connection to your own mind, body and spirit.

The chart below addresses the seven main chakras attached to the physical body. However, there are many others that some yogis, spiritualists and psychics acknowledge. Two chakras that exist outside of the physical body are the Earth Star Chakra (approximately 12 – 18 inches below the feet) and the Soul Star Chakra (approximately 6 inches above the head). The Earth Star Chakra grounds us to Mother Nature. The Soul Star Chakra is accessed through the Stellar Gateway, which exists in the etheric body, directly above the head. Hand chakras are located in the palm of the hands and foot chakras are located in the arch of the feet. They are smaller in size relative to the major chakras. Both chakras can open and shut at will or when the body needs to give or receive energy.


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