SOUNDS OF THE CHAKRAS

MULADHARA

 

The sounds of the chakras are from the root sounds of the Sanskrit language.

Adding the sounds of the Chakras to your meditation will energize the Chakras (the subtle energy centers of the body) and create deep relaxation, a calm demeanor, and inner peace.

The first Chakra sits at the base of the spine. It is called the Muladhara (Moo-law-dha-ra)
The element is the earth.
The sense it governs is smell.
It has four lotus petals, represented as the four directions.
The color associated with the first Chakra is red representing the blood of life
Its Yanta is a square

The seed mantra is: lum
The petals sounds: vung, shun, shung, sung

Begin with the sounds of the petals and finish with the seed mantra.

SVADHISHTHNANA

The second Chakra sits at the lower abdomen.  SVA-dish-Tha-na
The element is Water.
The sense it governs is taste.
It has six petals.
The color of the petals is vermilion indicating imagination and new ideas., gratification and desires
It mandala is the crescent moon.

The seed mantra is VAM
The sounds of the petals are; BAM, BHAM, MAM, YAM, RAM, LAM

MANIPURA

The third Chakra sits at the solar plexus, at the navel. Man-a-pura
The element is fire.
The sense it governs is sight and emotions
It has ten petals.
The color of the petals is yellow
Its mandala is a triangle pointing downward
The seed mantra is RAM
The sounds of the petals are; DAM, DHAM, NAM, TAM, THAM, DAM, DHAM, NAM, PAM, PHAM

ANAHATA

The fourth Chakra sits at the heart. Ana-haut-ta
The element is air.
The sense it governs is touch, spiritual experience, feelings.
It has twelve petals.
The color is green
Its mandala is two triangles, one pointing up and one pointing down to form a star
The seed mantra is YANG
The sounds of the petals are; KANG, KHANG, GANG, GHANG, YONG, CANG, CHANG, JANG, JHANG, UANG, TANG, THANG

VISHUDDHA

The fifth Chakra sits at the throat. Vish-u-daw
The element is akasha.
The sense it governs is hearing.
It has sixteen petals.
The color is blue.
Its mandala is a circle with a downward pointing triangle.
The seed mantra is HAM
The sounds of the petals are; ANG, AH-UNG, EENG, OUNEN, UM, OONG, RING, SHRING, LRING, LRUONG, ENUM, I-ANG, OON-G, OWLNG, A-UNG, A-HANG

AJNA

The sixth Chakra sits at the third eye between the eyebrows
The element is Maha Tattva, the place where all the other elements are present in essence.
The sense it governs the mind.
It has 2 petals.
The color is white.
Its mandala is downward pointing triangle, crescent moon, yoni.
The seed mantra is OM
The sounds of the petals are; HAM, SHUM

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