ROOT CHAKRA OVERVIEW

The root chakra is associated with our groundedness and our ability to feel comfortable in our human bodies. The primal needs for survival and shelter are part of this energy system as well. The root chakra is our connection to the physical world. When we are born into our human bodies, it is this chakra that helps us understand all that comes with experiencing the physical world. The root chakra is associated with how we interact in group dynamics such as the family, work environments, communities, or any other situation where group interaction skills are used.

Location: BASE OF THE SPINE

Bodily function: ELIMINATION

Gland: GONADS

Sense: SMELL

Emotions/Personal Qualities: FEAR/CONTROL

Color: RED

Sound: LAM (C)

Finger/toe relationship: LITTLE FINGER/FIFTH TOE

Endocrine: ADRENAL GLANDS

Organ system: DIGESTION

The root chakra is the most common energy system out of balance in individuals. When we are anxious, stressed, or scared in any aspect of our lives the root chakra is affected. This energy center is here to remind us to relax, to let go of unnecessary control, to face our fears and to deal with them rather than becoming paralyzed. Our root wants us to find what we need to survive and to fulfill our needs, but also to enjoy the physical body. Our root chakra functions well when we create a balance between fulfilling our needs and embracing our desires without getting lost in our busy rat race.

SNAPSHOT OF ROOT CHAKRA CHARACTERISTICS

The Root Chakra is:

Physical body

Groundedness/foundation

Mother Earth connection

Survival and safety needs

Group dynamics

Fear/anxiety

A disruption in any of these aspects of one’s life indicates a disruption in the root chakra. If physical or emotional blockages exist in any of these aspects, the chakra system is also disrupted. There are a variety of ways the disruption manifests. The energy system could be over-stimulated and spin too rapidly, it could be sluggish in its rotation, its color could become clouded, or it could become lopsided in its spin. It’s up to the individual to look within in an authentic way to unravel the mystery. Doing so reveals the truth of how one is living one’s life, thus allowing for personal growth and enlightenment.

Welcome to the world of chakras!

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Julianna Lyddon

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