Blog: Learn About Your Seven Chakras Part Two

Learn About Your Seven Chakras – Part Two

Welcome back! This is part two of our chakra series – if you didn’t read Part One we recommend you start there. Previously we talked about what the seven chakras are and their purpose in the body. Now that you understand what they are let’s discuss how to open and keep them clear.

Opening Your Chakras

Each chakra has a different way of being opened. By opening or balancing your chakras, peace of self can be achieved. Here are the basics to open every chakra:

  1. The root chakra (Muladhara):
    1. Open this chakra through physical movement – whether it is yoga, a walk around the block, or just some housework moving will help your root chakra activate.
    2. Following movement, ground yourself – put your feet on the ground and stand shoulder length apart. Feel the ground
    3. Once you feel grounded, sit on the ground cross-legged with your index and thumb touching
    4. Chant “LAM” while focusing on what the root chakra means. Meditate in this position until you feel clarity
  2. The sacral chakra (Svadhishthana):
    1. Sit on your knees with your hands in your lap, palms up, with your hands slightly touching in a circle (left hand underneath)
    2. Chant “VAM” while focusing on what the root chakra means. Meditate in this position until you feel clarity
  3. The solar plexus chakra (Manipura):
    1. Sit on your knees with your hands in front of your stomach, palms touching, fingertips pointed out, and your thumbs crossed
    2. Chant “RAM” while focusing on what the root chakra means. Meditate in this position until you feel clarity
  4. The heart chakra (Anahata):
    1. Sit on the ground cross-legged with your index and thumb touching. Put your left hand on your left knee and your right hand in the middle of your chest (with index and thumb touching)
    2. Chant “YAM” while focusing on what the root chakra means. Meditate in this position until you feel clarity
  5. The throat chakra (Vishuddha):
    1. Sit on your knees, lace your fingers on the inside of your hands, with your thumbs touching in front of your chest
    2. Chant “HAM” while focusing on what the root chakra means. Meditate in this position until you feel clarity
  6. The third eye chakra (Ajna):
    1. Sit on the ground cross-legged with your hands in front of your chest. The middle fingers should be straight, pointing down, the other fingers are bent and touching, the thumbs point towards you and meet at the tops.
    2. Chant “HAM” while focusing on what the root chakra means. Meditate in this position until you feel clarity
  7. The crown chakra (Sahasrara):
    1. Sit on the ground cross-legged with your hands in front of your chest. The pinky fingers should be straight, pointing down, the other fingers are laced with the thumbs crossed (left underneath right)
    2. Chant “NG” while focusing on what the root chakra means. Meditate in this position until you feel clarity

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Each chakra has a different way of being opened. By opening or balancing your chakras, peace of self can be achieved.