Muladhara Chakra Mantra and Location
Muladhara chakra is termed as the adhara chakra, which means support for all other chakras. It is situated at the base of the spine near to the genital organ. It is here where the kundalini energy remains dormant in humans which are to be activated.
This is related with the sacral plexus of the human body and the seed mantra is Lam.
There are four major Nadis emanates from this Muladhara energy center and its symbolic representation is shown in the fig. These four nadis produces the subtle vibration that is associated with the Sanskrit letters. These subtle vibrations are vam, syam, sham, sam. The subtle vibrations produced by this spiritual center is not a coincidence with the Sanskrit letters, but it aptly suits with it.
Muladhara is one of the energy centers that monitors and influence the energy of the organs near to its location such as the reproductive organs, excretory system, skeletal system, pancreas, lymphatic system, glands etc.
According to Yogic theory and philosophical aspects, there are also certain terms and entities associated with this vital spiritual center such as bija, deity, color, etc. and its correspondence with the physical plane.
The purification process and the rejuvenating process begin from here, where the vital energy known as the prana is used in this process. The technique used by the prana in this process is known as the Pranayama. It is that the Muladhara center can be related to the center of gravity of the human body where the imperishable electromagnetic orb is endowed with it.
Root Chakra Meditation Practice
The muladhara chakra is associated with the consciousness that is related to the well-being, confidence, security and psychological balance. This is also related with the existential and survival of the person. This is a significant energy center and the real spiritual journey of a person begins right from this root chakra.
According to the Indian philosophy, the five ingredients earth, water, air, fire, and space are considered as the core building block of the materialistic world. The earth element is associated with its solidity and this phenomenal world has different proportions of this ingredients. Hence it is the firmness, existential, being grounded and the mental stability is the aspects that relate this energy center with the earth element.
Years of the dedicated yoga practices such as the pranayama, meditation and asanas are the key factors for the activation and awakening of this kundalini spiritual power from this energy center. There are various yoga methods to activate this psychic center and to awaken the spiritual power. The steps involve in awakening the kundalini is not mentioned here. The awakening process has to be done under a proficient teacher. The book “ why Kundalini Meditation so special?” will provide necessary and significant guidance for the seekers and direct them in the right path freed from the ill effect and complications associated with the kundalini arousal.
Imbalance in the muladhara energy center can lead to the lack of self-confidence, mental instability, aggression, increased or loss of interest in the sex, problems with the spinal cord and lower part of the body.
It is said that the muladhara chakra is over-active for the materialistic and the greedy people. This overactive doesn’t mean that their kundalini is awakened, indeed all the chakras are active in every human being but the yoga practices can only awaken it in the right path. (Read also Svadhisthana Chakra)
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