The fourth chakra also referred to as the heart chakra, it is located at the center of the chest and includes the heart, cardiac plexus, thymus gland, lungs, and breasts. It also rules the lymphatic system. The Sanskrit word for the fourth chakra is Anahata, which means “unstruck” or “unhurt.” The name implies that beneath the hurts and grievances of past experiences lies a pure and spiritual place where no hurt exists.
Your 3rd Chakra, your Solar Plexus is also called Manipura.Manipura translates from Sanskrit into “lustrous gem.” Located around the stomach and navel, the area of the solar plexus and up to the breastbone. It is a source of personal power and governs self-esteem and the power of transformation. The Manipura chakra also controls metabolism and digestion.
Also known as the sacral chakra or the creativity and sexual chakra. Located just above the pubic bone and below the navel, it encompasses the genital region and the hypogastric plexus. Svadhisthana can be translated as “the dwelling place of the self,”
Located at the base of the spine, the pelvic floor, and the first three vertebrae, the root chakra is responsible for your sense of safety and security. The word Muladhara breaks down into two Sanskrit words: Mula meaning “root” and Adhara, which means “support” or “base.”
If we think of the words root, support or base it conjures up images of trees and their roots going deep into the ground or the foundations of a home. A solid foundation to help a tree grow strong and beautiful, or to ensure a house does not slip into subsidence.
The word Chakra translate from Sanskrit into English as Wheel or Disk. There are 114 Chakras, however we are more familiar with and focus on ensuring balance and alignment in the physical, mental and spiritual body through these 7 main chakras: