Root Chakra and Its Functions

1531 WordsMay 7, 20127 Pages
The center of physical energy and vitality, the energy to succeed in business or material possessions. Center of manifestations. The Base or Root Chakra located at the very bottom of the spine, the Root Chakra governs issues around physical self-preservation. These issues include survival, security and safety, as well as primal erotic and procreational urges. This chakra is the grounding force that allows us to connect to the earth energies and empower our being. Every other chakra is downstream of it and only receives the energy that the root chakra can pass through to it. The path to health and mystical power goes right through the gender organs.To understand your root chakra, you must come to a place of peace with your sexual…show more content…
These issues include survival, security and safety, as well as primal erotic and procreational urges. This chakra is the grounding force that allows us to connect to the earth energies and empower our being. Here's a simple test to see whether your First (Root) Chakra is balanced and working well. 1. I have a lot of physical pain -- lower back pain, problems with feet, knees, or varicose veins. (Physical pain in general can indicate discomfort with our physical bodies. When it occurs in the legs, hips, knees, ankles, or feet, this can signify difficulty in accessing earth energy.) 2. I have habits and addictions that run my life. (When habits and addictions run our lives, we are often resisting the experience of physical sensation.) 3. I have many good ideas, but I have difficulty materializing them. (Problems with manifesting ideas can indicate a strong fear of failure, a preference for the world of imagination, and difficulties with the rules of physical existence.) 4. Routine things like balancing checkbooks and running machines confuse or bore me. (Confusion and/or boredom regarding the practical aspects of existence can symbolize a basic distaste for the fundamentals of physical life.) 5. I spend a lot of my time and energy in worrying about survival. 6. My life is full of stress. 7. Security is the most important thing to me. Worries about survival and feeling desperate reflect feelings
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