The first chakra is situated below
the sacrum bone in which resides the Kundalini, and its main
aspect is the innocence. Innocence is the quality by which we
experience pure, childlike joy, without the limitations of prejudice
or conditionings. Innocence gives us dignity, balance, and a
tremendous sense of direction and purpose in life. It is nothing
but simplicity, purity and joy.
the inner wisdom that is ever present in the little children,
and gets sometimes clouded by our modern lifestyles. But it
is a quality which exists eternally within us and cannot be
destroyed, waiting to be manifest as pure joy when the Kundalini
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The second chakra is the chakra of
creativity, pure attention and pure knowledge. It is the one
which connects us to the inner source of inspiration, and enables
us to experience the beauty around us.
knowledge given by this chakra is not mental, but it is direct
perception of the Reality, that can be felt in our palms and
indicates our subtle blockages. Also this is the center of
pure, steady attention and power of concentration.
physical level it looks after our liver, kidneys, and the
lower abdomen. When we think too much, this center gets drained
of energy and diseases like diabetes or blood cancer can occur
when this chakra goes completely out of balance.
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The third chakra is the one that gives
us the sense of generosity, complete satisfaction and contentment.
left side, the main quality of this center is peace - clearing
this chakra can relieve stress and tensions.
right side, it looks after our liver which is the organ of
our attention and power of concentration.
by the Kundalini, the Nabhi chakra gives us our spiritual
ascent, righteousness and inner sense of morality, and complete
balance at all levels in our life.
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Surrounding the second and
the third chakra is the Void which stands for the principle
of mastery (guru principle) within us.
spiritual traditions, this area is the "ocean of illusions"
that needs to be crossed with the help of a spiritual guide.
When the Kundalini is awakened and passes through the Void,
this principle of mastery is established within us.
as Shri Mataji says, in Sahaja Yoga you become your own guru,
your own spiritual guide since you can feel on your fingertips
all your subtle problems and have the power to cure them using
your own Kundalini.
establishing this center helps us get rid of all our habits,
laziness, gross attachments, and everything that enslaves
us in a way or another: we become our own master.
false "gurus" who are more interested in power tricks or your
purse can damage very much the Void area. But after Self Realization,
everything can be cured through the purifying power of the
Kundalini in meditation.
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Heart Chakra or Anahat (Heart) Chakra
The fourth chakra, the chakra of the
heart, is the place where resides our Spirit, our true Self,
which is eternally pure and unaffected by anything, like a shining
diamond hidden within us which witnesses all our actions.
Self Realization, our attention becomes for the first time
connected to our Spirit and we gradually become aware of it.
Our misidentifications with our ego or conditionings drop
and we start becoming identified with our Spirit, which is
our true nature.
physical level, this chakra looks after our heart and lungs
- if affected it can cause asthma or various heart conditions.
from our heart that the compassion and love manifests, and
also the heart chakra is the one that gives us the sense of
responsibility and pure behaviour towards others. The heart
chakra manifests in the center (at the level of the sternum
bone) as complete security and confidence.
worries, doubts and fears are destroyed when the heart chakra
is fully enlightened by the Kundalini.
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The fifth chakra is the chakra of
diplomacy, of pure relationships with others, and of playful
all our guilts and remorses when it is opened by the Kundalini,
and gives us a kind and compassionate voice. The tendencies
to dominate others or to feel dominated by others, the feelings
of superiority or inferiority and all jealousies are removed
when this chakra is nourished by the Kundalini.
the Vishuddhi is the chakra which gives us the connection
with the whole, enabling us to feel our oneness and the fact
that we are all part and parcel of the whole.
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The sixth chakra is the chakra of
forgiveness and compassion. Forgiveness is the power to let
go of anger, hatred and resentment and to discover, in humility,
the nobility and generosity of the Spirit.
the one that dissolves all our ego, conditionings, habits,
false ideas of racialism, and all our misidentifications.
It is the narrow gate which opens the way for our consciousness
to ascend to its final destination, which is the seventh center.
eyes, watching impure things, or self-centeredness damage
this chakra. Watching the sky, earth or nature can help cleanse
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The seventh center integrates all the
chakras with their respective qualities. It is the last milestone
of the evolution of human awareness.
we are at a level which corresponds to this chakra, and our
consciousness is able to easily enter into this new realm
of perception, which is beyond our limited mind and concepts,
and which becomes absolute at the level of the Sahasrara.
chakra gives us the direct, absolute perception of Reality
on our central nervous system.
precisely what is achieved by Self Realization, through the
spontaneous awakening of the Kundalini given by Sahaja Yoga.
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word about the three channels of energy
The left channel
(blue) corresponds to our past, emotions, desires, affectivity.
Its termination is the superego, which is the storehouse of
all our memories, habits and conditionings.
(yellow) corresponds to our actions and planning, to our physical
and mental activity. Its termination is the ego, which gives
us the idea of I-ness, the sense that we are separate from
is the channel of ascent, it is the power which sustains our
evolution and guides us, consciously or unconsciously, towards
the higher awareness of the Sahasrara (seventh chakra).
of Self Realization and subtle aspects of the chakras and
channels are too extensive to be explained here. They are
part of a knowledge which is not only to be studied at the
mental level, but to be experienced directly.
level of consciousness can be achieved after Self Realization,
through the regular practice of Sahaja Yoga meditation techniques
that are taught, always free of charge, in over 75 countries
around the world. Go to our Worldwide Contacts List to find the closest
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