The Root Chakra


Root Chakra Correspondances

Anatomical Location: Base of the tailbone, spine or coccyx; the perineum (between the anus and genitals)

Affirmative Statement: (Affirmations): "I AM" ('I Have', 'I Live')

Associations & Qualities: Stability, Security, Physical/Material, Groundedness, Vitality, Will Power, Identity; Basic Survival Needs (food, shelter, clothing, rest, money, procreation); Self Preservation; Root Support; Bodily Consciousness / Survival Consciousness; Deep Unconsciousness; The Primitive Self; Reptilian aspect of brain; the Seat of Kundalini

Animal Symbols/Totems : Elephant(Ganesha), Snake; (also, Ox, Bull, Mole)

Archangel/Angelic Vibration: Gabriel; angels of the earth

Aromas/Insense: Myrrh, Patchouli, Vetivert, Lavendar, Sandalwood; Cedarwood, Clove, Cedar, Rosemary

Astrological/Zodiac Signs: Capricorn, Taurus; (also, virgo and aquarius)

Body Function: Elimination; Lower Digestive Functions; Sex Drive; Fight/Flight Response

Body Systems: Reproductive Organs; Immune System, Large Intestines, Lymph system; Skeletal system (teeth and bones); Reproductive organs; prostrate gland (male); Bladder and Excretory systems; Lower extremeties (legs, ankles, feet)

Chemical Element: Hydrogen

Color: Red, Black, Brown

Consciousness Focus: Self-preservation; "The Foundation" - Grounded into the Earth

Crystals/Gemstones: Black Tourmaline, Garnet, Smoky Quartz, Amber, Hematite, Black Obsidian, Red Zincite, Red Jasper, Onyx, Ruby, Lodestone, Bloodstone, Red Jasper, Red Carnelian, Rhodochrosite, Jet Perfified Wood, Pyrite, Smoky Quartz

Days of Week (associated energies): Saturday/Monday

Developmental Stage: Birth and Infancy (0-2)

Developmental Cycle: Age range 1 - 7 / 50-56

Electromagnetic Energy: Gamma Rays

Element: Earth

Endocrine Gland: Adrenal; adrenal medulla (inner).

Energetic Focus: Physical

Energy Type/Gender: Yang/Masculine

Esoteric Dimension/Consciousness Level: Physical Plane

Essential Oils:Cedarwood, Frankincense, Ginger, Myrrh, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Vetiver (also: Angelica, Benzoin, Cypress, Marjoram, Oak Moss, Rosewood)

Flowers: Cornflower, Clematis, Rosemary, Amaryllis, Daffodil, Sunflower

Food & Drink: Any red or dark brown colored food or drink. Root Vegetables or anything with an 'earthy' taste. Ground coffee. High protein foods.

Frequency/Tone: 194.18 Hz.(Chakra Platonic) - 396 Hz.(Sofeggio) - 256 Hz (Carrier Wave)

Herbs & Spices: Burdock root, Dandelion, Paprika, Cayenne Pepper; Any root or earthy tasting herbs and spices.

Kabbalah Sefirah: Shekhinah (Creation)

Kingdom: Mineral

Mantra/Sacred Sound Vibration: "Lam"

Metal: Lead

Musical Note: "C"

Musical Scale/solfeggio Tone: "do" (doh)

Mythology: Sol(Roman) Helios (Greek) Surya(Hindu)

Natural Experience: Barefoot on earth, watching Dawn or Sunset

Organ Systems: Skeletal/Skin

Petals: Represented by a lotus of 4 petals.

Planetary Body: Saturn; Earth (also associated with Pluto and Vulcan)

Plexus: Sacro-coccygeal

Power/Force: Gravity

Psychological Need: Security

Related Sin: Lust

Related Virtue: Purity

Sanscrit Name and Meaning: Mūlādhāra - Root Support (Mula - Root, source, base foundation; adhara - support, vital part)

Sense: Smell

Sacred Vowel Sound: "Uh"

Spin Direction: Clockwise(male); Counter-Clockwise(female)

Spiritual Lesson: Material World Lessons; staying grounded and centered; Action on the Physical Plane

Spiritual Light Ray: The 4th Divine Ray (color frequency: White) -- The ray of "Harmony through Conflict"

Subtle/Auric Body: Etheric Body/Physical Body (First Layer)

Symbol (chakra): Four red petals, square with a down-facing triangle

Symbols (other): Square/Cube

World Chakra Point/Vortices: Just as the first (root) chakra represents our physical body, the Earth's first chakra represents Her physical body. The planetary first chakra is located at Mt. Shasta in Northern California, U.S; also Mount St. Helens, Washington, U.S

Yoga: Hatha Yoga

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