The Root Chakra
Root Chakra Correspondances
Anatomical Location: Base of the Spine/coccyx (tailbone); the perineum area.
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: Sandalphon, (and all Angels of the Earth); Also, Gabriel
Aromas/Scents: Myrrh, Patchouli, Vetivert, Lavendar, Sandalwood; Cedarwood, Clove, Cedar, Rosemary
Astrological/Zodiac Signs: Capricorn & Aquarius; (also, virgo, taurus)
Body Functions: 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: Bloodstone, Black Tourmaline, Black or Red Hematite, Smoky Quartz, Ruby, Jasper, Red/Black Obsidian, Garnet, Onyx
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
Endocrine Gland: Adrenal; adrenal medulla (inner).
Energetic Focus: Physical
Esoteric Dimension/Consciousness Level: Physical Plane
Essential Oils: Sandlewood, Cedarwood, Patchouli, Vevetir, Frankincense, Myrrh
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.
Gender/Energy Type: Yang/Masculine
Herbs & Spices: Dandelion, Burdock root, Ginger Root, Cloves, Ashagwanda, Cayenne Pepper; Parika, Any root or earthy tasting herbs and spices.
Kabbalah Sefirah: Shekhinah (Creation)
Mantra/Sacred Sound Vibration: "Lam"
Musical Note: "C"
Musical Scale/solfeggio Tone: "do" (doh)
Mythology: Sol(Roman) Helios (Greek) Surya (Hindu)
Natural Experience: Being barefoot on the earth, watching Dawn or Sunset; walking in the woods; trees and forests; gardening/planting; tending to the earth.
Organ Systems: Skeletal/Skin
Petals: Represented by a lotus of 4 petals.
Planetary Body: Saturn; Earth (also associated with Pluto and Vulcan)
Plexus: Coccygeal (plexus of nerves near the coccyx bone)
Psychological Need: Security
Related Sin: Lust
Related Virtue: Purity
Sacred Vowel Sound: "Uh"
Sanscrit Name and Meaning: Mūlādhāra - Root Support (Mula - Root, source, base foundation; adhara - support, vital part)
Sense: Smell / Olfactory System
Sound Frequency/Healing Tones: 194.18 Hz.(Chakra Platonic) - 256 Hz (Carrier Wave) - 396 Hz.(Solfeggio)
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 Body/Auric Body: Etheric Body/Physical Body (First Layer)
Symbol (chakra): Four red petals, square with a down-facing triangle
Symbols (other): Square/Cube
Symptoms of Malfuction/Imbalance: Issues related to survival; problems in lower body (feet, legs, lower back, etc.,) blood disorders.
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 -- Root Chakra Poses