Muladhara- 1st Chakra (Base)August 24, 2006 5:22 pm 1st Chakra- Root, Chakras
The first chakra is located at the base of the spine, it is said that the Kundalini serpent (Shakti) lies coiled there waiting to be released and Merged with Shiva in the crown center. The color of this base energy center is red and its orientation is that of survival. It is the animal instinct which lies within all of us that urges us to survive.
People that do not have enough flow of energy through this chakra do not feel as though they are secure in the world, there daily life is a battle just to stay above water and they are typically on edge.
This center has to due with elimination, when energy flows freely through this center one is able to release, and let go, of that which could slow them down.
Benefits of a Balanced First Chakra
- Sense of groundedness
- A stable base from which to move forward
The 1st chakra is ever so important because it allows us to feel connected to the earth. It is the first chakra that tells us to walk bare foot on the beach, it is the first charkra that tells us nature is a beautiful thing. And it is the 1st chakra that helps those more spiritually inclined to keep their feet on the ground as their head dances in the clouds.