Muladhara – Physical Body – Musculoskeletal System
Our root chakra directly connects us to Earth through a dynamic and reciprocal relationship. The Earth nourishes and challenges us, from the moment we take our first breath until our physical body is no longer needed.
The root chakra helps us trust, feel grounded and safe within the physical world. This is the place where the soul manifests itself as a human. By embracing our humanness, we begin the journey of reconnection where the self and the soul become one. To live in harmony with ourselves is to live in harmony with the earth and to honor all of its resources.
Root Chakra – Physical Body
Sanskrit Name: Muladhara. (Mula – root, adhara – base)
Bija Mantra: LAM
Body System: Base of Spine – Musculoskeletal System.
Goals: To feel grounded, safe, loved & nourished. Survival & trust.
Practice: Non-judgment, non-attachment, non-suffering. Walk with beauty and grace. Ground and love yourself.
Impacts: Abandonment, abuse, neglect, adoption, loss.
Imbalance: Obesity, hemorrhoids, sciatica, constipation and musculoskeletal disorders. Night terrors, panic attacks, inability to trust or feel safe.
Perceptual State: Physical World.
Plant Ally: Sage for cleansing and grounding.
Essential Oils: Ginger, Sandalwood, Clove, Sage, Cinnamon.
Foods: Root Vegetables, Ginger, Dates and Protein.
Stones and Crystals: Iron, Basalt, Granite, Petrified Wood, Ruby, Garnet, Bloodstone, Red Jasper, Smoky Quartz, Obsidian, Black Tourmaline, Hematite.
Sefirot/Kabbalah: Malkuth (Kingdom on Earth)
Sacred Geometry: Circle – Container of Life.
Platonic Solid: Hexahedron (Six-sided cube)
Sacred Belief: Original Roots. Indigenous.
Consciousness: Intention of Self.
Message: Spend more time in nature feeling grounded and connected to the earth. Create a ceremonial fire pit or sacred garden where one can set intentions and meditate. Deepen our relationship with the earth and feel it within our soul. Trust that we are supported by the earth regardless of the situation.
“I think we may safely trust a good deal more than we do.” – Henry David Thoreau
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