MULADHARA ~ ROOT

The 1st Chakra

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Root Chakra 101

"Maybe you are searching among the branches for what only appears among the roots..." Rumi

Chakra Location
COLOR

Red and Pink ~ Symbolizes the energy of active awareness, and evolution.

SYMBOL
LOCATION

The root chakra is located at the base of your spine; at your tailbone.

Chakra Sound
SYMBOL

Red lotus with 4 petals; within the center is a square and an inverted triangle.

AFFIRMATIONS

I am here and I am safe.
I am nourished by Mother Earth.
I am centered and grounded.

Chakra Sound
MEANING

Muladhara
Mula - Root
Adhara - Support/Base

ELEMENT

Earth

PRINCIPLE

Right to Have

FUNCTION

Security, Safety;
Basic Needs For Survival; Grounding, and Foundation

EMPOWER YOUR INTENTIONS WITH COLOR

Eithera Brand Root Chakra Collection

INTENTION JEWELRY

CANDLES

WOMEN'S ACTIVEWEAR

YOGA ESSENTIALS

MASKS COMING SOON

NURTURE THE ROOT CHAKRA

Empower Your Practice With Natural Support

STONES & GEMS

Red Jasper, Brown Jasper, Ruby, Garnet, Black Tourmaline, Cuprite, Obsidian, Rhodonite, Bloodstone, Smokey Quartz, Hematite, and Poppy Jasper

SOUND THERAPY

The vibrational sound that is often chanted during meditation is a long L-A-A-M. Tibetan singing bowls are also great tools to nurture your root chakra.

Safe Yoga Blanket

HERBS & ESSENTIAL OILS

Cedarwood, Vetiver, Clove, Frankincense, Black Pepper, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Ginger, Cinnamon, Turmeric, Damiana, Ashwagandha and Cayenne

POWER FOODS

Root Vegetables ~ Carrots, Beets, Potatoes, Parsnips, Radishes, Onions, and Garlic. Protein rich foods ~ Eggs, Meat, and Beans.

practice regularly

BALANCED vs

What benefits are associated with having an open root chakra?
A person who nurtures their root chakra tend to have healthy immune systems, are physically fit, and are gernerally energetic. 
What are some characteristics of a person with a balanced root chakra?
People that have a balanced root chakra have a great sense of security; they tend to be down to Earth and very stable; and they have a positive attitude as they are able to navigative through a crisis. 
How difficult is it to clear a blocked root chakra?
It is quite easy to work on clearing the root chakra, however, as with any practice, you have to work at it on a regular basis. There are many simple actions you can take to support the root chakra such as wearing red clothes, or using aromatherapy to awaken feelings of security with essential oils that support the root chakra. 
What are some natural ways to support the root chakra?
You can reconnect to the Earth by planting a garden; you can address childhood trama in counseling and work on becoming more secure; or cook and eat a delicous beef vegetable soup. Other habits to support your root chakra include practicing yoga, sound theraphy and meditation with gems or crystals. 

Imbalanced

What are the characteristics of a person that has an imbalanced root chakra?
A person with an imbalanced root charka may feel drained or fatigue; they may also suffer from depression, eating disorders, and other pyshcololgical issues.
What causes the root chakra to become blocked?
The sense of security develops primarily during early childhood. A child can easily misunderstand that their needs are not being met when, for example, they are scolded for attempting to do something that is actually harmful to them. This basic type of misunderstanding could manifest as a blocked chakra. On the other hand, children that are neglected, abandoned, or abused in any way can develop deep rooted insecurties.
What are the physical symptoms of a person with a closed root chakra?
A closed root chakra can easily manifest into very serious illnesses such as eating disorders, drug addictions, chronic depression, colitis, kidney stones or high blood pressure. Less severve illnesses include constipation, back pain, diarrhea, or impotence.
What body systems/parts are affected by a blocked root chakra?
The root chakra affects the adrenal gland, coccyx, anus, large intestines, lower back, legs, feet, and your bones.

Dev Avtar

LIVING COLORFULLY

Join Taylor Mills, the founder of Eithera Brand, and Dev Avtar, in this 30 minute segment about the purpose of our root chakra and how to utilize the energy to support your health.

Root Chakra Educator
Dev Avtar

Dev Avtar is the founder of Shanti Naam Yoga. Contact Dev via email at: heartofyoga108@gmail.com