“Seven-Chakra Tantra is about living the union of love and consciousness through all the chakras, or subtle energy-centers, of the body.”
Seven-Chakra Tantra is about living the union of love and consciousness through all the chakras, or subtle energy-centers, of the body.
The Spiritual Practice of Seven-Chakra Tantra Includes:
First Chakra (root chakra) ~ Located at the base of the spine, this energy-center is focused on survival, safety, food, our physical body, and our material environment.
The practice of fullness in this chakra includes having healthy and strong bodies (yoga & exercise, natural diet, being connected to Earth, physical healing); living sustainably in relationship to Earth; and beautifying and honoring the Earth through art, landscape, and ritual.
Second Chakra (emotional/sexual center) ~ Located in the region of our genitals and slightly above the first chakra, this energy-center is focused on our etheric energy body, which includes our emotions, sexuality, sensitivity to our own and others’ energy, and relationships.
The practice of fullness in this chakra includes valuing and expressing our emotions, energy, and sexuality to enrich life; living our spirituality through our relationships; raising children consciously; healing emotional wounds from our past; and engaging our Spirit-inspired passion.
Third Chakra (solar plexus) ~ Located in the soft-tissue region above our navel, this energy-center is focused on our personal power, which includes our will, intention, life-purpose, career, and relationship with money.
The practice of fullness in this chakra includes power-sharing and partnership cooperation; living our individual and collective life-purpose; maintaining the intention to bring love and consciousness in all our interactions and the will to align our actions with that intention; living as conscious manifestors for the highest good of all.
Fourth Chakra (heart) ~ Located at the center of our chest in the heart region, this energy-center is focused on opening to love, including the divine manifestation of unconditional love
The practice of fullness in this chakra includes living on the basis of heart-connection, love, and giving-and-receiving life in words, actions, and touch; serving the manifestation of light in the world; following our spiritual path; and practicing abundance-consciousness.
5th Chakra (throat) ~ Located in the center of the throat, this energy-center is focused on expression and creativity.
The practice of fullness in this chakra includes transparent communication, speaking the truth, and expressing gratitude; bringing life-serving creativity to all circumstances; and spiritual expression through the arts and beauty (music, dance, visual arts, theatre, writing, and healing arts).
Sixth Chakra (third eye) ~ Located between the eyebrows, this energy-center is focused on spiritual awareness and insight, connection to transcendental consciousness, and telecommunication.
The practice of fullness in this chakra includes connection to the transcendental through meditation and prayer; maintaining conscious connection with the Divine in all moments; and connecting with our higher self, Spirit-guides, and beings of higher realms through intuition, insight, telepathy or inner knowing, inner vision, inner hearing, and inner sentience.
Seventh Chakra (crown) ~ Located at the top of the head, this energy-center is focused on reception of divine light, connection with our I AM Presence, and unity with life and the Divine in all forms.
The practice of fullness in this chakra includes receiving and transmitting divine light; living our unity with the Divine, ourselves, and all of life; manifesting unity-consciousness in relationship with others; connecting with and growing into higher dimensions of being; and living on the basis of joy.
Copyright 2011, Mercedes Kirkel, www.intotheheart.org. All Rights Reserved.
The following illustrations on this page are courtesy of Karuna Arts (www.karunaarts.com): Chakra Goddess