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First Chakra : Muladhara Chakra
The First of seven chakras.

Translation Basic Support Chakra
(Tail Chakra)
Location Perineum, below the genitals and above the anus inside the coccyx, the pelvic plexus, base of the spine, the first three vertebrae
Yantra Click for a larger image of this First Chakra painting
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Element Earth
Element Color Yellow
Aspects Security
Ruling planet Mars
Deity Brahma
Behavioral characteristics A predominant desire for security in the form of a job or shelter. Greed is the main problem
Associated age A child of 1 to 7 years old
Leela - States of Being in the Chakras 1. Genesis (Janma)
2. Illusion (Maya)
3. Anger (Krodh)
4. Greed (Lobh)
5. Physical Plane (Bhu Loka)
6. Delusion (Moha)
7. Conceit (Mada)
8. Avarice (Matsar)
9. Sensual Plane (Kama Loka).

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About this page

Wil GeraetsThis overview on the Seven Chakras was synthesized by Wil Geraets from the "Chakras" book, which provides many details on the seven chakras : Techniques and effects of meditation, related colors, shapes, sounds, yantras, predominant senses and sense organs, work organs, planes, Shakti's, notes on sleep and body chemistry,… Click here for all extracts from this book.

Detailed behavioral characteristics for the seven chakras are also found within the game and book called "Leela", which discusses 9 mental attitudes related to each of the seven chakras and allows one to achieve a better understanding of the seven chakras by playing a board game. Click here for all extracts from this book.

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