chakras are subtle centers of transformation
located within the cerebrospinal system. According to Hindu tradition, all fifty
sounds of the Sanskrit language exist within the chakras of the human body. When
we speak, we do so not only through the vocal cords and throat, but also through
the articulation of the chakras.
Good and bad music directly and profoundly affects
the body's seven subtle psychic energy centers, called chakras,
which are spinning energy wheels arranged vertically up the
spine from sacrum to crown. The chakras are the playground
of the elements. They are interrelated with the parasympathetic,
sympathetic, and autonomous nervous systems, and thus the
gross body is related to them.
The particular sounds given for chakra meditation
are those that energize each of the psychic centers respectively.
One begins by chanting the "Petal" sounds of the
chakras - those sounds that energize the ganglia of this chakra
plexus. The petal sounds are followed by the bija, or essential
"seed" sound of the chakra. This same sequence is
then repeated for chakras two, three, four, five, and six.
Chanting of the sounds of the chakras should
be practiced in a comfortable posture, preferably seated on
a mat or rug of organic material, with a lighted candle or
oil lamp in the room. Each of the petal sounds is chanted
once, pausing for a deep breath between sounds The bija "seed"
sound may be chanted three or more times.
If you like to know more and hear some of the
chakra sounds, you can download the following mp3 files :
on using Chakra Sounds - by
Johari - 2 minutes, 7 seconds - 1,985 MB :
Introduction on the Sounds of the First
Chakra - by Harish Johari - 1 minute, 24 seconds - 1,314
The Sounds of the First Chakra - by
Harish Johari - 1 minute, 56 seconds - 1,813 MB :
Chakras Teaching Poster
Box Seven Chakras