A Guide to your Galaxy Part 1: Muladhara – the root chakra

Posted by Rad Ponnayya on 11/1/2016 to Chakras
A Guide to your Galaxy Part 1: Muladhara – the root chakra
Finding balance is no easy feat; we drink more water, eat healthier foods and attempt to fit more physical activity into our busy lifestyles, these are just some of the things we do to take care of ourselves, but with everything going on around us are we forgetting about what’s going on inside us?

You can only do so much about external pressures that change how your mind and body react, but when we begin to understand ourselves better we see that opening and balancing our chakras can control what we let affect us. Here is our guide to finding balance within the galaxy that is called your body.

Before anyone can find balance within we must understand where and what our seven chakras are so we can do everything possible to keep energy moving through them freely and continuously…

Galaxy Guide - Root Chakra

1st - Root Chakra

The Root Chakra represents our foundation as people, life, vitality, strength and one’s physical nature. Located from the base of your spine to the tailbone region, your root chakra is associated with issues surrounding survival, such as, financial independence, nutrition and rest. Through walking barefoot, being outdoors, eating things that are red like raspberries, tomatoes and radish or from the earth such as potatoes, beets and carrots, this is where we begin to ground ourselves.

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Wearing or surrounding yourself with stones or crystals of red jasper, bloodstone, hematite, garnet or smokey quartz carry many properties that help to open and align your root chakra.


I AM a divine being of light, and I am peaceful, protected and secure

Root Chakra Location

Chakra Mudra

Gnyan – Touch the tips of your thumb and index finger. Chant the bij sound LAM


Picture a red lotus flower at the base of your spine, unfolding. Allow its energy to flow into your body as you inhale. Do this every other inhalation until you feel your body is highly charged.


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For further reading, you might enjoy this post from Chakra Anatomy.
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