Chakra is a Sanskrit word meaning spinning wheel. They are a system of seven primary energy centers located along the spine. Each chakra corresponds to specific regions of the body and different emotional and behavioral characteristics. The seven primary chakras are also associated with specific colors and symbols.
Chakra candles combine color therapy with aromatherapy and are a great way to enhance energy healing sessions and meditations. The color and fragrance blend of each candle are designed to enhance specific healing energies.
The Seven Chakras
Muladhara – the Root Chakra is located at the base of the spine and colored red. Red chakra candles encourage increased vitality and self-confidence. The color red provides Earth power.
Svadhisthana – The Sacral Chakra is located in the lower abdominal region below the navel. Orange chakra candles enhance feelings of sensuality and emotional intimacy. They also promote creativity and self-expression.
Manipura – The Solar Plexus is associated with yellow, the color of vitality and heightened intelligence. This chakra candle is used to encourage higher thought processes and promote a strong sense of personal power.
Anahata – The Heart Chakra is the center of one’s being and serves as a hub of emotional and spiritual energies. It covers the heart and circulatory system, the essence of life. Green Chakra candles draw healing energies and assist the release of heartaches and regret, opening up the soul to new opportunities.
Vishuddha – The throat chakra, located at the center of the throat, is associated with the color blue. This chakra corresponds with personal expression; the ability to listen effectively and communicate clearly through speech and the written word. Blue has a calming effect that allows us to connect to higher thought processes and express them.
Ajna – the Third Eye or Brow chakra, is located between the eyebrows at the center of the forehead. It is associated with the color Indigo and connects us to intuition, spirituality, higher wisdom and greater understanding. Indigo is a deeply spiritual color that unites the Earthly red, with the spiritual blue.
Sahasrara – The Crown Chakra is located above the crown of the head and is associated with the color Purple. Purple has been used since ancient times to depict royalty and higher spiritual wisdom. This chakra connects the soul with the universe and increases creative imagination, heightens intuition and promotes greater understanding.
Use chakra candles to bring greater focus to your energy healing work. Cleanse and balance the chakras often to promote wellness in body, mind and spirit.