Significance of Muladhara Chakra or the Root Chakra

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Significance of Muladhara Chakra

Significance of Muladhara Chakra

Muladhara chakra is the firs of six chakras that are present in our body. Muladhara Chakra is known as the Root Chakra. Muladhara Chakra lies just above the anus both in males and females. It connects to the gonads and adrenal medulla and this point controls the excitement and is responsible for an adrenaline rush at the time of fast reflexes. Muladhara Chakra is connected to sexuality physically and to stability mentally, sensibility emotionally and security spiritually. It is also said that Muladhara Chakra is related to the sense of smell.

Kundalini in the form of a spiral serpent rests in Muladhara Chakra. The rising of kundalini happens from here and this is the point from where the cosmic nerves Ida, Pingala and Sushumna begin. As ida and Pingala go up they travel in a spiral way and the point they cross each other forms a powerpoint or Chakra. The seed syllable of Muladhara Chakra is Lam and the colour is Red. Muladhara Chakra represents Earth, one of the five elements.


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