The Seven Chakras – A Quick Overview

the seven chakras.pngThis post is for the beginners who, like me – are just getting started in the beautiful world of ‘chakras’. In this post, I will briefly explain what the seven chakras are.

Base or Root Chakra (1st)

  • Located near the base of the spine.
  • Is our foundation of our vitality, which all energy flows from towards the crown chakra.
  • Centre of our basic survival instincts.
  • Holds our connectedness to the Earth.

Sacral Chakra (2nd)

  • Located in the reproductive area.
  • Connects to our creativity, emotions and sexuality.
  • Relates to the unconscious mind.

Solar Plexus Chakra (3rd)

  • Located in the solar plexus; under the breast bones.
  • Place of immense vitality.
  • Connects to the love and support we give ourselves and others.
  • Centre of personal power, ego, will and achievement.
  • Supports our commitment to life.

Heart Chakra (4th)

  • Located in the region of the heart.
  • Connects to our pure emotional self.
  • Encompasses our transpersonal heart, opening us to unconditional love, forgiveness, compassion and understanding.

Throat Chakra (5th)

  • Located in the throat region.
  • Connects to our communication, purification and growth centres.
  • Ensures we speak our truth and are heard.
  • Allows us to understand the body’s signals.

Third Eye Chakra (6th)

  • Located in the middle of the eyebrows.
  • Sees beyond physical and intellectual knowing, connecting to our cosmic insight.
  • Home of our intuition and inspiration.

Crown Chakra (7th)

  • Located at the top of our head.
  • Connects to our higher consciousness.

Thank you for reading and I hope that this post helped you out.


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8 Comments Add yours

  1. This is interesting, thank you for sharing it.

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    1. Courtney says:

      Glad you liked it 🙂

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  2. sunraysister says:

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    1. sunraysister says:

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      1. Courtney says:

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  3. barbarablunt says:

    Thanks for sharing. Sometimes I need the reminders so I know what I need to put my energy towards unblocking. Great blog.


  4. Really cool info here! Thanks for sharing.

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  5. So simple and informative 🙂 Thank you

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