FIRST CHAKRA
Root Chakra


Sanskrit Name: Muladhara (root/support)


Location: Base of the spine

Color:  Red

Central Issue: Survival, Grounding

Orientation to Self: Self Preservation

Governs: vigor, heredity, security, passion, feet, legs, trust, and your relationship with money, home, and
job. Primal feelings, energy, will to live, physical existence, our bodies and our health.

Vortex or petals 4

Key Word: survival

Goals: Stability, grounding, physical health, prosperity, trust

Rights: To be here, to have

Identity: Physical

Demon/Trickster: Fear

Element: Earth

Number: 1.

Sense:  Smell

Glands & Organs: Male reproduction organ, Spine, Blood, Bladder, Testes, Vagina

Note: c mantra lam or e as in red

Deities: Gaia, Auriel

Gemstones:  Garnet, Lodestone, Hematite, Ruby, Bloodstone, Black Onyx, Smoky Quartz, Red Jasper,
Obsidian, Jet

Essential Oils - Clary Sage, Rosemary, Cedar wood, Clove,  Frankincense, Rosewood, Cypress,  Marjoram,
Myrrh,  Black Pepper , Ginger
Bach Flower Essences - Cerato, Scleranthus, Gentian, Gorse, Hornbeam and Wild Oat.

Herb/Incense: Cedar

Aura - Soma 5 Yellow/Red.

Sound - African, Cuban.

Shape: Cube.

Soul Lesson: Service.

Healthy Characteristics: Grounded, Centered, Belonging, Pride, Fully alive, Able to trust, Independent,
Determined, Trusts in self and others, Secure, Patient, Constant, Ambitious, Passion, Commitment, Survival.

Excessive Characteristics: Heaviness, Sluggish, Monotony, Obesity, Hoarding, Materialism, Greed

Deficient Energy: Frequent Fear, Lack of Discipline, Restless, Underweight, Spacey

Treatments with color:   Place the appropriate gemstone or colored cloth over the chakra or gaze at,
visualize or meditate on the associated color.  Sit in or look at light of the color.

Use Red for - Depression, Lack of energy, Ungrounded, Low blood pressure, Bladder infections, Shock,
Poor circulation, Cold, Impotence, Back pain, Legs and Feet.

Use green to counteract