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Chakras – The Reservoirs Of Consciousness

  Chakras – The Reservoirs Of Consciousness The ascent through the chakras can be viewed as an upward journey of consciousness refined by a process of awareness. Chakra is a Sanskrit word which literally translates into a spinning wheel. According to ancient traditions of yoga, there are seven major chakras in the body. In essence, chakras can be thought of as reservoirs of consciousness. The chakras are not physical and are to be understood as being situated, not in the gross body, but in the subtle or etheric body. That said, the chakras do appear to interact with the physical body mainly through two major systems, the endocrine and the nervous system. Each chakra correlates to specific bodily ailments and physical dysfunctions. When we have a physical issue, it often creates ...