You may have heard of chakras in yoga or come across them in Eastern religions or new-age practices like crystal healing. But what are chakras? We have put together some definitions and a chakra chart to help you out!

What is a chakra?

Chakras are areas of energy in the body that run from the base of your spine to the top of your head. There are seven basic chakras, each with a corresponding color and symbols. The Sanskrit word chakra (pronounced “CHOCK-rah”) means wheel, which refers to the spinning energy in each of the seven chakras.

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What is the meaning of each of the seven chakras? Try our handy Chakra Chart!

Each chakra has its own symbolism and each affects different aspects of your being: physical, mental, and spiritual. You can work on balancing and activating your chakras through a variety of different activities, reflections, and meditations. Here is a quick chakra chart to guide you through the chakra meanings.

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7th chakra: CROWN
sahasrara “thousand-petaled”
everything is connected
mantras: i am awake • i am aware • i am connected to the divine

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6th chakra: THIRD EYE
ajna “perceiving”
free your mind
mantras: i am limitless • i am focused • my mind is steady

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vishuddha “especially pure”
express yourself
mantras: i communicate • i listen to the sound of my breath • my song rises

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anahata “unstruck”
choose love
mantras: i am loved • i am compassionate • i practice loving kindness

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solar plexus
manipura “lustrous gem”
shine on
mantras: i am powerful • i am glowing • i am motivated

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svadhishthana “one’s abode”
happiness is inside
mantras: i am sensual • i trust • i am open to feeling joyous

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muladhara “root support”
take root
mantras: i am grounded • i have everything i need • i am at peace

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The energy of chakras is a fascinating system of self-exploration that ties in well with yoga, aromatherapy, crystals, meditation, and sound therapy. Each chakra has its own symbol, color, element, food, and even day of the week! We have a summary of the chakras that you can read more about in How to Activate Your Chakras >>

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11 Comments on Chakra Chart Meanings

  1. Crystal
    May 30, 2019 at 8:57 pm (5 years ago)

    When you discover which chakras you need to focus on, it’s a great opportunity to pick the best chakra stones that will adjust, recuperate, and clear that chakra.

  2. stephy
    June 8, 2019 at 10:36 am (5 years ago)

    With these Chakra Charts, you get the most important information on each Chakra at a glance.

  3. Thabo
    January 1, 2020 at 2:56 pm (4 years ago)

    Very inspired

    February 6, 2020 at 9:36 pm (4 years ago)


  5. Ashley Blake
    April 6, 2020 at 3:30 am (4 years ago)

    Love love love

  6. Angelica | Takanta
    February 26, 2021 at 12:02 pm (3 years ago)

    What a great overview of all types of chakras 🙂

  7. Joel
    May 2, 2021 at 3:54 pm (3 years ago)

    Thank you for that great article.

  8. Karma Kriya
    June 12, 2021 at 10:37 pm (3 years ago)

    Thank you for the post.

  9. Chelley
    June 28, 2021 at 5:17 am (3 years ago)

    This was very informative and well written! I’ve been checking out how to balance my chakras. This article and along with Bioenergy put me back in the center where I needed to be. Check it out since you all liked this article as much as I did!

  10. Karen betty
    July 6, 2021 at 12:55 pm (3 years ago)

    This is such a great article, keep up the good work.

  11. Stefan
    January 29, 2022 at 10:57 am (2 years ago)

    Short, practical tips with beautiful pictures. Amazing work.


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