The main task of Chakras are absorb and distributing Prana (Life Force) to our physical bodies. When the Kundalini adds with the Prana, the Chakras become rapid, and insights of the Higher World become conscious.
To get the peak Spiritual Potential the great mass of Kundalini energy locked in the Root Chakra must be released, to travel through all Chakras up to the Crown Chakra.
The Anahata or Heart Chakra or Twelve Petal Lotus: it is located at the heart and it controls our MENTAL energies. It is a chakra of Love and Compassion, the posture of the Dharmakaya or Buddha-nature.
The Vishuddha Chakra or Sixteen Petal Lotus: it is situated at the throat and it rules our SPIRITUAL energies. It is a chakra of Creativity and Expression.
The Ajna Chakra or Ninety-six Petal Lotus: It is sited in between the eyes in the center of the forehead, the area is known as called ‘Third Eye’. The Ajna chakra controls our COSMIC body. It is a chakra of perception and Higher Knowledge.
The Sahasrara Chakra or Thousand Petal Lotus: It is positioned at the crown of the head and it rules our Nirvanic body, it is a chakra of the Highest Spiritual Consciousness, the center of Samadhi.
Governs : top center of the head and midline above the ears, brain, nervous system, pineal gland
Element : thought
Sense : empathy, unity
Mantra : silence
Related Gemstones : Amber, Diamond, Moldavite
Related Essential Oils : Blilbanum or Lotus
Physical Dysfunctions : chronic exhaustion, sensitivity to light and sound
Psychological and Emotional Issues : lack of purpose, loss of identity, disbelief in any spiritual realities, trust, selflessness, apathy, devotion, inspiration, values, ethics, sense of fear, materialism
Any technique that creates awareness along with relaxation is the right method. The technique is varied from person to person and one has to locate a suitable method for self.
Different cultures have different mediation techniques, but one thing is certain - meditation is universal. The different techniques are suited to different personality types. While some techniques are concentrative, involving focusing, other techniques are expansive such as 'Vipassana' meditation which allows for the free flow of thoughts and their observation. There are several types of meditation techniques in Hinduism. Amongst some of the mediation methods include: