What are Chakras?

A chakra refers to an energy center in human body. Find out more about the different chakras in human body.

The crown chakra is located in the top of the head and is associated with the brain and the nervous system. The color associated with crown chakra is violet and white. The crown chakra deals with ego or self. A balanced crown chakra means that person has conquered his ego and lives in an elevated expression of self. A person with a balance crown chakra usually is very self-sacrificing and works for the welfare of everyone around him.Gemstones associated with the crown chakra include amethyst and diamond.

The forehead chakra is located between the eyebrows and is associated with thinking. Persons with a balanced forehead chakra have higher levels of intuition and a greater sense of self-responsibility and a clear mind. The color asoociated with this chakra is indigo and blue. The gemstones associated are amethyst and sapphire.

The throat chakra is associated with speech and communication and is located in the base of the throat. A person with a balanced throat chakra will enjoy the gift of good communication. The color associated with this chakra is light blue. Then gemstone associated with this chakra is turquoise.

The heart chakra is associated with love, healing, compassion and acceptance. A person with balance heart chakra is more nurturing. The colors associated with this chakra are pink and green. The gemstones associated with this chakra are rose quartz and watermelon tourmaline.

The solar plexus chakra is associated with stomach, liver, spleen and intestine. A person with a balanced solar plexus chakra is more optimistic and good humoured. The color associated with this chakra is yellow. The gemstones associated with this chakra include topaz, citrine and amber.

The sacral chakra is associated with lower abdomen and the reproductive organs. A person with a balanced sacral chakra is creative and sociable. The color associated with this chakra is orange. The gemstone associated with this chakra include tiger eye, carnelian and coral.

The root chakra is associated with the spine, vertebral column, hips and legs. The hips are a major store house of energy and this chakra is considered is a life force chakra. A person with a balanced life force chakra has the strength of will and exhibits courage. The color associated with this chakra is red. The gemstones associated with this chakra are ruby and garnet.