What are Chakras?
Chakras are centers of consciousness. They are focal points of energy that have a direct, immediate, and profound effect on our daily lives. The particular chakra where your energy is flowing from influences your basic behavior and attitudes. This relationship between behavior and your dominant chakra is key because energy acts like a magnet. We constantly attract vibrations to ourselves that are on the same wavelength as the chakras from which we are operating. This does not mean if bad things happen to us, we are bad people. It is an indication of where your energy is coming from, once you become aware of this you have a chance to change it. This is your power as a conscious human being.
What is my 5th Chakra?
This chakra is associated with the throat and the element ether. Ether is the condition of space/time which allows the infinite to manifest into creation. It is the twinkle in the mother’s and father’s eye before the feelings, passion and actuality give birth to the creation of children. You can use your 5th chakra as the seed of creation which sets the universe in action to fulfil that manifestation.
Fifth Chakra: Projective Power of the Word Hearing and speaking the Truth. The Teacher. Location: The throat. Organ/Gland: Trachea, throat, cervical vertebrae, thyroid. Color, Element: Light blue, Ether. Yoga Exercises: All Chanting, Cobra Pose, Plow Pose, Shoulder Stand, Cat-Cow, Neck Lock.
How do I communicate through my Chakras?
When you communicate you do so through a minimum of 3 chakras. Your words are rooted from the 3rd chakra. However if your 3rd chakra is weak or you are not using it properly, the overall effect of your communication will be ineffective.
There is always a theme or topic to your communication. The theme determines the next chakra you activate. For example, if you are talking about money or your security, drama, fear, it will be the first chakra that is activated. 2nd chakra if you are describing something creative, what you desire, flirting, convincing someone, etc. 3rd chakra could be a balanced argument or being angry or controlling a situation. 4th chakra the theme of compassion, love, mutuality. 5th chakra themes could be intellectual pros and cons, blunt direct but truthful. 6th chakra themes relate to the macro view, intuitive, creatively insightful, etc. From the 7th chakra you talk about the infinite, sacred self, you will understand the other person and speak so they can understand you. 8th chakra or aura theme could be just your presence, using the Brahm naad (seed mantras like japi) and silence.
The next chakra that is activated is the presentation chakra. How do you present the theme of the conversation? For example we are talking about what to do with some money, 1st chakra and I say why not invest it in teacher training. I have looked at the macro and personal growth idea and presented the money theme from the 6th chakra.
The goal is to engage all chakras when communicating. When our communication comes from our 8th chakra or aura we open up all the chakras in the other person to make our communication effective.
PRACTICAL SKILLS TO DEVELOP AND QUESTIONS TO ANSWER
- Pull your navel in as you speak.
- You must hear what you say. You usually hear the thought, you do not hear the sound of your words.
- When you speak are you aware from which chakra you are speaking from?
- Do you know the chakra interchange? Which chakra are you aiming at? What chakra are you penetrating?
- Do you have the patience to witness these effects? Do you spontaneously recall and process in the subconscious as well as the conscious?
- Notice what is your dominant presentation chakra? Why do you think you use this one in particular?
This week’s classes:
Tues 18 Aug 8.30 -9.30am Kundalini Yoga@The Om Space, 185/9 Havelock Rd,
Tues 18 Aug 6-7pm Meditation @ The Om Space, 185/9 Havelock Road, Col 5
Wed 19 Aug 4.45- 7am Sadhana @ 9 Greenlands Lane, Col 5 (FREE)
Wed 19 Aug 7.15-8.15pm Kundalini Yoga@The Om Space, 185/9 Havelock Road
Saturday come and talk to us at the Good market – Race Course, Col 7