Reiki and the Chakras

To understand Reiki and the hand positions used one will have to have some knowledge of the chakras. The chakras are both connected to the physical organs in our body and the different layers in the aura.

7 CENTERS OF ENERGY

ROOT CHAKRA (MULADHARA CHAKRA)

LOCATION

Where Sacrum joins coccyx, in rear, to middle bottom of pubic bone, in front.

FUNCTION

This is the seat of Kundalini energy; creative expression, abundance.

CONTROL BODY PARTS

Adrenal glands; kidney; spine; joint controller of the bladder; affects the whole nervous system.

SACRAL CHAKRA

LOCATION

It is located between pubic bone and navel.

FUNCTION

This is center of sexual energy; feeling/emotional enter.

CONTROL BODY PARTS

The gonads (Ovaries and testes); fluid functions of the body

SOLAR PLEXUS OR POWER CENTRE

 

LOCATION

Between navel and base of the rib cage.

FUNCTION

Power and wisdom centre.

CONTROL BODY PARTS

Adrenals; stomach; liver; gall bladder; the digestive system.

HEART CHAKRA

LOCATION

Centre of the chest sternum.

FUNCTION

To bring Love & Compassion.

CONTROL BODY PARTS

Thymus glands, heart, blood pressure / circulation, the immune system and lungs.

THROAT CHAKRA

LOCATION

Throat area.

FUNCTION

Communication

CONTROL BODY PARTS

Thyroid glands, voice, oesophagus, neck, lower jaw, strongly linked with sacral chakra.

THIRD EYE OR BROW CHAKRA

LOCATION

One inch above centre of eyebrows.

FUNCTION

Intuitive centre: seat of will and clairvoyance

CONTROL BODY PARTS

Primary gland-the master gland, controlling and balancing all the other glands in the endocrine  system, nose, ears, sinuses, autonomic nervous system (linked with root chakra,) hypothalamus lower brain.

CROWN CHAKRA

LOCATION

Top (crown) of the head.

FUNCTION

Connects us to our spiritual self.

CONTROL BODY PARTS

Pineal gland-this gland is light, sensitive, and is very active Iron birth until about seven years, time issues, circadian rhythms- jet lag of effects.