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Meditation on the Anahatha Chakra

Meditation on the Anahatha Chakra

Affirmation: When I am in the place of love and oneness, I feel compassion and love for all. The Anahatha Chakra, representing the air element, is mutable, ever-present. It allows us to remember our essential nature as love and compassion. In difficult times it is necessary to remember who we are at our essence. This reflects our relationship with others as that same divine essence. When the heart is healed the immune system...

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Meditation on the Manipura Chakra

Meditation on the Manipura Chakra

Affirmation: When I am in the place of love and oneness, I am empowered and empower others. The Manipura Chakra reflects the fire element, revealing the Sun as the source of our worldly power. This fire gives rise to our ability to think and reason. It allows us to accept the situation now in front of us, and gives us the opportunity to help others in small and great ways. It reveals the essence of our real power as benevolent and...

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The Power of Love

The Power of Love

Originally published in Yoga Therapy Today, a publication of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Reprinted with permission. In her book The Namaste Effect: Expressing Universal Love Through the Chakras, Nischala Joy Devi presents a relatable vision of these “whirling vortexes of love.” She notes that she deliberately offers her overview of the chakras from a modern Western perspective, hoping to accomplish nothing less...

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Meditation on the Swadhisthana Chakra

Meditation on the Swadhisthana Chakra

Affirmation: When I am in the place of love and oneness, I am creative and embrace loving relationships. The Swadhisthana Chakra reflects the water element. We are reminded that life ebbs and flows. It guides us in creativity and in our relationships with others. Meditating on this Chakra reminds us that in these times of isolation to find creative ways to continue our connection with others in a safe...

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