Meaning and Importance of the Solar Plexus-Manipura Chakra- Part-1

1. Mantra: ‘Ram’ (Pronounced ‘Rum’)2. Location: Below the rib cage above the navel.3. Color: Yellow4. Position: Parallel to the Earth/ Perpendicular to the Spine5. Rotation: Clockwise6. Corresponding Planetary energy: Mars7. Corresponding Number: 18. Corresponding Mudra: Rudra Mudra Across cultures, a lot of importance has been laid to the solar plexus. The proverbial ‘fire in the belly’ is quite related to the concept… Read More

Meaning and Importance of The Sacral Chakra-Swadhishthana-Part-1

1. Mantra: ‘Vam’2. Location: Between the navel and genitalia.3. Color: Orange4. Position: Parallel to the Earth/ Perpendicular to the Spine5. Rotation: Clockwise6. Corresponding Planetary energy: Jupiter7. Corresponding Number: 38. Corresponding Mudra: Dhyana Mudra Now from root chakra we come to Sacral chakra. The place from where our ego, our identity starts to grow. We want to express ourselves. We want to create… Read More

Meaning and Importance of The Root Chakra-Muladhara-Part 1

1. Mantra: ‘Lam’2. Location: Base of the spine.3. Colour: Red4. Position: Perpendicular to the Earth/ Parallel to the Spine5. Rotation: Clockwise6. Corresponding Planetary energy: Saturn7. Corresponding Number: 88. Corresponding Mudra: Prana Mudra/ All Grounding Mudras (More points in the second part) It is said that the tree is strong, healthy, tall, it is all because… Read More

The ‘Grounding’ Mudra – Meditation

I came across the mudra you see me making here, for the first time, in the Sivananda Ashram in Kerala. So, What is a mudra? A Mudra is literally speaking, a ‘pose’. Mudras direct the flow of energy through body chakras as long as you hold them. In yoga and meditation, mudras and chakras are… Read More