अष्ट चक्रा नव द्वारा देवानां पुरयोध्या। तस्यां हिरण्यः कोश स्वर्गो ज्योतिषावृताः।।
Our body is basically a representation of Lord Shri Rama’s Ayodhya.A place full of happiness, prosperity and health.
This body is characterized by eight chakras i.e. energy centers and nine openings for intake of sense and outlets of wastes.
A Yogsadhak by focusing on and developing these energy centers can win over the limitations and ailments of body to gain ultimate physical, mental and spiritual health.
- The chakras in our body are centers of Prana,Life force or vital energy.
- Concentrating on systems increases efficiency and reduces ailments.
These eight energy centers represents eleven modern biological systems in the body summarized as below:
|Mooladhara chakra-Pelvic Plexus||Above anus and below urinary pore||Reproduction|
|Swadhishthan chakra- Hypo Gastric plexus||Above mooladhar chakra, behind navel||Excretory|
|Manipur chakra- Epi Gastric plexus||Root of navel||Digestive|
|Hriday/Manas chakra- Lower Mind Plexus||Near physical heart||Skeletal|
|Anahat chakra- Cardiac Plexus||Between 2 breasts||Circulatory|
|Vishuddhi chakra- Carotid Plexus||In throat||Respiratory|
|Adnya chakra- Medullary Plexus||Between 2 eyebrows||Nervous|
|Sahastrar chakra- Solar Plexus||Mid of brain||Endocrine system|