The Qualities and Symbols of the Anahata Chakra

Position within the body In the centre of the chest at the level of the heart.
Colour SKY BLUE – purity, freedom, expansiveness, infinity

ORANGE and GREEN – radiation of the fire from the Manipūra chakra

Tattva VĀYU (Air) – movement, energy, touch, sensation
Mantra YAM
Lotus 12 petals – 12 qualities of the heart: joy, peace, kindness, patience, love, harmony, clarity, compassion, purity, understanding, forgiveness, bliss
Animal ANTELOPE – vigilance, speed, sensitivity
Divinity SHIVA and SHAKTI – consciousness and nature
Symbols NEW MOON – changeability, path to perfection

Two Triangles – rising and falling energy

Qualities and Aspects JĪVAN JYOTI – Seat of the ‘Living Light’

ĀTMA BHAKTI – Love, devotion, understanding, compassion, forgiveness

BHĀVA SAMĀDHI – Samādhi of love for God

positive: ICCHĀ SHAKTI (willpower), KRIYĀ SHAKTI (vigour/drive)

SANKALPA SHAKTI – Power of wish fulfilment

MANTRA SHAKTI – Power of words

AJAPĀ JAPA – spontaneous, constant repetition of Mantra

Seat of feelings and emotions, creative writing, artistic talent

positive aspect: awakening of divine love

negative aspect: changing emotions, stagnation of development

Prāna PRĀNA – breath
Plane MAHĀR LOKA – balance
Planet VENUS
Principle SANKALPA–VIKALPA –forming and discarding of ideas

MOON – changeability

Precious Stone SAPHIRE
Metal COPPER
Mineral POTASSIUM
Characteristic MOHA – Lack of vision/perception (cause of attachment)
Sensation TRISHNĀ – thirst
Sense Organ TVACH – skin/principle VAYŪ – touch
Taste ASTRINGENT
Quality PRASARANA – expansion
Part of the Body PĀNI – hands/principle INDRA – giving and taking
Secretion SVEDHA – perspiration
Gland THYMUS
Plexus CARDIAC PLEXUS
Other Names HEART CHAKRA, HRIDAYAKAMALA, CHINTĀ MANI

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