The word "Chakra" means wheel or disk. The major chakras are spinning centers, invisible to the human eye, which run along the spine.
The following lists the seven chakras, their locations, corresponding elements/color/gemstones, and keywords.
Location: Crown Chakra located at the top of the head. (Pituitary).
Element/Color/Gemstone: Cosmic energy/Violet & White/Amethyst, Diamond.
Keywords: Pure spirit, divine light, universal connectedness.
Location: Third eye, located in the middle of the forehead. (Pineal).
Element/Color/Gemstone: Telepathic energy/Indigo/Lapis Lazuli, Alexandrite.
Keywords: Intuition, channeled guidance.
Location: Throat. (Thyroid).
Keywords: Communication, creativity, expression.
Location: Heart. (Thymus).
Element/Color/Gemstone: Earth/Green & Pink/Adventurine,Emerald.
Keywords: Love, self-love, harmony, compassion.
Location: Solar plexus. (Adrenal or splenic).
Element/Color/Gemstone: Air/Yellow/Topaz peridot.
Keywords: Personal power, self-confidence, strength.
Location: Lower abdomen. (Lymphatic).
Element/Color/Gemstone: Water/Orange/Carnelian, aquamarine.
Keywords: Emotions, pride, sexual desire.
Location: Root Chakra located at the base of the spine. (Gonads).
Element/Color/Gemstone: Fire/Red/Garnet, Ruby.
Keywords: Survival, grounding, physical energy.
Once you have opened all of you "Major" chakras, then you must begin work on your "Minor" chakras.
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