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Chakra Healing: Does it Work?

Updated on October 20, 2015
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Anamika S Jain is a Social Media Consultant and Blogger. She is passionate about topics like Astrology, Numerology, Feng Shui and Gemstones.

Healing and Balancing of Chakras

I am a huge fan of Chakra Healing Meditation and alternative therapies associated with the 7 chakras of the human body. If you are familiar with the chakra system and its working, then you would not have any doubt in your mind as to if the Chakra Healing Procedure works or not. In this Hub I am going to briefly explain about how chakra healing works and some other terms associated with chakras like chakra balancing and chakra cleansing.

Chakra Diagram
Chakra Diagram

How to make the Chakras work properly?

According to ancient writings, there are 88000 chakras in the human body. However, the most significant ones are only 7. These Seven Main Chakras are located along the central line of the body, from the base of the spine to the top of the head (Please refer the Chakra Diagram above for the position of the 7 chakras). Since I have already written a hub on Significance and Location of the 7 Chakras and Diseases associated with them, I would not bother to repeat the information here. You may click the link and read the hub for meaning of chakras, their positions in the human body, diseases and conditions associated with them and their colors. When the energy flow in the body is balanced one can experience a better physical, mental and spiritual state. On the other hand, any imbalance or blockage in the chakras can cause diseases or negative conditions. Even small blockages in the chakras can result in the chakras not working to their maximum potential. For instance, an imbalance in the root chakra can make a person feel insecure or unsafe; an imbalance in the throat chakra can affect a person’s ability of communication and expression and so on. So it is essential to maintain a proper balance in the Chakras to stay healthy.

The terms Chakra balancing, chakra cleansing or chakra healing essentially means the same thing. These terms refer to the process of making the chakras functioning correctly by clearing the blockages in them. In other words, these terms refer to the process of aligning the energies in the human body so that they work together in harmony.

There are many techniques or ways used for clearing and balancing the chakras. Some of them are:-

  • color healing
  • food therapy
  • reiki
  • aromatherapy
  • crystal therapy
  • Chakracises (chakra exercises)
  • yoga
  • sound therapy (check out my hub on balancing the Chakras using Beej Mantras)
  • chakra meditation.

A qualified energy worker who is trained in reading chakras can help in identifying if these energy points in the human body are functioning poorly or balanced. He/she can also help in activating and stimulating the chakras to make it function properly using any of the techniques of chakra healing.

If you cannot afford to go to an energy healer, feel free to use the guided chakra healing meditation to feel the difference. I assure you, it's awesome!

Chakra Healing and Balancing Meditation

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    Debra Hargrove 13 months ago from North Carolina

    Great information. It only everyone got to know about how great and beneficial alternative medicine is to a person's well-being. I liked the Chakra Healing and Balancing Meditation video so soothing.

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    poetryman6969 2 years ago

    It's great to find out more about chakras. Thanks for the info!

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    Kavitha Rajeev Kumar 2 years ago from India

    Interesting hub.

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    Jean Bakula 2 years ago from New Jersey

    You can balance them just by meditating too. I've recently taken a seminar on aromatherapy, and if you practice Reiki massage and therapy, essential oils can play a big part in healing blocked chakras.

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    Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Helpful and interesting about Chakra so much of truth here and a well explained hub

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    Sasha Kim 4 years ago

    Chakras are very fascinating to me ^_^ Your hub was very informative and I enjoyed it very much! Voted up, useful and interesting ^_^

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    Nancy Yager 4 years ago from Hamburg, New York

    I have been balancing chakras for years. People do not realize that just a little amount of effort to balance your own charkras every week gives lifetime of good health.

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    Dr.S.P.PADMA PRASAD 4 years ago from Tumkur

    A useful hub. This is part of Indian yoga system.

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    Anamika S 4 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

    @Lady E Mostly the vegetables and fruits with the color associated with a chakra can help in healing that particular chakra. For instance, the color associated with sacral chakra is orange. So some of these chakra healing foods could be papaya, peach, orange and carrot.

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    Anamika S 4 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

    Thank you Lightshare and Lady E for the visit and comments.

    @Lady E Yes, There are Chakra Healing Foods too! I have written articles on that too.

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    Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

    Very interesting to read - Food therapy is new to me. I would like to explore that more. Thanks.

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    Lightshare 4 years ago

    Great article Anamikas, human body is not not just chemistry, it is much more!! Thank you very much.

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    Anamika S 4 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

    Thanks for the visit and appreciation Rosyel Sawali, MarleneB and Curiad.

    @Marllene I am happy that you liked the experience. Ever since I experienced it the first time, I have been a fan of this therapy too.

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    Mark G Weller 4 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

    Interesting, I just wrote a review on the book "East Meets West A contrast in medicine" and the author spoke of Chakra healing quite a bit.

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    Marlene Bertrand 4 years ago from Northern California, USA

    Wow!!!!! That was an amazing experience. I watched the video and participated. I have never heard of Chakra Healing and Balancing Meditation until now. You have enlightened me to a whole new way of relaxing and finding a way to be peaceful and full of energy at the same time. Thank you.

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    Rosyel Sawali 4 years ago from Manila, Philippines

    Good information. Thanks for sharing ^_^

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