Yoga, the ancient Indian art of living, prescribes the alignment of mind and body, to
gain control of the body, the senses, the emotions, the breath and the mind, to
experience the eternal peace. A robust health is just a by-product!
The oft-repeated 'mind-body alignment' can be attained by focusing and meditating
on the 7 chakras in our body. We will explain. 'Chakra' is a Sanskrit word, meaning 'wheel' or
'disk'. There are 7 chakras or invisible wheels of energy in our body, beginning from the base
of the spine to the crown of the head. It can be visualized as swirling wheels of energy, or the
life force (prana), that keeps us healthy, both mentally and physically. Beginning from the
base of the spine, the 7 chakras are:
Anahatha is Located where the heart is.
It influences thymus.
It represents Air.
Meditating on the Sahasrara chakra is believed to help
you feel a transcending bliss. It is an enlightening
process which can only be experienced and not
There are instructions pertaining to the duration of
meditation for each chakra.