New Light on the Chakras
(click for more articles)
We live in an invisible sea of consciousness or mind substance, an atmosphere of thoughts and their associated feelings. Each one of us receives mind substance from the environment. We process it through our own consciousness and then transmit it back into the collective unconscious, the atmosphere of the global mind. In this way, our contribution to world consciousness is automatic. As you think and feel, so you affect the global mind in your own way.
Traditionally, the seven major chakras are viewed from the front of the body. They appear as doorways of consciousness, located just in front of the physical body. Each chakra is a spinning vortex of etheric energy which channels its own specific frequency band of consciousness to or from the local environment. From the base of the spine upwards, these are the traditional names of seven major chakras:
- Root chakra (base of the spine)
- Sex chakra
- Solar plexus chakra
- Heart chakra
- Throat chakra
- Third eye chakra (forehead)
- Crown chakra (above the head)
The functions of the chakras are as follows:
- Instinctual. The root chakra prepares vitality, or life energy, for the chakras above it. It provides the base frequency of human existence including the instinct for survival.
- Emotional. The sex chakra powers the basic emotions and passions of human life.
- Intellectual. The solar plexus chakra is used in the development of intellect or mental ability in a linear direction. Examples of thought expressed as linear intellect include the performing of arithmetic and the operating of machinery.
- Holistic. The heart chakra is developed as issues of separation are resolved and integrated. Mind, body & spirit are seen as facets of a human being with integrity or wholeness.
- Creative. The throat chakra's function is creativity. It is capable of inspiring the imagination to create new ideas, inventions and works of art. Most scientific thinking today is still in its early, linear phase. With the addition of imagination, science will enter a phase of great expansion where it will solve many mysteries of the universe. The further development of the throat chakra results in gaining the power of conscious creation, the ability to consciously transform your reality.
- Spiritual. The third eye chakra is the home frequency of your soul family. While a person's closest soul mates can be usually counted on the fingers of two hands, soul families are much larger. They are extended, related groups of, typically, 2,000 individuals. When you feel a yearning for your true spiritual home, you are remembering your connection to this level of consciousness. In the cycle of reincarnation, it is to this frequency of consciousness that you ultimately ascend in spirit before planning your next physical incarnation.
- Universal. The crown chakra is your connection to the universe on a cosmic scale. Its complete activation brings the ultimate state of human achievement and enlightenment, that of cosmic consciousness.
Peter Shepherd notes: As I expect you have noticed, the articles by Owen Waters are uniformly full of wisdom and insight... his books, therefore, are not to be missed. Owen's new e-book, Discover Your Purpose in Life, will not only show you how to discover the purpose of your inner being and your own destiny, it will take you on a voyage of inner discovery. On this journey, you will pass through the layers of what used to be unsolved mysteries. "At each step, we will go deeper still, always using the question 'why' to go deeper, until we reach the final layer and discover the answer to the ultimate mystery in life."
I believe the book offers precisely what many need to know, in order to launch their life into the spiritual dimension, and to be part of the new age of higher vibration consciousness. This amounts to knowing one's inner nature, and as a result, one's life purpose. The trinity of life, love and truth need to be experienced, not just 'known about,' and Owen's e-book gives enough guidance for that process of true illumination to take place. It's available at a special intro price at the moment and I highly recommend you to purchase.