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Sahasrara Chakra – Importance and How to Balance

Sahasrara Chakra - Importance and How to Balance - Vedic Sources
You all must be aware of the chakras or wheels of energy of our body. Among the 7 chakras that reside in the human body. Sahasrara Chakra is the last and the seventh primary. According to Hindu Tantrism, Sahasrara Chakra is important for the human body. But How
On this page, we will walk you through the information related to Sahasrara Chakra.

This topic will cover

  1. What is the meaning of Sahasrara Chakra?
  2. How is it important for the human body?
  3. How to balance it?
  4. What are the Symptoms of Unbalanced Sahasrara Chakra?
  5. Behavioral changes due to unbalanced Chakra
  6. Conclusion 

What is Sahasrara Chakra? 

Sahasrara Chakra is the seventh primary Chakra. Sahasrara is a Sanskrit word that means ‘thousands’ or ‘infinity’. According to Hindu tradition, Sahasrara Chakra is also called the crown chakra as it is located at the crown of the head. It is the last and final center of energy and is represented by the petals of a lotus flower. Moreover, it activates divine energy within our bodies.
Sahasrara or crown chakra helps to build a strong visualization and can view the positive side of your life. You can connect with your conscience and can feel the divine energy inside your body. Sahasrara or crown chakra is associated with your wisdom, self-knowledge, and enlightenment. Moreover, it builds a strong connection to oneself. When the crown chakra is balanced, it brings positive thought, peace, and good perspective. It also symbolizes emotions like compassion, love, and gratitude.

Importance of Sahasrara chakra for the human body?

Element- conscience 
Color- violet/ white 
Sahasrara or crown chakra is associated with the element conscience and white or violet is the main color of this chakra. It is considered the color of spirituality. It builds the ability to accept the transformation and activates all the functions of other chakras. Moreover, the Sahasrara chakra is also responsible for the function of the nervous system, brain, and pineal gland, and activates the function of the brain. It builds a sharp focus and strong memory. When Sahasrara chakra is aligned you feel mentally strong. It brings peace and you better connect with spirituality. Moreover, you experience strong conscience, and wisdom and build a connection with yourself.

How to balance Sahasrara Chakra? 

How does this chakra get imbalanced? Oftentimes, unhealthy food or the wrong posture causes the chakra to be closed or blocked. Or taking too much stress makes you mentally and physically weak, which is the second reason for unbalanced Chakra.
When the Sahasrara chakra is closed, it disturbs the flow of energy which results in improper function in the brain and eyes. Moreover, you also feel lost and disconnected from your conscious mind. Talking physical disturbance affects the function of the nervous system. Hence, it is very important to balance the crown chakra. There are several ways like yoga and meditation that can help you to balance Sahasrara or crown chakra.
Some of the best yoga exercises will not only open the Sahasrara chakra but also channel the flow of energy to the whole body. It strengthens your mental ability.

1. Vrikshasana (Tree pose) 

Benefits 

  • Improves balance
  • Stretches ligaments and tendons
  • Improve posture
  • Strengthen core abdominal muscles
  • Builds concentration 

2. Yoga mudrasansa

Benefits 

  • Proper blood circulation
  • Relieves stress and tension
  • Strengthen immune system
  • Improves eyesight 

3. Sasangasana (Rabbit pose) 

Benefits 

  • Regulates metabolism
  • Stretches the spine
  • Improves digestion
  • Reduces depression 

4. Padmasana (Lotus Pose)

Benefits 

  • Calms the brain
  • Increase focus and attentiveness
  • Flexibility in joints 
  • Improves the body posture 

5. Sirsasana (Headstand) 

Benefits 

  • Relieves stress and depression
  • Activates pineal gland
  • Calm the mind
  • Strengthen abdominal organs
  • Improves digestion 

Symptoms of unbalanced Sahasrara chakra 

Have you ever thought about how to get to know that the crown chakra is closed? There is a major symptom in your body that reflects the blocked chakra. Apart from physical disturbance, you may experience mental issues.  
Here we listing some major signs of imbalanced chakra- 
  • Physical weak
  • Improper function
  • Less energetic
  • Imbalance
  • Stagnation 
 Mental signs include- 
  • Confused
  • Lack of focus
  • Disconnected with world
  • More sensitive to light and sound

Behavioral changes due to unbalanced Sahasrara chakra 

You have seen how blocked chakra affects physically and mentally. But apart from this, you will also notice major changes in behavior in the human body. The unbalanced chakra also disturbs emotionally which results in these changes in one’s behavior.  
  1. Lack of hope and purpose
  2. Fearful
  3. Disbelief in spirit
  4. Demotivated 

Conclusion 

We have seen the effect of both balanced and unbalanced Chakras in our bodies. When the crown chakra is balanced, it activates the function of the nervous system, brain, and eyes but if it goes out of alignment, it affects you both mentally and physically. And this is a very serious concern. To balance it and function properly, you must perform yoga every day.

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