Thursday, June 15, 2017

What Everyone Needs to Know About the Heart Chakra

Green is the color of the heart chakra/anahata. It's located at the center of the chest and is a powerful resource for lovingkindness. Anahata is the fourth of the seven basic chakras in the body. Thought of as an integrative energy center that blends the physical and spiritual within the body, this chakra influences the cardiovascular system, including the lungs. On a non-physical level, it impacts your relationships, lifestyle choices, mission or calling, values, and ethics.

Anahata is associated with the color green, and green is a great source of universal energy, supply, and health. It’s the ray that enriches the personality and raises vibrations for abundance and success.

According to Deepak Chopra, “the heart center represents the unifying energy of love and compassion. The heart chakra is dedicated to overcoming separation and division. When the heart center is blocked, there is a sense of alienation from others. When the heart center is open and flowing, you feel connected at a deep level to all beings in your life.” For more read What-Everyone-Needs-to-Know-About-Their-Chakras.

Green Tourmaline, Rose Quartz, Emerald, Jade, Green Calcite, and Selenite are minerals that support the heart chakra. See more from Rodika Tchi at Green-Tourmaline-Stones-and Their Properties and 8-Most-Popular-Feng-shui-Crystals.

When you place living plants and flowers in your home or office, it helps open the heart chakra as well as purify the air. Want to know which ones are easy to maintain, refresh the air, and comfort you?  Ways-Colorful-Flowers-Boost-Our-Happiness from an earlier blog post and Houseplants-that-Clean-the-Air from Maria Janowiak at Greatist.

Do you wish your heart felt better than it does now? Perhaps you're holding on to sadness or grief, and can't seem to let go of it. Maybe you've had respiratory issues including shortness of breath. Listen to Healing the Heart (opening your heart chakra) Guided Meditation on YouTube by davidji to help you release blocked energy, soothe body, mind, and soul, and overcome feelings of loneliness, anxiety, and heartache. 

Listen to and chant the sound of the heart chakra and allow sound and green color vibrations to fill you up. YouTube Video and Audio with the heart Chakra Chant from Meditative Mind offers Meditation Music.

When you're open to the healing, unifying, and warming energy of the heart chakra you realize, for this moment, all is exactly as it needs to be in your heart, family, community, and world. Let the vibrations of green and the heart chakra color your world with love.

 Do you use color imagery and visualization, meditation, or prayer to empower yourself? What happens when you place your hand in the middle of your chest next to your heart and chant YAM? Do you feel the vibrations? 

Please hold your hand there another moment and affirm:

"I am a loving person who recognizes and treasures my own self-worth." 

"I love myself wholeheartedly and joy in my being spreads to all that I see or think about today."

Please take a moment to comment in the space provided below (don't forget to click publish when you're though commenting). Do you sense or think green and the heart chakra can help you in some way? Please explain. If the chakras are new to you, that's exciting. Comment about that too. I welcome questions so feel free to ask them. For info about the first chakra read How-to-Create-Balance-Energy-and-Strength-Through-The Root-Chakra.

Updated 6/20/19

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  1. Hi Nancy,
    I didn't realize all that about the color green, but sure is good to know. Plants definitely to make you feel better. I have loads of plants in my house not only for the air purification but just because I love to watch them grow and thrive. I also find it interesting about the green chakras and it is new to me. I will have to try these affirmations our daily. Sharing on Twitter & google.

  2. Thanks Marla for your comment and willingness to share my post on social media. I appreciate your support and encoragement. Yes, green is a powerful color and brings abundance into your life. It sounds like you already have many plants already, so please enjoy those green vibes. Hugs, Nan

  3. I had no idea that green was the color of the heart chakra and the Chant YAM, but thank you so much for all this info and the links to the music, pinning to remember.

    1. Thanks so much Pili for your comment and pin. Wishing you a heart-centered day and happy weekend. How's summer been going for you?