The word Chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word chakra, meaning “wheel”. Throughout history many cultures have known that these energy centers, or the chakra system, to be a reflection of the natural law that exists within the universe and an intertwined counterpart to our physical selves.
Chakras are energy vortexes that exist within each of us. These energy vortexes transport energy from the universe around you into your aura and body, as well as between the physical body and the layers of your aura. You can think of your chakra system as similar to a spiritual bloodstream. Much in the same way your bloodstream connects and supports your many other physical bodily systems, your chakra system connects and supports your physical self and your energy self.
There are seven major chakras in the body, as well as several minor ones. Each one is associated with specific organs and glands, physical functions and dysfunctions, and emotional, mental, and spiritual issues.
When our chakras are balanced for optimal health, our lives are in complete harmony and our health is good. If a chakra becomes blocked, we will eventually experience emotional disease. Body, mind and spirit are all connected.