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Hinduism And Hindu Theology - What Is Anahata Chakra?

The Anahata Chakra is the third chakra in the body. 

The anahata chakra is one of the six psychic centers (chakras) thought to exist in the subtle body, according to various yoga schools and the esoteric ritual tradition known as tantra. 

  • The subtle body is a physiological system that is believed to exist on a separate level of existence than coarse matter yet has certain similarities to it. 
  • It is made up of six psychic centers that are seen as multi-petaled lotus flowers that run approximately parallel to the spine and are linked by three vertical channels. 

Each of these chakras has significant symbolic connections, including various human capabilities, subtle components (tanmatras), and seed syllables (bijaksharas) created from Sanskrit alphabet letters, thereby embracing all holy music. 

  • Shiva (embodying awareness) and Shakti (embodying force), the two divine principles through which the whole world came into existence, are located above and below these centers, respectively. 
  • The harmonization of macrocosm and microcosm, an important Hindu notion from the time of the mystical writings known as the Upanishads, is therefore the basic premise underpinning this concept of the subtle body. 

The anahata chakra is the fourth of the six chakras, and it is usually listed from the bottom up. 

  • It is shown as a twelve-petaled lotus blossoming in the heart area. 
  • Each of these petals has a seed phrase made up of a Sanskrit alphabet letter, in this instance the first twelve consonants. 
  • The anahata chakra is linked with blood circulation throughout the body on a metaphorical level. 
  • It is also said to be the physical seat for the subtle element of wind, whose activity is thought to be responsible for circulating things throughout the body (through the five vital winds known as pranas). 

See Arthur Avalon (Sir John Woodroffe), Shakti and Shakta, 1978, and Philip S. Rawson, The Art of Tantra, 1973, for further details.

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Sushumna Nadi contains the Anahata Chakra (Sukshma centre). The heart is under its influence. In the human body, it refers to the Cardiac Plexus. Mahar Loka corresponds to this.

The color of the Chakra is a rich crimson. A hexagonal space of flame, deep black color, or collyrium color exists within this Chakra (used for the eyes). The Vayu Mandal's center chakra is this one (region of air, Vayu Tattva). There are 15 Yoga Nadis that radiate from this stage. 

The Sanskrit letters that represent the sound produced by each Nadi are as follows: —kö K:ö g:ö G:ö c:ö Cö j:ö J:ö J:ö J:ö W:ö Xö Yö (kaü khaü gaü ghaü aü caü chaü jaü jhaü aü and haü) The Bijakshara y:ö (yaü), Vayu's Bija, has arrived. 

Isha (Rudra) is the presiding goddess, and Kakini is the Devata. Svayambhu Linga is found in the Muladhara Chakra, while Bana Linga is found in the Anahata Chakra. The Kalpa Vriksha, which bestows all desires, has arrived. 

At this middle, the Anahata echo, the sound of Shabda Brahman, can be heard. This sound can be heard if you do Sirshasana for a long time. Sattva Guna abounds in Vayu Tattva. This Sthana is home to Vishnu Granthi.


Vayu Tattva is fully under the guidance of whoever meditates on this Chakra. He receives Bhuchari Siddhi, Khechari Siddhi, Kaya Siddhi, and other types of Siddhi (flying in air, entering the body of another). He receives cosmic devotion as well as all other divine Sattvic characteristics.

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