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Hinduism - What Is The Vishuddha Chakra?

 



The vishuddha chakra is one of the six psychic centers (chakras) thought to exist in the subtle body, according to several schools of yoga and tantra, a hidden, ritually oriented religious practice.

The subtle body is a separate physiological system that is thought to exist on a different level than coarse matter yet has some similarities to it.

It's depicted as a group of six mental centers joined by three vertical channels and shaped like multipetaled lotus flowers flowing approximately along the spine's route.

Each of these chakras has significant symbolic associations, including varying human capacities, subtle components (tanmatras), and seed syllables (bijaksharas) constructed from Sanskrit alphabet letters, embracing all holy sound.

Shiva (consciousness) and Shakti (power), the two divine principles through which the whole cosmos came into existence, have physical abodes above and below these centers.

The homology of macrocosm and microcosm, a key Hindu notion from the time of the mystical scriptures known as the Upanishads, is therefore the basic premise underpinning this concept of the subtle body.

The vishuddha chakra is the fifth of the six chakras, which are generally numbered from the bottom up.

It resembles a sixteen-petaled lotus and is found in the neck area.

Each of the petals has a seed phrase made up of a letter from the Sanskrit alphabet, in this instance all sixteen Sanskrit vowels, which are necessary linking factors in any meaningful speech.

The vishuddha chakra is linked to the human ability to speak and breathe on a symbolic level.

It is also said to be the physical seat of the subtle element of space (akasha), through which hearing is thought to occur.

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



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VISHUDDHA CHAKRA



The Vishuddha Chakra is located at the base of the throat, in the Sushumna Nadi, Kantha-Mula Sthana. This is the same as Janar Loka. It is the Akasa Tattva (ether elementcore. )'s The Tattva is a brilliant blue color. All other Chakras are under Manas Tattva's power.

Sadasiva (Isvara Linga) is the presiding deity, and Shakini is the Goddess. 16 Yoga Nadis, which resemble lotus petals, emanate from this center. 

The 16 Sanskrit vowels are used to describe the vibrations formed by the Nadis: —Aö A:ö Eö Iö uö Uö?ö @ö ;ö =ö Oö Oö A:ö A:ö A:ö A:ö AH (aü àü iü uü ü çü éü ü ü eü aiü oü auü aü and a). The fullmoon-shaped Akasa Mandal (ether region) is round in form. 

This is where the Akasa Tattva hö (haü) Bija can be found. It is white in color. In the human body, this Chakra corresponds to the Laryngeal plexus.

Akasa Dharana is the practice of concentrating on the Tattva of this Chakra. While in Pralaya, whoever practices this Dharana will not perish. 

He achieves the greatest level of achievement. Through meditating on this Chakra, he gains complete knowledge of the four Vedas. He evolves into a Trikala Jnani (one who has knowledge of the past, current, and future).


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