THE 21 MINOR CHAKRAS
are 21 Minor Chakra centres that are commonly accepted by spiritual
healers along with the Major 7. Other minor points may be found on
other parts of the body between the cris-crossing of lights.
Major Chakras can stretch as far as 10 - 12cm from their heart into the
Aura and reach diameters of around 12 - 14cm. The Minor Chakras only
reach about 7 - 8cm in diameter.
are based upon the premise that our entire bodies are made up of
various layers of light and where these rays overlap 14 times, we find
the energy centres of the Minor Chakras.
is a Minor Chakra just behind each of the eyes, these are closely
linked with the 3rd Eye Chakra. The eyes are the windows of the soul
and as such act as a gateway between the outside world, or what we see
and the way we feel about this on the inside.
people usually prove to be more withdrawn, while far-sighted people
tend to be less orientated towards their inner self. By stimulating
and channelling energy through these Chakras we can help address these
balances. This improves the way we look at the world and in return,
the way we see other people when they look us deep in the eyes.
are located on the cheekbones, in front of each ear. These Chakras
relate strongly to the role that the ears play in balancing the two
sides of the body.
these Chakras works well to relax the nervous tension around the face,
helping to keep your emotions buried when in public if you need to.
just below the Throat where the Clavicles meet, this Chakra is
associated with the windpipes and bronichial tubes. It is specifically
used in the treatment of bronchitis, diseases of the oesophagus and
other respiratory complaints.
Thymus gland relates to the Heart Chakra, but as this gland is so
important to the immune system of the entire body, it is connected to
it's own Minor Chakra.
the Thymus Chakra directly influences the performance of the gland,
strengthening the body's defences and enabling greater feelings of
security and well-being to take hold, particularly in the chest area,
where our heartfelt emotions are held.
just above each breast, these Chakras relate to nutrition and
responsibility, if healthy they represent a good balance between the
two. Treatment can improve our relationship with what we take into our
bodies and how we convert that into action through responsibility.
directly below the Major Chakra, the Minor one relates to the various
major glands found in this region of the body. In particular the
purifying qualities of the pancreas are affected by stimulation of this
Chakra, improving the quality of the blood and thereby it's circulation
around the body.
This area also governs the mental aspect of the lower body that helps us become more aware of who we are within the universe.
are two Minor Chakras connected with the spleen, one above the other.
These influence the balance of toxins entering and being released from
Stimulating them influences the spleen through the Chakra, promoting the ability as far as our digestive system is concerned.
Chakra represents the liver, the largest inner organ in our bodies. It
is absolutely vital in the removal of toxins and waste products and
also produces the new chemicals necessary to balance the functions of
the other glands of the endocrine system.
Reiki treatment of this Chakra helps to prevent the liver from getting
damaged or in the case of an already damaged liver, aids the
Minor Chakra associated with the stomach relates to the upper and lower
side of the large intestine. Reiki energy helps clear harmful
substances that have become deposited in the curves and bends of the
intestine that were not eliminated during the digestive process.
Stimulating this Chakra can also aid the digestive process.
ovary or gonad has a Minor Chakra, these relate to the emotional
aspects of our sexuality and our level of fertility. As this is a very
sensitive area imbalances are quite common.
opening these Chakras through stimulation, we allow energy to flow at
deeper levels in this area, increasing our sexual confidence and
promoting the production of healthy eggs and sperm.
the most important of the Minor Chakras, they are essential to the
practice of Reiki healing. It is through the two palm Chakras that
Reiki healers give and receive energy and as such their development is
a direct influence on our healing abilities.
opening these Chakras, we are also increasing their connection with the
Heart Chakra and thereby increasing our capacity to love and express
in the hollow of each knee joint, these Chakras are associated with
certain fears that influence our progress in life. These can include
fear of death, fear of change and fear of losing control over our ego.
negative emotions can all be treated through the knee joints,
stimulating them increases our flexability and the ability to move
forward towards our goals.
SOLES OF FEET
Chakras influence our contact with the Earth and on how connected the
rest of our body feels to it. As well as receiving the energies that
keep us grounded, the Chakras also deliver unwanted energies and
emotional rubbish back to the Earth.
more open and stimulated these Chakras are, the more consistent this
energy transfer becomes, creating balance and well-being across our
entire bodies. Good stimulation also promotes the growth of the Aura.