1st Chakra (Muladhara or Root) is related to instinct, security, survival and also to basic human potentiality. This center is located in the perineum, which is the region between the genital and the anus. Although no endocrine organ is placed here, it is said to relate to the gonads and the adrenal medulla, responsible for the fight-or-flight response when survival is under threat.There are said to be a series of seven chakras below muladhara going down the leg,[corresponding the base animal instincts.
Since the sculpture is an exact replica of my own feet in the prayer position, the meaning is somewhat more elevated than what the minor chakras would include:
Rasatala- located in the ankles, it is the centre of selfishness and pure...
Chakra is a concept referring to wheel-like vortices which, according to traditional Indian medicine, are believed to exist in the surface of the etheric double of humans. The Chakras are said to be "force centers" or whorls of energy permeating, from a point on the physical body, the layers of the subtle bodies in an ever-increasing fan-shaped formation.Rotating vortices of subtle matter, they are considered the focal points for the reception and transmission of energies.Different systems posit a varying number of chakras; the most well known system in the West is that of seven chakras.
There are many paintings and drawings of chakras but few stone sculptures. The sculptures seem to have been the result of my own practice of yoga. By...
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