Root chakra

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Root chakra{{#set:name=Root}}
File:Muladhara Mandala.svg
Color [[color::Red]]
Rank 1{{#set:rank=1}}
Petals 4{{#set:petals=4}}
Gland gland::Anus
Element [[element::Earth]]

[[* Indra

{{#set:gods=* Indra

Muladhara is the first primary chakra according to the Indian Tantric tradition (Shakta).


Muladhara is positioned close to anus, at the perineum, and it has four petals which match the vrittis of greatest joy, natural pleasure, delight in controlling passion, and blissfulness in concentration.

Alternative names

  • Tantra: Adhara, Brahma Padma, Bhumi Chakra, Chaturdala, Chatuhpatra, Muladhara, Mula Chakra, Mula Padma
  • Vedas (late Upanishads): Adhara, Brahma, Muladhara, Mulakanda
  • Puranic: Adhara, Muladhara

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