There might have been uncountable times that you might have heard about the Chakras of the Body and how activating these Chakras can help you lead a healthier and happier life. Even though Meditation has become a total buzz word in recent times as people have realized the importance of being connected to the roots and how meditation helps calm the overworked brains of ours. But did you know meditation is the only way through which you activate the Chakras in your body?
As per the Vedic astrology and Vedic Granthas, colors play a huge role in human life and well being. Each color has a completely different effect (either good or bad) on our lives. According to our Chakras (that are activated only through meditation) and zodiac signs (ascendants), there are set of certain color and shades that have a huge impact on our day to day life and the various dimensions related to it. In the following article, we will discuss different colors according to our zodiac signs (ascendants) and the Chakras associated with your moon or zodiac sign that have a deep connection or effect on the different aspects of your life. Thus the article will be an introduction of the connection between the ascendant and the Chakras.
Chakras are called the energy points or centers in one’s body that brings harmony to your mind and body. Just in case you want your life to be complete and content which means it needs to be filled love, laughter, happiness and you stay in the ‘pink of health’, it is imperative that the chakras in your body are fully aligned.
The word ‘Chakra’ has its roots in the Sanskrit language, which stands for ‘Wheel’. They are the energy points or centers that run from the base of our spine all the way up to the crown area of the head. There are 7 main chakras in our body that regulate everything related to our body and its functions. If all the seven Chakras are well balanced and are completely aligned, one is blessed with happiness and good health for life. Each Chakra in the body refers to a different dimension of one’s life and also to a specific function of the body. It is said that chakras have a deep connection with music notes and colors. Chakras have a deep connection to the spiritual and emotional wellness of an individual.
Those belonging to the Aries ascendants; Solar Plexus chakra also known as the Manipura is the chakra associated with the zodiac sign. It is located in the lower abdomen area of the body. This chakra steers the opinion and spiritual growth of an individual. It also related to the Sense of Sight of the person. The color suitable for Aries according to the Chakra will be Red, Orange, and Yellow which suits them the most. Therefore, Red or Orange Coral could be considered as the finest crystal for the Aries moon sign.
For the Taurus ascendants, the Chakra associated with this moon sign will the Heart Chakra also called as the Anahata which is located in the center of the chest in level with the heart. This chakra governs over the compassion and unconditional love feelings of a person. Out of the Five Senses, the Sense of Touch comes under the Heart Chakra. The most complimenting colors for this Chakra are Pink and Green. The crystals that suit the Taurus moon sign most as per the Heart Chakra is Green Emerald and Pink Diamond.
The chakra for Gemini ascendant is Throat Chakra also known as Vishuddha and is situated in the hollow of the throat of a person. It represents everything associated with the communication. Out of the Five Senses of the body, Vishuddha rules the Sense of Sound. The color associated with Gemini moon sign according to the chakra is Yellow or Sky Blue that is totally appropriate colors for the moon sign. Turquoise and Celestite are the crystal that suits the Vishuddha or Throat Chakra well.
For the Cancer ascendants, the Third Eye Chakra or the Brow Chakra is also known as Ajna is the chakra which is located between the eyebrows or above the nose on the forehead. It governs over the eyesight including sixth sense (telepathy) and psychic skills of a person. Out of the Five Senses, Ajna rules the Sense of Sight. The colors associated with this chakra that will suit the Cancer moon sign the most are White, Blue and Black. White Pearl, Blue Pearl, and Black pearl are the crystals that are associated with Ajna and will prove beneficial for the Cancer moon sign.
In favor of the Leo ascendants, Crown Chakra also known as Sahasrara is the Chakra that is associated with the moon sign. It is located at the top of your head. It looks over the person’s understanding and the connection to the sanctity. Sahasrara is associated with and rules the thinking and perception power of an individual. The colors that compliment the Leo moon sign according to the Chakra are Gold, Red, and Purple. Ruby, Orange Calcite, Garnet and Pyrite are the apt crystals for Leo moon sign according to the Crown Chakra.
The perfectionist Virgo ascendants have Throat Chakra also known as Vishuddha as their Chakra which is located in the hollow of the throat. It is the first of the Upper Chakra and governs over anything and everything associated with the communication. The Sense of Sound also is looked after by Vishuddha. The colors associated with Vishuddha or Throat Chakra for the Virgo moon sign are Dark Blue, Navy Blue, and Brown. These shades of color will prove beneficial for the Virgoans with respect to the Throat Chakra. Dark Emerald and Brownish Mookaite Jasper are the crystals that prove beneficial in accord with the Vishuddha Chakra for the Virgo moon sign.
For Libra ascendants, the Chakra assigned for them is the Heart Chakra also famously known as Anahata which is located in the center of the chest in level with the heart of an individual. It related to the Sense of Touch in the famous Five Senses of the body. This chakra reverberates with the astral layer of a person’s physical body. Colors associated with Libra moon sign with relation to the Anahata are Pink and Sky Blue. Pink Diamond or Opal, Sky Blue Diamond or Opal, and Celestite are the crystal associated with the Heart Chakra that will be extremely beneficial for the Libra moon sign.
In accord to the Scorpio ascendants, the chakra that is governing over the moon sign is the Solar Plexus also famously known as Manipura and is located between the belly button and the rib cage in a person’s body. In the list of the Famous Five Senses, it reigns over the Sense of Sight for the Libra moon sign. Red is the color for Scorpio moon sign in accord with the Manipura. Red Jasper and Red Coral are the crystal that will do wonder for this moon sign in connection to the Solar Plexus Chakra.
The straightforward Sagittarius ascendant has the Sacral Chakra also renowned as the Swadhisthanna in Indian astrology. It is located near the groin which is below the belly button of a person and governs over the emotions and mood swings of a person. Out of the Five Senses, Swadhisthanna rules over the Sense of Taste of an individual. The colors associated with Sacral Chakra that will be beneficial for the Sagittarius moon sign are Fiery Red and Purple. Red Gold Stone and Yellowish-Red Sapphire are the crystals that will remain good and a source of positive energy for the Sagittarius moon sign.
The Chakra designated for the Caring Capricorn ascendant is the Root Chakra also commonly called as the Muladhara which is located at the base of the spine of an individual. Out of the famous Five Senses of the human body, Muladhara rules over the Sense of Smell. The colors that bring overall good health and well being to the Capricorn moon sign with relation to the Root Chakra are Green, Black, and Brown. Hessonite and Dark Green Emerald are the crystal associated with the Muladhara of the Capricorn moon sign that will bring nothing but positive energy and good news from all walks of life for the native.
Independent Aquarius ascendant is associated with the Root Chakra also known as the Muladhara as the chakra designated for them. It is located at the base of the spine of a person and looks after the Sense of Smell out of the famous Five Senses of the human body. The color that is associated with the Aquarius moon sign in relation with the Muladhara is Blue. Therefore, Abalone Shell, Light Blue Sapphire, and Turquoise are the crystal that will bring good luck and positive energy to Aquarius moon sign native in relation to the Root Chakra.
The compassionate Pisces ascendant and the Sacral Chakra is also known as Swadhisthanna go hand in hand. The chakra is located near a person’s groin, below the belly button in the human body. It rules the Sense of Taste amongst the Five Senses of the human body. So does the color Green and blue that further enhance the effects of Swadhisthanna in the body of an individual? Blue Lace Agate and Aquamarine are the crystals that go well with the Pisces moon sign in relation to the Sacral Chakra.
It is said that each of the 7 Chakras derives energy from a chakra below them which makes it inevitable that the Crown Chakra or Sahasrara need to be in balance all the time in order to get the rest of the Six Chakra in alignment. It is important to keep in mind that even though all the Chakras do not to be aligned at the same time, each one can be dealt with on an individual level as well. It is highly advisable that even if you are working on one Chakra at a time one needs to start at the Root Chakra and end at the Crown Chakra so that if there is some imbalance detected on the way, it can be fixed immediately. The principal reason for being advised to start from the Root Chakra is because it is the very base of the 7 chakras, in any case, if the Root Chakra staggers, so will the rest of the Chakras do.
The best way to activate all your Chakras is Meditation. It not only activates the chakras of a person but also helps in warding off the evil eyes and negative energy around the person and fills the person’s heart and mind with peace harmony and happiness thus bring physical and mental stability in one’s life.