Muladhara is the root chakra, the magical chakra that emanates from the root of your spine to the external world all around you. Muladhara is very important to exist in this world because it is one of the only chakras directly associated with our interactions with the world.

Often also referred to as base chakra, muladhara is associated with passion, fire, energy, strength, and because of this it is associated with the colour red. And this makes sense, having the core of our body, the root, being the center for our physical movement. The root chakra is in charge of your legs, arms, muscles, spine, and also some of your organs: bladder and kidney.

It is also very interesting to note that muladhara is associated with the endocrine glands, the glands responsible for secreting their products, hormones, directly into the blood. I know I’ve been hearing a lot recently of people saying they have a hyper -something- gland (which can indicate both super active or super suppressed). This doesn’t really come as a surprise to me, considering the deepening disconnect we are experiencing as a culture.

We can notice a suffering root chakra with fatigue, constipation or diarrhea, lower back pain, weight issues, trouble sleeping, or poor circulation, insecure, afraid, cautious, or clumsy. So, to heal the muladhara, there are a few things you can do!

Envision the root chakra, that is, envision the fire, the energy, the power of your chakra. Or, perhaps you may like to move! Dance, sing, go for a walk, do some YOGA!

When you have found balance in your muladhara, you will feel more confident, decisions will come easier, you will feel physically alert and adept, you will be grounded!

Do you have some tips for healing your muladhara?