Fourth Chakra – Heart
The fourth chakra is referred to as the heart chakra. The fourth chakra sanskrit name is “Anahata”.
It is located on the chest, behind the breast bone in front and on the spine between the shoulder blades in back. This Chakra is the center for love, compassion and spirituality. Our ability to love ourselves and others is affected directly by the heart chakra, how clean it is and how is his functionality will determinate our ability to give and to receive love.
This is also the chakra connecting body and mind with spirit. Each one of us, life in general , is full of good and not so good experiences which, some how, will leave us sweet or bitter taste. Deep heart hurts can result in aura obstructions called heart scars. When these scars are released, they raise a lot of old pain, but free the heart for healing and new growth.
When this chakra is out of balance you may feel sorry for yourself, anti-social, intolerant, critical and judgmental, loneliness and isolation, paranoid, indecisive, afraid of letting go, afraid of getting hurt, or unworthy of love. Physical illnesses include heart attack, high blood pressure, insomnia, and difficult in breathing, immune deficiency.
When this chakra is balanced you may feel compassionate, friendly, empathetic, desire to nurture others and see the good in everyone, sincerity and happiness .
Body parts for the fourth chakra include heart, lungs, circulatory system, shoulders, and upper back.
The main colors used are pink and green.
The notes of the heart chakra is F and the mantra Ra Ma Da Sa Sa Say So Hung
Element of ether, which is the element of air in its most Spiritualized form.
The gemstones are Rose Quartz, Kunzite, and Watermelon tourmaline.
A professional tantric masseur should scan the chakras at beginning of each session in order to find the blocks which could cause an energetic unbalance.
A deep knowledge of the chakras is essential for a professional tantric masseur.
For you, as a client and tantra practitioner, to learn and have a basic understanding of the chakras will help you identify an unbalance on those as well as its consequences.
Namaste ! Andres – London Sensual Massage – Owner