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CHART OF COMMON PHYSICAL AILMENTS AND THEIR POSSIBLE CHAKRA ORIENTATION

One of the most common questions asked from workshops and lectures is, I have this or that ailment, what chakra is The following chart is an attempt to answer these questions in a systematic way. This is only a general guide, it is NOT ABSOLUTE, and DOES NOT constitute a diagnosis. In fact, I have refrained from putting it out for years, because I didnt want it to become gospel, knowing how seriously people can take this kind of information. Use it to help you think through the problem you have, asking especially, What is the job of this organ or body part? What chakra is that job related to? Is the afflicted organ or part overdoing its job or under-doing? Is it stagnant or overcharged (excessive) or is it empty, repressed or undercharged (deficient)? In the following pages I have given related chakras and their excess or deficiency. In some cases it is a little of both, (conflicted) which is given a C. In other cases, it needs to be determined by the symptoms going on in the area. Use your own judgment. Nothing is absolute. All ailments should be examined within the totality of the person. This just gives you a likely place to start, in looking for related issues.

Once you find out the chakra, then you can look at the exercises related to that chakra, whether it is yoga postures, journal exercises, real world tasks, or exploring the psychological material. For more information on exercises, see The Sevenfold Journey. For more info on the psychological issues, see Eastern Body, Western Mind.

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Remember, excess chakras need to let go, detach, and discharge the energy, or send it to another area. Deficient chakras need to take in, nourish, focus, and open.

Number equals chakra, with base as 1, crown as 7. E = Excess D = Deficient No letter, could be either *Note: Nothing is absolute. All ailments should be examined within the totality of the person. This just gives you a likely place to start looking for related issues. C = Conflicted (properties of both);

PROBLEM CHAKRA STATE COMMENTS


Abdominal cramps D1, D2 Contraction of sacral center Fear of letting sexual feelings flow Poor ground Longing, yearning, unsatisfied in love, excessive need, unable to supply ones own needs Excessive inhibition (E3) using alcohol to lessen inhibition; Excessive emotions, or need to free emotions, compulsive behavior Excessive fear, too much demanded of energy Difficulty assimilating physical world Difficulty with mother energy Avoidance of material world, E3 excessive will and power struggle, D2 Need to desexualize body

Aches

D4, E2

Alcoholism Adrenal problems

E3, D or E2

E1, E3

Allergies (food)

D1

Anorexia

D1

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Excess or deficient depending on whether problem is due to holding on or letting go Fear, lack of ground, too much energy, not directed by will Restricted feeling, too little energy Not holding together physically, stuck energy disorder of the heart: empty or smothered; blocked grief Need to pay attention to ground Inability to contain water element

Anus

Anxiety Apathy

D1, C3 D2, D3

Arthritis

D1, D3

Asthma Athletes foot Bedwetting Bladder problems Blood Pressure, High Low

D or E 4 D1 E2

E3 D3

Excessive anxiety, undirected Lethargy, too little energy Bones are first chakra structure, indicates difficulty with structure, lack of support holding on: E1 letting go, D1 issues of love and nourishment lumps, E4 smothered, unable to discharge Cant take in love, out of balance, lack of self-love, inner peace

Bone problems Bowels

D1 1

Breasts Breath, shortness

D4

Bronchitis Burns

D4 E3

Depleted heart chakra, unresolved grief Anger, too much fire element

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Cancer depends on area Usually excessive energy that cannot be released, held resentments Depressed energy and vitality often due to excessive pushing. Excess eating used for grounding Restriction of vision, fear of seeing Too little fire element Chronic pushing(E) results in exhaustion(D) Unresolved grief, sadness, an extended cry Invasion of ground, lack of stability, anger Disconnection from consciousness Anger over what you are seeing Holding on, withholding, lack of trust Inability to receive verbal communication Inability to use energy of sugar, overreaction Inability to hold on, to appropriately ground Excess energy in the upper chakras, losing contact with ground Communication, listening Irritation, too much energy inside that cant get out

Candida Cataracts Chills

D3, E1 D6 D3

Chronic Fatigue

E3 to D3

Colds

D4

Colitis Coma Conjunctivitis Constipation

E1 D7 E6 E1

Deafness

D5

Diabetes

E3

Diarrhea

D1

Dizziness Ears

E6, E7 5

Eczema

E3

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Edema Emphysema Eyes Fatigue Feet E2 D4 6 D3 1 Exhaustion of energy Connection with ground, support Too much heat, inability to dissipate energy Inability to let go and flow Need for time out. Excess vulnerability Fear of sexual feelings Over controlled, hard, rigid Poor digestion, low fire, excess air Inflammation of digestive organs Sexual expression Hanging on to water element, to emotions Cant let go and move on Fear of taking in love

Fevers Fibroids Flu Frigidity Gallstones Gas pains Gastritis Genitals

E3 Conflict in area no particular chakra D2 E3 D3 E3 2

Glands Adrenals Gonads Pancreas Thymus Thyroid, parathyroid Pineal Pituitary

1,3 2 3 4 5 6 7

fight or flight survival response Sexuality Metabolism Immune System near throat, also metabolism Light sensitive organ Master gland, chemical communicator Being silenced, cant get communication out Need to dominate (L.H.)

Goiter Gout

C5 E3

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Gum Problems Hands D1, D3 3, 4, 5, Inability to bite through, lack of aggression Doing, loving, creating

Hay fever

E2, D4

Emotional congestion, lack of self-love Excess pressure to see or understand, confusion Fire in the heart, using power instead of love pushing too hard Issues of love and acceptance, support of will Need attention to ground, trust and accept Holding on Energy toxicity, need to shut down and clean out Misjudgment of ones power, inability to contain Need for better sexual boundaries, often created to be a no, when no is hard to say Locomotion, being able to move through life Intolerance, anger, excess energy that cant get out, invasion Too little fire, will, focus See diabetes Intense need to communicate Cannot assimilate air, too little ground

Headaches

E6, C7

Heartburn

E3,4

Heart, general

Hemmorhoids

E1

Hepatitis

C3

Hernia

E3

Herpes

Hip problems

Hives Hypoglycemia Hyperglycemia Hyperthyroidism Hyperventilation

D4, E3 D3 E3 E5 E4, D1

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Impotence D2, D3 Fear of sexuality, low self-esteem

Incontinence Incurable diseases Indigestion Infection Inflammation

E2

Inability to contain water, as substitute for expressing intense emotions Stuck, fear of change, afraid of flow, afraid of emotional release, surrender Poor metabolism, fire imbalance Leaky boundaries, invasion, anger Anger in chakra close to related area Cant settle into ground, excess energy rises to top, over thinking, intellectualizing Blocked sexual or emotional release Poor liver function, weak will Anger, blocked communication Connective principle, look to ground, dissociation of mind from body Cant sort through emotions, toxic environ.

D2 D or E3 D1 E3

Insomnia Itching Jaundice Jaw problems

D1, E3, E6,7 E2 D3 E3, D5

Joints Kidney problems Knee problems

1, 2

1, 2

Issues of ground and flexibility Fear of speaking ones truth, need to listen Issues of ground and movement Considered by Chinese to be the Sergeant general of the body, issues of control, will Fear of speaking

Laryngitis Legs

D or E5 1, 2

Liver Lump in throat

3 D5

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Lungs 4 Ability to take in love, breath, trust Conflicted will, blocked anger turned against self, deep trauma System overload, poor boundaries, too much stress, toxic environment

Lupus Lymph problems Menopause problems Menstrual problems

E,D3

D3

varies

Unresolved issues coming ripe

E,D2

Issues with sexuality, femininity, flow Too much energy in upper chakras, need to ground and discharge Anger, need to reject something Related to communication, held resentments Blocking things from consciousness Need to use weight to ground, blocked fire Fear, terror, conflicting impulses, mind and body dissociation Extreme general deficiency and depletion, depression, poor will to live, feeling unloved Related to grounding, too much or too little Need to clear up grounding connection, issues from the past

Migraines Nausea

E 6,7 E3

Neck Problems

Obesity

E1, D3

Paralysis

D1

Pneumonia

D4, D3, D1

Sciatica

D or E1

Scoliosis

varies

Difficulty letting chakras line up, fear of Kundalini energy, need to dissociate Pressure from unconscious to see something

Sinuses

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Boundaries, enclosure of the body, sensate organ Chakra out of alignment, check for nearest

Skin

1 and 2

Slipped disk

any

Spleen Sterility Stomach problems

2 D2

Used to be second chakra organ, immune system, white blood cells Fear in reproductive system Digestion and metabolism fire element Survival issue Overwhelm to consciousness, nervous system, cant respond effectively

1 and 3

Stroke

E7

Stuttering Throat Thymus Thyroid

E2, D5 5 4 5 big toe 1, littlest 5

Often related to sexual abuse someone elses energy in ones chakras Communication chakra Related to heart and immune system Ability to process what we take in Grounding the energy of the related chakra

Toes

Tonsillitis

D5

Exhaustion of 5th chakra, poor self-care related to chakra near tumor, blocked energy that needs release and is holding on, fear Excess stomach fire

Tumors Ulcers Urinary infections

any E3

E2

look to sexual boundaries

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Uterus 2 Reproductive system, feminine symbol Overwhelmed and need to shut out sexuality Look to boundaries Holding on to ground too tightly, not letting energy flow down easily, lack of trust

Vaginitis

E2

Varicose veins Venereal disease

E1

E2

Carelessness, sexual guilt

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