Tag: mulãdhãra chakra

Spirit Animal Porcupine

Crested Porcupine, Hystrix cristata

The porcupine is peaceful and full of confidence in his world of experience. Within the animal energies of the root chakra, the porcupine acts as a playful force that can unfold because there is no fear. Because the ability to defend oneself always carries it with it. The spines are his survival tool. They resemble long horny hair, which are provided with very small barbs. They can easily penetrate any enemy. However, it is difficult to remove them again, so there is a high probability that the wound will become inflamed. Read More

Chakra symbolism

The Sanskrit scholar Sir John Woodroffe, lectured under the pseudonym Arthur Avalon in his book “The Serpent Power” (Arthur Avalon, The Serpent Power, 1918/ published in German translation with the title “Die Schlangenkraft”, Otto Wilhelm Barth Verlag, first published in 1961, here 7th edition 2003, quote: p.17, p.222), in great detail about the Indian chakras. The lotus centers are strung together like on a ribbon. The chakras symbolize the energy flow along the spine. On each of the petals there is a Sanskrit character, in its inner circle different geometries are represented, like square, triangle and six star and animals and gods are also shown on it. Read More