My original post on Chakras (July 2011) was written based on a book published in 1990, click on the link to go to that post. Since then I have worked extensively with the Chakras and have discerned many more things about them. Below is a summary of the Chakra numbers, colors, and associations that I perceive and have found most useful.
In the pictures I have put a small black circle for the umbilicus and a small x for the third eye position. The most notable difference I see with other Chakra pictures is with the 6th and 7th. Most pictures show the 6th Charkra as indigo and the 7th as violet. I perceive the 6th as purple and the 7th as white. (I have also seen that these are just the most common color associations and that the Chakras actually change colors. But let’s keep it simple for now).
The other difference with my pictures vs most others is the existence of the 8th Chakra! I perceive the 8th Chakra as being 18″ above your head and 18″ below your feet, so I have designated these two points as 8+ and 8- in the chart below. The 8th Chakra creates a complete Maroon colored sphere around you. I believe this Chakra has two main purposes: (1) It is a form of energetic protection and (2) The position of 8+ and 8- ‘pull down’ the next set of Chakras into place. More on that below the next picture.
Chakra 8 continued: There are actually thousands (or potentially an infinite number) of Chakras. In my experience, once you have gained a certain amount of lessons from your current Chakra set (#1-#8 to start with) and energetically cleared them enough, then you can pull down the next ‘set’ of eight. In this case, Chakra 8- would pull down Chakra 16- bringing with it (and putting into place) Chakra 9 where Chakra 1 is located, Chakra 10 where Chakra 2 is located, and so on. In my experience all previous chakra sets (and their lessons) remain available to you.
If this is the first time you have heard of your 8th Chakra then some clean up will be needed! Imagine the maroon bubble around you. Now take a closer look. Is the maroon color very dark? Does it have black spots in it? Is part of it missing? Is it misshapen? These are all common issues. See if you can change or fix these things. Ideally, the 8th Chakra should be a deep maroon color but not too dark. If you can’t figure out how to fix it (or if you can’t imagine the 8th Chakra but would like to) then click here or on the Contact tab above and make an appointment with me, I can help. And if you live far away from me, don’t worry, we can work together remotely over the phone.