Chakra Meditation

Guidance is given to practice Chakra Meditation, particularly in the earmarked spots around the Prayer Hall to help in physical well being and spiritual growth.
It is believed that we have an energy body, which interpenetrates the visible physical body. Chakras or whirling energy centers are very important parts of the energy body. The important Chakras and their Seed Mantras are given below. There could be more effective Mantras for the Chakras but they are not mentioned here.

Base Chakra is located at the base of the spine.
Seed Mantra – “Lam” (a sounds as u in sun).

Sacral Chakra is located at the pubic area.
Seed Mantra – “Vam” (a sounds as u in sun)

Navel Chakra.
Seed Mantra – “Ram” (a sounds as u in sun)

Solar Plexus Chakra is located at the hollow between the ribs (just above the navel)
Seed Mantra – “Ram” (a sounds as u in sun)

Heart Chakra.
Seed Mantra – “Yam” (a sounds as u in sun)

Throat Chakra
Seed Mantra – “Ham” (a sounds as u in sun)

Ajna Chakra located between the eyebrows
Seed Mantra – “Om”

Crown Chakra located at the crown of the head
Seed Mantra – “So Ham”

Specific ailments call for concentration on the relevant chakras but the meditation as such can be practised by anybody, above 16 years, sitting anywhere, to help improve the physical and spiritual well being. It is advisable to practice this meditation under guidance