Root chakra symbol & Meaning

There are seven chakras located in different parts of the body. When we are in balance and our energy is flowing through these chakras in a healthy way, we can achieve a sense of wholeness and well-being.

The Root Chakra Symbol has Red Color 4 Lotus Petals with Inverted Traingle within Square . Lets see the meanings of each.

Root Chakra Symbol- 4-Petalled Lotus Meaning

The root chakra symbol is a four petalled lotus. Lotus Chakra Symbol Meaning This represents the fact that we are all part of one universal energy, and that there is no separation between people or even between animals.

The four petals of the root chakra lotus symbolize 4 aspects of a human mind:

  • Mind: Manas.
  • Intellect: Buddhi.
  • Consciousness: Chitta.
  • Ego: Ahamkara.

Also it symbolizes the 4 goals of human life

  1. Dharma – righteousness, and living with moral values.
  2. Artha – meaning and purpose of life and the ethical pursuit of abundant prosperity.
  3. Kama – pleasure, love and enjoyment of life.
  4. Moksha – spiritual liberation, and feeling of oneness with the Creation .

The chakras are the energy centers in the human body. They are like wheels within wheels, and all of our energy flows through them. When we are conscious and aware, we can work with the chakras and direct our energy flow in ways that benefit us and the world around us.

Root Chakra Symbol: Square With Triangle

The downward-facing triangle symbolizes the expansion and unfolding of our consciousness from bottom to top. It symbolizes that we start from bottom with mimimal consiousness and work towards expansion and evolution to the peak of human potential.

Root Chakra Symbol : Color

The root chakra symbol is red. It brings your attention right away, and it’s associated with your need for survival.

Being red also adds vitality and energy to your wardrobe. Try dressing in bolder colors to make yourself feel better about yourself.

Red is the shortest wavelength in the visible spectrum.

Root Chakra Symbol Deity: Ganesha

Root chakra diety is Hindu god Lord Ganesha who sits at the base of spine. Ganesha controls Planet Ketu and when pleased helps in unblocking the root chakra.

Ganesh is the elephant-headed God the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

Ganesha blesses all beginnings and asks us to connect with our physical bodies and get grounded to the earth.

Ganesha elephant head represents the soul (atman) and a human body symbolizes physical realm (maya).

Root Chakra Letter- LAM

Lam is the sound of root chakra. when chanted with devotion it help in opening the root chakra.

The symbol is hindi letter

Spelt LAM


What is the mantra for root chakra?

The mantra for root chakra is LAM. Chanting and meditating with this mantra activates the root chakra.

What happens when root chakra opens?

You will feel confident, grounded and overcome anxiety issues.

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