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Vishuddhi Chakra


Vishuddhi is the purification center and is known as the fountain of youth. According to tantric philosophy, amrita or the nectar of life falls down from bindu into this chakra, generating vitality, health and longevity.

Where is Vishuddhi located in the human body?

Vishuddhi is located behind the throat pit in the spine and is associated with the thyroid gland.

Which element of the body is Vishuddhiassociated with?

Vishuddhi is associated with the akasha element.

Vishuddhi and Psychology

In psychological terms, Vishuddhi initiates higher mental development. It is the center for receiving sound vibrations and acts like a transistor radio, allowing one to tune into the thoughts of others, whether close by or far away. When vishuddhi is purified, the sense of hearing becomes very sharp, not only through the ears but through the mind.

Vishuddhi and Beej-mantra

The bija mantra, or master key, to Vishuddhi is Ham.

Yoga Asanas & Pranayams 

For this Chakra, you can practice the following at your own place

1. Cat-Cow pose with Tiger Breathing
2. Matsyasana (Fish Pose)

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