First or Root Chakra (Muladhara)
Connect to Body and Earth
The First or Root Chakra or Muladhara is located at the base of the spine, at the perineum. The name means support, or foundation.
It is associated, in the body with the large intestine, feet and legs, with the element earth, and with the colors red and maroon.
Human Challenge and Gift
To feel safe and secure in the physical plane, to manifest to meet our basic needs.
To feel nurtured and nourished, to experience belonging to the whole.
With physical reality, the Earth, natural forces, body, feeling sensations.