Eclectic Energies

Books about Chakras

These are books recommended for additional reading.



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Chakras for Beginners, by David Pond
A Guide to Balancing Your Chakra Energies

This is an introductory but nevertheless detailed book about the chakras. It contains both meditation and visualization exercises that help opening and balancing your chakras and becoming more aware of them. There are also some more general essays about the nature of energy.

The 7 Healing Chakras, by Brenda Davies
Unlocking Your Body's Energy Centers

Exercises and guided meditations to unblock the chakra energies, to achieve mental and physical well-being.

Wheels of Life, by Anodea Judith
A User's Guide to the Chakra System

Each chapter is devoted to the nature and functioning of an individual chakra. Discussions include meditations for developing self-awareness and recommendations for dealing with emotions. Also physical and mental exercises for opening your chakras.

Eastern Body, Western Mind, by Anodea Judith
Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self

This book describes various psychological aspects of each chakra. It's approach to healing the chakras is also psychological. Included is a discussion of the chakra states in Alexander Lowen's character/body types.

The Sevenfold Journey, by Anodea Judith & Selene Vega
Reclaiming Mind, Body & Spirit Through the Chakras

Exercises for the chakras as dealing with the seven essential rights - to have, feel, act, love and be loved, speak and hear the truth, see, and know.

The Illuminated Chakras DVD, by Anodea Judith
A visionary voyage into your inner world

Beautiful video with guided chakra meditation.

The Chakras, by C.W. Leadbeater

This was the first book about the chakras in the Western world. The chakra system described here is slightly different from the one used on this site. There's also lots about auras and clairvoyancy. Recommended from a historical perspective.

Chanting the Chakras, by Layne Redmond
Roots of Awakening

Sacred music to attune and balance the chakras. Chakra chanting is supported by trance drumming and flute and sitar. Includes 24-page booklet.

Chakra Yoga, by Anodea Judith

Many useful practices to open and activate the 7 chakras. These include yoga postures, bioenergetic exercises, breathing practices, mantras, and guided meditation. There is yoga philosophy to deepen all that.

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