Location in the body: the area of the chest and thoracic vertebrae, in the center and in line with the heart, behind the breastbone, between the shoulder blades
Common names: heart chakra, fourth chakra, Anahata
Name meaning: Anahata comes from Sanskrit and translates to immaculate, unspoilt, unstruck
Corresponding gland: thymus
Thymus gland, associated with the fourth chakra, is the central organ responsible for the correct functioning of the adaptive immune system. It produces T-cells which are crucial when the organism is defending itself from foreign invaders.
Color: green, smoke grey
Number of petals: twelve petals, each containing one of the following Sanskrit syllables kam, kham, gam, gham, ngam, cham, chham, jam, jham, nyam, tam and tham.
Corresponding deities: Isha, Kakini
Animal Symbol: antelope, pigeon, birds
Frequency: 341.3 Hz
Corresponding sense: touch
Corresponding natural phenomena: forest, pristine nature, meadows, and fields
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun. It is the largest planet in our Solar System. It consists mainly of hydrogen and helium, and despite the fact that its volume is of around 1,321 Earths its mass is only 315 times bigger.
Key themes: love, humanity, compassion, affection, safety
Affected body parts: heart, lungs, circulatory system, blood, skin, arms, palms, upper back, thorax, bronchi
Positive spiritual aspects: love of others, human warmth, feeling of belonging, feeling of self-worth, artistic expression, tolerance, openness, the ability to maintain a healthy distance
Negative spiritual aspects: infatuation with oneself, narcissism, arrogance, cruelty, bitterness, and cold-heartedness
Physical signs pointing to an abnormal functioning of the heart chakra: heart problems, pains in the thorax, too high or too low blood pressure, pulmonary issues, breathing problems, frequent colds, pains in the upper back, shoulder pains
Mental issues pointing to an abnormal functioning of the heart chakra: insensitivity, loneliness, trouble with meeting new people and establishing contact, misanthropy, inability to create a healthy distance