Muladhara (Sanskrit: मूलाधार, IAST: Mūlādhāra, English: "root support") or the root chakra is one of the seven primary chakras according to Hindu tantrism. It is symbolized by a lotus with four petals and the colour red.
Seat of kundalini
- He or she experiences Darduri Siddhi (Frog jump in air at various degrees).
- He or she gains knowledge of the Present, Past and Future.
- He or she has control over the Elements of the Earth.
Comparisons with other systems
- Tantra: Adhara, Brahma Padma, Bhumi Chakra, Chaturdala, Chatuhpatra, Muladhara, Mooladhara, Mula Chakra, Mula Padma
- Vedas (late Upanishads): Adhara, Brahma, Muladhara, Mulakanda
- Puranic: Adhara, Muladhara
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- Swami Sivananda, Kundalini Yoga
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