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Heart Chakra (Anahata) Correspondences

This article was written by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke on March 28, 2011
posted under Anahata

The chakra located at the heart, color green, associated planet Sun or Venus, associated Sephirah Tiphareth.

Heart Chakra (Anahata) Correspondences

  • Alchemical Planet: Sun, Venus 
  • Alchemical Element: Gold 
  • Tattva: Vayu (Air) 
  • Animal: Birds, Deer 
  • Basic Drive: Love 
  • Tattvic Color: Blue 
  • Body Function: Respiration 
  • Chakra Color: Green 
  • Tattva form: Hexagram 
  • Element: Air 
  • Gemstone: Rose Quartz, Emerald 
  • Tattvic Sense: Touch 
  • Gland: Thymus 
  • God-form, Egyptian: Maat 
  • God-form, Hindu: Ishana Rudra 
  • Goddess-form: Greek: Aphrodite, Pan 
  • Incense: Lavender, Jasmine 
  • Goddess-form, Hindu: Kakani(1) 
  • Location: Over Heart 
  • Order of chakra unfoldment: 2nd 
  • Yogic Planet: Jupiter 
  • Part of Body: Lungs 
  • Psychological Attribute: compassion, tolerance 
  • Psychic Power: Hands-on Healing 
  • Sense: Touch 
  • Bija Mantra: LuNG LuM (1) 
  • Spinal Joint: 26th 
  • Spinal Location: 8th Cervical 
  • Tarot Key: X, Wheel of Fortune 
  • Tree of Life Sephiroth: Tiphareth 
  • Yantra (internal) Red Hexagram 
  • Tarot Suit: Swords 

(1)Devotion

Suggested Reading – Dale: The Subtle Body – An Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy
Source: Slate, J. & Weschcke, C.: Psychic Empowerment for Everyone, 2011, Llewellyn


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