THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CAKRA-S HAVE BEEN
GRAPHICALLY RENDERED ACCORDING TO A SANSKRIT TEXT WRITTEN IN 1577 CALLED
THE SHAT CHAKRA NIRUPANA. THIS TEXT SPECIFIES THE
- outer lotus petal color
- Sanskrit syllable and its color
- elemental shape (yantra), color, Sanskrit syllable and syllable
- other miscellaneous characteristics
Also shown are the three primary energy channels (sushumna, ida,
pingala) in their appropriate colors.
On the left side of each cakra are the
- cakra name in transliteration
- cakra name in the original Sanskrit script
- English translation of the cakra name
- anatomical location of the cakra
On the right side of each cakra are the
- primary sound of the cakra (the transliteration of the Sanskrit
syllable shown in the center of the cakra)
- secondary sounds (the transliteration of the Sanskrit syllables
shown inside each petal of the lotus)
The poster comes with a 2-sided description sheet.
On the front it explains the aspects of the chakra-s on the chart,
and provides ways of using the chart in your practice.
On the back is a table showing every characteristic of each
chakra, with SPECIFIC REFERENCES TO THE SANSKRIT VERSES IN THE
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|About Sanskrit Sounds |
Sanskrit Sounds is devoted to the preservation and
education of the sciences and philosophies originating in India and
recorded in the Sanskrit language.
Nicolai Bachman started Sanskrit Sounds as a business that is dedicated to
presenting the ancient sciences of India in a respectful and accurate
The sounds of Sanskrit carry the life-force
(prana) of the information they express. We only sell and recommend audio
CDs that have excellent pronunciation and written materials that show
correct spelling and rendering.
Nicolai has been teaching
Sanskrit, chanting, yoga philosophy, Ayurveda, and other related topics
since 1994. He has a knack for synthesizing and organizing complex topics
into simple and understandable presentations. His education combines
informal, traditional study with the academic rigor of university classes.
Nicolai studied extensively at the American Sanskrit Institute, the
Ayurvedic Institute, the American Institute of Vedic Studies and the Vedic
Chant Center. He holds an M.A. in Eastern Philosophy, an M.S. in Nutrition,
and is eRYT500 certified. His ongoing studies continue to
broaden his repertoire and inform all future classes.
Nicolai has authored several Sanskrit book/CD learning tools
including 108 Sanskrit Flash Cards, The Language of Yoga (Sounds True
2005), The Language of Ayurveda, and The Yoga Sutras: An Essential Guide to
the Heart of Yoga Philosophy (Sounds True 2010). He also wrote an
easy-to-read paperback on yoga philosophy called Path of the Yoga Sutras
Sounds True 2011).