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How many chakras are there?

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There are seven chakras in the body that energy flows through: root, sacral, solar plexus, heart, throat, third eye and crown. Followers of eastern medicine believe that energy blockage in any of the chakras can often lead to illness.

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Each chakra governs a specific set of organs and is governed by a color. The Crown Chakra is governed by violet and is the highest Chakra, it represents the ability to spiritually connect. The Root Chakra is governed by red and is at the base of the spine; it represents feelings of being grounded. Color therapy using the color associated with the chakra in need of clearing is sometimes used to help clear energy blockages.

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