Where and How Big Are the Chakras?

October 30, 2013    BY Rolf Sovik

How big are the chakras? “The column of energy in which the chakras reside is one 10,000th of a hair breadth,” say the scriptures. The chakras are really points of awareness. Where are they? Rolf explains that it’s most helpful to think of them as being in the subtlest aspect of the mind rather than in the physical body. He gives tips on how to locate the chakras along the subtle axis from the base of the spine to the crown of the head.

Rolf Sovik
President and Spiritual Director of the Himalayan Institute and a clinical psychologist in private practice, Rolf Sovik has studied yoga in the United States, India, and Nepal. He holds degrees in philosophy, music, Eastern studies, and clinical psychology. Former Co-Director of the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo, NY he began his practice of yoga in 1972, and was initiated as a pandit in the Himalayan tradition in 1987. He is the author of Moving Inward, co-author of the award-winning Yoga:... Read more>>