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.