Chakras relate to a form of ancient belief that the body is also an energy portal.
This form of belief holds that a chakra is a place on the body which receives and processes life force energy that we need to survive.
Our bodies are constantly absorbing and using energy from all around us and knowing how to best take care of our chakras will give us a better way of using our bodies.
According to ancient texts, there are over 88,000 chakras in the body. While most of them are too small to be overwhelmingly significant, 40 of them are very powerful and important to the health of the body. When the body is ailing, fixing one of these chakras could help to solve the problem.
Problems arise when the energy of and through the chakra becomes blocked. Methods can be used to help free this energy, from reiki healing to yoga, meditation, and aromatherapy. Using this approach which encompasses the entire body can help to free the chakra and heal anyone suffering.
Everything from physical to mental ailments is connected to the chakras and figuring out which problem is relating to which chakra can be a major advance in healing the problem. After this, taking steps to unblock that chakra can be very healing.