five elements

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Element of Metal

FIVE ELEMENTS – Element of METAL – Autumn

The Metal Element. Season: Autumn Direction: West Emotion: Grief, Sorrow Yin Organ Systems: Lung  Yang Organ System: Large Intestine  Colour: White Climate: Dryness Taste: Pungent Sound: Weeping The Metal Personality Here is a great 10 minute video about the Metal Personality and Five Elements Perfectionism, boundaries, self worth, transformation..   […]

Mandala Yoga Dublin Guide to the chakras for beginners

An introduction to chakras and energy centres

Chakras and Energy Centres By Susan Ní Dhubhlaoich Chakra is the Sanskrit word for wheel or disc. Wheels are designed to move.  And wheels move best when there is no friction. Not too flat. Not too pumped up. Just right! This is a brief introduction to your Chakra wheels or ‘Energy Centres’. […]

Vishuddha Thoat chakra Mandala Yoga Dublin

Vishuddha Throat Chakra

Vishuddha – Throat Chakra By Susan Ni Dhubhlaoich As we move past Anahata – the heart chakra, our fourth energy centre, situated at the heart centre, the 3 upper primary chakras – Vishuddha (Throat Chakra), Ajna, Sahasrara – all located in the upper body, are concerned much more with the […]

Mandala Yoga Dublin heart anahata chakra

Anahata Heart Chakra

Anahata – Heart Chakra By Susan Ni Dhubhlaoich The Heart chakra is situated in the centre of the chest at the height of the thymus gland (right behind the sternum). In Sanskrit this chakra is called Anahata, meaning ‘infinite’ ‘boundless’, ‘unhurt’ or ‘unstruck’, pure.  Anahata is associated with love, compassion towards ourselves and towards others, gratitude. […]

Mandala yoga dublin sacral chakra swadhistana

Swadhisthana Sacral Chakra

Swadhisthana or Sacral chakra By Susan Ni Dhubhlaoich We continue our Journey through the Chakras moving upwards from our Root, our foundation, into Swadhisthana, our sacral chakra. Not sure what a ‘chakra’ or energy centre is?  Read this post first. Swadhisthana, our second primary chakra, from the Sanskrit Swa meaning […]

Mandala Yoga Dublin Muladhara Root chakra

Muladhara Root Chakra

Muladhara – Root Chakra By Susan Ní Dhubhlaoich Now you know more about what chakras or energy centres are, let’s jump in and learn more about the first primary chakra: Muladhara. Not sure what a ‘chakra’ or the subtle body is, read this first.) Muladhara (or root) chakra is our grounding […]