The following illustrations portray the locations of the seven chakra levels of Mental Body:
1. Physical Level
Location: lower throat. Function: accepting what is; coordinating ways to work with situations; a feeling of power to make changes. Too open: always trying to take charge of things, generally other people’s lives. Blocked: incapability to accept (swallow) mentally; incapability to work with situations; may have too much conceit or prejudices.
2. Emotional Level
Location: temples. Function: feelings about things perceived. Too open: unnecessary attempts to grasp everything. Blocked: may disfigure vision or only see what is contentedly seen.
3. Mental Level
Location: third eye (between eyebrows). Function: home of ego; fortifies self as separate individual; extrasensory sight. Too open: narcissistic. Blocked: weak or upturned ego; closed to other attributes of life.
4. Intuitional/Compassionate Level
Location: centre of transverse colon (above navel). Function: emotional level of acceptance or refusal of thoughts; emotional-mental connection. Too open: feeling one’s thoughts are exceptionally vital. Blocked: undigested thought, forms or ideas; can lead to constipation.
5. Will/ Spirit Level
Location: upper throat, at the base of the tongue and straight back under the chin. Function: triggers will to articulate thoughts and speak up. Too open: unwarranted expression of thoughts (talk too much). Blocked: deficiency of confidence in one’s mental abilities; choking on words; sore throat.
6. Soul Level
Location: fifth eye (centre of forehead). Function: triggers higher mind for creative thinking; brings responsiveness of the bigger picture of life and one’s place in it. Too open: too obsessed with humane values. Blocked: self-centred; lack of vision.
7. Divine Level
Location: seventh eye (straight up from the fifth eye, above the normal hair line, approximately 3/4 to 1 inch). Function: consciousness of self on soul level; communication point with higher self. Too open: exceptionally inattentive with higher vision of the self. Blocked: incapability to comprehend and use spiritual sixth sense; preoccupied with just the human side of life.