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Self Healing by Balancing the Chakras

Article by Chanchal Gupta

From my childhood in my dreams I use to see big explosions and light swirling out of them like big bang theory. I never knew what all is this about (after my Reiki course whole picture was clear to me ). I was in search of a light, which can prove to be a guide to me and with supreme power’s grace I came across Reiki, the universal life energy force. After few meeting with my Reiki teacher, I developed faith in Reiki and I was got attuned to Reiki. After my Reiki course I had a thrust for Reiki, all the time and everywhere I tried to gain more and more knowledge about Reiki. I had many queries in my mind and after each and every answer, my teacher use to say sieve and heal, heal and heal.

I love self healing and use to heal my self approx. daily some time two times a day. During, my self healing sessions i felt over flow of energy as I had a feel as if I am not in the body after few seconds of healing so I had to ground myself. I consulted few Reiki practitioners to overcome this excess flow of energy, just got one answer ground yourself. But being a great lover of self healing, I was not satisfied. Few days back as I was meditating about this, a method of self healing intuitively came to my mind, told to me by my teacher in Reiki course, I am sharing the same with you as Reiki energy has guided me to do so. We can balance the flow (or overflow) of energy by balancing our chakras just in ten minutes.

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1. Lie down straight or sit in a comfortable position, you may have some chant as background music if you feel like. Close your eyes.

2. Take three long breaths. (three in one minute)

3. Heal your root and brow chakra together for three minutes, you can adopt any method of healing (I prefer placing right hand on root chakra & left on brow chakra and than drawing power symbol, mental symbol and than distance symbol.)

4. Repeat for sacral and throat chakra for three minutes.

5. Then for solar plexus & heart chakra for three minutes.

6. Seal by Cho Ku Rei, any method. (I do it by visualization)

By this method chakras are healed by inter exchanging the excess & depleted energies of chakras. I really enjoy this method of self healing by balancing the chakras. The most appropriate time for this self healing, I feel, is before bed time as

  • being a short process you can complete it before you fall asleep.
  • you have a sound sleep by this method of healing.
  • you don’t need to schedule extra time for self healing as many of us feel self healing as boring and time consuming to some extent.

Try this to get remarkable and wonderful results. We can use this method of healing on others also but I prefer touch healing for this method.

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Chanchal Gupta

Chanchal Gupta

Chanchal Gupta (M.Sc.) is a Reiki Master. She is a science teacher and also Masters in Mathematics. These days she is practicing, exploring and trying to connect every aspect of Reiki with science. She is from Chandigarh and lives in Hoshiarpur (Panjab) with a family of :) :) :) :) . Reach Chanchal at Reiki Miracles do happen on Facebook.

{ 23 comments… add one }
  • Priyanka September 19, 2013, 8:02 am

    HEy Chanchal.. A good reminder for Chakra Balancing. I also do it the same way, but yes! we do forget it in daily lives.. Will gear it up!

    • chanchal September 19, 2013, 4:32 pm

      Thanks for sharing your words

  • parvika September 19, 2013, 12:34 pm

    its pretty good.. thanks for sharing it.. 🙂

    • chanchal September 19, 2013, 4:34 pm

      Bless you, Dear.

  • Ragini September 19, 2013, 5:13 pm

    thanks for sharing a wonderful post.. 🙂 really got the benefits.. !!!!!!!!

    • chanchal October 26, 2013, 9:52 am


  • adelaide morro September 30, 2013, 4:27 pm

    thank you so much,,I’am always looking for ideas and learning since I’am not experienced enough yet in REIKI,namaste

    • chanchal October 26, 2013, 9:50 am

      Stay Blessed

  • Tim October 15, 2013, 12:21 am

    Thank you for your 10 minute chakra balancing
    Great post!!

    • chanchal October 26, 2013, 9:47 am

      🙂 God bless you 🙂

  • Kamal Jhaveri July 28, 2014, 4:47 am

    your experience share is very useful for me thanks a lot.

  • Shubh July 28, 2014, 5:14 am

    Thanks for the reminder

  • Jitender Khurana July 28, 2014, 7:02 pm

    Mam can u tell me more about this when i go into d meditation i lost my self

  • rashima bali July 28, 2014, 9:24 pm

    Its nice to get more from u dear mam.

  • Sriyani October 12, 2014, 6:45 pm

    How do you balance the crown chakra?

  • Usha November 13, 2014, 2:01 pm

    Hi Chanchal,
    very nice way to balance your chakras
    Thank you

  • Denise December 19, 2014, 12:14 am

    Thank you for sharing Chanchal! I found this very effective!!

    Love & Blessings.

  • Geeta March 2, 2015, 10:33 am

    Good. Even I do the same method

  • Hutu March 2, 2015, 2:07 pm

    Chanchal when you say the brow chakra do u mean the third eye chakra?

  • Clare May 22, 2015, 11:58 am

    Only done second level, this is great , but what about doing it on a patient ? guess let intuition guide us ?

    • Mike Kelly July 3, 2018, 6:07 pm

      Some people use this method if time is too short for a full Reiki treatment. I have even used it sometimes at the end if a treatment just for a minute or two in each position.

  • vijay misra April 11, 2016, 4:52 am

    yes its wonderful to do it regularly

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