Chakras are something that not everyone is familiar with but the idea of them spans back centuries, much further than modern medicine does. In short, chakras relate to the seven places on the body of alignment, from which energy is said to come: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus, Heart, Throat, Third Eye, and Crown chakras. They're known first and foremost by their Sanskrit names, and it's said that these chakras also relate to different places around the globe that correspond to their unique energies.

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Anyone who's familiar with holistic or ayurvedic health can easily describe the purpose of each chakra as it relates to the human body, but what about when it comes to energy reservoirs in the world? These places are said to have a unique pull that draws a person to them for a reason they simply can't explain, almost as if you've been homesick for a destination you've never visited before. If you've ever felt drawn to a place on a level such as this, then these destinations might be of interest to you - or, at least, to your chakras.

Updated by Joshua Chiedu January 9, 2022: The quest to activate one's Chakras has seen an increase in recent years and so has the number of visitors to the earth's locations of the seven chakras. The throat chakra which represents the voice is one of the most important chakras to humans and its physical location is also one of the most visited in the world due to its diversity. It is one in two chakras to be located in more than one place at the same time (the second being the Heart Chakra). While many believe the throat chakra is only located in two sites, it is actually located in three and it is worth noting this third site.

Root Chakra: Mount Shasta, California

Muladhara, the Root chakra, is exactly how it sounds - located in the lower base of the spine, this is what roots a person, essentially, to the earth and themselves. In a physical form, Mount Shasta has been said to embody everything about this process of grounding. It was long believed by Native American tribes that this dormant volcano had healing powers and a spiritual nature about it, one which can be felt when close to it. To make it more serious, many have heeded to the call of this mysterious mountain.

Sacral Chakra: Lake Titicaca

This lake borders both Peru and Bolivia and it is said to be the earth chakra Svadhishthana. Lake Titicaca is the biggest lake in South America and is also the most highly navigable, allowing many to boat through its waters with minimal resistance. It's believed that this lake has a place in mythology and may have even been the birthplace of mythological royalty, according to Artisan Farmacy. The lake itself is said to emit qualities that are both feminine and masculine, being the core for creativity and self-expression as the Sacral chakra is in the human body.

Solar Plexus: Uluru

Known as Manipura, the Solar Plexus earth chakra is believed to be in Uleduru, which is already believed to be incredibly sacred. It's also a World Heritage Site which is part of the reason why it attracts so many visitors year after year, but many people believe that it's for another reason. Uluru is said to have great energy that can be re-energizing and help a person reach their higher self, and it's possible that those who visit have picked up on this, as well. The history of Uluru is carved into its rock face and with 600 million years behind it, it's easy to believe there's sacred power in this area of Australia.

Heart: Stonehenge (Glastonbury And Shaftesbury)

Anahata is the Heart chakra and Stonehenge, Glastonbury, and Shaftesbury, are believed to be its corresponding locations on earth. Stonehenge has had a history of being almost mythical in its mysterious history, so it's not all that surprising that it's associated with a place of compassion and healing. It's here that's said to correspond with forgiveness and giving, two traits that Anahata is responsbile for.

Throat: Mount of Olives, Mount Sinai, And The Great Pyramid of Giza

The Throat Chakra represents the voice and communication and is located in three different sites on earth - the Great Pyramid of Giza (Egypt), The Mount Of Olives (Jerusalem), and Mount Sinai (Egypt).

The Great Pyramid of Giza was built with the lunar and solar alignments in mind, and the celestial alignment of each design in ancient Egypt corresponds to the harmony that exists in one's thoughts, mind, and speech. It is worth noting that the Throat Chakra is the only chakra located on a man made site that still remains a mystery till date. In addition, two of the throat chakra’s earth locations - Mount of Olives and Mount Sinai, are important sites mentioned in the Bible which just makes it more appealing. While the throat chakra is responsible for the gift of speaking one's truth, these regions are believed to enhance and embody that, as well.

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Third Eye: Floating Depending On The Aeon

The Third Eye, known as Ajna, is interesting because there is no fixed location for it. During this aeon - which happens every 2,160 years - it's said to also be in Stonehenge where Anahata is permanently located. While this will change in centuries, the alignment is according to the new age, usually corresponding with another chakra's location.

Crown: Mount Kailas

Also known as the 'stairway to heaven,' the Crown chakra, Sahasrara, can be found on Mount Kailas. The Himalayas have long been believed to hold their own powers and, for some, it's not just due to their humbling nature as they tower over the rest of the earth. This chakra is associated with knowledge and wisdom, as well as universal consciousness, so it's perfectly fitting that it would be located in this area.

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