One is the quest for worldly gain, and quite another is the path to Nibbana. Clearly understanding this, let not the monk, the disciple of the Buddha, be carried away by worldly acclaim, but develop detachment instead.
Dhammapada 5.75 The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita
Central Theme: Stability, the will to live, self preservation, sense of trust & security, groundedness.
Number of Petals: 4
Basic Symbol: Square
Sensory Function: Smell
The Root Chakra is the lowest Chakra and as such is the foundation of all of the other Chakras. Its Sanskrit name is Muladhara, Mula meaning ‘Root’ and adhara meaning ‘Support’. This Chakra is also refered to as the Base Centre, the Tail Chakra, the root centre or the as the first Chakra. Ancient Hindu depictions show the root Chakra as a four petaled flower. These four petals correspond to the four Sanskrit syllables: Vam, am, sham and sam. The primary mantra that is used to activate this chakra is LAM (pronounced LANG). The Root Chakra is associated with the Hindu deities Brahma and Dakini. The Red colour of the root…
Little though one recites the sacred texts,
but puts the Teaching into practice,
forsaking lust, hatred, and delusion,
with true wisdom and emancipated mind,
clinging to nothing of this or any other world —
one indeed partakes of the blessings of a holy life.
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita
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