User:Dchmelik/Chakras - number of petals - key points

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Chakra  Petals / Segments       Color (New Age)         Traditional Color
Crown   960 or 972 or 1000      Violet or White         
Brow Chakra     2 or 96         Indigo or Violet        Luminescent Blue or White
Throat Chakra   16      Blue    Smokey Purple
Heart Chakra    12      Green   Smokey Green or Grey
Solar Plexus / Navel Chakra     10      Yellow  
Sacral or Spleen Chakra         6       Orange  Light Blue
Root Chakra     4       Red     Yellow

Chakra  Glands / Organs         Element
Crown   Pineal Gland or Pituitary Gland or None         
Brow Chakra     Pituitary and / or Pineal Gland         
Throat Chakra   Thyroid Gland   Ether / Space
Heart Chakra    Thymus Gland / Heart / Lungs    Air
Solar Plexus or Navel Chakra    Digestive System Glands         Fire
Sacral or Spleen Chakra         Ovaries / Testes        Water
Root Chakra     Adrenals        Earth

Chakra  Nr. of Petals   Nervous System Nerve Pairs      In Relation to Vertebrae
Crown Chakra
Central Lotus (!)       960 1000
12 (!)  
12 Cranial nerves (!)   
Brow Chakra     2 or 96         1 Optic nerve (!)       
Throat Chakra   16      8       C1,C2,C3,C4,C5,C6,C7,T1
Heart Chakra    12      6       T2,T3,T4,T5,T6,T7
Solar Plexus or Navel Chakra    10      5       T8,T9,T10,T11,T12
Sacral or Spleen Chakra         6       3       L1,L2,L3
Root Chakra     4       2       L4,L5

Chakra  Petals  Color (Fig. 6)  Glands  Element         Phase State
Crown (Sahasrara)       960, 972 (960 +12) or 1000      Violet  Pineal  /       /
Brow or 3rd Eye (Ajna)  96 (2 main lobes of 48 each)    Indigo  Pituitary       /       /
Throat (Vishuddha)      16      Cyan    Thyroid         Space   /
Heart (Anahata)         12      Green   Thymus  Air     Gaseous
Solar Plexus or Navel (Manipura)        10      Yellow  Digestive System glands         Fire    Plasmic
Sacral (Swadhisthana)   6       Orange  Ovaries or Testes       Water   Liquid
Root or Base (Muladhara)        4       Red     Adrenals        Earth   Solid
Coccyx *        2       Magenta         Coccygeal glomus        /       /

"Some say 960, some say 1,000 [...] 960 is the mathematical equivalent of the first five chakras together (4+6+10+12+16) multiplied by the two petals of chakra six, times ten."

Fig. 15
12 Cranial Nerve Pairs
Possibly related to
the 12-lobed Lotus Flower in Fig. 14.