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What Are Chakra Frequencies? (Ultimate Guide)

What Are Chakra Frequencies? (Ultimate Guide)

Chakras are vital energy centers within the body which play a vital role in our physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

Each of the seven primary chakras is associated with a specific frequency, and understanding and harmonizing these frequencies can lead to a profound sense of balance and healing.

But what exactly are chakra frequencies and what frequency corresponds to each of the major chakras? Read on to find out!

7 Chakra Frequency Chart

chakra frequency chart
Chakra Frequency Chart

What Are the 7 Chakra Frequencies?

Chakra frequencies are vibrational frequencies connected with the seven primary chakras within the human body.

The frequencies, known as the Solfeggio Frequency, are a set of ancient musical tones that hold special significance in terms of healing and spirituality. 

The Solfeggio scale, initially used in Gregorian chants, dates back to the 11th century, although its roots may extend even further into history. This musical scale also found its place in the Indian Sanskrit chants.

The Solfeggio frequencies were later rediscovered in the 1970s with scientific studies finding evidence of healing properties and positive impact on the body.

Energy healers often associate these frequencies with the seven major chakras. Scientists later incorporated three additional frequencies into the Solfeggio system, solidifying their significance in modern healing and well-being practices.

These frequencies are often used in spiritual practices such as sound therapy and chakra meditation

Now, you might be wondering, how are specific frequencies assigned to chakras?

This is often determined through intuition, channeling, and metaphysical insights rather than empirical scientific data. Practitioners and teachers within the New Age and energy healing communities would meditate on or sense the vibrations associated with each chakra

The Chakras and Their Frequencies

The following frequencies are the ones that are most commonly attributed to each of the primary chakras.

Root Chakra Frequency: 396 Hz

Located at the base of the spine, the Root Chakra serves as a sturdy foundation for our being.

Symbolizing our primal instincts of security and survival, it aligns harmoniously with the first of the Solfeggio frequencies. Associated with the color red, the Root Chakra exudes a powerful influence over our well-being.

At its core, the Root Chakra vibrates at 396 Hz, often referred to as the UT frequency. This resonance beautifully embodies the very essence of grounding, stability, and security.

Moreover, it functions as a key, unlocking energy blockages and negative emotions such as anxiety, fear, and guilt. Ultimately, it propels individuals toward a more harmonious and balanced existence.

Listen to chakra audio tracks featuring the 396hz Root Chakra frequency

Sacral Chakra Frequency: 417 Hz

The Sacral Chakra is the source of your creative spark, sexual energy, and emotional equilibrium, and it’s located just below the navel. It is symbolized by the color orange which also represents passion. 

The Sacral Chakra aligns with the 417 Hz frequency, known as the RE frequency, and is associated with transformation and change.

Known as the “Undoing frequency,” it plays a vital role in healing, and is often used to help people transform their mindset and overcome past traumas.

Focusing on the 417 Hz frequencies empowers you to tap into your inner spring of creativity and navigate your emotions better.

Solar Plexus Chakra Frequency: 528 Hz

Nestled in the upper abdomen or stomach region, the Solar Plexus Chakra stands as the epicenter of personal empowerment and self-esteem. This chakra finds its synergy with the third note within the Solfeggio frequencies and is associated with the color yellow.

At the heart of the Solar Plexus Chakra lies the 528 Hz frequency, also known as the MI frequency. Revered as the “love frequency,” it harmonizes with qualities like self-acceptance, self-love, and self-worth.

This transformative frequency is often referred to as the “Miracle frequency” and is intrinsically tied to processes of rejuvenation and DNA repair.

Incorporating the 528 Hz frequencies into chakra healing practices can help to restore self-assuredness and boost inner strength. It actively nurtures self-love and cultivates a more positive self-image, clearing the path for self-discovery and personal development.

Heart Chakra Frequency: 639 Hz

As implied by its name, the Heart Chakra governs the realms of love, compassion, and emotional equilibrium. Positioned squarely in the center of the chest, this chakra is intrinsically tied to the color green and finds its healing frequency in the fourth note of the Solfeggio frequencies.

At a frequency of 639 Hz, also known as the FA frequency, it revolves around the overarching themes of connection and harmony. The harmonization of the Heart Chakra plays an indispensable role in nurturing both healthy relationships and self-love.

When you listen to the 639 Hz frequency you direct positive energy towards your heart space, helping you to access your inner love and compassion.

This frequency acts as a catalyst, enabling forgiveness, the mending of emotional wounds, enhancing communication, deepening understanding, and forging more profound connections with others.

Throat Chakra Frequency: 741 Hz

Located at the base of the throat, the Throat Chakra is the guardian of communication and self-expression, and it’s connected to the color light blue. Its healing potential aligns with the fifth note within the Solfeggio frequencies: 741 Hz.

Often referred to as the SOL frequency, The Throat Chakra frequency resonates with the themes of truth, inner wisdom, and self-expression. Engaging with the 741 Hz frequency opens a gateway towards enriching your communication skills.

It can help you on your journey of self-discovery, unlocking your inner wisdom and a profound sense of authenticity. This not only aids in overcoming obstacles related to self-expression but also encourages a deeper understanding of your own thoughts and feelings.

Third Eye Chakra Frequency: 852 Hz

Situated in the forehead, between the eyebrows, the Third Eye Chakra embodies the essence of intuition, insight, and higher consciousness. This chakra finds its alignment with the sixth note within the Solfeggio frequencies and is associated with the colors purple and dark blue.

Operating at the lowest Solfeggio Frequency of 852 Hz, known as the LA frequency in the Solfeggio system, it’s intrinsically linked to spiritual awakening, the expansion of human consciousness, and the clarity of thought. As the final note in the Solfeggio frequencies, it bears a unique significance.

When applied in chakra healing, the 852 Hz frequency becomes a catalyst for the self, enabling you to sharpen your intuition, deepen self-awareness, and establish a profound connection with your inner wisdom.

Additionally, some practitioners speculate that the Third Eye Chakra can be stimulated by the 852 Hz frequency, which is believed to open pathways to astral projection and enhance dream experiences.

Crown Chakra Frequency: 963 Hz

Positioned at the top of the head, the Crown Chakra is a gateway to enlightenment, spiritual awareness, and a profound connection to the divine.

It finds its affinity with the serene colors of white and violet and resonates at a frequency of 963 Hz, often celebrated as the frequency of the universe and unity.

By immersing oneself in the 963 Hz frequency, you can cultivate a profound sense of connection with the universe, acquire spiritual insights, and transcend the constraints of the ego.

In this way, the Crown Chakra serves as a gateway to higher states of consciousness, guiding you towards a sense of unity with the cosmos and unlocking the path to spiritual enlightenment.

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Chakra Frequency Healing Methods

Chakra frequency healing methods are practices that use specific frequencies, sounds, and vibrations to balance and align the body’s energy centers or chakras.

Chakra Sound Meditation

Chakra sound meditation involves using sound and frequency to connect with, cleanse, and balance the chakras. It’s a meditative practice that promotes relaxation, self-awareness and positive emotions. Here’s how to do it:

  • Prepare your space: Find a quiet, comfortable space where you won’t be disturbed. Sit or lie down, ensuring your back is straight, and close your eyes.
  • Deep breathing: Begin by taking a few deep, cleansing breaths to relax your body and mind.
  • Focus on one chakra: Start by focusing on a specific chakra you wish to work on. For instance, if you’re targeting the Heart Chakra, your intention might be to promote love, compassion, and healing in your life.
  • Chant or play the corresponding frequency: Chant or play the exact frequency associated with the chosen chakra. 
  • Visualize and feel: As the sound resonates, visualize the chakra in question. Imagine it spinning, glowing, or opening up. Feel the vibrations of the sound connecting with the chakra’s energy.
  • Release and cleanse: Allow any negative energy, blockages, or emotional baggage associated with the chakra to be released and cleansed.
  • Proceed to other chakras: Repeat this process for each chakra you wish to work on, starting from the Root and ascending to the Crown Chakra using different sound frequencies. Each chakra has a corresponding frequency, and you can focus on one at a time.
  • End with grounding: After working through your chosen chakras, end your meditation with grounding. Visualize roots growing from your body into the Earth, anchoring your energy.
  • Practice regularly: Consistency is vital in chakra sound meditation. Make it a regular practice to maintain chakra balance and well-being.
Check out our guided meditations featuring the chakra frequencies.

Chakra Singing Bowls

Chakra Singing Bowls are a specific type of singing bowl designed to resonate with the frequencies of the seven primary chakras. These bowls are typically made of various metals or crystal and are played by striking or rubbing them with a mallet.

By regularly engaging in this practice, you can experience a sense of balance and alignment within your energy centers, promoting overall well-being and a sense of inner peace.

Here’s how to use them.

  • Select the appropriate bowl: Choose a singing bowl corresponding to the chakra you wish to balance.
  • Prepare your space: As with chakra sound meditation, find a quiet, clutter-free space to focus your attention.
  • Sit comfortably: Position yourself in a comfortable seated or lying-down position. Ensure that your spine is straight and your body is relaxed.
  • Set an intention: Before you begin, set an intention for your chakra healing session.
  • Strike or rub the bowl: Gently strike the singing bowl with the mallet or rub its rim in a circular motion. This will produce a resonating sound.
  • Focus on the chakra: As the bowl emits its vibrational tone, direct your attention to the corresponding chakra. Imagine the sound vibrations washing over and through the chakra, clearing any imbalances or blockages.
  • Listen mindfully: Listen to the sound of the bowl. The vibrations can help you become more aware of the chakra’s energy, and you may even feel physical sensations or see colors associated with the chakra.
  • Visualize healing: While listening, visualize the chakra becoming balanced and harmonious. See it spinning or glowing brightly.
  • Repeat as needed: You can repeat this process for each chakra you wish to work on, using the appropriate singing bowl for each. Take your time and trust your intuition as you move through the chakras.

Read our guide to using singing bowls for chakra healing

Chakra Mantras

Mantras are sacred sounds, words, or phrases that are repeated during meditation or other spiritual practices. When you speak these mantras, it releases vibrational frequencies that can retune your energetic centers, just like when you play an instrument. 

Here are the mantras associated with each of the seven primary chakras:

  • Root Chakra (396 Hz): The Root Chakra’s mantra is “LAM.” Chanting “LAM” while focusing on the base of the spine can help ground and stabilize your energy.
  • Sacral Chakra (417 Hz): The Sacral Chakra’s mantra is “VAM.” Chanting “VAM” can enhance your creativity and emotional well-being.
  • Solar Plexus Chakra (528 Hz): The Solar Plexus Chakra’s mantra is “RAM.” Repeating “RAM” can boost your self-esteem and personal power.
  • Heart Chakra (639 Hz): The Heart Chakra’s mantra is “YAM.” Chanting “YAM” can help you open your heart to love and compassion.
  • Throat Chakra (741 Hz): The Throat Chakra’s mantra is “HAM.” Repeating “HAM” can enhance your communication and self-expression.
  • Third Eye Chakra (852 Hz): The Third Eye Chakra’s mantra is “OM” or “AUM.” Chanting “OM” can help you connect with your intuition and inner wisdom.
  • Crown Chakra (963 Hz): The Crown Chakra’s mantra is “NG” or “OM.” Chanting “NG” or “OM” can help you connect with the divine and experience a spiritual awakening.

Read our guide to using chakra mantras.

Which of your chakras need healing?

The Benefits of Using Chakra Frequencies

Chakra frequencies are believed to have various benefits for the mind and body. Playing these frequencies not only helps to balance and energize our chakras but it can also have other benefits for our emotional and physical health. 

That’s because playing certain sounds can align our brain waves and change our mental state. Many sound therapists also believe that the sound vibrations can boost the flow of energies throughout the body, rejuvenating the vibrational frequency of our cells and boosting circulation. 

WIth regular practice, sound healing can help with:

  • Reducing stress and creating a deep sense of calm
  • Reducing tension in the body and lowering blood pressure
  • Improving sleep
  • Supporting mental clarity and boosting brain function
  • Easing anxiety and depression
  • Boosting your mood and reducing negative emotions
  • Boosting creativity and self-expression
  • Releasing uncomfortable feelings such as fear, guilt and shame
  • Supporting a deeper connection with your spiritual self 

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What Tools Can You Use For Chakra Sound Healing?

There are lots of different tools that you can use for chakra music therapy, such as

You can also use your voice in the form of mantras (as we’ve discussed above) so don’t feel that you need to rush out and buy a musical instrument if you don’t want to!

Some sound healers like to combine multiple instruments together to create sound baths where you are enveloped in healing tones from all directions for a deeply healing experience. 

Wrap Up

Incorporating chakra frequencies and healing methods into your life can be a transformative journey toward balance and well-being.

By understanding the frequencies associated with each chakra and embracing practices such as sound meditation, singing bowls, and chakra mantras, you can tap into the powerful potential of these energy centers.

As you delve deeper into the world of chakra healing, remember that it’s a process of self-discovery and growth. Each individual’s experience with chakra frequencies may be unique, and there’s no one-size-fits-all approach.

So, trust your intuition, set your intentions, and be patient with yourself as you explore the profound benefits of sound frequency therapy in your life.

Author

  • Clare Smith

    Hi, I’m Clare – writer and publisher of Chakra Practice. I’m a certified chakra energy healer and a philosophy major. I love researching and writing about everything to do with chakras, including trying out new crystals, candles, essential oils – anything that can help me in my practice.