Chakras Beyond Beginners: Awakening to the Power Within

Chakras Beyond Beginners: Awakening to the Power Within

by David Pond


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Discover the path to your energetic core and bring each chakra into its full potential with Chakras Beyond Beginners. Building on concepts presented in Chakras for Beginners, David Pond takes you past basic understanding to explore the many ways chakras can enhance the flow of vital energy in all aspects of your life.

Learn how to identify and remove the obstacles that inhibit your energy, as well as how to keep that flow open. Raise your awareness of other people's energy fields and use it to improve your relationships. Find fulfillment, security, and happiness by balancing your chakras. With this guide, you'll unlock your true essence and the source of your well-being.

"[Chakras Beyond Beginners] catapults the serious student into a completely transformed self, awakening to a new reality. This broad-ranging powerhouse is the premier treatment of the subject and beyond!" —Diana Stone, author of Playing the Ascension Game

"An insightful and uplifting gift—a true gem. David takes us on an enlightening tour of each chakra, explaining the energetic essence of who we are and making clear that when we control our energy, we control our destiny."mdash;Alex Holland, MAc, LAc, author of Voices of Qi

"Anchored at the center of converging illumination, inspiration, and compassion, gifted teacher David Pond opens the way for a spiritually mature journey, embracing the depths and riches of the eternal path through the chakras."—Linda Howe, author of How to Read the Akashic Records

"[Chakras Beyond Beginners is] a seminar preserved in book form so that we can refer back to it when stress gets our chakras get out of alignment."—Donna Cunningham, author of Counseling Principles for Astrologers

"David's knowledge of the chakras is what Rumi is to sacred poetry and Eckhart Tolle is to the present moment."—Cheryl Thomas, owner and operator of Chapter One Bookstore in Ketchum, Idaho

"David takes the reader on a journey, teaching new skills to deepen our relationship with our highly creative and magnetizing true selves."—Marie Manuchehri, author of Intuitive Self Healing

"Without question, [Chakras Beyond Beginners] will be the 'go to' book for many years to come. David Pond has indeed penned both a valuable resource and a treasure."—Andria Friesen, author of Speak for the Trees

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738748597
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 10/08/2016
Series: Beyond Beginners Series , #1
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 582,600
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

David Pond (Olympia, WA) is an astrologer, author, speaker, and international workshop leader. He is the author of six previous books on metaphysical topics, including Chakras for Beginners and Astrology and Relationships. David has a master's degree in experimental metaphysics and has been practicing astrology for over thirty-five years. He also consults with clients regularly.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments . . . xvii
Introduction . . . 1

Chapter 1—Keys to Working with Your Chakras . . . 15
An Inside-Out Approach to Life 16
The Observer Within and the Seat of Awareness 16
That Which You Pay Attention to Grows 18
Balance 19
Awakening Is Always Attended with Increased Energy 20
Energy Follows Breath 21
Kundalini 22
Chakra Journal 23

Chapter 2—First Chakra: Muladhara . . . 25
Body Consciousness 27
Place and Belonging 29
Survival: What Are You Willing to Risk Life and Limb For? 30
Security 31
Subconscious Motivations 34
Past-Life Karma 35
First Chakra for the Spiritually Inclined 37
First Chakra Difficulties and Solutions 39
Activities to Empower Your First Chakra 44
Additional Activities to Enhance Your First Chakra 45

Chapter 3—Second Chakra: Svadhisthana . . . 49
Pleasure Seeking 50
The Fluid Movement of Emotions 52
Duality, Polarity, Taste, and Projection 56
Magnetism, Values, and Your Second Chakra 58
Affection to Sexuality to Intimacy 59
Creativity 61
Second Chakra for the Spiritually Inclined 64
Second Chakra Difficulties and Solutions 64
Activities to Empower Your Second Chakra 69
Additional Activities to Enhance Your Second Chakra 70

Chapter 4—Third Chakra: Manipura . . . 73
Self-Control and Personal Power 75
Free Will and the Awakening of Discernment 76
Fire and Your Third Chakra 77
Digestive Fire and Metabolism 79
Boundaries 80
Third Chakra for the Spiritually Inclined 83
Third Chakra Difficulties and Solutions 84
Activities to Empower Your Third Chakra 94
Additional Activities to Enhance Your Third Chakra 95

Chapter 5—Fourth Chakra: Anahata . . . 97
The Power of the Heart 102
Personal Love and Intimacy 106
Self-Love and Acceptance 110
Compassionate Love 112
Fourth Chakra for the Spiritually Inclined 114
Fourth Chakra Difficulties and Solutions 116
Activities to Empower Your Fourth Chakra 124
Additional Activities to Enhance Your Fourth Chakra 125

Chapter 6—Fifth Chakra: Vishuddha . . . 127
Authentic Truth 130
The Urge for Freedom of Expression 133
Truth Seekers, Truth Speakers 135
The Vibration of Sound and the Fifth Chakra 137
Fifth Chakra Difficulties and Solutions 139
Disrupted Sleep Issues 142
Activities to Empower Your Fifth Chakra 143
Additional Activities to Enhance Your Fifth Chakra 145

Chapter 7—Sixth Chakra: Ajna . . . 149
The Observer Is the Key to Awareness 151
It Is Not Just Your Imagination, It Is Your Imagination! 154
Dreams 156
Angels, Guides, and Spirit Buddies 158
The Pineal Gland and Your Sixth Chakra 162
Meditation 163
Sixth Chakra Difficulties and Solutions 168
Activities to Empower Your Sixth Chakra 169
Additional Activities to Enhance Your Sixth Chakra 176

Chapter 8—Seventh Chakra: Sahasrara . . . 179
Enlightened Moments 181
Silence 183
The Mysterious Void and Its Eternal Potential 183
Surrendering to Your Soul's Purpose 186
Seventh Chakra Difficulties and Solutions 188
Activities to Empower Your Seventh Chakra 191
Additional Activities to Enhance Your Seventh Chakra 195

Conclusion: After Awakening to the Power Within . . . 199
Living a Spiritually Infused Life 201
Reentering the World after Awakening 205
Siddhis: Gifts of Spirit 207
Soul Purpose after Awakening 208
Be a Demonstration of Your Awakening 208

Suggested Reading . . 211

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