Myths abound in the literature of New Age Spirituality. Discernment is such a gift to the aspiring devotee!
I have heard so many times from a plethora of different sources that the Base Chakra is Red. This is not even to say that the Base Chakra resonates with the red ranges of light frequencies. Most of these sources have yet to link chakras with the flow of light or venture an explanation as to how the chakra works with light. They simply say the Base Chakra is Red.
Throughout my books, The Story of Light, (both volumes) and The Crystal Textbook, the base chakra is ascribed the colour black and the pelvic chakra is red. Are the chakras black and red? Can you actually see Red? Rather than having specific colours, the base and pelvic chakras work with the black and red ranges of light frequencies respectively. If you are seeing colours, it’s not the chakras, but rather the frequencies that the chakras are working with. However, numerous other sources of new age writings, as well as, loose translations of the ancient Hindu texts, ascribe the colour red to the base chakra and now this misperception is all over the internet.
In volume one of The Story of Light, Path to Enlightenment, Chapter 1, section 1.3, entitled, “Black: the Light of Earth”, the black light frequency is described as being Earth’s indigenous light frequency. The reasoning is that, in the very beginning, at a time when light was absent from Earth, only the lowest and slowest of all frequencies could descend into the density of the physical plane.
This was the black light frequency. Therefore, Earth’s journey to enlightenment begins with the assimilation of black light. The natural consequence is that, first, the Earth resonates with black light. Second, all grounding is within the black frequency ranges. And, third, to best harmonize with the Earth, the base chakra has traditionally resonated with the black light frequency range.
Why then do other literary sources ascribe the colour red to the base chakra? Is the source of writing just parroting the vast proliferation of internet perceptions? I first wish to point to an interesting blog from a scholarly source that gives “The Real Story on the Chakras”. You can go to the blog article at this web address. http://hareesh.org/blog/2016/2/5/the-real-story-on-the-chakras Basically, the blog says that the understanding of the Chakras has found its way into the unchallenged thinking of new age practitioners as a derivative of doubtful translations by a couple of Western writers and a few 20th century Gurus that are equally questionable. Finally, someone has come along that has taken the time to actually understand the Sanskrit language before offering an interpretation of the extremely complex ideas that go with spirituality as written in the ancient Hindu texts. I nearly jumped for joy when I read this blog post. Here was the real goods to dispel the superficiality of a lot of spiritual delusions.
I am also compelled to offer my own explanation of the colours related to the base and pelvic chakras. As the Body of Knowledge about divine light is the foundation of all my teachings, the comprehensive understanding of how each of the chakras works with light can be found in my Udemy course, which is on the subject of chakra empowerment using crystal layouts (search: udemy.com Roger Joyeux). How could the student ever hope to understand how the crystals work with the chakras, if s/he did not first understand how the chakras work? “Crystal Layouts 3, Chakra Empowerment” is is now available.
Back to the confusion.
Poorly translated Hindu texts aside, the reader must first discern the origins of the source of writing that talks of a red base chakra. Is the source of writing from among the souls who incarnated onto the Earth at the beginning of time? Or, is the source of writing from among souls who incarnated in this current millennium? The soul’s origin makes a difference.
The original arrivals on Earth began at the lowest levels of Earth’s dense vibration and at the beginning of time. The recent arrivals began in the new age, with no exposure to the extreme density that dominated Earth’s beginnings. Earth’s vibration in the new age is almost ready for the ascension, and is, therefore, significantly higher than at any previous time. Many new age authors, who make reference to the base chakra, are recent arrivals from far away planets and star systems. The Pleiades and Sirius star systems have made themselves known, but these are not the only ones. The recent arrivals on Earth bring a different perspective, but more importantly, their message is unique to their own home world. They are here to help Earth through its process of ascension, but equally importantly, they are here to learn what Earth has to offer—namely, to learn about life in a physical world.
The source of confusion comes from the application of perceptions that are limited to the new age. The vibration of the incarnate body of the original arrivals on Earth so long ago began at a much lower frequency rate than the vibration of the incarnate body of the recent arrivals. The base chakra of the original arrival has resonated traditionally and primarily with black light frequencies, but the base chakra of the recent arrival resonates at a frequency rate that is a full octave higher. The recent arrival’s base chakra does not reach down into the lower ranges of the grounding black light frequencies. It, therefore, resides within the red light frequency range with limited understanding of the lower black light.
In their quest to help Earth through written publication, the recent arrivals write from the limited perspective of their own vibrations. This perspective reflects familiarity with the higher vibrations that presently dominate the current new age, but not familiarity with the traditional lower vibrations that are still very much present on Earth. Black light, then, is not innate to the recent arrival that is still learning about life on Earth. The new arrival’s vibration is impressively higher and quite appealing to the devotee who is in the process of spiritual awakening.
To the soul that has been on Earth since the beginning, the base chakra carries black light frequencies, resonates readily with the Earth, and responds to love and the divine vibration of Smoky Quartz for its opening. In contrast, the soul of the recent arrival sees the base chakra at a higher vibration level. The new arrival’s base chakra is within the red frequency ranges. That is their truth. The need to open the base chakra is integral to the original arrivals’ spiritual journey, but may not be necessary or even mentioned by the recent arrival, except in an empowerment context, which assumes that the base chakra is already open.
The vast majority of souls on Earth are not recent arrivals. The traditional need to open the base chakra, at the start of the spiritual journey, still applies. Understanding who is proselytizing about red base chakras is a major step in clearing the confusion about how to proceed in achieving the spiritual awakening that is still required to graduate from incarnate life on Earth.
In your discernment, are you a recent arrival? Are you listening to sources that mimic poor scholarship? Or are you one of the souls who have toiled over the many millennia to bring Earth’s vibration into alignment for the coming ascension? If you are the latter, your base chakra resonates with the black light ranges of frequencies, and you will have to proceed through your spiritual awakening, walk the spiritual path, and achieve the enlightened state in the same way as has always been on Earth.