The Heart Chakra is commonly known as the 4th Chakra. It is located in the center of the chest. Chakra literally means "wheel". This energy center is naturally able to rise and move its energy upward, fuelling our system with it.

The Heart Chakra is associated with the colour green. (source:

Another name for the Heart Chakra is Anahata. The Heart Chakra is associated with the Air element. The Hindu deity Vayu sits at the center of the symbol riding an antelope. Vayu is the God of wind, air and life breath (prana). Many physical symptoms of a heart chakra imbalance are connected with the lungs, but also with the heart and the ribs.

The Heart Chakra with its 12 petals of the lotus flower. (source:

The Heart Chakra is the energy center of love and relationships. Love for oneself and for others. The symbol of the Heart Chakra is made up by the Hexagram, the deity Vayu and the twelve petaled lotus flower.