Deities and chakras


Deities reside within our chakras as indicated by mantras,
and impart spiritual qualities when in their awakened states within us.


Transcribed video excerpts about chakras and nadis from lectures by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi:
More than 35 video excerpts










MantraChakra or aspectQualities
Shri GaneshaLeft MuladharaInnocence, wisdom
Shri Kartikeya
Valor, dynamism, destruction of negativity
Shri Gauri-Kundalini Mata 
Muladhar 
(sacrum bone) 
Seat of Kundalini, purity
Shri Brahmadeva-Saraswati Right Swadishthana Creativity, action
Shri Nirmala Vidya
Shri Shuddha Ichha
Left Swadishthana Pure knowledge, pure desire 
Shri Fatima Hazrat-Ali 
Ali: right Swadishthana
Fatima: left Nabhi 
Balance, sustenance, satisfaction 
Shri Lakshmi-Vishnu Center NabhiDharma (righteousness) and evolution
Shri Gruha-Lakshmi Left Nabhi Auspiciousness, sustenance of family and household 
Shri Raja Lakshmi
Shri Shesha-Lakshmi
Shri Nirmala Chitta 
Right Nabhi 
Energy of the liver, attention, blessings in terms of
worldly powers and prosperity
Shri Adi Guru Dattatreya 
Void 
(surrounds the Nabhi)
Guru principle, principle of mastery and knowledge 
Shri Durga Mata-JagadambaCenter AnahataSense of security and complete motherly protection 
Shri Shiva-Parvati Left Anahata 
Seat of the Atma (Spirit): existence, love, joy and
relationship to the Mother
Shri Shiva-Shakti-putra-Kartikeya Integrated power of father, Mother and Son
Shri Atma-param'atma Union with the Supreme Spirit
Shri Sita-RamaRight Anahata
Responsible and righteous behavior
Relationship to the father and authority
Shri Lalita chakra swamini
Lalita chakra 
(left shoulder)
Expresses the power of the left side
Shri Shri-chakra swamini 
Shri chakra 
(right shoulder)
Expresses the power of the right side
Shri Radha-KrishnaCenter VishuddhiCollectivity; detached witness state
Shri VishnumayaLeft VishuddhiSelf esteem; brother-sister relationship
Shri Yashoda
Shri Vithala-Rukmini
Right VishuddhiDiplomacy, respect for others; sense of solidarity
Shri Sarva mantra siddhiRight VishuddhiPower of enlightened speech
Shri Hamsa-chakra swaminiHamsa chakraDiscrimination, common sense
Shri Mary-Jesus
The Lord's Prayer 
Center AgniyaForgiveness, truth and resurrection
Shri Mahavira
Shri Mukti-dayini
Shri Mahat-mansa
Left Agniya
(superego)
Capacity to overcome the superego
Freedom from conditionings, going beyond fears,
Granting liberation, acknowledging that the primordial
superego belongs to God
Shri Buddha
Shri Mahat'ahankara
Right Agniya
(ego)
Capacity to overcome the ego, 
Going beyond thought and doubts, 
Acknowledging that the primordial ego belongs to God
Shri Maha-ganesha
Shri Maha-ganapati
Shri Hryana-garbha
Back AgniyaCenter of vision, clearing karmas
Shri Ekadesha RudraEkadesha Rudra
Eleven destroying powers of Shiva that are under the control of Christ; Faith in God
Shri Nimala Virat'anganaThe VirataThe supreme power of absolute cosmic Being
Shri Mahakali-Bhairava-Michael
Shri Mahakali-Bhadrakali-Kali-Kalki
Ida Nadi 
(entire left side)
Purifying emotions and desire
Shri Mahasaraswati-Hanumana-Gabriel
Pingala Nadi
(entire right side)
Blessing physical and mental activities
Shri Mahalakshmi-Ganesha
Sushumna Nadi
(entire central channel)
Evolution and ascent
Adapted and revised from Nirmala Vidya: Sahaja Yoga Mantra Book In Praise of Her Holiness Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi