Panchamakras

  1. Madya (wine) – Fire – Divine ecstasy and bliss, burning of ignorance and impurities
  2. Mamsa (meat) – Earth – Vitality and strength, nourishment of the body and grounding of the spirit
  3. Matsya (fish) – Water – Fluidity and adaptability, purification of the emotions and harmony of the soul
  4. Mudra (grain) – Air – Sustenance of physical and spiritual levels, cultivation of wisdom and expansion of consciousness
  5. Maithuna (sexual intercourse) – Ether – Union of opposing forces, integration of male and female energies, expression of love and generation of bliss

Tamasic Aspirant

NameElementSymbolic Meaning
MadyaFireDivine ecstasy and bliss, burning of ignorance and impurities
MamsaEarthVitality and strength, nourishment of the body and grounding of the spirit
MatsyaWaterFluidity and adaptability, purification of the emotions and harmony of the soul
MudraAirSustenance of physical and spiritual levels, cultivation of wisdom and expansion of consciousness
MaithunaEtherUnion of opposing forces, integration of male and female energies, expression of love and generation of bliss

Rajasic Aspirant

NameElementSymbolic Meaning
GingerFireDivine ecstasy and bliss, burning of ignorance and impurities
RadishEarthVitality and strength, nourishment of the body and grounding of the spirit
Coconut MilkWaterFluidity and adaptability, purification of the emotions and harmony of the soul
Boiled GrainAirSustenance of physical and spiritual levels, cultivation of wisdom and expansion of consciousness
FlowersEtherUnion of opposing forces, integration of male and female energies, expression of love and generation of bliss

Sattvic Aspirant

NameElementSymbolic Meaning
God IntoxicationFireDivine ecstasy and bliss, burning of ignorance and impurities
SilenceEarthVitality and strength, nourishment of the body and grounding of the spirit
Breath controlWaterFluidity and adaptability, purification of the emotions and harmony of the soul
Concentration techniquesAirSustenance of physical and spiritual levels, cultivation of wisdom and expansion of consciousness
Union of ego with the absoluteEtherUnion of opposing forces, integration of male and female energies, expression of love and generation of bliss

Source: Vimalananda

I hope this table helps you understand the panchamakras better. 😊

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