4 Best Chakra Books You Need To Read in 2020

When it comes to the best books on chakras, well, you’re spoiled for choice.

Whether you’re new to chakra cleansing or you’ve been doing it for years, there are many excellent chakra books you’ll definitely want to check out.

Thousands of THE DAILY MEDITATION’s readers have been digging my guide to chakra healing meditation. And maybe you want to learn a little more about the chakras. In which case, there are many publications in 2020 that you will absolutely love reading.


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Here are the absolute best books on chakras.

As well as the books below, I’ve written lists of the best meditation books on specific topics.

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Chakra Healing: A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Healing Techniques that Balance the Chakras

chakra healing is one of the best chakra books

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Chakra Healing is a truly exceptional read. It goes into great detail on the different methods for healing the chakras, and it covers everything from mantras to gemstones.

It was written by Reiki master Margarita Alcantara, who does energy healing in New York. She is known for her personal approach to her clients, and she shares that personal touch in this book. It gives you many different ways to heal the chakras so you can find the best solution for you.  Originally published in 2017, this is still the best chakra book for 2020.

Wheels of Life 

Anodea Judith is the author of two of the best books on chakras. Wheels Of Life is an absolute classic. I just love it.

First published in 1987, Wheels Of Life was one of the first books to really discuss the chakras in depth. Before then, very few people knew anything about the chakra system.  Then 125,000 people bought this book, and the world started to wake up to the importance of the chakra system.

Being a classic, it’s no surprise to see that Judith’s book has been expanded and revised. The current addition offers one of the most in-depth looks at the chakras. And thanks to all the updates it is still one of the best chakra books in 2020, even if it was originally written a couple of decades ago.

What I love best about this book is that it teaches you how to activate your chakras in practical ways.

Eastern Body, Western Mind 

Anodea Judith’s other best book on chakras is this one: Eastern Body, Western Mind.

What makes this book so amazing is the fact that it takes the ancient spiritual chakra system and discusses it in a very modern, scientific and psychological way. Judith’s excellent writing makes this such an easy read. And there are organisational charts that let you use it more like a reference book.

What makes this one of the best books about chakras is that Judith relates the ancient spiritual beliefs to modern day science. It’s fascinating to see the spirit-science in action.

The Chakra Bible By Patricia Mercier

The Chakra Bible is a beautifully presented chakra book that covers all the most important information about the seven chakras. It discusses each chakra’s stones, healing properties, mantras and a whole lot more.

What makes this such an excellent book is that it’s so easy to pick up. If you’re a beginner, you will love this. The book covers all the basics, including some work on crystals and yoga.

This is definitely the easiest read on this list. Perfect for beginners.

Chakras and Their Archetypes by Ambika Wauters

In this chakra book, Ambika Wauters explores how the chakra system effects us on an unconscious level. This book is a really helpful tool for balancing and healing.

The “Archetypes” mentioned in the title are the Jungian archetypes devised by psychologist Carl Jung. In the book, Ambika discusses how these archetypes relate to the chakras and how we can create healthier archetypes through cleansing.

Wauters explains how blocks in the chakras lead to character flaws that can harm us. Activating and balancing the chakras, Wauters says, is the key to healing.

Wauters shares many meditations, exercises and affirmations that help our prana to flow freely, activating the chakras so that we can achieve a higher state of being.

Those are the best books about chakra for 2020. I recommend reading all of them because they each offer something unique. Some are more scientific and psychological. Some are very instructional and provide useful guides to chakra cleansing. Of course you might also like to read my own book, Your Best Meditation, which reveals not just how to cleanse the chakras, but many more meditations as well, so you can achieve complete wellbeing and inner-harmony.

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Paul Harrison

Paul Harrison is a yoga teacher, meditation teacher and writer. Paul has helped thousands of people to discover their true potential through mindfulness, yoga and meditation.

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