Anahata Chakra (meaning unbeaten or unstuck) or the heart chakra is the fourth primary chakra in the human body. It governs the deep bonds shared with others and the seat for unconditional love. Since love is considered to be a healing power, this chakra is also considered the healing centre. The characteristics instilled by a balanced or open Anahata chakra is altruism, love for self and others, forgiveness, compassion, and happiness. It has the power to fulfill desires and if the chakra is well balanced and pure the desires are fulfilled quickly.
This chakra is symbolically represented by a Lotus with twelve petals (signifying the twelve divine attributes of the heart). Its mantra is YAM and color is green.