Anodea Judith is a thought leader and respected expert on the interpretation of the Chakras and how they relate to both life experiences and therapeutic issues.  Eastern Body, Western Mind is a great book because it goes well beyond your basic Chakra learning.  This book breaks down how each Chakra develops throughout our lives and how certain life experiences can manifest themselves in the development, or lack thereof, of particular Chakras.  Understanding your Chakra system is key to keeping your vibration high.  This book will help you to begin to understand when a particular Chakra is out of wack, understand why it may be unbalanced, identify how that manifests in your mind and body, and  also offer great details on how you can work towards balancing that Chakra.

If you are looking for a deep dive into the Chakra system so that you can understand your own personal power to heal both emotional and physical pains, this is the book for you.  Give yourself time to read and digest this book. It offers tons of information that may take some time to truly understand and process in a way that is useful for your own implementation.