3rd Chakra: The Solar Plexus Also Known as: Manipura & Solar Plexus Chakra
Did You Know? The Solar Plexus Chakra is located in the area above the naval area. Its function is Will, power. It's inner state is laughter, joy, and anger. Meditation on: I do. Balancing this chakra is associated with calming emotions and frustration, easing tension and helping to better utilize intuition.
The Solar Plexus: Symbolizes our inner fire feeding the soul. It is here in the solar plexus chakra that we convert solar energy into nourishment and use it to enhance the vitality of our physical body. Within this energy center we are open to all our surrounding energies, and in contact with the outside world and others. The 3rd chakra is the seat of the soul , the seat of the ego, and the social validation of ourselves. Once we harmonize our feelings in a healthy way, an abundance of white light comes in through this energy center and fills up our aura. Which in return enlightens our daily lives with pure joy, confidence, wisdom and peacefulness.
This chakras Sanskrit name is “Manipura” meaning “Lustrous gem” relates to personal power. It's flower symbol is an yellow lotus with 10 petals. It is known as our fire center. Associated with the element of fire, the power of combustion, and the inner processes of digestion and metabolism, this energy center manifest our abilities of creativity and transformation.
Mind: Elements: Fire, the Sun Area of Consciousness: Freedom/Power, Control, Self-Definition, Intellect. Honors: The life force Main Issue: Personal Power Seat of: Ego- Who we really are.
Body: Location: Approximately 2 inches below the sternum. Sense: Vision Nerves: Solar Plexus Systems: Muscles, Digestive Gland: Pancreas
Soul: Energies: Energizing, Charging, Lends Energy. Soul Lesson: Human and Divine love. Ruling Planets: Mars and Sun Astrology Associations: Aries and Leo
A Balanced Solar Plexus Chakra: Is associated with calming emotions and frustrations, easing tension and helping better utilize intuition. We are grateful and able to accept ourselves for who we are. We feel confident but not arrogant. We are outgoing, cheerful, open, decisive, expressive, intelligent, also respectful of ourselves and others, . We even experience strong nerves , flexibility, inner peace, and healthy relationships with others.
Blocked Solar Plexus Chakra: Can Manifests as a sense of victimization, an inability to manifest, overemotional and attached love, or a fear of being alone. One will experience timidity and fear in general, anger and rage, isolation judgmental and dogmatic behavior feeling deprived of recognition aloofness. In fact we are always functioning with a fearful attitude all the time. Which causes us to seek a constant approval and validation from others. In addition ,imbalance of this energy center will cause a build up of blocked emotions. Which will lead to irritability, anger, or bitterness.
To Heal, Balance or Unblock, the Solar Plexus Chakra: You can use any one or combination of the following Healing Modalities. Please Refer back to Chakras Home Page to find out how to Test, Unblock or Heal your Chakra.
Color: Yellow Musical Note: E Mi Essential Oils: Balances/Cooling: ★Fennel ★Juniper ★Lavender ★Roman Chamomile
Gem Stones/Crystals: ★Citrine ★Tiger Eye- prosperity, well being ★Yellow Jasper- Circulation, Digestion ★Clear Quart- amplifies energy of any other stone as well as its healing modality(color ,essential oil, sound or gem stones) , also clears and amplifies focus.