3rd Chakra: Solar Plexis / Manipura Chakra
Solar Plexis Chakra governs upper abdomen, gallbladder, liver, middle spine, kidney, adrenals, small intestines and stomach. It deals with sense of belonging, mental understanding of emotions, defines self-esteem, personal power, stamina, thought, will, success and ego. It is situated at the level of the umbilicus corresponding to the gastric or solar plexus. Fire is element, Yellow is color and sight is sense associated with Solar Plexus Chakra.
- How to know that chakra is weak?
Weak Digestive system & core muscles, low immunity and low self-esteem are indications of weak Solar Plexus Chakra. Following Physical, psychological & emotional issues are related to weak Solar Plexus Chakra:
Physical Dysfunctions: diabetes, pancreatitis, adrenal imbalances, arthritis, colon diseases, stomach ulcers, intestinal tumors, anorexia/bulimia, low blood pressure
Psychological and Emotional Issues: lack of self-esteem, timid, depression, issues with self image and fear of rejection, inability to make decisions, judgmental, perfectionism, anger, rage, hostility
- How to heal the Solar Plexis Chakra? (Healing Solar Plexis Chakra)
Taking out time for self and accepting self strengthens this chakra. Person needs to reassess personal choices and life directions.
Meditation: Self acceptance meditation
Yoga: Suryanamaskar, Virabhadrasana, Dhanurasana, Ardha Matsyendhrasana, Navasana
Related Gemstones: Amber, Citrine, Jasper, Golden Topaz, Yellow Tourmaline
Related Essential Oils: Bergamot, Chamomile, Lavender , Golden Yarrow, Peppermint, Rosemary
Mantra: Repetition of mantra RAM
- How to know when Chakra is healed and Chakra is Balanced? What are properties of Balanced Chakra?
A person with balanced Solar Plexis Chakra is energetic, confident, intelligent, decisive, productive with good digestion and mental focus.