Explore the third chakra in depth and learn tools to balance and harmonize the centre of willpower.
The Solar Plexus Chakra, located between the navel and solar plexus, is the core of our personality, our identity, of our ego.
The third chakra is the center of willpower. While the Sacral chakra seeks pleasure and enjoyment, the third chakra is all about the perception of who you are.
The gift of this chakra is sensing your power, being confident, responsible, and reliable.
The third chakra is the center of your self-esteem, your willpower, self-discipline, as well as warmth in your personality.
The energy of this chakra allows you to transform inertia into action and movement. It allows you to meet challenges and move forward in your life.
The main challenge for the third chakra is to use your personal power in a balanced manner.
What does that mean? It means consciously harnessing the energy of the solar plexus chakra. It means being proactive rather than reactive or inactive.
Beings with excessive third chakra energy react to life circumstances, they have emotional outbursts and are often stressed out.
Beings with blocked or deficient third chakra are passive and inactive - allowing life to pass by while they do nothing.
Strong third chakra reflects the ability to move forward in life with confidence and power. It reflects the ability to make conscious choices to choose and to act.
The message of the third chakra is: You have the power to choose.
You can choose to achieve your life purpose or you can live out your karma or past experiences.
What do you choose?
Do you choose love, light, and healing?
Do you accept that you have the power to choose?
Do you feel a sense of freedom when you make a choice?
The third chakra is the center of your self-esteem.
Every time you judge or criticize yourself, you deplete this chakra and weaken your willpower.
Self love, self acceptance, and acknowledgment of your worth are the building blocks of the third chakra.
A woman with an open and balanced Manipura Chakra values herself and her work, is confident in her ability to do something well, loves and accepts herself, is willing to express herself powerfully, knows that she has the freedom to choose to be herself and direct her own life.
Solar Plexus Chakra at a glance:
Sanskrit name: Manipura (jeweled city)
Shape: Triangle (downward-pointing)
Petals of the lotus: Ten
Seed sound: Ram
Vowel sound: Ah
Rights: To act
Endocrine gland: Adrenals, pancreas
Physical association: Digestive system, liver, gall bladder
Psychological function: Will
Identity: Ego identity
Developmental stage: 18 - 42 months
Plane: Celestial plane
Planets: Sun and Mars
Deity: Rudra, Lakini
Mythological Animal: Ram
Incense: Saffron, musk, sandalwood
Herb: Cinnamon, ginger
Sephira: Hod, Netzach
Tarot Suit: Wands
Solar Plexus Chakra Affirmations
- I love and accept myself.
- I stand up for myself.
- I am strong and courageous.
- I am worthy of love, kindness, and respect.
- I choose the best for myself.
- I confidently express myself.
- I am proud of my achievements.
- I honor myself.
- I choose healthy relationships.
- I am authentic.
- I direct my own life.
- I appreciate my strengths.
- I feel my power.
- I am free to choose in any situation.
- I seek opportunities for personal and spiritual growth.
- I am at peace with myself.
Here we delve into deeper topics of psychology and wellbeing by studying the energy and meaning of solar plexus chakra color.
The best solar plexus chakra yoga poses are those that strengthen your core and help you to feel more powerful and confident. Step into the Warrior I pose to access your inner spiritual warrior or go deeper with courage into the Bow pose. Continue into part 2 yoga poses, such as Boat pose or Lion's pose.
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