Solar Plexus 3 – Manipura
The Manipura chakra is situated in the sphere of the Solar plexus, above the navel and under the ribs. Its padma is between the second and the third lumbar discs. It is thought that the Manipura is responsible for the accumulation of and storage of Prana, the awaken of this chakra is said to promote insensitivity to the body, hot and cold extremes won’t be felt this is the chakra that would be open for those attempting to walk on hot coals for example.
Colour – Yellow
Located above the navel and below the ribs
Associated with the
Positive cleared chakra – Engages in heartfelt, uplifting, expression. Communicates with joy, inspiration, sensitivity. Great mental and emotional control, good nervous and digestive systems, knowledge, intellect, happiness, study/learning, love of animals.
Negative blocked chakra – Feels depressed and disappointed; overly sensitive; complains and criticizes; filled with self-doubt. Dislike of change, nervous, fearful, stressful, sadness.
Sanskrit symbol meaning – Ram
Petal mantras,starting with the upper right – bijas: da, dha, na (lingual), ta, tha, da, dha, na (dental), pa, pha
Musical note – D
Element – Air
Astrological sign – Gemini
Crystal/Mineral – Tigers eye, Yellow jasper, Sunstone
A question to ask yourself……..Do you like your self?