Lets Discover: Manipura, The Third Chakra

Lets Discover: Manipura, The Third Chakra

It is time once again. After the first two Chakras: Muladhara and Svadisthana, our weekly chakra post will today explore Manipura, the yellow chakra. Find out about this energy center by reading about it on our blog.

Manipura, the third chakra. It is located above our solar plexus, at the core of our personality and ego. Whilst the second chakra, Svadhisthana, was all about pleasure and its search, Manipura is the center of willpower and control of who you are. People who have a healthy yellow chakra are responsible, confident and reliable. It is not by chance that the name in Sanskrit can be traslated as Jewel City, that is to say the clear and solid place where decisions are taken.

manipura, third chakra

Manipura is also associated with the process of digestion, as well as the sense of sight and feet movement. In traditional chakra medicine, if the third chakra is weak the result will be incompletely digested food and emotions, which will become toxic for both your body and mind.

Chakra Balancing Music

This is why healing the third chakra is extremely important; here is a chakra balancing music video you can listen while chanting the seed mantra “ram”. Interesting fact: the animal symbol of Manipura is also a ram, a lively a fiery animal.

I hope you enjoyed these small facts about Manipura, the yellow chakra. Join us next week where we will explore the fourth chakra, the energy center of love for yourself and others. If you wish to read last’s week article, follow this SVADHISTHANA – THE SECOND CHAKRA

To learn about chakras from the first one click here: Muladhara


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