Chakra three is often called the Solar Plexus Chakra. It is located between the navel and the base of the sternum. It is often called our second brain, our “gut feeling”.
This Chakra demands that we take responsibility for our own lives. We are the co-creators of our own existence. Your life is a product of your will.
The element here is fire. This is the place we derive our personal power, self-esteem, personality, willpower, and energy.
We move from the rooted energy of the first Chakra, into fluid movement in the second, and the fire of the third Chakra moves the energy upward.
Chakra three provides the WILL to make things happen. We may have talent and desire but without a healthy Manipura, we stagnate. Its lessons challenge us to be proactive instead of reactive and inactive.
It encompasses our abdomen, upper intestines, liver, gallbladder, kidneys and pancreas.
When this Chakra is blocked we may have issues with trust, self acceptance, self image, playing the victim and a fear of rejection. We may have some anger issues which can lead to weight issues.
Other physical problems may be chronic fatigue, diabetes, anorexia, arthritis and digestive problems.
You may find people reacting with emotional outbursts or they can be passive victims. When we are self-critical we deplete this chakra.
When balanced we find laughter, self-acceptance, self-worth, confidence, humor, and personality. We take purposeful action and comprehend that power is not oppressive nor submissive. Power does not come from control but from self knowledge, passion and compassion.
It is important to learn to quiet the mind so that we can listen to the inner self.
Translation: Jeweled Place
Seed Sound: Ram
Stones: Topaz, Citrine, Yellow Calcite, Amber, Yellow Jasper, Infinite