2nd-sacral chakra

Sacral chakra|2nd chakra

“naval chakra”, “spleen chakra”, “deep belly center”

  • sanksrit name: Svadhisthana (my own sweet abode)
  • mantra: be creative
  • symbol: crescent moon within a white lotus made up of 6 orange petals
  • color: orange
  • location: between the navel & base of spine
  • corresponding hormonal gland: testes, prostate or the ovaries
  • associated anatomy: spleen (in men) & uterus (in women) which have purifying functions, genitourinary system= reproductive organs (genitals) + urinary system (kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra)], hips
  • characteristics: wellness/well-being, sexuality, sensuality, pleasure, abundance
  • sacral chakra life issues: knowing that who you are & what you do is enough, having enough rest, food, exercise, fun, & money, link self-worth to appropriate things, ability to create healthy boundaries to protect yourself & your vital life force
  • affected by: abuse, cravings for physical pleasures, addictions, your body & thoughts about your appearance, sexuality or fertility issues
  • physical activities: yoga, moving your hips, dancing, swimming
  • spiritual activities: meditation, celibacy, fasting
  • musical note: D

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