Our third chakra is called the Manipura or Solar plexus chakra and is found in the stomach area. This one is the source of our personal power and governs our self esteem and our power to change. It is this Chakra which makes us feel confident and motivated, as well as control our digestion and metabolism.
What does Solar plexus or Manipura chakra mean ?
The Sancrit word Manipura means resplendent gem” or “lustrous gem”, this gem being the source of our personnel power and willpower it is understandable that the associate element is fire. Fire that burns much like the fire is our stomach that digests our food.
What colour represents the solar plexus chakra ?
The solar plexus chakras associated colour is a bright yellow like the sun.
What does my solar plexus chakra do ?
A healthy and open Solar plexus makes us have a strong sense of motivation and purpose. It controls how we feel and perceive ourselves, it allows us to improve and change ourselves for the better as it is the source of our willpower. The solar plexus also controls our digestion and metabolism.
How can I tell if my sacral chakra is blocked ?
A blocked or underactive solar plexus chakra could express itself through low self esteem or anger and control issues. Or more on the physical side could manifest itself through digestive issues such as constipation or through eating disorders
How can I heal my sacral chakra ?
Some ways to heal a blocked solar plexus is to meditate whilst bathing in the sun and focussing on its symbol and colour.
You can also try releasing pent up anger in a healthy way through exercise. Limiting contact with negative people can aslso help as well as using power affirmation such as
Healing power affirmations
“I am strong and courageous,” “I embrace my strength,”
“I love the person I am,”
“I can “