The Second Chakra
The Sacral Center
The Sacral Centre is at the level of the sacrum on the spine and lower abdomen.
Orange: equilibrium and creativity
Sexual energy and reproductive center
Lessons related to sexuality, work and physical desire
Sacred Truth- Honor One Another
Protect oneself/Satisfy Needs (material, financial and sexual)
Questions to ask ourselves:
Are you an ethical person?
Are you balanced?
Are you comfortable with your sexuality?
The Sacral Chakra is associated with the following
Passion and creativity
The soul desire to feel
The Water element
Reproductive organs, spleen, bladder
Sense of taste
When the Sacral Chakra is balanced we are
trusting, expressive, attuned to own feelings and creative.
When the Sacral Chakra is not functioning well or is out of balance we may experience the following:
Have sexually addictive tendencies
Feel guilty for no reason
Frigid or impotent
How to balance this chakra?
Yoga postures that benefit this chakra: cobra, boat, bow, cat, forward bends, reclining bound angle
Aromatheraphy – ylang-ylang, sandalwood
Meditation – focus on the region of the chakra, envision the color orange and repeat a mantra (I am well in body, mind and spirit or something that resonates with you)
Gems – Amethyst is a healing gem for this chakra – hold it in your hand as you meditate or find a piece of jewelry to wear
Crystal – Moonstone
Deity – Vishnu
(link to: http://www.answers.com/topic/vishnu)
Health is the greatest of gifts, contentedness, the best riches; trust is the best of relationships, Nirvana the highest happiness
The Teachings of Buddha:Dhammapada by Friedrich Max Muller
(A book of quotes)
namaste-sharon & maureen