The Second Chakra

The Second Chakra
Svadhisthana
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

Power-Relationships

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?

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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
Muscle system

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:
Emotionally unbalanced
Poor boundaries
Acting manipulative
Have sexually addictive tendencies
Be oversensitive
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

~Buddha~

Recommended Reading

The Teachings of Buddha:Dhammapada by Friedrich Max Muller

(A book of quotes)

namaste-sharon & maureen

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