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solar plexus chakra

solar plexus chakra


The solar plexus chakra, known as the Manipura in sanskrit, helps invigorate healthy metabolism, while minimizing the stagnating effects of couch potato syndrome.

Location midway between navel and base of sternum
Sanskrit Name Manipura
Color yellow
# of Petals 10
Element Fire
Mantra Ram
Mind personal power
Emotion expansiveness
Spirit growth

7 ways to balance the solar plexus chakra


Learn how to achieve a balanced solar plexus chakra that inspires the expression of personal energy through the use of seven distinct methodologies.

Sacral Chakra Aromatherapy

aromatherapy

Support solar plexus chakra balance with the following:

yoga/physical exercises

  • Try belly dancing.
  • Suggested yoga poses include: half lord of the fishes (Ardha Matsyendrasana), mountain pose (Tadasana), upward bow pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana), boat pose (Navasana)

sensory therapy

Manipura is connected with the element of fire. In the presence of fire, dance, sing and laugh. Sit with friends around a bonfire and tell stories. Get into the full light of the sun and take an invigorating walk.

Solar Plexus Chakra Meditation

meditation

Focus is on connecting with your personal power.

sound therapy

The sound associations for the manipura are:

  • Keynote: E
  • Frequency: 320 Hz.
  • Mantra: Ram
  • Elemental Sound: roaring fire
Solar Plexus Chakra Gemstones

color therapy

The solar plexus chakra is associated with the color yellow. Wear yellow to encourage personal power, confidence, happiness and stability.

crystals and gemstones

amber, quartz, topaz, aragonite, citrine, golden calcite, yellow sapphire

1. aromatherapy

Support solar plexus chakra balance with the following:

2. yoga/physical exercises

  • Try belly dancing.
  • Suggested yoga poses include: half lord of the fishes (Ardha Matsyendrasana), mountain pose (Tadasana), upward bow pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana), boat pose (Navasana)

3. sensory therapy

Manipura is connected with the element of fire. In the presence of fire, dance, sing and laugh. Sit with friends around a bonfire and tell stories. Get into the full light of the sun and take an invigorating walk.

4. meditation

Focus is on connecting with your personal power.

5. sound therapy

The sound associations for the manipura are:

  • Keynote: E
  • Frequency: 320 Hz.
  • Mantra: Ram
  • Elemental Sound: roaring fire

6. color therapy

The solar plexus chakra is associated with the color yellow. Wear yellow to encourage personal power, confidence, happiness and stability.

7. crystals and gemstones

amber, quartz, topaz, aragonite, citrine, golden calcite, yellow sapphire

solar plexus chakra balancing yoga poses & meditation practices


These yoga postures will help you achieve personal growth and spiritual expansion.

solar plexus chakra yoga poses

half lord of the fishes (Ardha Matsyendrasana)

(ARE-dah MOT-see-en-DRAHS-anna)

ardha = half

Matsyendra = king of the fish (matsya = fish

indra = ruler), a legendary teacher of yoga

Other recommended solar plexus chakra poses:

mountain pose (Tadasana) into upward bow pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana); boat pose (Navasana)

Solar Plexus Chakra Meditation

solar plexus chakra meditation

When you meditate on the solar plexus, your focus should be on connecting with your personal power. This guided meditation is designed to help empower you.

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listen to the recording of the guided meditation here:

solar plexus chakra aromatherapy recipes


Solar Plexus Chakra Empowering Perfume Oil Recipe

empowering perfume oil blend

To inspire confidence and stability, wear this blend to support the third chakra. Get the recipe.

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Solar Plexus Confidence Mist

confidence mist

Build healthy, balanced intestinal fortitude.

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empowering solar plexus organic chakra roll-on

Renew balance with this sweet blend of organic essential oils featuring uplifting lemon and restoring helichrysum.

Suggested Uses:

Roll on essence to pulse points. Inhale. Nurture your solar plexus chakra; apply to the solar plexus. Pleasing aroma for daily use as a perfume.

Empowering Solar Plexus Chakra Balancing Roll-on