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Solar Plexus Chakra: Basics


Name: Manipura (lustrous gem)

Colour Yellow: Personal power, strength, self-worth, transformation, courage, will, focus, happiness, clarity, intelligent, optimistic, confident, laughter.

Element Fire: Intention into action, working with Spirit

Location: Stomach, abdomen, digestive tract, middle spine

Associated Body Parts: Liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, adrenal glands

Purpose: Transformation

Identity: Ego

Orientation: Self-definition

Basic Rights: To act and be an individual

Demon: SHAME

Issues: Energy, activity, autonomy, authority, individuation, will, self-esteem, confidence, personal power, respect and endurance, pro-activity, values, honour.

Developmental Stage: 18 months to 4 years

Development Tasks: Realization of separateness, autonomy

Controls: Emotional memories and is where your ‘gut feelings’ come from.

Governs: Life lessons involving self-esteem, a fear of rejection or an oversensitivity to criticism, distorted self-image, and a fear of your “secrets being found out”.

Balanced Characteristics: Responsible, reliable, balanced, effective will, good self-esteem, balanced ego strength, warm personality, spontaneity, playfulness, a sense of humour, appropriate self-discipline, able to meet challenges, a sense of one's personal power.

TRAUMAS AND ABUSES Shaming, authoritarianism, volatile situations, domination of will, physical abuse, dangerous environments, fear of punishment, enmeshment, emotional manipulation, age inappropriate responsibilities.

INHERITED TRAUMAS AND ABUSES Inherited shame from controlling parents and inappropriate age responsibilities.

IMBALANCES OF THIS CHAKRA Difficulty concentrating, a poor ability to make decisions or to judge a situation accurately, a feeling that you are more important or less than other people, have trouble taking action or getting things done.

DEFICIENCIES OF THIS CHAKRA Low energy, weak will, easily manipulated, poor self-discipline, low self-esteem, cold emotionally and/or physically, poor digestion, attraction to stimulants, victim mentality, blaming of others, passive, unreliable.

EXCESSES OF CHAKRA Overly aggressive, dominating, temper, controlling, need to be right, deceitful, power hungry, attraction to sedatives, stubborn, driving ambition, competitive, arrogant, hyperactive.

HEALTH CONDITIONS Collapsed middle, eating disorders, ulcers, digestive disorders, hypoglycaemia, diabetes, muscle spasms, muscle disorders, chronic fatigue, hypertension, disorders of the stomach, pancreas, gallbladder and liver. Vomiting, ulcers, stomach problems, shingles, peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, liver problem, less immunity, kidney problems, jaundice, hepatitis, heartburn, gastritis, gallstones, gallbladder problems, food allergies, fear, eating disorder, digestive problems, diabetes, chronic tiredness, bulimia, anorexia, acidity and abdominal cramps.

Take time to note or highlight important aspects that relate to you.

Use this synergy blend to help get your Solar Plexus Chakra back into balance and keep it in balance.

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