Balance your Sacral Chakra
Sanskrit Name – Swadhisthana
Color – Orange
Mantra – Vam
Location – In the lower abdomen, about two inches below the navel
Symbol – A lotus flower with six petals
Gland – Glands associated with reproductive organs
Emotions – Sensuality and sexual energy, self-acceptance, intimacy, pleasure, our emotional nature and personal relationships
Lessons to Learn – To bond with others in an emotionally healthy way & express creativity
Illness – Kidney weakness, Constipation, Muscle cramps, Lack of energy, Allergies, inhibition.
Balanced Energy – Friendly, Concerned for others, Sense of belonging, Intuitive, Clairsentient, Good sense of humor, Radiate warmth and compassion
Excessive Energy – Emotionally explosive, Overly ambitious, Manipulative, Caught up in illusions, Overindulgent, Too much sexual energy – see people as sex objects.
Deficient Energy – Shy, Timid, Immobilized by fear, Overly sensitive, Self negating, Burdened by guilt, Frigid or impotent.
Ways to Bring Balance
Foods – Orange foods. Sweet fruits: melons, mangos, strawberries, passion fruit, oranges, coconut. Honey, Nuts, Spices: cinnamon, vanilla, carob, sweet paprika, sesame seeds.
Gemstones – Aventurine, citrine, carnelian,
Essential Oils – Sandalwood, ylang ylang

Sacral Chakra Mudra & Mantra

sacral mudraPut your hands in your lap, palms up, with right hand on top of left, allow the tips of your thumbs to touch.

Focus on the Sacral Chakra at the sacral spine area (lower back)

Chant “Vam” three times (the “a” is pronounced “ah” as in father.)

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