Balance Your Solar Plexus Chakra

Solar Plexus Chakra

Sanskrit Name – Manipura

Color – Yellow

Mantra – Ram

Location – Near the Navel – between lower rib cage and navel

Symbol – A Lotus with 10 petals

Emotions – Mental acuity, vitality, desire, sense of identity and belonging, will, power, ego.

Lessons to Learn – Fully experience who we are without fear or a need to control.


Illnesses – Digestive difficulties, gas, food allergies, liver problems, diabetes, over-sexed, gall stones, muscle cramps, spasm, depression, difficulty breathing.

Balanced Energy – Outgoing, Cheerful, Self-respect, Respect others, Strong sense of personal power, Skillfull, Intelligent, Relaxed, Spontaneous, Expressive, Take on new challenges, Enjoy physical activities and good food.

Excessive Energy – Judgmental, Workaholic, Perfectionistic, Overly intellectual, May need drugs to relax, Sexually inhibited, Can’t show emotional warmth.

Deficient Energy – Depressed, Lack of confidence, Worry about what others think, Confused, Poor digestion, Afraid of being alone, Need constant reassurance, Jealous, Distrustful.

Ways To Bring Balance

Foods – Yellow-colored foods like yellow sweet peppers, yellow lentils & corn. Carbohydrates (complex), fiber, whole grains, legumes,

Gemstones – Topaz, calcite and citrine

Essential Oils – Bergamot, Lavender, Rosemary, Peppermint, Chamomile


Mudras (hand positions) & Mantras to balance the Solar Plexus Chakra

navel mudra Hold hands in front of abdomen, between your lower ribs and your navel.

Let the fingers touch at the tops, pointing away from you.

Cross thumbs right over left, fingers should be straight.

Hold the mudra for at least 5 minutes – Focus on Navel Chakra located a little above the navel on the spine.

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

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