Solar Plexus Chakra ~ Manipura



MEANING: Inner Sun

SYMBOL: Inverted Triangle

LOCATION: Base of Sternum

FUNCTION: Supplies Energy - Heat & Power

COLOUR: Yellow & Gold

QUALITY: Feeling & Inner Power

DEITIES: Amun Ra, Shango, Kali

BODY PARTS: All Digestive Organs

EXPRESSION: Full of Energy & Vitality

DISTURBANCE: Hyperactive

AILMENTS: Food Allergies, Diabetes, Ulcers


BALANCE: Feel Emotions

UNBALANCED: Violence, Uncaring, Despairing

SYMBOL: A circle surrounded by ten lotus petals and inside it a triangle

CENTRAL ISSUE: Power, self-esteem, self-image, energy, will, responsibility

ESSENTIAL OILS: Juniper, lavender, bergamot, rosemary

CRYSTALS: Citrine, amber, tiger's eye, peridot, yellow tourmaline, yellow topaz

ASTROLOGICAL SIGNS & PLANETS: Sun, Mercury, Jupiter, Mars, the signs of Leo, Sagittarius and Virgo

SOUND: "Ram"

SENSE: Sight

BODY: The astral body


GOALS: Vitality, purpose, strength of will, spontaneity

RIGHTS: To act and be an individual

DEVELOPMENTAL STAGE: 18 months to 4 years

IDENTITY: Ego identity

LEVEL OF RELATIONSHIP: Basic relationship with inner self

DEMON: Shame


HORMONAL GLANDS: The pancreas and the adrenal

ORGANS: The respiratory system and diaphragm, the digestive system, stomach, liver, gallbladder, kidney, pancreas, adrenal glands, spleen, the small intestine, the lower back, the sympathetic nervous system

EXCESSIVE: Overly aggressive, dominating, controlling, blaming, arrogance, manipulative, power hungry, stubbornness, hyperactivity, excessively ambitious and competitive

DEFICIENT: Low energy, weak will, poor self-esteem, passive, sluggish, fearful, poor self-discipline, emotionally and physically cold, victim mentality, blaming of others, unreliable, poor digestion

BALANCED: Feeling of tranquillity and inner harmony, self-acceptance, respect for the nature and emotions of others, feeling of unity with the rest of humanity, responsible, reliable, confidence, spontaneity, sense of humour, able to meet challenges

PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTIONS: Arthritis, digestive disorders, ulcers, colon and intestinal problems, anorexia or bulimia, pancreatitis, diabetes, gallstone, allergies, problems with the stomach and liver

ADDICTIONS: Amphetamines, cocaine, caffeine, work, anger

TRAUMAS & ABUSES: Shaming, authoritarianism, physical abuse, fear of punishment, dangerous environment, age inappropriate responsibilities, inherited shame from parents

SPIRITUAL CHALLENGES: Maturation of the ego

HEALING STRATEGY: Risk taking, grounding, emotional contact, deep relaxation, stress control, vigorous exercise, sit-ups, psychotherapy (release or contain anger, build ego strength, work on shame issues, strengthen will)