Friday, July 3, 2015

Swathisthan...[Harara / Sacral ]Chakra....... The second chakra is located in the abdomen, lower back and sexual organs are related to the element water and to emotions and sexuality. It connects us to others through feeling, desire, sensation, and movement. Ideally this chakra brings us fluidity and grace, depth of feeling, sexual fulfillment and the ability to accept change. Sanskrit Name: Swadhisthana Meaning: sweetness Location: Sacral Plexus- lower abdomen Body Parts: womb, genitals, kidney, bladder, circulatory system Glands: ovaries, testicles Function: emotional release, sexuality, pleasure, procreation Element: water Color: orange Balanced Characteristics: ability to experience pleasure, emotionally balanced, healthy, sex life, nurturance of self and others, graceful movement Deficiency: denial of pleasure, emotionally numb, fear of sex, rigidity in bod and attitudes, lack of desire, passion and excitement Excess: pleasure addiction, excessively strong emotions, ruled by emotions, sexual addiction, seductive manipulation Physical Malfunctions: disorders of reproductive organs, spleen, bladder, kidneys. Menstrual difficulties, lower back pain, knee trouble deadened senses-loss of appetite for food, sex, life. Sexual Dysfunction-impotence, frigidity, non-orgasmic. Healing Strategy: movement, emotional release or containment as appropriate healthy pleasures Kew Words: sexual, sensual, pleasure, feel, senses, flow, water, fluid, desire, connection, feminine, nurturance, movement Affirmations: I make my decisions from a place of hope and faith My creative drive is strong and exciting My sexuality is fulfilling and meaningful I am Life.