Manipura | Solar Plexus Chakra

The Sanskrit name of the third chakra, the Sacral Chakra, is Manipura. This energy center is related to personal power and self-confidence, as well as other things. This chakra is also sometimes called the Navel Chakra.

Associated with: assertiveness, authority, discipline, ego, humor, identity, inner drive, intuition (gut instincts), joy, laughter, personal power, personality, “power center”, self-confidence, self-control, self-esteem, sense of self-worth, strength, willpower

Color: Yellow, Golden Yellow

Location: solar plexus, abdomen

Related Stones: Solar Plexus Chakra Crystals

The Solar Plexus Chakra says: “I act.”

It is related to the breath. “Manipura” in Sanskrit means “lustrous gem.” This chakra, the third chakra, is considered one of the “lower” chakras because it is in the first three of the seven major chakras.

Dieties: Ares (Mars), Athena (Minerva), Bel, Dionysus (Bacchus), Lakini

Element: Fire

Beneficial Foods, Exercises, and More

Body Parts/Organs/Glands: adrenal imbalances, diaphragm, digestive organs, duodenum, gall bladder, pancreas, liver, skin, spleen, stomach, upper intestines, upper back, upper spine

Planets: Mars, Sun

Sense: Sight

Signs of Balanced or Imbalanced Solar Plexus Chakra Energy and Related Dis-ease States