This weeks chakra is Manipura chakra - the city of jewels
The solar plexus is the first stop along the path to an awakened life. Manipura is about realising our own hearts desires and tapping into our purest, truest potential.
Center of personal power, self-esteem, warrior energy and the power of transformation. Rules all aspects of personality and ego - influences self-confidence, personal power and freedom of choice.
Location: below sternum, over stomach
Body parts: stomach, liver, muscles
Bija mantra: ram
Developing a strong sense of Self and self worth are the primary qualities of this chakra.
Our true self is home to Truth, beauty and freedom. Our true self is always intact (even when it doesnt feel that way) and we can call upon it for personal power and guidance.
Power is linked to this feeling of “fire in the belly” and is where we get our grit, our gumption and our get up and go. A balance third chakra will use this power for good; peace, generosity and balance.
Many fears are brought on by imbalances in this chakra and fears will block this chakra. Increased self awareness can help us come out of this place of fear. As our self awareness grows, a very strong and resilient core develops. Its important to keep a healthy connection between our ego and our self.
We wear different masks throughout the day, playing different roles for different people. These masks can be limiting. Its important to try to find as much time as your Self as you can. “Once we realise that we are truly worthy simply because we exist, we free up our life force and liberate energy for living.” -Ambika Wauters
This realisation opens us up to pure potential, setting us on a path to be all that we can be.
Stay tuned for more gems to come throughout the week.
Peace and so much love