Svādhiṣṭhāna or Sacral Chakra
The second chakra is your center of personal power, creativity, sexuality, and finances. Issues of physical survival, control, and one-on-one relationships are at the core of this energy centre.
Every relationship you develop, from casual to intimate, helps you become more conscious. No union is without spiritual virtue.
Location: just below the navel, right in the centre of your lower belly and in your back it is located in the lumbar spine and associated with the colour orange and the element water.
What Is The Influence Of The Sacral Chakra?
– Lower abdomen to navel
– Sexual organs
– Large intestine
– Lower vertebrae
– Hip area
What Causes Sacral Chakra Imbalances?
– Emotional Baggage
– Being overly sensitive
– Fear of losing control
– Personal loss
– Chronic lower back or hip pain.
– Pelvic/low back pain.
– Sexual potency.
– Urinary problems.
– Prostate or ovarian/uterine illnesses.
– Menopause severity.
– Fear of loss of control, through events such as addiction, rape, betrayal.
– Financial loss.
– Abandonment by partners or colleagues.
– Ability to take risks.
– Personal identity.
– Honour in relationships.
– Decision-making ability.
– Power to rebel.
Ways To Heal The Sacral Chakra
Healthy creativity is a key place to find that and doing so can even release any excessive need for pleasure that you find in other aspects of your life.
1. Spend time in an environment that inspires you.
2. Eat oranges, mangoes, papaya, passion fruit, turmeric and ginger.
3. Wear orange colours, have orange colours in your house.
4. Strenghten the lower abdomen.
5. Connect with water.
6. Practice VAM, the cleansing mantra for sacral chakra.
7. Acknowledge your sacral needs some love.
8. There are many healing stones for the sacral chakra including Unakite, Carnelian, Snowflake Obsidian, Orange Calcite, Red Jasper, Citrine and Sunstone.
Giancarlo has over ten years of experience in practising and teaching Healing Arts. He is a Reiki Master Teacher of Usui/Tibetan, Holy Fire® and Karuna Reiki® systems of healing and works as a Consultant Spiritual Healer at the College of Psychic Studies in London.