- Sacral Chakra Meditation
- Balancing the Sacral Chakra
- What can we Learn from the Sacral Chakra?
- Is my Sacral Chakra in Balance?
Swadistana translates to “one’s own dwelling place” in Sanskrit. This energy center is the storehouse of our samskaras. These are the past mental impressions and patterns we carry with us through living life. These can also show up in the form of archetypes–the stories we habitually tell ourselves, as well as the patterns of our shadow-self. The quality of this energy center is Feminine. It represents the need to be gentle, receptive, and non-forceful. Sensitivity and surrender are key. Water flows, moves, and changes, so does a healthy Sacral Chakra.
Sacral Chakra Meditation
Balancing the Sacral Chakra
If you are looking to spark your creativity or improve your relationships, balancing this chakra can be helpful. Connecting to this watery energy center connects you to your emotions, sensuality, and creativity. This builds upon the base of your root chakra, adding color to the stable base you have made for yourself.
What can we Learn from the Sacral Chakra?
It’s all about connection to yourself. It’s about learning to let your emotions come and go like water in a stream. It’s about developing your creativity from within and sharing it with your loved ones. Practicing self-care will surely nourish and strengthen your sacral chakra.
Is my Sacral Chakra in Balance?
Our chakras ebb and flow naturally, and it’s perfectly normal to fall out of balance from time to time. Use this guide below to add to your understanding of the Sacral Chakra today.
Location: 2-3 inches below belly button, directly across from sacrum
Qualities: Creativity, sexuality, center of emotions
Organs Associated: Lower abdomen, reproductive organs, bladder
Age of Focus: 7-14 years
Basic right: To feel and have pleasure
Issues: movement, sensation, emotions, desire, need, sexuality, pleasure, relationships
Deficiency: rigidity in body and attitudes, Frigidity, Fear of sex, poor social skills, denial of pleasure, excessive boundaries, fear of change, lack of desire, passion (misdirected), excitement.
Healing: Allowing for sensual and emotional movement and expression, opening up to pleasure in all of its forms, learning to let things go and flow into the ease of life. Movement therapy, emotional release, inner child work, boundary work, develop sensate intelligence, assign healthy pleasures. Water flows, moves, and changes, so does a healthy Sacral Chakra.
Balance: Graceful Movement, Emotional Intelligence, ability to experience pleasure, ability to change, nurture of the self and of others, boundaries
Excess: Acting out sexually, Sexual addiction, Pleasure addiction, excessively strong emotions, oversensitivity, poor boundaries, invasion of others, seductive manipulation, emotional dependency, obsessive attachment.
Physical difficulties: Disorders of reproductive organs, urinary problems, menstrual difficulties, sexual disfunction, low back pain, knee trouble, deadened senses, loss of appetite for food.
Affirmations: I am passionate, I am creative, it is safe to express myself, I allow myself to feel
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