Solar Plexus Chakra – Third Energy Center
The third chakra, the solar plexus chakra, speaks of your ability to trust and control your life. It is associated with the sun and connected with the element of fire. Think of the last time you had butterflies or felt a hole in your stomach: this is the Manipura chakra in action. If your solar plexus chakra is blocked, you may experience an enormous amount of shame and doubt. Those with open sacral chakras are free to express their true selves.
The third chakra, the solar plexus chakra or umbilical chakra, is the energy center that exerts the ability to perceive and trust other people, the sensitivity to feel the energy of those around you, is also responsible for our attitude and motivation in life. Have you ever felt the sensation of having butterflies in your stomach? Or he felt a hole in his stomach: this is the Manipura chakra in action.
The organ that has the highest incidence is the pancreas and the entire digestive system, its color is yellow, associated with the sun and connected with the element of fire. If your solar plexus chakra is blocked, you may feel an enormous amount of shame, doubt, hatred, hurt, nervousness and sadness. Those with a harmonious sacral chakra are free to express their true selves, this energy center is the most sensitive for spiritual connections, it is a mystical chakra.
Name: Solar Plexus
Sanskrit name: Manipura
Location: Upper abdomen in the stomach area
When it develops: 15-21 years old
The seat of our personality is in the third chakra. It is also directly linked to organs related to the digestive system: stomach, liver, spleen, pancreas, gallbladder, vegetative nervous system. It is in this region that the densest emotions are retained – anger, fears, resentment, anxiety – therefore, it is a chakra that needs to be balanced and cleaned routinely to detoxify our organism, since these heavy energies still abound in the human environment.
The good harmonious functioning of this energy center brings us a sense of peace, acceptance and totality of ourselves. It provides harmony with life and the position we have in it. In this way, you are also able to respect other people’s feelings and peculiarities as well. You end up having the ability to observe situations from less emotional angles, generating more security and tranquillity for you and everyone around you.
The disharmonious functioning of the solar plexus, on the other hand, emphasizes control, makes the person feel dejected and discouraged. Everything seems to be an obstacle that prevents the fulfilment of your desires and ends up wanting to control everything according to your desires and thoughts. Your disharmony can also put an end to our feelings, generating digestive problems, bulimia, pancreatitis, diabetes, arthritis and much more.
This chakra is related to the adolescence phase, from the age of 14 and up to the age of 21, more or less. It is at this stage that the groups begin to care more, the way I interact and place myself. What is my image? What defines me? What will I be when I grow up? What kind of work do I do? What is my status? How am I recognized?
To facilitate the harmony of this powerful energy center, which would assist in the functioning of organs and systems, it invests in an energetic cleansing such as Reiki or Tantric Massage, which is essentially sensory and very powerful, it is also considered the awakening and the rise of Kundalini through the other chakras , where its integration and power can be recovered. That done, we can begin a path of self-investigation to recognize how actions, thoughts and desires may be limiting us. The lack of self-knowledge and self-observation may be de-energizing your vortex, as if your thoughts and actions are opening cracks through which your vital energy escapes. Take care!