The next chakra or second chakra is often referred to as the sacral or hara or Swadhisthan chakra in sanskrit. It is located two inches below the navel and is rooted into the spine. This centre holds the basic needs for sexuality, creativity, intuition, and self-worth. This chakra is alsoabout friendliness, creativity, and emotions. It governs people’s sense ofself-worth, their confidence in their own creativity, and their ability to relate to others in an open and friendly way. It1s influenced by how emotions were expressed or repressed in the family during childhood. Proper balance in this chakra means the ability to flow with emotions freely and to feel and reach out to others sexually or not.
If this chakra is blocked a person may feel emotionally explosive, manipulative, obsessed with thoughts of sex or may lack energy. Physical problems may include, kidney weakness, stiff lower back, constipation, and muscle spasms. Belly body parts include sexual organs (women), kidneys, bladder, and large intestine.
The main colour used with this chakra is orange. This chakra often offers us the opportunity to lessen our control issues" and find a balance in our lives, teaching us to recognize that acceptance and rejection are not the only options in our relationships. The process of making changes in our life stream through our personal choices is a product of second chakra energy. A well-functioning second chakra helps one to maintain a healthy yin-yang existence.
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