Manipura - Gateway of the Sun
Manipura means shinning Gem (City of Jewels)
It’s color is Yellow/Orange
Symbolized by lotus flower with 10 petals
Sense of taste
Bija mantra: Ram
The fire that ignites the light of consciousness rising up from the lower, more earthly chakras
Located: between the navel and the solar plexus, at the base of the sternum
It is the power center. It’s purpose is transformation. It’s the place where we digest and transform things in life. It’s task is to over come inertia, to move.
When balanced the person feels at ease, flowing, flexible, empowered and confident.
When unbalanced, it creates a feeling of frustration, arrogance, lack of confidence, shame, and jealousy, aggressive, judgmental