What Is The Sacral Chakra: Location, Color, Meaning, Themes


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What And Where Is The Sacral Chakra?

The Sacral Chakra is the second chakra or ‘energy center’ within our 7 primary chakras (or seven major energy centers).  It’s located in the lower abdomen, about 2 inches below the navel.  It’s our pleasure and creativity centre.

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Our Sacral Chakra relates to challenges in the areas of feelings, pleasure, sexuality, desire, emotions, self-respect, personal boundaries, appetite, reproductive system, joy and creativity.

Sanskrit – स्वािधष्ठान – Svādhiṣṭhāna

The original Sanskrit word for the Sacral Chakra – Svādhiṣṭhāna is derived from two Sanskrit words…

  • Svā (meaning Self)
  • Adhishthāna (meaning Seat, Residence)

Therefore, Svādhiṣṭhāna literally means ‘Seat of Self ‘ or ‘One’s Own Residence/Abode’.

Themes of the Sacral Chakra

Themes related to your 2nd Energy Center are feelings, pleasure, self-respect, personal boundaries, sexuality, desire, emotions, appetite, reproductive system, joy, creativity.

Sacral Chakra Color

The color commonly associated with the Sacral Chakra (your 2nd Energy Center) is ORANGE.  Discover how to use the color Orange to re-balance or heal your Sacral Chakra.

Sacral Chakra Element

The element commonly associated with the Sacral Chakra (your 2nd Energy Center) is WATER.  Discover how to use the element of Water to re-balance or heal your Sacral Chakra.

Sacral Chakra Tanmatra

The Tanmatra (essence / subtle potential) commonly associated with the Sacral Chakra (your 2nd Energy Center) is TASTE.

Sacral Chakra Bījā Mantra

The bījā mantra or seed sound associated with the Sacral Chakra (your 2nd Energy Center) is वं Vaṃ (Pronounced ‘Vahm’).  Discover how to use the sacred mantra of वं Vaṃ to re-balance or heal your Sacral Chakra.

Sacral Chakra Physical Associations

On a physical level, the Sacral Chakra (your 2nd Energy Center) is associated with…

  • The muscular system
  • Reproductive system (fertility, menstruation, womb, etc.).
  • It’s also partially tied to the adrenal glands (which control our adrenaline levels) and because the Sacral Chakra is our major centre for detoxifying our body, it is said to have a major impact on our eliminative system (kidneys, spleen, pancreas, bladder).

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The Sacral Chakra (your 2nd Energy Center) is also linked to such problems as…

  • Menstrual issues
  • Reproductive and gynaecological challenges
  • Anaemia (low iron levels)
  • Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar levels)
  • Lower back pain
  • Joint problems
  • Kidney and uterine problems
  • Low energy
  • Binge eating

These issues can be eased when working with this Chakra.

Sacral Chakra Emotional Associations

On a emotional level, the Sacral Chakra (your 2nd Energy Center) is connected to sensation, pleasure, emotion, desire, sexuality.

It’s also our major centre for creativity.

Makes sense, right?  After all, any great artist, poet, lover or creator cannot create such beauty without emotional energy, desire and the ability to truly “feel” what they are expressing.  There’s no beauty without feeling and emotion. 😉


How Do You Know If Your Sacral Chakra Is Underactive, Overactive or Balanced?

Do you want to discover if your Sacral Chakra (your 2nd Energy Center) energies are overactive, underactive or balanced?   

Then, be sure to read; Simple Signs Your Sacral Chakra Is Underactive, Overactive or Balanced, so you can be sure you’re applying the right remedy, for the right imbalance.

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