The Solar Plexus Chakra or the "Manipura," translating to "city of jewels" in Sanskrit, is the vibrant and focused center that projects and translates our free will into receivable information for the people and places we share our energy with. The solar plexus chakra allows us to exercise our ability to decide for ourselves what aligns with our highest good and what does not. This energy center can be disrupted by many things ranging from our sense of self-worth to what we eat. Today, we will explore these aspects of the solar plexus chakra and better understand how it helps us function in the world and express ourselves to our fullest ability.
Location and Function of the Solar Plexus Chakra
The primary function of the solar plexus chakra is to cultivate our sense of purpose and understanding in the world and share that with others in a way that showcases our gifts and abilities. This chakra is located in the body center above the navel, where the diaphragm of the lungs sits. The solar plexus chakra placed in the center of the body gives our center of gravity the ability to balance our physical and ethereal bodies in the 3-D world. There are many different techniques to exercise and maintain the energy of the solar plexus chakra, including stretching and yoga routines, a diet rich in yellow foods, and affirmations that reestablish a baseline of positivity and confident projection in your life.
Resonating with the color yellow, the solar plexus chakra allows us to understand our personality more expansively and exercise our ego so that it is healthy and manifests what is best for us daily. The solar plexus chakra and its yellow hue can help establish rays of positivity throughout your life and mental state by meditating on things that resonate with the color yellow or with a sense of self establishment and understanding of your higher self. The solar plexus chakra is a beautiful embodiment of what can help us establish a genuine connection to our higher selves and to what is best for us in this lifetime.
Blocked Solar Plexus Chakra
The solar plexus chakra is in a central location on the body that is prone to discomfort and digestion issues, spinal tension, and issues with balance that make it susceptible to being blocked or imbalanced frequently. Not only is it at a central physical location, but its function in our lives can cause imbalance or blocked energy to build up inside the chakra. There are many symptoms or side effects that you may experience if your solar plexus chakra is blocked or imbalanced. To understand more about these symptoms, keep on reading...
A blocked solar plexus chakra can disrupt our spiritual and physical health and express itself in things like an upset stomach, anxious tension in the abdomen, inability to voice one’s truest or deepest thoughts and opinions, a sense of imbalance or instability in the body. A blockage could also cause various other issues, including disruption in the central area of the body or the energy of willpower and self-identity. There are a lot of different remedies to a blocked solar plexus chakra, including resonating and meditating on things that are the bright and vibrant yellow hue expressed by the solar plexus chakra, eating an abundance of yellow foods like bananas and yellow onions, using daily affirmations as a way to solidify your mental state and your view of yourself and your place in the world. Also, it helps to engage in exercises like yoga and stretching that target the abdominal area and core to strengthen the physical body and your mental ability to understand your own strength.
Unblock Your Solar Plexus with a Trained Energy Healer
Throughout this blog post, we have explored the energy, feelings, actions, and emotions of the solar plexus chakra and the variety of ways that it can affect our lives. The solar plexus is an abundance of genuine understanding of who we are in this lifetime and collaboration of our ability to express ourselves and who we want others to view us as. The solar plexus chakra can be a great tool to help guide us in our intuitive instincts and our ability to decide how we live and who we want to keep in our lives. This energy center supports the experiences we believe will fulfill and strengthen us. The solar plexus chakra is a strong expression of everything we stand for as people and our ability to express it to the people we love most.
Thank you so much for exploring this energetic center with me, and I look forward to continuing to explore the chakra system and how it relates to your life! If you think you have a blocked chakra, or want to try an energy healing session, give me or another expert Psychic here at PathForward a call.