Solar Plexus Chakra
Also known as: Power Center, Manipura
Body Mind Associations:
Location: Solar plexus
Parts of the Body: The parts of the body
associated with this chakra include the muscular system, the skin as a system, the solar plexus, the large intestine, stomach,
liver, and other organs and glands in the region of the solar plexus. Also the eyes, as the organs of sight, and the face,
representing figuratively the face one shows the world.
Endocrine Gland: The pancreas
Consciousness: Parts of the consciousness
associated with this chakra include perceptions concerned with power, control, freedom, the ease with which one is able to
be themselves - ease of being. Mental activity and the mental body is also associated with this chakra. The solar plexus chakra
is also associated with the level of being we call the personality, or ego.
The relationship a person has with fire, or the
sun, can be seen to have its parallels in the person’s relationship with the parts of their consciousness that this
chakra represents. Someone sensitive about the sun, then, can be seen to have particular sensitivities about power,
or control, or freedom.
Element: Fire, the sun.