MANIPURA (THIRD) CHAKRA
Mani = pearl,
Jewel Pūra = place, city,
Jewel-city wheel. City of jewels. Pearls of clarity, wisdom, self-confidence and wellbeing. Vitality, strength, mastery
LOCATION: An inch above the navel
ENDOCRINE GLAND: Adrenals
NERVE PLEXI: Solar plexus
BODY PARTS: Upper GI, Kidneys
DEVELOPMENTAL AGE: 18 months to 4 years.
ENERGY BODY: Mental body
BIJA MANTRA: Ram
CONNECTS WITH: Self-identity, self-esteem, personal power, seelf-control, self-discipline, integrity, honour, and ethics. Fear. Memory of all criticism. Need for approval. Self-betrayal and compromise.
With the gaining of self-confidence, pride and jealousy change to modesty and generosity, ignorance changes into clarity, and laziness into focused, consistent effort.