Introduction to Sacral Chakra Svadhisthana

Chakra is the Sanskrit word for circular wheels of energy, which are in and around our bodies. The 7 chakras line up in the center of our bodies. Chakras 8 through 12 are connected to the soul, the divine and the cosmos (www.energymuse.com).

Sacral Chakra svadhisthana

Sanskrit name: Svadhisthana = one’s own abode

Association: connection to and acceptance of others and new experiences; sexuality; creativity

Imbalances: chronic low back pain, reproductive issues, UTIs, addiction, lack of creative energy

Symbol: a lotus with 6 petals and a white crescent moon in the middle

Color: orange

Element: water

Location: pelvic area

Healing Stones to balance, heal and cleanse the sacral chakra: orange carnelian, citrine, amber

Essential Oils to support sacral chakra: ylang ylang, sandalwood, clary sage, rose, jasmine

 

Organs connected to sacral chakra: ovaries, testes, womb, kidneys, urinary tract, skin, spleen, gallbladder

Strengthening sacral chakra:   yoga poses: wide-angle seated forward bend (Upavistha Konasana), One-Legged King Pigeon (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana), Revolved Triangle (Parivrtta Trikonasana), Full Boat (Paripurna Navasana), Chair (Utkatasana) (www.chakras.info); relaxing near bodies of water, wading in water and showers/baths, drinking water; eat oranges, melons, coconuts and cinnamon

Allie Van Fossen: The Journey Junkie sacral chakra yoga flow

44 Replies to “Introduction to Sacral Chakra Svadhisthana”

  1. Wow, I’m going to have to read up on this. I found this to be an interesting post. A happier sense of self leads to a much for healthier life.

  2. I have heard a little bit about balancing chakras, but I never really knew what it was about. This is an informative post about the sacral chakra.

  3. This is so interesting! I actually have a lotus tattoo, but didn’t realize it was associated with sacral chakra. Love learning more about all the imbalances and poses associated with it.

  4. This is so interesting. I am very much of mind that fixing us from the inside out can have a direct effect on us physically. I have never looked into this in particular but I am all for feeling more energetic!

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