The solar plexus chakra is located just above the belly button and below the sternum. It has the colour yellow and it is connected with the sun. The solar plexus element is fire, therefore it governs confidence, power of will and other characteristic that are action focused. When manipura is balanced, we have a strong sense of the self, good self-esteem and we feel independent in the world. We are able to make our own decisions confidently and feel free and ready to take action towards things we want to achieve/physical manifestation. We are connected with our inner power and take responsibility for our actions and towards our goals. With a balanced manipura, we have a strong sense of self and identity beyond our ego, releasing the egotistical views and desires.
When in balance:
Have strong will and determination
A healthy sense of our ambition and determination
Confident in our own abilities
Ability to focus and take action towards physical manifestation eg. action plans, career success,
When out of balance:
Living from the ego
Loss of direction of our purpose
Physical manifestations of imbalance:
Pain in the abdomen and stomach area
I express myself freely in life.
I have a clear sense of identity and I confidently take responsibility and action in my life.