means "Abundant in Jewels" in Sanskrit.

This chakra is located at the level of our solar plexus. It is located three fingers wide above the navel, before the stomach. Its colour is yellow. Manipura is represented by a yellow lotus with ten petals.

The sun and the power of fire are associated with this chakra.

Its sense is sight.

Its mantra is: ram. Each petal is also assigned a syllable: da, dha, na, ta, tha, da, dha, na, pa, and pha.

The solar plexus is the place of our positive and negative emotions. One of these functions is the feeling and communication of emotions.

The dhatu related to this chakra, corresponds to the muscles ensuring physical strength, vigor of the body.

Manipura is linked to the functioning of our digestive system, liver, gallbladder, but also the adrenal glands and pancreas.

When out of balance, it causes: anger, jealousy, a tendency to control everything, or criticize everything, A lack of confidence in one's ability to make decisions, perfectionism, anger and hostile attitude towards others

When in balance, it gives us a sense of responsibility, Confidence, the ability to make decisions, allows us to handle events with accuracy.

It is the chakra of Transformation.


Desire nothing, renounce all desires and be happy.

Swami Sivananda

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