Second Chakra ~ today we move to an affirmation for the second chakra. If you have just tuned in, check out yesterday’s post for a meditation on the first chakra; and a longer blog on the subject here.
This affirmation reads: “I am a sensory being full of creative potential. I embrace life with passion and enjoy plunging into joy and happiness. My senses are alive, aware and connected”. The colour of this energy centre is orange, and the sanskrit translation is Svadisthana. It is located around the hips, and genitals, higher than the root chakra. This energy centre is thought of as the locus of feelings and creativity; how we feel and how we express (or block) these feelings. Whereas we think of groundedness with the first centre, with the second one, we shift into movement and change; the element of water being associated with it, and, with emotions (energy in motion)…Emotions are the result of consciousness dropping into the body, and reactions taking place. When emotions are blocked or repressed, it tends to restrict our creativity and getting in touch with these hidden tensions is a byproduct of yoga practice. Someone just expressed to me that a huge crying spell was had after a restorative workshop I gave, as this person touched into some stored pain and was able to let go