The Meaning of the
Chakra - Manipura - Solar Plexus (Below the ribs but above the
Element - Fire, Ego identity, oriented to self-definition
The color Yellow instills Wisdom, Intellect, Enthusiasm, Joy,
Aligned with planet Mars and the Sun
The color Yellow has stood for wisdom and
intellect throughout the ages. It aids logic, memory,
concentration, will – power, communication, personal power and
fulfillment, abundance, courage and self-confidence.
Yellow is full of creative and intellectual
energy. A "sun color", it makes us feel happy and optimistic.
People that suffer from seasonal disorders and become depressed in
winter months should try adding some yellow to their wardrobe and
environment. It lifts the soul.
Creativity - Expansive and free to do and be
all that we can be. Yellow helps you feel expressive, curious, and
experimental. It helps you go through changes, such as adjusting
to a new job, or moving to a new place, or new school. Cheerful,
joyful, and friendly, yellow promotes optimism.
Yellow stones, such as Golden Tiger Eye, Amber
and Citrine, help in overcoming money troubles.
Yellow Spiritually Effects
- Personal power, strength, sense of self worth, transformation,
courage and laughter
Yellow Physically Effects
- Stimulates nervous system, metabolic rate, calms the stomach and
digestive system, aids eczema and other skin problems, pancreas
Too much yellow, and
we can develop the inability to focus, or complete one task at a
time, and even become critical and demanding. We can become
workaholics, and overly judgmental of others. Other traits are
perfectionist thinking, inability to relax, mentally bullying,
always planning and never manifesting, and stubbornness.
Too little yellow
and we can feel isolated and develop low self esteem, lack courage
to try new things, and become insecure and depressed. We blame
others when things do not go our way. A lack of yellow could
result in becoming rigid, cunning, possessive, defensive, and
Solar Plexus Stones
- Amber, Fluorite, Golden Beryl, Calcite, Golden Yellow Topaz,
Cat's Eye, Yellow Celestite, Yellow Jade, Golden Tiger Eye, Lemon
Chrysoprase, Citrine, Yellow Danburite, Iron Pyrite, Yellow
Garnet, Yellow Jasper, Yellow Kunzite, Yellow Muscovite, Yellow
Sapphire, Yellow Tourmaline, Yellow Rhodonite,
Essential Oils & Flowers - bergamot, neroli,
Some signs that the Solar Plexus Chakra is out
of balance are: Difficulty concentrating, poor ability to make
decisions or judge a situation accurately, a feeling that you are
more important than other people, and/or procrastination in taking
action or completing something once you've started.
Blocked: When this
Chakra is blocked we experience: Shame, anger, fear, bitterness,
resentment, prejudice and even hate.
YELLOW color gemstones when you want clarity for
decision-making, relief from 'burnout', panic, nervousness,
exhaustion, better concentration, more energy on a rainy day!
Yellow Chakra Keywords
- Clarity, perception, understanding, cheerfulness, expansiveness,
motivation, leadership, learning, communication, creativity,
curiosity, productivity, health, blessing, enlightenment,
intellect, stimulating, busy, bright, rich, sacred, solar magic.
The most effective way to add the power of
yellow or correct a balance in the 3rd Chakra is thru adding
natural yellow crystals and tones to your everyday wardrobe so
they are close to you for several hours at a time and touching
your skin, and thus affecting your aura and Solar Plexus Chakra.