In order to oversee the Universe, Shakti manifested the Trinity in her image. The Hindu Trinity was composed of:
Vishnu - The Maintaining Principle Brahma - The Creative Principle Shiva - The Destructive Principle
The Sacral Centre is governed by the Deity Vishnu, whose role is to protect and preserve the physical world by enforcing the cycle of KARMA.
Two-headed Goddess Rakini is also seated at this chakra holding an arrow that is aimed at her 'Desired' object. The arrow symbolises desires, pleasures and emotions, all of which are Sacral Centre associations. Rakini also holds a drum and an axe. The drum represents the beat of the chakra. The axe is used to eliminate obstacles and blockages within the chakra. The two heads are said to eliminate obstacles and blockages within the chakra. They also symbolise the duality of the Sacral Centre: Love/Hate, Likes/Dislikes, Pleasure/Pain.
Also known as Svadhisthana and is located below the belly button. This chakra resonates to the colour Orange, has a Water Element and strikes to the musical note D. The second chakra is the centre of creativity. Passion is the fuel of creative energy, everything you create, a poem, a drawing or a website originates from the energy of your Sacral Centre.
The Sacral Centre is activated by the colour Orange, this is something you can bring into your world through decor, clothes or even food such as orange juice, oranges, mandarins, carrots, rockmelon, and their juices, apricots, pumpkins, mango etc.
The Crystals associated with the Sacral Centre are:
Ovaries * Prostate * Kidneys * Bladder * Female Reproductive System * Pelvic Area * Lower Back * Small Intestine * Descending & Ascending Colon * Skin * Shallow/Irregular Breathing * Womb * Body Fluids - Lymphatic Fluid * Digestive * Secretions * Urine * Saliva.
The Positive Characteristics of a Balanced Sacral Centre are:
Friendly * Creative Living - physical appearance, choice of clothes, decor within the home * Relationships * Fluidity * Sensuality * Sexuality * Social Life * Emotional Vitality * Feelings Associated with our Desires eg. likes/dislikes, Optimism * Gut Feeling * Assimilation of Food * Giving and Receiving * Pleasure * Change * Harmony * Nurture * Enjoyment * Awe * Eroticism * Enthusiasm * Surrender * Tolerance * Interacting with Harmony with others * Sensitivity * Feminine Qualities * Emotion * Passion * Movement * Uninhibited behaviour
The Negative Characteristics of an Unbalanced Sacral Centre are:
Aggressive * Bitter * Resentful * Selfish * Sexual Difficulties * Over-Indulgent * Jealousy * Timid * Shyness * Overly Sensitive * Distrustful of Others * Guilt * Difficulties with Conception * Excessive Sex Drive in Females * Overly Sensitive or Emotional * Lack of Boundaries * Lack of Social Skills * Fear of Change
The Sacral Centre Identifies with:
Self Gratification. I do this because it makes me feel good.
The Sacral Centres Basic Right is:
The Right to Feel. The Right to Want. The Right to Emotional Expression.
The Sacral Centres Lesson to Learn are:
Guilt from Sexuality. Emotional Gratification from Relationships, Social, Food, Hobbies.