The presiding deity of the Solar Plexus is Rudra, who displays a mudra that grants a blessing with one hand and dispels fear with the other. Accompanying him is Lakini Shakti, the Goddess of Independence and Fire – who governs the metabolism of food. The Solar Plexus is also known as the centre of digestion.
Also known as Manipura and is located above the navel. The Solar Plexus resonates with to the colour Yellow, has a Fire Element and strikes to musical note is E. The third chakra is all about healthy self-esteem, happiness, intellect and willpower. Every time you judge or criticise yourself, you deplete this chakra and weaken your willpower.
The Solar Plexus is activated by the colour Yellow, this is something you can bring into your world through décor, clothes or even food such as carbohydrates, bananas, yellow capsicums, squash, corn, pineapple, yellow apples, yellow kiwi fruit, yellow potatoes, etc.
The Crystals associated with the Solar Plexus are:
Digestive System * Liver * Gall Bladder * Spleen * Pancreas * Adrenals * Intestines * Stomach * Vitalizes the Autonomic Nervous System * Skin * Duodenum *Metabolism * Muscles * Stiffness * Hypoglycaemia * Fever * Middle Back
The Positive Characteristics of a Balanced Solar Plexus are:
Healthy Self-Esteem * Personal Power * Utilises Talent * Intellect * Mental Abilities * Stores Emotions (Repressed or from the past) * Fear * Willpower * Self-Confidence * Ego * Respect * Outgoing * Cheerful * Relaxed * Spontaneous * Demonstrates Emotional Warmth * Authority * Self-Control * Humour * Laughter * Happiness * Optimism.
The Negative Characteristics of an Unbalanced Solar Plexus are:
Depression * Insecurity * Lives Solely via the Intellect * Problems with Authority * Workaholic * Lacking Confidence * Worry what other People Think * Highly Opinionated * Perfectionist * Fear of Being Alone * Taking in more that one can Assimilate * Power Trip * Fear of Trust * Phobias and Fears * Self Doubt.
The Solar Plexus identifies with:
Self-Definition. Who I am.
The Solar Plexus Basic Right is:
The Right to Act. The Right to be an Individual.
The Solar Plexus’s Lesson to Learn is:
Shame – Resulting in Loss of Personal Power and Lowered Self-Esteem and worth.