Chakra Balancing – Meditations for Healing & Essential Oils to Use
3RD CHAKRA ~ MANIPURA (SOLAR PLEXUS)
by KG Stiles, LMT, RBT, CBP, CAT
“The day that you discover the sanctuary of the Divine within you is the day that your life settles down forever and that you’re ready for the magic of the true adventure.”
– John O’Donohue, Irish Poet & Philosopher
3RD Chakra Manipura (Solar Plexus) ~ FIRE ~ EMERALD GREEN ~ DESIRE
Balancing Your 3rd Chakra: The Manipura Chakra (Solar Plexus) is located just above your navel. From Sanskrit Manipura can be translated as “City of Jewels or Palace of Jewels.” Here prana has the power of fire and transformation. The idea of I is born and you see yourself flower as separate from other beings.
This is your vital life force energy for empowerment and self esteem, and the throne of the Green Dragon of your personality and ego drive. Its nature is the strong emotional desire for power. Your personal power to direct your spirit for self mastery and individuation, and the ability to surrender your personal will to Divine Will for realizing your highest potential.
When your 3rd chakra is balanced you trust yourself and take full responsibility for your life. You feel a strong sense of self worth and positive self value.
A balanced and healthy 3rd chakra (Manipura – Solar Plexus) ensures your personal freedom and autonomy to direct your spirit to realize your highest potential. You are a creator of your reality and manifest easily all that you desire into the physical world.
CHAKRA BALANCING Keywords: Decisive, Self Motivation, Self Esteem, Commitment, Personal Power, Self Control, Honor, Integrity, Self Respect, Self Approval, Willingness to Change and take Responsibility.
CHAKRA BALANCING BODY PARTS: Upper abdomen, rib cage, lower thoracic to 2nd lumbar, pancreas, liver, spleen, kidney, adrenals, small intestines, stomach
Related physical imbalance, include: Diaphragm (organ for processing emotions), Adrenals, Kidney, Pancreas, Liver, Stomach, Lower Respiratory, Immune, Hormonal and Digestive Systems, Ulcers and Gallstones, Heartburn, Diabetes, Hypoglycemia, Tumors, Anorexia, Bulimia, Hepatitis, Cirrhosis, Arthritis, Transverse colon problems.
Emotional stagnation or blockage at your 3rd Chakra (Manipura – Solar Plexus) emits an energy frequency that resonates with Victimization, Need for Approval, Stress, Anger, Frustration, Fear of Responsibility, Guilt, Worry, Doubt, Self Esteem and Commitment issues.
You may experience imbalance at your 3rd chakra as an inability to take responsibility for yourself and your life experiences. You may lack self control, and blame and criticize others for your problems.
AROMATHERAPY FOR CHAKRA BALANCING: Promote balance and healing for your Third Chakra by inhaling a pure essential oil or blend that is sweet, sour, earthy, woody, and restorative. Aromas like Sandalwood, Myrrh, Atlas Cedarwood, Ylang Ylang, Petitgrain, Vetiver, Lemon, Patchouli and Helichrysum.
UNIVERSAL ESSENTIAL OILS for nourishing and balancing the 7 Major chakras, include: Lavender and the Holy Oils – Frankincense, Myrrh, Sandalwood and Spikenard.
CRYSTALS AND HEALING GEMSTONES for chakra balancing your 3rd chakra: Emerald, Citrine, Tiger’s Eye, Moss Agate
FOCUS YOUR AWARENESS at your 3rd chakra (Manipura or Solar Plexus), your vital center for self esteem and personal power, located just above your navel.
See a beautiful, whirling ball of fiery emerald green colored light pulsing with energy at this center.
CHAKRA BALANCING MANTRA AFFIRMATION Recite this Mantra six times aloud as you continue to focus your awareness at your Solar Plexus Chakra. Remember to inhale and exhale fully as you recite the mantra.
I open, I focus, I desire, I flower
Recite this same chakra balancing mantra silently six times within yourself as you continue to focus your awareness at your Manipura Chakra. Remember to inhale and exhale fully as you recite the mantra.
PIT POSE – PUT YOUR FISTS/HANDS ON SOLAR PLEXUS
This posture massages all the internal organs related to the third chakra, and is for developing a balanced sense of personal power. The Pit Pose is one of the best exercises for releasing overall body tension.
Lay on your stomach. Put your fists or hands (one on top of another) on your Solar Plexus. Begin breathing long and deep.
Press down toward your navel and your breathing will internally massage your abdominal area.
After one minute, relax with your hands by your side.
This exercise flexes the spine in both directions. It works on the third chakra, and also affects the fourth chakra. This is an excellent exercise for emotional balancing.
1. Sit on your heels with your hands on your knees. Slump down to curve your back.
2. Inhale, arch you back, and stretch your chest up and out.
3. Exhale as you slump down. Continue for one minute.
CHAKRA MASSAGE™ – Gateway Holding Point located just above your navel, below the xiphoid process (hold for 1-3 minutes). Then with light touch, using your right middle finger, make a circular movement in a counter clockwise direction to activate clearing and cleansing release for your Manipura chakra. Remember to breathe pranic, rainbow light energy into the chakra for 1-3 minutes.
Chakra Meditation – Sound the Seed Syllable RA (Keynote E) while continuing to focus your awareness at your Manipura Chakra for five minutes.
Clear and Balance your 3rd chakra (4 minutes duration) by allowing images to naturally surface and melt away as blockages are cleared and balance restored in your Manipura Chakra.
E TONE – RA ————————
Conclude (1 minute duration) your visualization and recitation of the Seed Syllable RA by seeing your Manipura Chakra as a clear and vibrant whirling ball of Brilliant EMERALD GREEN Colored light pulsing with energy at this center.
CHAKRA MASSAGE™ – With light touch, using your right middle finger, make a circular movement clockwise to charge, stimulate, and activate your Manipura chakra.
Remember to inhale fully and exhale as you visualize your 3rd Chakra being clear, vibrantly alive and healthy.
Chakra Meditation Gratitude Blessing: “I am a powerful creator of my reality and I love it.” Breathe out any residual resistance you may feel to living and expressing your truth. Affirm once more, “I love and honor myself and all of life.”
You have completed the third cycle for clearing, balancing and charging your Rainbow Bridge, the 7 Major Chakras.
As you become adept at working with chakra balancing you may gradually increase the time you focus your attention on each energy center. Initially your focus should be for no more than five minutes duration.
A regular chakra meditation practice will result in an increased amplitude for each of your Chakras and give you the necessary stamina to dispel life obstacles. Increased amplitude of your energy centers will greatly enhance your vital life force and positively impact your health and longevity. I hope you enjoyed this Balancing Chakra Meditation for your 3rd Chakra. Namaste!