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Term: Solar Plexus Chakra


Solar Plexus Chakra:

Also known as Manipura. The Third Psychic Center, located at the solar plexus below the navel, also called "Gem City." Associated with the color yellow and the planet Mars. No associated Sephirah suggested.

The Solar Plexus (Manipura) Correspondences

Alchemical Planet: Jupiter, Sun                
Alchemical Element: Tin         
Tattva: Tejas (Fire)
Tattva Color: Blue
Tattva Form: Crescent
Tattvic Sense: Taste
Animal: Ram                                  
Basic Drive: Pleasure              
Body Function: Digestion                        
Chakra Color: Yellow               
Element: Fire                                  
Gemstone: Amber, topaz                  
Gland: Adrenals                             
Goddess-form—Egyptian: Tefnut       
                          Hindu: Lakini1
God-form—Hindu: Braddha-Rudra
                             Greek: Apollo, Athena               
Incense: Carnation, cinnamon         
Location: Over navel                       
Order of chakra unfoldment: 4th      
Yogic Planet: Sun         
Part of Body: Solar Plexus, Navel                       
Psychological attribute: Power, passion, energy    
Psychic Power: empathy, psychic diagnosis Sense: Sight                        
Bija Mantra: RuNG, RuM (4)
Spinal Joint: 7th                                                              
Spinal Location: 1st Lumbar
Tarot Key: XVI, Tower                      
Tarot Suit: Wands
Tree of Life Sephiroth: Hod, Netzach
Yantra (internal): Green inverse triangle


source: The Llewellyn Complete Book of Psychic Empowerment, by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke & Joe H. Slate, Ph.D. (Llewellyn Publications) - Carl Llewellyn Weschcke


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