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Term: manipura


Manipura: City of gems. The chakra located at the solar plexus and concerned with will power, setting boundaries, fire, and mental energy.
source: Sacred Path of Reiki, by Katalin Koda


Chakra located at the solar plexus below the navel, color yellow, associated planet Mars, associated Sephirah: none suggested.

The Solar Plexus (Manipura) Correspondences

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

Source: Slate, J. & Weschcke, C.: The Llewellyn Complete Book of Psychic Empowerment, 2011, Llewellyn

Carl Llewellyn Weschcke


Sanskrit. Also known as the Solar Plexus Chakra. The Third Psychic Center known in Sanskrit as Nabhi located at the solar plexus below the navel. Associated with the color yellow and the planet Mars. No associated Sephirah suggested.

Carl Llewellyn Weschcke


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