The Sacral Chakra is Svadisthana in sanskrit, meaning “one’s own place”. It is the second of our energy centers just below the navel.
Puberty is when this Chakra comes into action. It moves energy up from the root chakra.
The element associated with the Sacral Chakra is water and the color is orange. The organs ruled by Svadisthana are the reproductive organs, bladder, colon, sacrum and body fluids.
This Chakra represents movement, polarity, desire/pleasure and emotions. It rules your sexuality intimacy and social life. It is the center of creation and the true seat of woman’s power. This chakra is where we create from, whether that be children, art, music, etc. This where we manifest our dreams and desires as well as realize our connection with the various aspects of the Goddess.
The Sacral Chakra brings us from singleness to duality and polarity. The ruling force of this chakra is the attraction of opposites which is the basis for movement.
The aspects of the Goddess that rule the Second Chakra are not only the Maiden, Mother and Crone, but also the Warrior, Artist and the Intellectual. The Sacral Chakra is also where we hold control issues. It determines how much control we give to others over us or how much we take control of our own lives. The sex drive is also controlled by this Chakra
When the Sacral Chakra is in balance we have a healthy sex drive and outlook on sexuality in general. We also are easily able to experience pleasure in all it forms.
Mentally we are emotionally stable and handle changes in our life well.
The Sacral Charka in balance enables us to be creative in our lives and to enjoy that creativity. It also enables up to have a positive self esteem
Out of Balance
When the Sacral Chakra out of balance in an excessive way we can be over emotional and lack boundaries. Sexual addiction and a need for constant stimulation is also a sign of an excessive Sacral Chakra
A deficient Sacral Chakra can make us fear change and avoid things that bring pleasure. It can cause us to be emotionally numb, have feelings of shame and to be easily influenced by others.