An Introduction to the Sex, Svadhisthana, Spleen, Sacral or Orange Chakra
The svadhisthana, spleen sacral or orange chakra is located in the abdomen, lower back and sexual organs.
This second chakra is related to the element water, and to emotions and sexuality. It connects us to others through feeling, desire, sensation, and movement.
Ideally this sex chakra brings us fluidity and grace, depth of feeling, sexual fulfillment, and the ability to accept change.
When the energy is balanced in this 2nd chakra, whose color is orange, adaptability and flexibility come easily.
The spleen chakra is connected to procreation and bringing in new life; hence its location in the sexual organs-- ovaries in women and testes in men.
For this reason, the spleen chakra is also called the sex chakra.It also controls the kidneys and bladder.
To help activate this orange chakra, eat oranges, and wear orange clothing.
The symbol of the spleen chakra is the circle and its wavelength and frequency are approximately: 590-650 nm / 508-461 THz. The corresponding musical note is: D.
The sacral, svadhisthana or spleen chakra postures are (please consult a yoga instructor to practice these postures as you may need guidance):
Yoga Postures for Orange Chakra - The Cobra Exercise
Yoga Postures for Svadhisthana Chakra - The Triangle Exercise
Yoga Postures for Sex Chakra - The Twist Exercise
Yoga Postures for Second Chakra - The Leg Lifts Exercise
Yoga Postures for Spleen Chakra - The Crocodile Variation Exercise
Finally, some of the sacral, svadhisthana or spleen chakra quotes, quotations and sayings are:
Quotations and Chakras - The Second Chakra
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