|Also known as:
Power Center, Manipura
Body Mind Associations: Will (strength of mind), Persistence, Physical Energy Levels
Location: Solar plexus
Use(s)/Gifts associated with: Power House, Will Magic (thought forms), Fire Elemental Sense
Endocrine Gland: The pancreas
Consciousness: Parts of the consciousness associated with this chakra include perceptions concerned with power, control, freedom, the ease with which one is able to be themselves - ease of being. Mental activity and the mental body is also associated with this chakra. The solar plexus chakra is also associated with the level of being we call the personality, or ego.
The relationship a person has with fire, or the sun, can be seen to have its parallels in the personís relationship with the parts of their consciousness that this chakra represents. Someone sensitive about the sun, then, can be seen to have particular sensitivities about power, or control, or freedom.
Element: Fire, the sun.