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Reiki Chakra Series - Get to Know your 13 chakras SACRAL CHAKRA

Updated: Dec 6, 2023


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SACRAL CHAKRA


๐’๐š๐ง๐ฌ๐ค๐ซ๐ข๐ญ ๐ง๐š๐ฆ๐ž: Svadisthana ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ: Orange, connected to water element, therefore also colours of blue and white ๐‹๐จ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: Lower abdomen between the navel and the genitals ๐‚๐ซ๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ: Carnelian, Tiger Eye, Sunstone, Orange Calcite, Peach Moonstone ๐„๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐จ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฌ: Sweet Orange, Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, Bergamot ๐˜๐จ๐ ๐š ๐š๐ฌ๐š๐ง๐š: Crescent, Reclined Thunderbolt, Triangle, Goddess, Happy Baby The sacral chakra holds profound significance in fostering self-acceptance and embracing our inner passions. This chakra serves as a gateway to our creative spirit and personal power. It is closely associated with sensuality, emotional expression, and the unbridled flow of creative energy. A balanced sacral chakra bestows a sense of enjoyment and fulfilment in life. It enables you to explore your creative potential, foster a healthy libido and a positive outlook on your emotions and thoughts. Such equilibrium fosters harmonious relationships and the capacity to connect with others on a profound and intimate level.


However, an imbalance in this chakra can have detrimental effects on your emotional well-being and relationships. Toxic and co-dependent behaviours may arise, leading to unhealthy reliance on others for emotional validation. Fear of intimacy can take hold, hindering the ability to form meaningful connections. Overwhelming emotional responses may lead to heightened sensitivity and instability.


To realign and harmonise the sacral chakra, you will need to cultivate self-awareness and self-acceptance. This process involves acknowledging and honouring your passions, desires, and emotions without judgment. Engaging in creative pursuits, whether artistic, physical, or intellectual, can prove immensely beneficial in balancing this chakra.


Mindfulness practices, meditation, and body movement therapies like yoga can help promote the flow of energy within the sacral chakra, fostering emotional stability and a deeper connection with one's inner self. By nurturing this energetic centre, you can tap into your inherent personal power, enhancing your ability to embrace life's joys, form meaningful connections, and experience a sense of fulfilment in your creative endeavours and relationships.


LOCATION AND ENERGY


The sacral chakra is located in the lower abdomen, just below the navel, and is associated with the colour orange. The sacral chakra governs our emotions, creativity, sensuality, and pleasure. However as mentioned, if the energy in the sacral chakra is blocked or imbalanced, it can lead to issues such as emotional instability, lack of creativity, low self-esteem, and difficulties in intimate relationships.

Energetic imbalances in the sacral chakra might contribute to:

Emotional Instability: Difficulty managing emotions, mood swings, and feeling overwhelmed by feelings.

Low Self-Esteem: Lack of self-confidence and self-worth, feeling inadequate or unworthy.

Creative Blocks: Inhibited creativity, a lack of inspiration, or feeling stuck in artistic or expressive endeavours.

Intimacy Issues: Challenges in forming and maintaining healthy relationships, fear of intimacy, or difficulty expressing emotions in close connections.

Reproductive System Problems: Physical issues related to the reproductive organs or menstrual cycle irregularities.

Sexual Dysfunction: Challenges with libido, sexual expression, or experiencing discomfort during intimate moments.

Guilt and Shame: Carrying unresolved guilt or shame from past experiences, hindering emotional growth.

Addressing energetic imbalances in the sacral chakra through practices like meditation, energy healing (such as Reiki), chakra balancing techniques, yoga, and emotional processing can aid in promoting healing and restoring balance to this energy centre.


HARMONISING ENERGY: REIKI FOR BALANCING & ALIGNING THE SACRAL CHAKRA


One powerful approach to harmonising the sacral chakra is through the practice of Reiki. Reiki, a Japanese healing technique, revolves around the channelling of universal life force energy to restore balance and vitality to the body's energy centres. By focusing this energy on the sacral chakra, practitioners can help alleviate blockages and realign the energy flow, leading to a profound sense of well-being.


HOW REIKI BENEFITS THE SACRAL CHAKRA


Energy Flow Enhancement:

Reiki works by facilitating the movement of energy throughout the body. As a Reiki master, I use my hands to channel healing energy to areas in need. When directed towards the sacral chakra, this energy helps to clear blockages and promote the smooth flow of emotions and creativity.


Emotional Release:

Stagnant emotions can create imbalances in the sacral chakra. Reiki helps in releasing pent-up emotions and negative energy that may have accumulated over time. This release can lead to emotional catharsis, helping individuals feel lighter and more emotionally balanced.


Creativity Boost:

The sacral chakra is closely linked to creativity and inspiration. When this chakra is balanced, individuals may experience an upsurge in their creative abilities. Reiki's energy can help remove creative blocks, allowing ideas to flow freely and enabling the expression of artistic talents.


Sensuality and Intimacy:

An aligned sacral chakra can enhance one's sense of sensuality and intimacy. Reiki's positive effects on this chakra can lead to improved relationships, both with oneself and with others. It can help you to embrace your own body and feel more comfortable in your skin on a sensual level.


Overall Well-Being:

A balanced sacral chakra contributes to a holistic sense of well-being. Reiki promotes relaxation, reduces stress, and encourages a positive outlook on life. When the sacral chakra is in harmony, you experience improved physical, emotional, and mental health.


Reiki serves as a potent tool for balancing and aligning the sacral chakra. By tapping into the universal life force energy, you can release emotional blockages, stimulate creativity, and enhance your overall well-being. This harmonious synergy between Reiki and the sacral chakra contributes to a more vibrant and fulfilling life.


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CRYSTALS AND GEMSTONES


Crystals are beneficial tools to balance and support the Sacral chakra. Here are some specific crystals and how to use them around the house, office and personally:


Carnelian:

This vibrant orange stone is excellent for stimulating creativity, passion, and emotional balance. Place a piece of carnelian in your creative space or work area to enhance inspiration and motivation.


Tiger Eye:

A beautiful golden-brown stone that combines the energy of the earth and the sun. Carry a tiger eye tumbled stone in your pocket or wear it as jewellery to promote confidence, personal power, and a sense of security.

Sunstone:

As its name suggests, sunstone emits a warm and joyful energy. Keep sunstone spheres or tumbled stones on a windowsill to bring positivity and light into your living space.


Orange Calcite:

This gentle stone amplifies joy and creativity. Place a large piece of orange calcite in the living room or bedroom to foster a harmonious and joyful atmosphere.


Peach Moonstone:

This soft, peach-coloured stone enhances emotional healing and intuition. Keep a peach moonstone palm stone or worry stone on your bedside table to support peaceful sleep and dreamwork.


Personal Use:

Wear crystal jewellery, choose crystal pendants, bracelets, or rings with sacral chakra crystals like carnelian, tiger eye, or orange calcite to keep their energies close to your body.


Meditation:

Hold a sacral chakra crystal in your hands or place it on your lower abdomen during meditation to focus on healing and balancing this energy centre.


House and Office Use:

Create crystal grids by arranging your selection of crystals like carnelian, tiger eye, and sunstone in a simple geometric pattern to amplify their energies and enhance the sacral chakra's healing vibrations in a specific space. Use a large centre stone such as clear quarts to amplify the energies.


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MEDITATION

Meditation can be a powerful practice to balance and heal the sacral chakra. Below is a simple meditation example designed to harmonise the energy of the sacral chakra:


You may take one or more crystals from your selection of crystals we have mentioned for the sacral chakra. Harness the power of orange and yellow crystals, including carnelian, tiger eye, sunstone, orange calcite, and peach moonstone. Find a quiet space and sit comfortably, taking a few deep breaths to centre yourself.


Close your eyes and visualise a vibrant orange wheel of energy spinning in the area just below your navelโ€”the location of the sacral chakra. Imagine the wheel growing brighter and larger with each breath, radiating warmth and vitality.


As you breathe, feel the sensations of this orange energy expanding, reaching out towards your hips, and infusing your entire lower abdomen. Embrace the water element associated with the sacral chakra. Visualise flowing water, such as waves at the beach or a gentle stream, surrounding the spinning orange wheel. Allow this water energy to cleanse and wash away any emotional blockages or negative feelings, releasing them with each breath.


Feel the bright orange light energy filling you with optimism and joy. With each inhalation, recite the mantra, "I feel loved," and with each exhalation, say, "I feel blessed." Embrace these affirmations and allow the positive energy to permeate your being.


Continue this meditation for as long as you feel comfortable, allowing the healing energy of the crystals, the spinning wheel of orange light, and the flowing water to work their magic on your sacral chakra. When you're ready, slowly bring your awareness back to the present moment. Gently open your eyes, expressing gratitude for the healing experience.


You may like to listen to our sacral chakra music tracks. The link below will take you to our YouTube channel where you may select a 10 minute or 20 minute sacral chakra video.




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Regularly practice this meditation to support the balance and well-being of your sacral chakra, promoting creativity, emotional stability, and a sense of pleasure and joy in your life. Embrace the transformative power of these vibrant energies to nurture your inner self and promote healing from within.


Closing: When you feel ready, take a few deep breaths again. Gradually bring your awareness back to the present moment. Gently open your eyes and take a moment to ground yourself.

Practice this meditation regularly to support the balance and well-being of your sacral chakra. Remember that consistency and patience are essential in any meditation practice, and with time, you may experience positive shifts in your emotions, creativity, and overall sense of vitality.


ASK ARCHANGEL ZADKIEL


Reach out to Archangel Zadkiel with reverence and gratitude.

โ€œI humbly reach out to you, the Archangel of freedom, joy and forgiveness. I seek your divine assistance in my journey of healing and transformation. Please bless me with your loving presence and guidance as I work to heal karmic memories and release past hurts that have burdened my soul.

I ask for your compassionate support in letting go of lingering grudges and negative energies that no longer serve my highest good. As you work within my Sacral chakra, I embrace the unconditional love and spiritual energies you bring, aligning myself with my true-life purpose.

May your healing touch soothe the emotional wounds within me and liberate my creative spirit, allowing it to flow freely. I am open to receiving your wisdom and grace as I embark on this path of self-acceptance and self-love.


Thank you, Archangel Zadkiel, for your divine intervention and loving assistance. With your presence, I know I can embrace joy, freedom, and forgiveness in my heart and soul.

With love and gratitude โ€œ



ESSENTIAL OILS


Essential oils can be a powerful addition to your sacral chakra healing practices. They can support emotional balance, creativity, and sensuality. Here are some essential oils for the sacral chakra and how to use them:


Sweet Orange:

The vibrant and uplifting aroma of sweet orange essential oil is perfect for stimulating creativity and promoting a sense of joy and positivity. Diffuse it in your living or creative space to enhance the flow of creative energy.


Ylang Ylang:

This essential oil has a sweet and exotic fragrance that can help release emotional tension and open up the flow of sensuality and pleasure. Add a few drops to your bathwater for a relaxing and sensual experience.


Sandalwood:

With its grounding and calming properties, sandalwood essential oil can help stabilise emotions and promote a sense of security and self-assurance. Apply a diluted mixture to your lower abdomen during meditation or self-care rituals.


Jasmine:

Jasmine essential oil is known for its ability to enhance emotional well-being and sensuality. Dilute it with a carrier oil and use it as a massage oil to promote relaxation and intimacy.


Clary Sage:

Clary sage essential oil is beneficial for balancing hormones and emotions, making it a great choice for supporting the sacral chakra. Diffuse it during meditation or apply a diluted mixture to your pulse points.


Patchouli:

Patchouli essential oil has a rich, earthy aroma that can help ground and stabilise the emotions. Add a few drops to a diffuser to create a calming and grounding atmosphere.


To use these essential oils effectively for the sacral chakra, consider the following methods:


Aromatherapy Diffusion:

Use a diffuser to disperse the aroma of the essential oils throughout your living or workspace, creating an uplifting and harmonious environment.



Topical Application:

Dilute the essential oils with a carrier oil, such as coconut oil or jojoba oil, and apply the mixture to your lower abdomen during meditation or self-massage. This can help direct the healing energies to the sacral chakra area.


Bathing:

Add a few drops of the chosen essential oil to your bathwater and immerse yourself in its aroma for a rejuvenating and relaxing experience.


As you use these essential oils, set your intentions for healing and balancing the sacral chakra. Allow the aromas and properties of the oils to enhance your emotional well-being, creativity, and sense of pleasure. Regular use of these essential oils can be a delightful and beneficial addition to your sacral chakra healing practices.



YOGA ASANA FOR THE SACRAL CHAKRA


When doing yoga, include asanas such as crescent, reclined thunderbolt, triangle, goddess and happy baby. Breathe into the sacralarea, imagining this area is flooded with orange light and radiating out through the hips.


Incorporating specific yoga asanas into your practice can be a wonderful way to focus on and balance the sacral chakra. Here's a sequence that includes the mentioned asanas:

Crescent Pose (Anjaneyasana):

Begin in a low lunge position with your right foot forward.

Inhale and lift your arms overhead, palms facing each other.

Arch your back slightly and breathe into your lower abdomen, imagining the sacral area filling with vibrant orange light.

Hold for a few breaths, then switch sides.


Reclined Thunderbolt Pose (Supta Vajrasana):

Sit on your knees and lower yourself down, leaning back onto your forearms.

If comfortable, lower all the way to the ground, keeping your knees together.

Place your hands on your sacralarea, taking deep breaths and envisioning the orange light expanding through your hips.

Triangle Pose (Trikonasana):

Stand with your feet wide apart.

Turn your right foot out 90 degrees and reach your right hand towards your right foot, left arm reaching up towards the sky.

Open your chest and breathe into your sacralarea, imagining the orange light radiating outward.


Goddess Pose (Utkata Konasana):

Stand with your feet wider than hip-width apart, toes turned outward.

Bend your knees, coming into a wide-legged squat.

Bring your hands to your heart centre and press your elbows against your knees.

As you hold the pose, breathe deeply, visualising the sacral area glowing with orange light.


Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana):

Lie on your back and draw your knees towards your chest.

Hold the outsides of your feet and gently open your knees wider than your torso.

Rock gently from side to side, breathing deeply into your sacral area, imagining it flooded with orange light.


Throughout this sequence, focus on your breath and the visualisation of the sacral area being filled with orange light. Allow yourself to feel a sense of openness, creativity, and joy as you practice these asanas. Always listen to your body and modify the poses as needed to suit your individual needs and abilities. Practicing this sequence regularly can help balance and energise your sacral chakra, fostering emotional well-being and creativity in your life.



MINDFUL PRACTICES


You can incorporate some of these mindful practices to balance and activate the sacral chakra. By doing this, your daily routine can be highly beneficial for keeping your sacral chakra aligned.

Visualisations: Envision yourself surrounded by the calming and nourishing orange light, radiating from the sacral chakra. Picture yourself engaging in creative and joyful activities, allowing your imagination to run free.


Affirmations:

Use positive statements to reinforce the sacral chakra's attributes. Repeating phrases such as "I am creative," "I embrace pleasure," and "I flow with my emotions" can empower and align this energy centre.


Dance and Movement:

Letting go of inhibitions and dancing freely helps release emotional tension, activate creativity, and promote a sense of playfulness.



Creativity:

Engage in creative activities such as painting, writing, crafting, or playing a musical instrument. Channelling your creativity nourishes the sacral chakra and fosters self-expression.


Water Connection:

As this is the element associated with the sacral chakra, spending time near water can be profoundly healing. Take a bath, swim in the ocean, or simply sit by a river or lake, allowing the water's flow to inspire emotional fluidity.


Emotional Awareness:

Be mindful of your emotions, acknowledging and processing them without judgment. Embrace both positive and challenging feelings, allowing them to flow naturally.


Nourishing Foods:

Consume orange-coloured foods like oranges, carrots, and sweet potatoes. Incorporate hydrating fruits and drinks, as water is essential for balancing the sacral chakra. Eat and drink mindfully, visualising your sacral chakra balancing.


Sacred Sensuality:

Cultivate a healthy relationship with your sensuality and sexuality. Honor your body and embrace pleasure in all aspects of life.


By incorporating some of all of these practices into your daily routine, you can create a harmonious flow of energy within your sacral chakra. Remember that regular practice and self-compassion are key to achieving balance and well-being in this energy centre.


Love & Light,





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.?. Thank you, Iโ€™ve been working on trying to balance all my chakras. What would you suggest for when I canโ€™t concentrate when Iโ€™m trying to meditate I get very frustrated

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To concentrate the "monkey mind" during meditation, start with realistic expectations, finding a quiet space with proper posture. Focus on your breath, using counting or observation to anchor your awareness.


Utilise guided meditations, mantras, or affirmations for added guidance. You might also want to access the links to my YouTube channel where there is meditation music with frequencies aligned to the Sacral Chakra.

Acknowledge distracting thoughts without judgment, gently returning your focus to your chosen point of concentration.

You may also incorporate body scans or progressive muscle relaxation to promote relaxation.

Consistent daily practice, even for a few minutes, is essential for improvement.

With gratitude,

Ness


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