The sacral chakra, chakra svadhisthana, is associated with the element of water. The water element represents fluidity, flow, movement and aliveness.

Key Words: Motivating, Optimistic, Affectionate, Creativity, Movement, Sensuality, Pleasure

Location: Lower Abdomen/Pelvis

Element: Water

Color: Orange

Symbol: 6 Petalled Lotus

Healing Gemstones: Carnelian, Orange Calcite, Citrine, Milky Quartz, Moonstone, Selenite

The phrase svadhishthana translates to sva – self; and shthana – place.

Six-Petalled Lotus: The six petals of the sacral chakra lotus are associated qualities that must be overcome to purify svadhisthana – anger, jealousy, cruelty, hatred, pride and desire.

The Circles: The circles symbolize the cyclic nature of birth, death and rebirth.

The Crescent Moon: The moon symbolizes cycles – chaos, never-ending change and constant movement.