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
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.