Swadhisthana: The Sacral Chakra
This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Swadhisthana: The Sacral Chakra.
Swadhisthana, Svadisthana or adhishthana is symbolised by a white lotus within which is a crescent moon, with six vermillion, or orange petals. The seed mantra is Vam, and the presiding deity is Brahma, with the Shakti being Rakini (or Chakini). The animal associated is the crocodile of Varuna.
The Sacral Chakra is located in the sacrum (hence the name) and is considered to correspond to the testes or the ovaries that produce the various sex hormones involved in the reproductive cycle. Swadisthana is also considered to be related to, more generally, the genitourinary system and the adrenals. The key issues involving Swadisthana are relationships, violence, addictions, basic emotional needs, and pleasure. Physically, Swadisthana governs reproduction, mentally it governs creativity, emotionally it governs joy, and spiritually it governs enthusiasm.
- 939 Views
Category: Religious Symbols.
More symbols in Hindu Symbols:
More symbols in Religious Symbols:
Religious symbolism is the use of symbols, including archetypes, acts, artwork, events, or natural phenomena, by a religion. Religions view religious texts, rituals, and works of art as symbols of co… read more »
Have a discussion about Swadhisthana: The Sacral Chakra with the community:
Use the citation below to add this symbol to your bibliography:
"Swadhisthana: The Sacral Chakra." Symbols.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 20 Nov. 2019. <https://www.symbols.com/symbol/swadhisthana%3A-the-sacral-chakra>.