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Third Chakra : Manipura Chakra
The Third of seven chakras.

Translation City of Gems
(Navel Chakra)
Location The part of the vertebral column that corresponds to the navel region.
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Element Fire
Element Color Orange-Red
Aspects Vision, form, color, ego.
Ruling planet Sun
Deity Braddha Rudra
Behavioral characteristics Motivated by the desire for identification, recognition, power and better living conditions. Ego is the main problem.
Associated age A person of 14 to 21 years old.
Leela - States of Being in the Chakras 19. Plane of Karma (Karma Loka)
20. Charity (Daan)
21. Atonement (Saman Paap)
22. Plane of Dharma (Dharma Loka)
23. Celestial Plane (Swarga Loka)
24. Bad Company (Ku-Sang Loka)
25. Good Company (Su-Sang Loka)
26. Sorrow (Dukh)
27. Selfless Service (Parmarth).

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About this page

Wil GeraetsThis overview on the Seven Chakras was synthesized by Wil Geraets from the "Chakras" book, which provides many details on the seven chakras : Techniques and effects of meditation, related colors, shapes, sounds, yantras, predominant senses and sense organs, work organs, planes, Shakti's, notes on sleep and body chemistry,… Click here for all extracts from this book.

Detailed behavioral characteristics for the seven chakras are also found within the game and book called "Leela", which discusses 9 mental attitudes related to each of the seven chakras and allows one to achieve a better understanding of the seven chakras by playing a board game. Click here for all extracts from this book.

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