Meaning and Importance of the Solar Plexus-Manipura Chakra- Part-1

1. Mantra: ‘Ram’ (Pronounced ‘Rum’)2. Location: Below the rib cage above the navel.3. Color: Yellow4. Position: Parallel to the Earth/ Perpendicular to the Spine5. Rotation: Clockwise6. Corresponding Planetary energy: Mars7. Corresponding Number: 18. Corresponding Mudra: Rudra Mudra Across cultures, a lot of importance has been laid to the solar plexus. The proverbial ‘fire in the belly’ is quite related to the concept… Read More

The ‘Grounding’ Mudra – Meditation

I came across the mudra you see me making here, for the first time, in the Sivananda Ashram in Kerala. So, What is a mudra? A Mudra is literally speaking, a ‘pose’. Mudras direct the flow of energy through body chakras as long as you hold them. In yoga and meditation, mudras and chakras are… Read More