Sacral Chakra: Key to Sense and Sensuality


Today we will continue with exploration, healing and activating the second chakra of the body, the sacral chakra. This chakra as i had explained is responsible not only for emotions but also with interpretations of those emotions. The sacral chakra is the second chakra. It is associated with the emotional body, sensuality, and creativity. Its element is water and as such, its energy is characterised by flow and flexibility. The function of the sacral chakra is directed by the principle of pleasure. 

The most common location for the sacral chakra is about three inches below the navel, at the center of your lower belly. In the back, it’s located at the level of the lumbar vertebrae.

It is associated with the lymphatic system.

The sacral chakra is associated with the following psychological and behavioral functions:

  • Emotions, feelings

  • Relationships, relating

  • Expression of sexuality, sensual pleasure

  • Feeling the outer and inner worlds

  • Creativity

  • Fantasies

The sacral chakra is associated with the realm of emotions. It’s the center of our feelings and sensations. 

When this chakra is blocked or isnt behaving in the right manner, then the person is unable to leave its explicit memory, the memory which is there because of the events and incidences which have happened in the past, those events incidences keep reoccurring in persons memory which won’t be wrong to say those not so good events keep haunting the person and the person time and again relives those tormenting times, if this chakra is not healed it leads to several emotional distresses and is more than likely to effect one’s psychological health. When this gets more and more, then the person deduces the actions, behaviour and exhibiting of emotions of its family too in the manner, and always finds them to be insensitive towards him, wont be wrong to say that the person develops always prevailing emotion of “remorse”, which results in friction within the family, with its spouse and also with its progeny. Person without really realising, starts taking family as a liability, then starts avoiding being there with them, and takes refuge for his absence in name of work or social demands, like attending more social gatherings, which is just because the person doesnt wants to spend time with its family. As what has been witnessed, non performing or wrongly performing energies emitting from the sacral chakra lead to post traumatic stress disorder, Alzheimer’s apart from person getting affiliated with Obsessive compulsive disorder and attention deficiency hyper anxiety disorder. 

Sacral chakras optimum functioning effects apart from regulating the psychological health also lays its impact directly on the physical body, control of the digestive system, which can be understood as if there is sense of hunger from within or not, how the consumed food behaves as in whether it is properly digested, or some enzyme medicines are to be administered for the digestion process to initiate, which means the secretion of enzymes is more than less is also controlled and regulated by sacral chakra. The sacral chakra resonates with our need for relationships and our need to control or create the dynamics of our physical world. The second chakra shifts from obeying tribal, family authority, and allows us to discover satisfying relationships and interests of our Being creative in nature, the sacral chakra’s main focus is allowing the individual to discover what they enjoy, to form hobbies, create loving and exciting relationships, and even creativity in lovemaking and sexual eroticism.

The second chakra is centered on personal identity or personal play in the external world and how it responds to the seductive forces of the physical world. Therefore, if the second chakra is unbalanced, it can lead to addictions of drugs, sex, gambling and money.

The Svadhisthana is the foundation of a healthy ego that allows us to interact with the world without selling ourselves short or pretending to be someone we are not. A person with a strong second chakra can survive financially and physically on his or her own and bond with others to form harmonious friendships. A balanced second chakra has the ability to take risks and have the resilience to recover when things go A sacral chakra in distress can form abusive, controlling relationships, and cause bullying in the workplace, fear of abandonment, and loss of financial and creative power.