Today, we are going to understand in detail about Throat Chakra (Vishuddha), the 5th Chakra. This will help you understand it in detail with it characteristic and different ways to work on balancing it.
Basic Characteristics of Throat Chakra
Throat Chakra is Blue in colour. It is situated at Throat / in the centre base of the Neck. The element of Throat Chakra is Sound / Ether.
Throat Chakra has the rights “to speak”. The sense associated with this Chakra is Hear. Its primary function is Communication and Healing. It works on the principles of Speech and Expression.
Understanding symptoms of Throat Chakra
Basic issues related to this chakra are Communication, Self-Expression. With the lack of energy or imbalance of Throat Chakra, symptoms noted are Inconsistent, unable to express thoughts, cowardice, unreliable, manipulative. If the Throat Chakra is over-active or excessively open, symptoms noted are self-righteous, talks excessive, arrogant, will force the opinion on others. The colour of the chakra is used, in form of clothing and jewellery for the treatment, when the energy of chakra is low and its opposite colour is used when the chakra is excessively open. So, to balance the chakra energy when deficient, use Blue colour for treatment and Yellow colour is used to treat excessively opened chakra. The characteristics of balanced Throat Chakra are a Good speaker, artistic, centred, lives in the now, easily experience divine energy.
Throat Chakra Connection
Throat Chakra is connected to Solar Plexus: Digestive System, Stomach, Liver, Gall Blader, Bile, Small Intestine and Pancreas gland. It is emotionally connected to Feelings and Openness: Ideas, Healing Nature, Life Force, Creativity; Communication.
Throat Chakra Treatments
To balance the Throat Chakra, using colour therapy, Decorate your home or workplace in shades of blue, wear blue clothing and jewellery.
You can use the chakra element to balance the Vishuddha chakra also. The element therapy to balance Vishuddha Chakra – Sit in open space under the blue sky and meditate or relax. Listen to soothing music.
The Throat Chakra can be balanced with good nutrition. Eat Blueberries, Kelp, blue current and dragon fruit.
By chanting Ham while meditating can also help to balance Vishuddha Chakra. Affirmation for balancing the Chakra is “I express myself with grace and integrity. I communicate effectively with everyone I meet.”
Here, I am sharing a small meditation using Mudra for balancing Throat Chakra.
Cross your fingers on the inside of your hands, without the thumbs. Let the thumbs touch at the tops, and pull them slightly up.
Concentrate on the Throat chakra at the base of the throat.
Chant the sound HAM.
Use any of the above methods consistently for 21 days to balance your Throat Chakra and experience the change in your life. For some people, it may take little longer too. Ensure you are doing it daily at a fix time and place, if you are meditating.