The Solar Centre
The word manipura means
"city of jewels". This chakra is so called because
it is the fire center and appears like a fiery jewel. It is related to the
metabolic and digestive systems. Manipura correspond to pancreas as well as
the the adrenal cortex. Manipura is symbolised by a lotus with ten petals.
The colour that corresponds to Manipura is yellow. Keys issues governed by
Manipura are issues of personal power, fear, anxiety, opinion-formation,
introversion, and transition from simple or base emotions to complex.
Physically, Manipura governs digestion, mentally it governs personal power,
emotionally it governs expansiveness, and spiritually, all matters of