The Fifth Chakra: Communication

Vissudha, purification center, throat Chakra.

Vissudha Chakra is the purification center and is located at the throat. It is represented by the color blue and a crescent within a 16 petaled lotus, and its issues are communication, inspiration, expression, and faith. A healthy balance in the Vissudha Chakra would be shown as fluent and clear thought, creative written and spoken expression, and wisdom. It is related to the thyroid and parathyroid glands.

Affirmation:

May I be able to express my feelings with ease and be balanced between heart and mind.

Yoga Poses to Activate this Chakra:

Fish
Crocodile
Eight-Limbed Pose

Half shoulder stand
Lion’s Face
Rabbit

Plow
Warrior Seal

Yoga Practices to Activate this Chakra:

Pranayama: Ujjayi
Mantra: Hum
Bandha: Jalandhara Bandha
Yoga Path: Mantra

 


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