Vishuddha may be understood as relating to communication and growth through expression.
The sculpture represents the conceptual (white limestone) communicating with the abstract form (agate bird). They were the final sculptures created in my chakra series and I consider them to be companion pieces.
This chakra is paralleled to the thyroid, a gland that is also in the throat and which produces thyroid hormone, responsible for growth and maturation.
Physically, Vishuddha governs communication, emotionally it governs independence, mentally it governs fluent thought, and spiritually, it governs a sense of security.
Chakra is a concept referring to wheel-like vortices which, according to traditional Indian medicine, are believed to exist in the surface of the etheric double of humans. The Chakras are said to be "force centers" or whorls of energy permeating, from a point on the physical body, the layers of the subtle bodies in an ever-increasing fan-shaped formation.Rotating vortices of subtle matter, they are considered the focal points for the reception and transmission of energies.Different systems posit a varying number of chakras; the most well known system in the West is that of seven chakras.
There are many paintings and drawings of chakras but few stone sculptures. The sculptures seem to have been the result of my own practice of yoga. By...
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