This is a detail of the fountain, with the addition of a tile curtain that drips with water. The curtain was added to feminize the original very male looking sculpture. It stands 7 ft in height with water distributed over the surface of the sacrum shaped portion by forged steel clinker grinders from a furnace.
The water flow is regulated through 40 lines of vinyl tubing behind from a pump hidden in a reservoir below the black pedestal.
The second chakra is located in the sacrum and is considered to correspond to the testes or the ovaries that produce the various sex hormones involved in the reproductive cycle.
Swadisthana is also considered to be related to the genitourinary system.
The key issues involving Swadisthana are...
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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