Manipura is related to the solar plexus, the ego and digestive systems such as the pancreas and adrenal glands. These play a valuable role in digestion, the conversion of food matter into energy for the body.
Key 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 growth.
The sculpture is surrounded by a wild vine called English Lace. To me, this foliage represents the wild untamed energies that Freud called the ID. Freud believed the Ego forms a psychological boundary around the ID,...
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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