Svadhishthana

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Svadhishthana (स्वाधिष्ठान, IAST:, "where your being is established." "Swa means self and "adhishthana means established.) or the sacral chakra, is the second primary chakra according to Hindu Tantrism.wikipedia
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Chakra

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"Swa means self and "adhishthana means established.) or the sacral chakra, is the second primary chakra according to Hindu Tantrism.

Vritti

Tantric chakrasvrtticonscious activities
The six petals represent the following modes of consciousness, also known as vrittis: affection, pitilessness, feeling of all-destructiveness, delusion, disdain, and suspicion.

International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration

IASTStandard Indic transliterationtransliterated
Svadhishthana (स्वाधिष्ठान, IAST:, "where your being is established."

Hinduism

HinduHindusHindu culture
"Swa means self and "adhishthana means established.) or the sacral chakra, is the second primary chakra according to Hindu Tantrism.

Nelumbo nucifera

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Svadhisthana is illustrated as a white lotus (Nelumbo nucifera).

Vermilion

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It has six vermilion-colored petals inscribed with syllables: बं baṃ, भं bhaṃ, मं maṃ, यं yaṃ, रं raṃ and लं laṃ.

Varuna

VaruṇaVarunVarun Dev
Inside this lotus is a white crescent moon which represents the water region presided over by the deity Varuna.

Vishnu

Lord VishnuViṣṇuVisnu
Above the mantra that is within the bindu, or dot, is the deity Vishnu.

Dhoti

veshtiDhutidhutis
He is dark blue and wears a yellow dhoti.

Conch

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He holds a conch, a mace, a wheel and a lotus.

Kaumodaki

macegadaKaumodakee
He holds a conch, a mace, a wheel and a lotus.

Shrivatsa

SrivatsaSri Vatsasrivasta
He wears the shrivatsa mark, and the kaustubha gem.

Kaustubha

Kaustubha Gem
He wears the shrivatsa mark, and the kaustubha gem.

Garuda

GaruḍagaruḍasGarutman
He is seated either on a pink lotus, or on the divine eagle Garuda.

Vajra

dorjethunderboltVajrayudha
She is commonly depicted with one face and two arms, holding a sword and a shield, or two faced and four armed, and holds a trident, lotus, drum and vajra, or an arrow, skull, drum and axe.

Brahma

Lord BrahmaBrahmāBramha
Brahmā is the creator of the Universe and Saraswati personifies knowledge.

Saraswati

SarasvatiSaraswathiGoddess Saraswati
Brahmā is the creator of the Universe and Saraswati personifies knowledge.

Affection

endearmentAffectionismaffections
The six petals represent the following modes of consciousness, also known as vrittis: affection, pitilessness, feeling of all-destructiveness, delusion, disdain, and suspicion.

Pity

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The six petals represent the following modes of consciousness, also known as vrittis: affection, pitilessness, feeling of all-destructiveness, delusion, disdain, and suspicion.

Delusion

delusionsdelusionalparanoid delusions
The six petals represent the following modes of consciousness, also known as vrittis: affection, pitilessness, feeling of all-destructiveness, delusion, disdain, and suspicion.

Contempt

disdaincontemptuouscontemn
The six petals represent the following modes of consciousness, also known as vrittis: affection, pitilessness, feeling of all-destructiveness, delusion, disdain, and suspicion.

Suspicion (emotion)

suspicionsuspicious
The six petals represent the following modes of consciousness, also known as vrittis: affection, pitilessness, feeling of all-destructiveness, delusion, disdain, and suspicion.

Unconscious mind

unconsciousunconsciouslythe unconscious
Svadhisthana is associated with the unconscious and with emotion.

Emotion

emotionsemotionalemotional state
Svadhisthana is associated with the unconscious and with emotion.

Muladhara

Muladhara Chakrabase chakraMoolatharam
It is closely related to the Muladhara in that Muladhara is where the different samskaras (potential Karmas) lie dormant, and Svadhisthana is where these Samskaras find expression.