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Throat Chakra

Throat Chakra Symbology

The Meaning of Throat Chakra Symbol

  • The 16 petals of the image signify all the vowels of the Sanskrit language which represents Purusha or spirit.
  • The inner triangle represents the manifestation of speech – the matrica Shakti.The circle symbolizes the moon. It represents psychic energy, clairvoyance and communication without words.
  • Bija Mantra Symbol is Ham pictured in the center

Throat Chakra General Information

The Location of the Throat Chakra is in the center of the neck.

The Element & Energy of the Throat Chakra are Ether & vibration energy state.

The Throat Chakra Color is bright light blue.

The Body parts & Organs related to the Throat Chakra are the throat, mouth, ears, neck, shoulders, upper back, and the thyroid and parathyroid glands.

The Sense associated with the Throat Chakra is the sense of Hearing.

The Sounds to awaken and balance the Throat Chakra are the Bija Mantra Ham and the vowel sound ‘ee’ as in sleep.

The Psychical area that is connected to the Throat Chakra is Communication resulting in creativity; resonant voice; good listener; good sense of timing and rhythm; clear communication; lives creatively.

The Challenge of the Throat Chakra is honesty, being honest with yourself and others. 

The Identity and rights of the Throat Chakra are the Creative identity and the right ‘to speak and be heard’.

The Physical malfunctions related to the Throat Chakra imbalance are the Disorders of the throat, ears, voice, neck; tightness of the jaw; toxicity. If you have a history of these issues recurring signup for a distance Reiki Bio-Field Clearing session.

The Yoga Poses to balance the Throat Chakra are Neck stretch, bridge, shoulder stand, and fish pose.

The hand Mudra for the Throat Chakra is Shunya Mudra (heaven Mudra) – Bend the middle finger (relates to ether) and lightly press the thumb on top. Extend the other fingers. This helps ear and hearing issues.

The Essential Oils that for the Throat Chakra that support our inner strength and fortitude are frankincense, rose, jasmine, rosewood, elemi, sandalwood, neroli and ylang ylang. These oils help us to feel more secure about ourselves, as well as more self-love, self-confidence and self-actualization. Some oils that reduce inflammation and soothe sore throats are tea tree, eucalyptus, cajuput, sandalwood, frankincense, clary sage, and lavender.

Meditations techniques to help with the practice of silence can be helpful. 

Affirmations maybe used to encourage positive thoughts and beliefs about communication.

Other healing practices for the Throat Chakra are Singing and chanting, toning, storytelling, journal writing, practice silence for excesses, learn communication skills

Behavior Characteristics

Balanced Characteristics

Resonant, full voice
Clear communication with others
Good communication with self
Good listener
Good sense of timing and rhythm
Lives life creatively

Excessive Characteristics 

Talking too much or inappropriately
Difficulty being silent
Excessive loudness
Inability to keep confidences

Healing for an over active Throat Chakra:

  • Do Yoga Poses for the neck and shoulders.
  • Make your environment peaceful. If the outside is noisy get thick drapes and carpet to deaden the noise. 
  • Clear out clutter in your space and increase spaciousness.
  • Make time everyday to be silent and discover meditation techniques that work for you.
  • Don’t gossip.
  • Use affirmations to encourage the benefits of silence.

Deficient Characteristics

Difficulty putting things in words
Fear of speaking
Speaking with small, weak voice
Excessive shyness
Tone deafness

Healing Techniques for under active Throat Chakra:

  • Do Yoga Poses for the neck and shoulders
  • Have beautiful music playing
  • Chant and Sing. Take voice lessons
  • Meditation techniques on sound
  • Alexander technique sessions to release voice issues
  • Reiki Bio-Field Clearing to clear past patterns of not speaking up for self.
  • Join Toastmasters
  • Write 
  • Share more of Self with others.
  • Use affirmations to encourage the acts of speaking up and being heard.

Understanding the Throat Chakra An interview with Sherry Schreck

Yoga Classes at the 
Hidden Valley Zen Center

Sandra is offering mixed level yoga classes at the Zen Center on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30 pm Pacific time Click here for more information.

Zoom Yoga Classes

Sherry is  live on Zoom Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings. Click here for the schedule.

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