Harmonious Swadhistana

The characteristics of this chakra, when it is balanced and harmonious, are the following: 

  • Pleasure, sensations, duality
  • Pursuit of what feels nice
  • Walk away from what doesn’t
  • Offers us the 1st freedom, of choice
  • Conversation
  • Sexual energy
  • Desire for entertainment and social life
  • Sensuality
  • Creative imagination
  • Healing energy
  • Sense of enjoyment
  • Good relationships and social interactions
  • Sensitivity
  • Related to instincts (hunger, thirst, sleep).  


Yin unbalance

When this chakra in unbalanced on the Yin side, we can experience:

  • Accumulating frustrations
  • Expression “I quit”
  • Exaggerated tendency to obey social rules
  • Exaggerated concern for the image presented to others
  • Uncontrolled sexuality leading to unconsciousness
  • Sexual dependency on the other one who is providing the pleasure
  • Uncontrolled fantasy – being trapped in an imaginary world
  • Attachments to what feels good
  • Confusion and forgetfulness
  • Jealousy
  • Feeling of emptiness
  • Indecision
  • Credulity
  • Sexual inhibition


Yang unbalance

When this chakra in unbalanced on the Yang side, we can experience:

  • Tendency to abuse the pleasure
  • Expression “I have enough”
  • Exaggerated concern for their own pleasures
  • Exaggerated concern for self-image
  • Aggressive sexuality leading to abuse
  • Tendency to manipulate other’s sexuality
  • Self-hallucination – creating our own idyllic world
  • Obsession with what feels good
  • Indulgence into states of unconsciousness
  • Envy, anger
  • Feeling of loneliness
  • Versatility
  • Suspicion
  • Sexual superficiality


Element and correspondence

Synchronized with the Water element.

Corresponds to the lunar and magnetic forces. 



Located three fingers above the genitals.