Throat Chakra

The Chakras of Spirit

Fifth Chakra: The Visuddhi (Blue) chakra is the fifth chakra, located in the area of the throat. Without  verbal expression we can’t  our highest truth. The fifth chakra includes the:

  • Neck
  • Throat
  • Thyroid
  • Prathyroid glands
  • Jaw
  • Mouth
  • Ears
  • Hands
  • Tongue

This chakra is about self-expression, communication, independence, fluent thought, security.

  • How do you determine what is right and wrong?
  • Tell about a time you turned a negative experience into wisdom.
  • What do you feel guilty about?
  • If you could take back one thing you’ve ever said, what would it be?
  • What is your biggest regret?
  • What keeps you dependent on others? How can you break that dependency?
  • Go play, sing or write a song about anything.
  • How can you turn failure into a learning experience?
  • Write a small speech or monologue on a topic you are passionate about.

The element associated with this chakra is ether/sound and the coordinating crystals are Blue Lace Agate and Angelite.  Its emanating color is blue and its balancing color is orange.

This chakra identifies with creativity and its lesson is self-expression.  The rights and responsibilities are to create and to speak and be heard.

The balanced chakra energy is a voice that is full, resonant, ommunicates clearly with others, good self-expression, good listener, truthful and creative expression. 

Its challenge is deceit and its excessive chakra energy is excessive talking, poor listener, over-extended, gossiping, too loud, unable to keep secrets, forced creative expression.

This chakra’s deficient energy is fear of speaking, poor rhythm, weak voice, excessive shyness, denial of creative expression.

The yoga postures associated with this chakra are neck and should stretches, bridge, shoulder stand, half shoulder stand, fish (supported), fish, camel.

Other healing activities include being silent, listen to or create music, be creative, journal, eat fruits.