Also known as: Cornucopia Center, Visuddha
Body Mind Associations:
Location: Base of the throat
Color: Sky blue
Parts of the body: This chakra controls the throat and the neck, and the arms
and the hands. It is associated with the brachial or cervical plexus.
Sense: Sense of Hearing
Endocrine Gland: Thyroid Gland
Consciousness: The aspects of expressing and receiving. Expressing can be in
the form of communicating what one wants and what one feels, or it can be an
artistic expression, as an artist painting, a dancer dancing, a musician playing
music, using a form for expressing and bringing to the outside what was within.
Expressing is related to receiving, as in "Ask, and ye shall
This chakra is associated with listening to one's intuition, which guides one
in an optimal flow, in which one sees one's goals manifest, and it seems that
the Universe provides all their needs with no effort on their part at all.
Abundance, therefore, is associated with this chakra, as is the aspect of
unconditional receiving necessary to accept the abundance of the Universe.
This is the first level of consciousness in which one perceives directly
another level of Intelligence, and experiences one's interaction with this other
Metaphysically, this chakra is related to creativity, creating, manifesting
in the physical world the fulfillment of one's goals.
Element: Ether, as the crossover between the physical world and the world of
Spirit. On the physical level, it corresponds to deep space as the most subtle
physical element. From the point of view of the Spiritual, it represents the
matrix on which physical reality manifests.
Metaphorically, it represents a person's relationship with their space, the
movie that is playing around them.
The Throat Chakra is associated with the parts of the consciousness concerned
with expressing and receiving
The throat chakra is associated with abundance, and with the state of
consciousness called, "grace," where it seems that what you want for
you is also what God wants for you. Accepting what the abundant universe offers
you requires a sense of unconditionally receiving.
The sense of hearing is associated with this chakra, and the element of
ether, the most subtle physical element, corresponding to what we find in deep
space. The ether is the crossover between the physical and the spiritual
dimensions. Someone looking at the world through this chakra watches the
manifestation of their goals. The Will Arm represents manifesting what you want,
and the Feeling Arm represents manifesting what makes you happy. Hopefully, the
two point to the same thing.