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Manipura

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Manipura is the third primary chakra according to the Hindu Tantric tradition (Shakta).

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It is positioned at the navel region and it has ten petals which match the vrittis of spiritual ignorance, thirst, jealousy, treachery, shame, fear, disgust, delusion, foolishness and sadness.

It is associated with the deities Vahni, Rudra, Lakini, and the element Fire.

Alternative names

  • Tantra: Dashachchada, Dashadala Padma, Dashapatra, Dashapatrambuja, Manipura, Manipuraka, Nabhipadma, Nabhipankaja
  • Vedas (late Upanishads): Manipura, Manipuraka, Nabhi Chakra
  • Puranic: Manipura, Nabhi Chakra

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