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Swadhisthana

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Swadhisthana is the second primary chakra according to the Hindu Tantric tradition (Shakta).

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Swadhisthana is positioned near the genital region and it has six petals which match the vrittis of affection, pitilessness, feeling of all-destructiveness, delusion, disdain and suspicion.

It is associated with the deities Varuna, Vishnu, Rakini, and the element Water.

Alternative names

  • Tantra: Adhishthana, Bhima, Shatpatra, Skaddala Padma, Swadhishthana, Wari Chakra
  • Vedas (late Upanishads): Medhra, Swadhishthana
  • Puranic: Swadhishthana

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