Throat Chakra

VISHUDDHA – THROAT CHAKRA, FIFTH CHAKRA

Throat Chakra Symbol
Throat Chakra Symbol

The Sanskrit name of the Throat Chakra, the fifth chakra, is Visshuda. Sometimes it is called the “voice of the body.” This energy center is related to communication, expression, and truth, as well as other things. It is also said to be the center of transformation and change.

Associated with:

assimilating information, communication, eloquence, expression of creativity, humor, self-expression,  speech, truthfulness

Color:

blue or aqua/turquoise

Location:

lower center of the throat near adam’s apple

Lapis Lazuli beads
Lapis Lazuli, a Throat Chakra stone. Photo: AdobeStock

Related Stones:

This Chakra’s Crystals

The Visshuda Throat Chakra says,

“I express my truth clearly.” 

Visshuda in Sanskrit means “purity” or “purification.” This chakra, the fifth chakra, is considered a “higher” chakra because it is in the top three of the seven major chakras.

Deities:

Bride, Hermes (Mercury), Sarasvati, The Muses, Thoth

Element:

Ether/Space

Beneficial Foods, Exercises, and More

Learn about food, exercises, and other things that are good for the Throat Chakra.

Body Parts/Organs/Glands:

arms, brachial cervix, ears, gums, hands, hypothalamus, jaw, mouth, mouth, neck, parathyroid, sinuses, teeth, throat, thyroid, tonsils, tongue

Planets:

Mercury, Neptune

Sense:

hearing

Tholrat - 5th - Chakra
Graphic: Robyn Harton

Signs of Balanced or Imbalanced Throat Chakra Energy and Related Dis-ease States

Discover the signs of a Throat Chakra’s energy balance and related dis-ease.


 

Some References
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Chakra: Reference to Go: 50 Cards for Promoting Spiritual and Physical Health (Relax and Rejuvenate) by  Olivia H. Miller (Author), Nicole Kaufman (Illustrator), Michele Damelio (Contributor)