2. Sacral Chakra - the Emotional Center

Position of chakra 2 on the human body

Chakra 2 Symbol
Sanskrit name: Svadhisthana
Translation: "Sweetness"
Location: Below belly button
Color: Orange
Vibrational Sound: “VUM”
Musical Scale Note: D
Element: Water
Right(s): To Feel, To Want
Affirmation: “I am passionate.”

The Sanskrit name for this chakra is "Svadhisthana" (pronounced “swa-deesh-stahn-uh”). It's associated with fluidity, movement, adaptability, physical pleasure, sexuality, reproduction, creativity energy, emotions, sensation, nurturance, intimacy, passion, and desire.

Gemstones that resonate with and are used to activate and/or balance this chakra are Carnelian, Sunstone, Peach Moonstone, Red and Orange Aventurine.

See our Chakras page for information about all seven chakras.

Affirmations for Chakra Two


  • I am enough.
  • I have enough.
  • I am connected to water. My energy flows like a sparkling river, easily shifting and adjusting as I respond to changing circumstances.
  • I have the right to feel all of my feelings.
  • My emotions belong to me, but they do not define me.  
  • I am filled with creativity.
  • I am passionate.
  • I am nurturing.
  • I release my desires into the light.
  • I am grateful for my physical senses and the pleasure they bring me.
  • I love and respect my body.
  • My energy resonates with enthusiasm, motion, pleasure, and harmony.