Visshudha is the blue chakra located at the center of the throat representing communication and expression. It is connected with the thyroid glands and regulates the respiratory system. Balancing Visshudha allows for better flow of ideas and expression of creativity as well as the ability to hear that “still, small voice” inside.
When the throat chakra is out of balance, it generally means a block in communication and can lead to frustration, discontent and the inability to express emotion. This combination can lead to serious emotional problems that exhibit as insomnia, unexplained weight gain, fatigue and moodiness.
The seed sound for Visshudha is Hang (hawng).
The color for Visshudha is sky blue.
Element – Air
Orientation – East
Candle for Visshudha: blue – represents meditation, tranquility, and the moon
Chant – I speak, I express
Affirmation – I hear and speak the truth. Creativity flows in and through me.