Tickle in the Throat
What Haven't You Said?
Where did that sore throat come from? And why did you have to wake up with it today? Throat issues have a particular significance, according to the ancient yogis.
The Vishuddha Chakra is located at the throat. Like other chakras, it is described as a turning wheel, but this one is different in that it is primarily affected by matters of faith and understanding. Speech travels through the throat, and when your sense of meaning is awry, you become especially susceptible to the minor ailments that become more impactful if not addressed. Udana Vayu, the air governing the voice, has the natural tendency toward projection. In other words, it can become irritated when you do not feel your words have meaning. So sing, chant a mantra, or find an affirmation and repeat it to yourself at least eleven times. Get in touch with your Vishuddha, or Purity. Then say what you have to say and feel good and healthy about it.
Recommended: Tibetan Chakra Meditations by Ben Scott and Christa Michell
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