BALANCE 19: "Living In The Material World"
Shakes Together As: Deep Red
Chakra: Base and Crown
Tarot Card: The Sun
I Ching Sign: # 19, "Approach" Earth above, Lake below
Main Theme: To build up new energy - regeneration of body and mind.
Dominant Characteristics: Is in harmony with the self, and conveys this feeling to others. Owns a lot of energy. Others may feel magnetically drawn to this person. Possesses a practical talent for work in the service of others. Is balanced in the conscious and unconscious intentions.
Possible Challenge Aspects: A person whose spirituality is eclipsed by material interest. Needs to be the center of attention. May have the tendency to cling to the past. Lacks energy and is always tired.
Spiritual Level: Awakens the kundalini energy. Brings deep peace and at the same time a fresh breeze into life. Allows deep insights into one’s own inner world even in very concrete ways - for example, certain meditations and creative visualizations can be improved. Helps radiate and receive love.
Mental Level: Enables the person to examine the shadow sides of his/her personality and to release them. Can stimulate new mental energy.
Emotional Level: Assists in overcoming conscious anger, resentment, and frustration. Encourages involvement and initiative. Offers a new perspective and an acceptance of the body. May help in raising self-esteem.
Where to Apply the Substance: Around the entire lower abdomen; in mental or spiritual matters, also along the hairline. Not to be used too late in the afternoon or evening because it is very energizing and can lead to sleep problems.
Affirmation: I say "yes" to life and to myself.