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Vishuddha
Vishuddha
oil on acrylic on pencil on canvas
48 x 48 x 2"
2018

The English translation of the Sanskrit term Vishuddha or Vishuddhi, is "especially pure". According to Hindu Trantric tradition, it is the fifth primary chakra, also called the throat chakra. It controls the Endocrine system, and is specifically located in the throat over the thyroid, is described as having a "white color" with sixteen "purple" or "smoke-colored petals." Within is a sky-blue triangle and a circular white region like the full moon, representing the element of akasha, or "ether".