Moving from Chakra 2 to Charka 3

For the past week, I’ve been immersed in the pleasures and sensual awakening that is possible in chakra 3.  It was simply a heart-opening week at Valley View Hot Springs.

And it was hard to leave.  I found myself starting to drop into the rhythms of the place.  Wake up, soak, eat, soak, meet, talk, share, open, soak, eat, open heart.  Repeat.

But with the closing of Chakra 2, I knew it was time to leave.  Because of “wet and wild” weather, I decided to wait an extra day.  The weather didn’t get any better; in fact, it got worse.  Nevertheless, I hit the road.

I once again reconnected with the Continental Divide Trail – this time in Salida. As the road meandered up and into the Rockies, I took a break to capture what I’d experienced in Chakra 2, and to explore what chakra 3 means to me …

9 thoughts on “Moving from Chakra 2 to Charka 3”

  1. Wanting to send wishes, blessings and warm golden thoughts to light your spirit as you play with the fiery manipura chakra and her power to burn away obstacles. May you blissfully embrace the mind-body connection.

    You cannot know fire from words alone. Enter the fire if you want to know the truth~*~RUMI

  2. you lost your fork stem nut?!!! yes, the good stuff is keeping an eye on you.

    i’m sure you’re aware the different level of chakras cannot exist without one thing…balance. nature needs balance. we need balance.
    positive and negative, yin and yang, male and female, dark and light. in Ecclesiastes 3:1 “…a time to be born, a time to die…a time to plant, a time to reap…a time to kill, a time to heal…”
    one cannot exist without the other…that’s the order.

    head on, doug!

  3. Is that what that’s called? A fork stem nut? Well, it’s gotta be important. I’m in Boulder now, and hope to find a Suzuki dealership around here somewhere that has the parts I need.

    Meanwhile … “head on!” …

  4. @cyndi … many thanks. 😉 Check out the “lightning” post, and you can see how fire immediately came into play with the advent of chakra 3!

  5. you’re in luck…there are at least two places to check for a fork stem nut in boulder.
    Mike’s Motorcycle 1730 38th Street, Boulder, CO 80301 303.443.9350
    Colorado Powersports 1880-55th St, Boulder, CO 80301 303-447-3500

    my gut says try Mike’s first.

  6. here’s another possible resource for your fork stem nut:
    Boulder Cycle Sport 4580 Broadway St, Ste B, Boulder, CO 80304 303-444-2453

  7. Doug, I am blessed to have met you at Valley View Hot Springs. I enjoyed the our time together, that evening with Chuck and Rachel. Thank you for sharing your story with us all. If your travels ever bring you towards Tennessee please contact me. Mark

  8. Just wanted to say THANKS for talking to use & taking the time to take & send the pics of use w/ our motorcycles. We enjoyed talking & soaking w/ you & others at Vally veiw as it was somthing new for us & we HOPE to see you again some day. Drive safe & remember—It THROTTLE THERAPY!!! Randy & Jaynee

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