he second chakra has six vermillion lotus petals.
The moon-shaped crescent is the yantra of this chakra.
The vital relationship between water and the moon is shown by the crescent yantra within the white circle of the water chakra.
The aspects of Svadhisthana chakra are: procreation, family, fantasy. The earth element of Muladhara chakra dissolves into the water element of Svadhisthana chakra. Fantasy enters as the person begins interrelating with family and friends. The inspiration to create begins in the second chakra.
The seed mantra is Vam and the vital breath of the chakra is Prana.
Above the mantra is seated the presiding deity Vishnu, the lord of preservation,
in shining dark-blue, and he wears a dhoti of golden yellow.
Plane: The Astral plane
Sense Organ: Tongue
Work Organ: Genitals
Name: Dwelling place of the self
Location: Above the genitals
A green silk scarf covers his four arms. He is seated on a pink lotus, four-armed, holding a conch, a mace, a wheel and a lotus. Vishnu is the lord of preservation, the all-pervading life-force in the universe.
Nb of petals: 6
His energy is Rakini or Chakini Shakti, two-headed, four armed, holding an arrow, a skull, a drum, and an ax, seated on a red lotus. She wears a red sari, and jewels encircle her neck and four arms.
The chakra's associated animal is the light grey or green makara (crocodile), an emblem of the waters and the vehicle of the god Varuna, lord of the sea.