Thank you all for your patience, I happy to finally be able to share with you an excerpt (and link to the full post) from the second part of my three-part series on the manipura chakra, hosted on the Himalayan Institute’s Wisdom Library:
“The massive collection of bacteria cells located throughout the body is known collectively as the microbiota. These bacteria number approximately 38 trillion, with the majority located in the digestive system. The gut microbiota is the collective name given to this colony of bacteria lining the intestinal tract. Rather than being parasitic or simply coming along for the ride, these cells assist with digestion and assimilation, especially of food compounds that are otherwise difficult to digest and absorb. These bacteria also synthesize amino acids, as well as B vitamins and vitamin K. In addition, gut bacteria play a crucial role in immune system regulation. Most important, the gut microbiota interacts with and influences the central nervous system (CNS, or the brain and spinal cord)…“
Click on the image below to read the complete article on the Himalayan Institute’s Wisdom library Amrit Blog in the Tantra section:
Part three is on it’s way, so check back soon!
As always, thank you to the Himalayan Institute and Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD. for the opportunity to share.