The Crown Chakra – Sahasrara

7-crownQuick Facts:

Location: On top of the head.
Color: Violet.
Element: Cosmic Energy.
Planet: Neptune.
Sense: Understanding.
Glands: Pineal.
Mantra: AH & Silence.
Note: B.

Body Parts: Central Nervous System, Right Eye, Brain.

Scents: Frankincense, Gardenia.

Traits: Wisdom, Intellect, Claircognizance, Open Minded, Spiritual, Mastery, Aware.

Crystals: Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Herkimer Diamond.

Affirmation: I am one with all creation, I am consciously living my divine purpose, I am open to the goodness and abundance of the universe.

The Crown Chakra:

silhouettecrownThe Crown Chakra (What is a chakra?) is the seventh energy center among the 7 traditional ones. It is seen as violet in color and is located on top of your head. This chakra is connected to your wisdom,intellect and your understanding. Your awareness and consciousness as well as you spiritual connection and mastery and higher self.

When in balance, you will feel more connected and at home with yourself and the Universe. You will be more open minded and have a greater sense of understanding. You’ll be more open to the cosmic and spiritual energies and receive that from Source and your higher self. You’ll have an easier time to see the wisdom in your experiences and in life. You will be able to hold more and more energy within your being through a healthy nervous system and the crown chakra. Clair-cognizance is connected to this chakra, a sense of knowing and inspired thoughts.

When overcharged, you might be ungrounded and feel a disassociation to your physical body. You might get overly-intellectual or have your “head in the clouds”, which can lead to an unbalanced or dysfunctional communication and relating to others and the world. This can lead to confusion. An overcharged crown can also lead to spiritual addiction and depression.

With insufficient energy, you might feel a greater sense of separation and feel uncertain about your purpose or even feel a complete lack of purpose. As with the Third Eye Chakra, you might have learning difficulties and having a hard time understanding and making decisions. There might also be a greater feeling of fearing death.

Physical imbalances might be: Headaches, migraine, poor memory, imbalanced nervous system, poor coordination, tiredness, dimming vision, ringing ears.
(Note: ringing in the ears can also be your guides giving you energy or messages, thus it doesn’t have to be an imbalance.)

How to clear and balance your crown chakra:

Meditation is good for all chakras, the crown included. Sit in meditation, preferably in complete silence, and focus upon your crown chakra. You can imagine white or golden light entering your crown from above. Otherwise simply sit in silence and be still, imagine that you open your crown chakra like a flower opening to the sun.

Be of service to others, for the sake of helping and assisting out of love and good will. Do this from a place of love and mastery, with a sense of being equal and without sacrificing yourself.

As for all chakras you can do Yoga and the connected exercises for the chakra.
Give yourself healing or receive healing from a healer to clear, balance and heal your chakras.

Violet & clear crystals are clearing and balancing for the crown chakra. Use these in meditation or carry them in your pocket or as jewelry and they will help in this. Amethyst, Clear Quartz and Herkimer Diamond are good crystals for this chakra.

Herkimer Diamonds - Tumbled Amethyst (Violet) - Tumbled StonesTumbled Clear Quartz

This was general information about the crown chakra with some examples and tips. May this be of assistance to you and may you find your way to balance it and be aware, at home and connected.

Namaste, ~ Alahi ~

The Third Eye Chakra – Ajna

6-thirdeyeQuick Facts:

Location: Between eyebrows.
Color: Indigo.
Element: Light.
Planet: Uranus.
Sense: Thought.
Glands: Pineal & Pituitary.
Mantra: OM.
Note: A.

Body Parts: Face, Ears, Eyes, Nose, Sinuses, Nervous System, Brain.

Scents: Mint, Jasmine, Lavender, Magnolia, Ylang Ylang.

Traits: Self-Awareness, Wisdom, Intellect, Clairvoyance, Insight, Visualization, Imagination.

Crystals: Amethyst, Purple Fluorite, Clear Quartz, Moonstone, Sapphire, Sugilite.

Affirmation: I am perfectly attuned to my vision, I move toward my vision with clarity and purpose, I trust whatever comes to me is for my greatest joy and highest good. I see, I envision, I imagine, I dream, I know.

The Third Eye Chakra:

silhouettethirdeyeThe Third Eye Chakra (What is a chakra?) is the sixth energy center among the 7 traditional ones. It is seen as indigo in color and is located in between your eyebrows. This chakra is connected to your vision, imagination, wisdom, intellect, insight and your clairvoyance as well as your dreaming.

When in balance, you have an heightened sense of intellect and can perceive information on several levels. You will have a greater sense of imagination and seeing it clearer with your inner vision. If your chakra is very open you will be able to use your clairvoyance to a greater extent. Your thoughts will be clearer and you will be able to focus and concentrate better. You will have more dreams and they will be more vivid and you will remember them better.

When overcharged, you will have a harder time concentrating and your mind and thoughts will be over active. You might be more delusional and more trapped in illusion, which can also turn into being more obsessive. If really overcharged you might have more nightmares or even hallucinate.

With insufficient energy, you will have a lack of imagination and might be slower in your thoughts. Your vision will be poorer and you will find it more difficult to see or envision the future. Things have a harder time to stick your memory and you might have learning disabilities. It will be harder to keep a calm head in stressful situations. You will dream less and have a harder time remembering what you dreamed. You might also be more confused.

Physical imbalances might be: Headaches, disturbed sleep and nightmares, sinus and nose congestion, eye strain, hormonal imbalances.

How to clear and balance your third eye chakra:

Meditation is one of, if not the best way, to balance and clear this chakra. Sit or lie down comfortably and still your mind, then focus your attention on your third eye between your eyebrows, then just be. Sleeping or taking naps might also be useful for your third eye to wind down and center itself.

Do sun gazing or look at the full moon at night and the energy will enter your third eye and activate, clear and balance it. You can also look at purple colors, images and artworks for color therapy.

Purple crystals are clearing and balancing for the third eye chakra. Use these in meditation or carry them in your pocket or as jewelry and they will help in this. Amethyst, Sugilite, Moonstone, Sapphire, Purple Flourite and Clear Quartz are all common examples of popular crystals for this chakra.

Tumbled Amethyst Tumbled Fluorite (Purple) Tumbled Clear Quartz

Tumbled Rainbow Moonstone Tumbled Manganese w/Sugilite - Tumbled Stones

Put an Amethyst on your forehead while laying down or hold it in your left hand. The Amethyst’s energy will go through your meridians in the third eye and balance it.

As for all chakras you can do Yoga and the connected exercises for the chakra.
Give yourself healing or receive healing from a healer to clear, balance and heal your chakras.

This was general information about the third eye chakra with some examples and tips. May this be of assistance to you and may you find your way to balance it and be focused and centered in your thoughts and visions.

Namaste, ~ Alahi ~

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The Throat Chakra – Vishuddha

throatQuick Facts:

Location: Center of throat.
Color: Azure.
Element: Ether.
Planet: Saturn.
Sense: Hearing.
Glands: Thyroid.
Mantra: HAM.
Note: G.

Body Parts: Jaw, Neck, Throat, Voice, Airways, Upper Lungs, Nape, Arms

Scents: Geranium, Lemon, Pepper, Sweet Birch, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Sage.

Traits: Communication, Expression, Confession, Faith, Honesty, Self-Knowledge, Intuition, Synthesis.

Crystals: Angelite, Aquamarine, Azurite, Chrysocolla, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Blue Topaz, Blue Lace Agate.

Affirmation: I express myself freely and easily, I can communicate my thoughts clearly and effectively, I hear and speak the truth.

The Throat Chakra:

silhouettethroatThe Throat Chakra (What is a chakra?) is the fifth energy center among the 7 traditional ones. It is seen as light blue in color and is located in the center of the throat. This chakra is connected to your communication and expression as well as your intuition. It is also connected to your hearing, listening and clairaudience.

When in balance, you have an easier time expressing your thoughts and feelings freely. You will be speaking well and creative, having a more colorful, clear and imaginative speech. You will be communicating more constructively with others. Since communication goes both ways, you will be a more conscious listener to other people’s speech. A balanced throat chakra aslo gives you a good sense of timing.

When overcharged, you will be talking too much and listen too little. Your speech will be in a more dominating sense and you’ll want to appear strong at all costs. Your language might be more course and blatant, maybe even foul. You might criticize too much.

With insufficient energy, you will have a fear of speaking and become more shy in the process, which also means you’d be more quiet and withdrawn. You might have a hard time putting your feelings into words and expressing them. You might be out of touch with your own desires and mistrust your intuitive skills.

Physical imbalances might be: Thyroid Dysfunctions, sore throat, stiff neck, swollen glands, gum or tooth problems, teeth grinding, hearing problems, cold symptoms, ticklish throat, coughing, stress, hyperactivity, allergies, fatigue.

How to clear and balance your throat chakra:

Using the voice is an obvious tool to balance this chakra. Sing songs, hum the mantra HAM or any sounds you like, breathe consciously and feel the air in your airways. Express your feelings and thoughts, give your opinion. Take time to listen to what others have to say in a conversation. If the weather is clear, go outside and gaze at the clear blue sky. Otherwise use blue images or artworks or materials as color therapy.

Blue crystals are clearing and balancing for the throat chakra. Use these in meditation or carry them in your pocket or as jewelry and they will help in this. Blue Lace Agate, Aquamarine, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Azurite and Blue Topaz  are all common examples of popular crystals for this chakra.

Tumbled Aquamarine Azurite - Azurite Chips (Morocco)Tumbled Lapis Lazuli

Tumbled Turquoise (Mexico) - Tumbled StonesTumbled Blue Topaz Tumbled Blue Lace Agate

As for all chakras you can do Yoga and the connected exercises for the chakra.
Give yourself healing or receive healing from a healer to clear, balance and heal your chakras.

This was general information about the throat chakra with some examples and tips. May this be of assistance to you and may you find your way to balance and express yourself and communicate to the world.

Namaste, ~ Alahi ~

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The Heart Chakra – Anahata

heartQuick Facts:

Location: Center of chest.
Color: Green.
Element: Air.
Planet: Jupiter.
Sense: Touch.
Glands: Thymus.
Mantra: YAM.
Note: F.

Body Parts: Heart, Blood Circulation, Lower Lungs, Ribcage, Skin, Upper Back, Breasts, Esophagus, Shoulders, Arms, Hands.

Scents: Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Rosewood, Lavender, Jasmine, Marjoram.

Traits: Warm, Sincere, Joyful, Compassionate, Helpful, Unity, Peaceful, Loving, Trust, Forgiveness.

Crystals: Green Aventurine, Emerald, Green Jade, Green Tourmaline, Malachite, Rose Quartz.

Affirmation: I am an open channel for divine love, I open my heart and share it with others, I love who I am.

The Heart Chakra:

silhouetteheartThe Heart Chakra (What is a chakra?) is the fourth energy center among the 7 traditional ones. It is seen as green in color and is located in the center of the chest. This chakra is connected to your unconditional love, compassion and your willingness to help others. It is also connected to feeling unity with nature, the world and other people as well as your own soul. It is in your heart where you will find complete trust, forgiveness and acceptance.

A common saying; “listen to your heart” is said for a reason. The heart always knows the truth, your soul or higher self is speaking through your heart and intuition. If you feel it and listen to it, you will be or do what is best for you. Always listen to your heart and discern through it.

When in balance, you will feel more connected in unity with yourself and the world, you will feel more loving towards life and have trust in its process. You will feel “at home” inside and accept yourself completely which also brings you a joy from within. You will be able to forgive yourself and others more easily and thus be less burdened as well. There will be an increased will to help others and make the world a better place. An open and loving heart dissipates ego, fear and drama leaving you with a greater feeling of freedom. Empathy is connected with the heart chakra.

When overcharged, you will be more anti-social and withdrawn, you might be more intolerant towards others as well. This also leads to being more critical and you will be more judgmental of yourself and others. If being withdrawn or even around people you might feel loneliness and that you are isolated which leads to feeling rejected.

With insufficient energy, you will be more co-dependent as a person and also becoming more clingy. You might be more demanding as well and you can get jealous more easily. You might also be over-sacrificing yourself for other people.

Physical imbalances might be: Chest pain, lung congestion, pasty complexion, upper back tension, blood pressure imbalance, circulation imbalance, cold sweats, tight muscles, immune system deficiency.

How to clear and balance your heart chakra:

Start by loving yourself, you can only feel and have love for others and the world if you have it for yourself. That also means accepting and forgiving yourself. Then share love and compassion with others, be kind, gentle and generous. Forgive and accept others and let go of judgement. Express your heart and what you feel there, be it with loving words or acts of kindness or anything else connected to unconditional love. Spend time in nature, breathe the fresh air and appreciate the love nature gives to you at all times. Do what makes you happy, follow your joy! Be yourself without fear of being judged.

Green crystals are clearing and balancing for the heart chakra. Use these in meditation or carry them in your pocket or as jewelry and they will help in this. Rose Quartz, Green Aventurine, Malachite, Green Tourmaline, Emerald and Green Jade are all common examples of popular crystals for this chakra.

Tumbled Green Aventurine - Tumbled StonesTumbled Emerald - Tumbled StonesTumbled Jade

Tourmaline - Green Tourmaline Crystal ChipsTumbled Malachite - Tumbled StonesTumbled Rose Quartz

Eating green foods and fruits is also balancing the heart chakra.

As for all chakras you can do Yoga and the connected exercises for the chakra.
Give yourself healing or receive healing from a healer to clear, balance and heal your chakras.

This was general information about the heart chakra with some examples and tips. May this be of assistance to you and may you find your way to balance and love yourself and others.

Namaste,

~ Alahi ~

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The Sacral Chakra – Swadhisthana

Sacral ChakraQuick Facts:

Location: 1-2 inches below navel.
Color: Orange.
Element: Water.
Planet: Venus.
Sense: Taste.
Glands: Gonads.
Mantra: VAM.
Note: D.

Body Parts: Sexual Organs, Stomach, Upper Intestines,Liver, Gallbladder, Kidney, Pancreas, Adrenal Glands, Spleen, Middle Spine, Auto Immune System.

Scents: Vanilla, Sandalwood, Orange, Ylang Ylang.

Traits: Emotions, Friendliness, Compassion, Creativity, Intuition, Sexuality, Humor, Desire, Pleasure.

Crystals: Carnelian, Orange Kyanite, Orange Calcite, Amber.

Affirmation: I open myself to others naturally, creative and sexual energy has the ability to create and transform, I love myself exactly as I am right now.

The Sacral Chakra:

silhouettesacralThe Sacral Chakra (What is a chakra?) is the second energy center among the 7 traditional ones. It is seen as orange in color and is located 1-2 inches or 3 finger widths below the navel. This chakra is connected to your creativity, your sexuality, as well as your emotions.

When in balance, you will be more friendly and concerned with others, even more so because you will have a greater feeling of belonging. Your intuition will also be stronger and you will be more clairsentient or empathic. It also allows you to have a greater sense of humor. Since the chakra is connected with your creativity you will feel more inspired and creative when it is in balance. Your sexual drives and needs will be in balance too.

When overcharged, your emotions might be exaggerated and you can get more manipulative and caught in illusions. You can also get over ambitious and over indulgent. Your sexuality might be a bit on overdrive, seeing people more as sex objects.

With insufficient energy, you can become more shy and more insecure, being more affected by fear because you are overly sensitive. There might be a bigger feeling of guilt as well as feeling guilty about having sex. Your sexual energy might also be more clingy or rigid.

Physical imbalances might be: frequent and painful urination, lower back pain, swollen hands and feet, puffed and bloated, menstruation difficulties, depression, mood swings, pain in legs or groin.

How to clear and balance your sacral chakra:

When balancing the sacral chakra it is good to express, balance and use your creativity and sexuality, in any way you feel is good for you. You can do art or crafting, creating a new project, dancing, or if it needs more energy you can masturbate or have loving sex.
Allowing yourself to feel and express the emotions also helps, and it doesn’t have to be with words. It is also good to be initiative and take risks. Make healthy boundaries in your relationships.

Orange crystals are clearing and balancing for the sacral chakra. Use these in meditation or carry them in your pocket or as jewelry and they will help in this. Carnelian, Amber, Orange Calcite and Orange Kyanite are some of the most popular and common crystals for this chakra.

Tumbled Carnelian - Tumbled StonesTumbled Copal Tumbled Orange Calcite (Mexico) - Tumbled StonesKyanite - Orange Kyanite Chips/Chunks

Eating orange foods and fruits is also balancing the sacral chakra.

As for all chakras you can do Yoga and the connected exercises for the chakra.
Give yourself healing or receive healing from a healer to clear, balance and heal your chakras.

This was general information about the sacral chakra with some examples and tips. May this be of assistance to you and may you find your way to balance yourself.

Namaste,

~ Alahi ~

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The Root Chakra – Muladhara

root chakraQuick Facts:

Location: Base of spine.
Color: Red.
Element: Earth.
Planet: Mercury.
Sense: Smell.
Glands: Adrenal Glands.
Mantra: LAM.
Note: C.

Body Parts: Skeleton, Legs, Feet, Eliminatory System, Male Reproductive Organs, Prostate.

Scents: Patchouli, Cedar Wood, Lavender, Musk, Hyacinth, Cinnamon, Sandalwood.

Traits: Masculine Power, Fertility, Vigor, Survival, Security, Money, Work, Home.

Crystals: Ruby, Garnet, Bloodstone, Red Jasper, Black Tourmaline, Obsidian, Smoky Quartz.

Affirmation: I am rooted in life and in myself, I am stable safe and secure, I love my body and trust in its wisdom.

The Root Chakra:

silhouetterootThe Root Chakra or Base Chakra (What is a chakra?) is the first energy center among the 7 traditional ones. It is seen as red in color and is located at the base of your spine (hence Base Chakra). This chakra is connected to your grounding, your connection to the Earth, survival and is the base of your Kundalini energy.

It is your connection to the physical, the material as well as money and abundance.

When in balance, you will feel joyful about your life and you will love your body and it will feel strong and healthy. You will have plenty of physical energy and enjoying exercise or moving and using your body in other ways.
You will feel grounded, centered and having an easier time to manifest things into the physical. You will also feel more connected to nature, the Earth and its energies. An open and balanced root chakra also allows your Kundalini energy to flow.

When overcharged, you can get more egotistic, dominating, greedy, judgemental and even sadistic. Your sexual energy also gets entirely genital.

With insufficient energy, you can feel weak, have lack of confidence and feel unworthy. You will feel more insecure about life and have fear of your survival. Of course you will feel ungrounded and that you have no solid ground to stand on. You can also feel shameful and have less of a sex drive. It may happen that you become more addicted to material things as well as eating problems.

Physical imbalances might be: poor circulation, varicose veins, pain in lower back, swollen hands and legs, lazy body, issues retaining water, dry skin and hair, constipation, belching and gas, diarrhea.

How to clear and balance your root chakra:

When balancing your root chakra it is commonly called “grounding”. This can be achieved in many ways.

Spending time in nature is a very effective and important way to do so. Walk in it, enjoy it. Hug a tree or walk bare foot on the ground, breathe the air and smell the scents.

Use your body for exercise, dancing or any other way of moving your physical vehicle. Sexual intercourse is also a way of using your body and grounding when done in the right spirit.

Meditate and focus yourself in your body, feel it and be in it, feel your feet. Imagine and intend roots of light or a pillar of light going from your root chakra, through your legs and feet into the center of the Earth. You can also try doing so with saying the mantra “LAM”. You can also use color therapy, gazing upon a red image or artwork while meditating.

Black and red crystals are often clearing and balancing for the root chakra. Use these in meditation or carry them in your pocket or as jewelry and they will help in this.

Garnet, Jet, Black Tourmaline, Obsidian, Red Jasper and Onyx are a few common and good crystals for this chakra.

Tumbled Garnet  - Tanzania (Tumbled Jet - Tumbled StonesTumbled Black Tourmaline - Tumbled Stones
Tumbled Black Obsidian - Tumbled StonesTumbled Red Jasper - Tumbled StonesTumbled Black Onyx - Tumbled Stones

Eating red foods and fruits is also balancing the root chakra. That also includes meat.

As for all chakras you can do Yoga and the connected exercises for the chakra.
Give yourself healing or receive healing from a healer to clear, balance and heal your chakras.

This was general information about the root chakra with some examples and tips. May this be of assistance to you and may you find your way to balance and to ground yourself.

Namaste,

~ Alahi ~

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