Crown Chakra (7th)

Sanskrit: Sahasrara
Location: the top of the head
Color: Violet or white, a mixture of silver, gold and white and violet.
Element: Thought
Verb: I know

Located at the top of the head, the CROWN CHAKRA is the 7th chakra and also known as Christ Consciousness. It is our connection to the greater world beyond, to a timeless, space-less place of all-knowing. When balanced, one can connect with the Godhead, the source of the White Light enters into your energy field. However, when unbalanced, one could experience a lack of purpose (in life), a loss of meaning, mental illness, and senility.


In a Nutshell:
  • Oriented to self-knowledge
  • Relates to consciousness as pure awareness
  • Brings knowledge, wisdom, understanding, spiritual connection, bliss
  • Governs the cerebrum, right brain hemisphere, right eye, and central nervous system
Extended Details:
  • Symbol: Lotus
  • Musical Keynote: B (vocalized “Eee”) but its sacred sound is AUM.
  • Sound: Om
  • Sound Frequency: 480 Hz
  • Associated Gland: Pineal gland
  • Associated Organs/System: Governs the cerebrum, right brain hemisphere, right eye, and central nervous system
  • Qualities and/or Functions: Perfection, integration, unity with the divine, wisdom and purpose, universal consciousness, understanding, enlightenment
  • In A Word: Divine Bliss

Healing & Awakening Meditations by Meditative Mind

Tools to Work with CROWN CHAKRA:

To activate this chakra, wear amethyst (or similarly-colored) gems, wear violet clothing, and eat food of the same (or similar color), along with working with these tools:

  • Gemstones: Alexandrite, Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Diamond, Iolite, Selenite, Herkimer Diamond, Kundalini Quartz, Tiger’s Eye
  • Herbs: Frankincense, Lotus, Neroli, Rose, Olibanum, Spruce
  • Essential Oils: Frankincense, Neroli, Rose, Pine
  • Yoga Poses: Tree Pose, Half-Lotus Pose, Headstand, Corpse Pose
  • Health Tips: "Eat foods associated with spiritual values; use prayer or meditation regularity; remember to exercise (can forego for spiritual pursuits)." (Dale, 2009, 69)



  • (Book) The Complete Book of Chakra Healing by Cindi Dale (2009)

Reference Crown Chakra

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