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
In A Word: Divine Bliss

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.


Basic Overview for the CROWN CHAKRA:

  • 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 for the CROWN CHAKRA:

Color:Deep Violet or White - a mixture of silver, gold and white, and violet
Sense:Wholeness, completion
Associated Gland:Pineal gland
Associated Organ/Systems:the cerebrum, right-brain hemisphere, the right eye and the central nervous system (CNS)
Musical Keynote:B - vocalized as "Eee" but is sacred sound is AUM
Sound Frequency:480 Hz
Qualities and/or Functions:Perfection, integration, unity with the Divine, wisdom and purpose, universal consciousness, understanding, enlightenment

Tools to Work with CROWN CHAKRA:

To activate this chakra, wear amethyst (or similarly-colored) gems, wear violet clothing, and eat foods 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 value; use prayer and meditation regularly; remember to exercise (but can forgo for spiritual pursuits)." (Dale, 2009)

Healing Meditation for the CROWN CHAKRA:

Healing & Awakening Meditations by Meditative Mind



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