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
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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.

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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
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Extended Details for the CROWN CHAKRA:

Color:Deep Violet or White - a mixture of silver, gold and white, and violet
Sense:Wholeness, completion
Symbol:Lotus
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:Om/Ohm
Sound Frequency:480 Hz
Qualities and/or Functions:Perfection, integration, unity with the Divine, wisdom and purpose, universal consciousness, understanding, enlightenment
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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)
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Healing Meditation for the CROWN CHAKRA:

Healing & Awakening Meditations by Meditative Mind

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Sources:

  • https://www.peacefulmind.com/project/crown-chakra/
  • https://www.living-one-vibrational-energy.com/chakras
  • https://fractalenlightenment.com/34334/spirituality/4-yoga-poses-to-open-the-crown-chakra
  • The Complete Book of Chakra Healing by Cindi Dale (2009)