Crown Chakra
Sahasrara Chakra

Crown Chakra Symbology

The meaning of the crown chakra symbol:

The thousand petalled lotus represents the infinite mind as it connects us to divine intelligence and the source of manifestation. It is the final goal – liberation, which is represented by the dot or Bindu in the center image of OM. 

Crown Chakra
General Information

The Location of the Crown Chakra is at Top of head.

The Element & energy of the Crown Chakra are Thought and energy state of consciousness

The Color that represents the Crown Chakra is Violet or sometimes golden white

Body parts & Organs associated with the Crown Chakra are the Cerebral cortex, central nervous system and pituitary gland

The Sounds to help awaken the Crown Chakra is the sound of ‘ng’ as in sing.

The Psychical areas are Understanding resulting in bliss, union, wholeness. Ability to perceive, analyze, and assimilate information; Intelligent, thoughtful, aware; Open-minded, able to question; Spiritually connected; Wisdom and mastery, broad understanding.

The Challenge of the Crown Chakra is Attachment to things and people.

The Identity and rights of the Crown Chakra are the Universal identity and the right ‘to know’ and to experience Ultimate Freedom.

The Physical Malfunctions related to the imbalance of the Crown Chakra are Attachment, Neurological disorders, depression, apathy, alienation, confusion, overly intellectual, poor boundaries, migraines, ADD, coma, brain tumors, amnesia, cognitive delusions. Always consult a medical practitioner if these symptoms persist. A Reiki Bio-Field Clearing session can assist in removing the negative energy field that attract these issues.

The Yoga poses to activate the Crown Chakra are Yoga Mudra (top of head), headstand, hand stand

The hand Mudras for the Crown Chakra are Uttarabodhi Mudra – place both hands interlaced in front of your solar plexus, at the level of your stomach. Touch the index fingers together pointing upwards and the thumbs together pointing downwards. This is the Mudra of highest enlightenment. It can be good for when you need a flash of inspiration.Chin or Jnana Mudra – thumb and index fingers touch. 

The Essential Oils to assist in balancing Essential oils that aid in meditation and that quiet the mind are always the high frequency oils such as frankincense, sandalwood, jasmine, rose, elemi, rosewood, neroli, patchouli, myrrh, ylang ylang, galbanum and vetiver.

Daily repetition of Affirmations can assist in changing our negative thoughts about our connection and support of the Universe. Examples of these affirmations are Divinity resides within. I am open to new ideas. Information I need comes to me. The world is my teacher. I am guided by higher power. I am guided by inner wisdom.

Other Healing practices that can support Crown Chakra balancing are the study spiritual teachings, Spiritual discipline, Meditation, Psychotherapy (examine belief systems, develop inner witness, work with higher power)

Crown Chakra
Behavior Characteristics

Balanced Characteristics

Spiritual connection
Wisdom and mastery
Ability to question
Ability to assimilate and analyze information

Excessive Characteristics 

Dissociation from the body
Spiritual addiction
Living in your head
Disconnection from spirit
Excessive attachments

Healing activities for balancing an over active Crown Chakra:

  • Walking meditation honoring all you see as sacred
  • Grounding exercises - see Root Chakra Yoga Poses.
  • Fasting from anything that you have an attachment to (food, computer, phone, sex, TV, etc)

Deficient Characteristics
Spiritual cynicism
A closed mind
Learning difficulties
Rigid belief systems

Healing activities for balancing an under active Crown Chakra:

  • Do Yoga Poses daily to activate the Crown Chakra.
  • Conscious eating – use all the senses.
  • Conscious arrangement of your home.
  • Honor your things as sacred.
  • Create an altar or a special place for meditation and meditate daily.
  • Make time daily to honor the divine.
  • Use daily affirmations to shift thought patterns to a more open mind.
  • View the night sky.
  • Fasting from anything that you have an attachment to (food, computer, phone, sex, TV, etc)

Reiki 1 Training

September 14th - 15th
1-5pm both days

Reiki means universal life energy and is a healing practice used to promote balance throughout the human system. Reiki works with the subtle vibrational field that surrounds and penetrates the body promoting natural healing. Once trained the practitioner may treat oneself or another. 

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Fall Zen Meditation and Yoga Retreat

October 5th, 9am-6:30pm

A Saturday retreat to calm the mind and nurture the body. You will learn and  practice Zen and Metta Meditation, do Hatha and Restorative Yoga, partake in Mindful Eating and enjoy the beauty of Nature in the zen garden or walking a meditation labyrinth..

For more information or to register click here.