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.
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)
Wisdom and mastery
Ability to question
Ability to assimilate and analyze information
Dissociation from the body
Living in your head
Disconnection from spirit
Healing activities for balancing an over active Crown Chakra:
A closed mind
Rigid belief systems
Healing activities for balancing an under active Crown Chakra:
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