7th Chakra: SAHASRARA

Crown Chakra

MEANING: “one thousand”, a thousand-petaled lotus
LOCATION: crown of the head
COLOR: white / violet / multicolored
PRANA VAYU: beyond
KOSHA: anandamaya
NO OF PETALS: 960 = ((4+6+10+12+16) x2) x10 or 1000=infinity
YANTRA: beyond
DEVI: Shakti
DEVA: Shiva
VOWEL SOUND: ng as in sing
DHATU (TISSUE): semen (the essence of all others)
PHYSIOLOGICAL RELATIONSHIP: top center of the head and midline above the ears, brain, nervous system
PSYCOLOGICAL RELATIONSHIP: connection to spirituality, hope and faith, intuitive knowing, integration of the whole, conscious awareness, living in the now, spiritual search for meaning, knowledge, issues of karma and grace, relationship between the ego and the higher self
RIGHTS: to know
HUMAN TALENT: boundlessness
DEMON: grief, attachment
SPIRITUAL CHALLENGE: lessons related to hope and faith, spiritual quests
DEFICIENT: spiritual cynicism, learning difficulties, rigid belief systems, apathy, materialism, difficulty thinking for yourself
EXCESSIVE: over-intellectualization, spiritual addiction, confusion, dissociation from body (always in their head, spaced out) 
OTHER PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTIONS: depression, migraines, dizziness (excess energy in the upper chakras, losing contact with ground), brain tumours, amnesia, energetic disorders, chronic exhaustion not linked to physical disorder
BALANCED: sense of spiritual connection, open-minded, wisdom and mastery, broad understanding, intelligent, thoughtful, aware, ability to perceive, analyze and assimilate information
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: throughout life
LIFE PERIODS: 43-49 y.old, 93-99 y.old, as well as 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49 y.old
PLANET: Uranus
GEMSTONES: diamond, clear quartz, amethyst, labrodorite, celestite
ESSENTIAL OILS: neroli, frankincense, rose
FOODS: fasting


•HATHA YOGA PRACTICE: Headstand (Shirshasana). Trataka (steady gazing).

MEDITATION to reestablish physical, emotional, spiritual connection and awaken higher consciousness
•Fast to remove yourself from the material world
•Write an invocation or prayer
•Do nothing for one day – spend it in complete silence and contemplation

Sankalpa (choose one or formulate your own):

I acknowledge and rejoice in my spirituality.
Divinity resides within me.
I am open to new ideas.
Information I need comes to me.
I am guided by higher power.
I am guided by inner wisdom.
The world is my teacher.



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