SIXTH OR THE THIRD EYE CHAKRA
Sanscrit name: Ajna (to perceive)
Location: The centre of the forehead, brow
Symbol: A circle surrounded on each side by two large lotus petals ( or a lotus with 96 petals ), and inside it a triangle
Central issue: Intuition, imagination, ability to see one's life clearly, use of the mind/intellect
Hormonal glands: The pituitary and the pineal gland
Organs: The brain, nervous system, eyes, ears, nose, sinuses, face, the pineal and pituitary gland
Excessive: Hallucination, nightmares, obsessions, delusions, difficulty concentrating, headaches
Deficient: Poor vision and memory, insensitivity, lack of imagination, difficulty visualizing, difficulty seeing the future, can't remember dreams, denial
Balanced: Intuitive, perceptive, imaginative, good memory, able to visualize, able to think symbolically, able to remember dreams
Physical Dysfunctions: Headaches, eye and ear disease, nose and sinus problems, facial nerve problems, nightmares, brain tumour, stroke, neurological disturbances, seizures, full spinal difficulty, learning disabilities
Addictions: Hallucinogens, marijuana
Traumas and Abuses: Frightening environment (war, violence), what you see does not go with what you are told, invalidation of intuition and psychic occurrences
Spiritual challenges: Pride and the ability to make judgements. The spiritual lessons relate to insight and intuition, to seeing beyond the visible.
HEALING STRATEGY: Meditation, visual stimulation, create visual art, coloring and drawing, working with memory, dream work, hypnosis, guided visualization, past life regression therapy
Essential Oils: Geranium, lavender, rosemary, spearmint
Crystals and Stones: Amethyst, azurite, fluorite, lapidolite
Stars and Astrological Signs: The planets Jupiter, Uranus, Mercury, Neptune and signs Sagittarius, Aquarius, Pisces
Sound or mantra: Ham-ksham
Sense: Intuition (the sixth sense)
Body: The high mental body
Orientation to self: Self-reflection
Goals: Psychic perception, imagination, clear seeing, accurate interpretation
Rights: To see
Developmental stage: Adolescence
Identity: Archetypal identity
Level of relationship: Our relationship to knowledge, wisdom and vision
My inner vision is clear and strong. I trust my intuition and inner vision.
I see all things in clarity.
I am open to the wisdom within.
I can manifest my vision.
Myss, Caroline (1996). Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing. Three Rivers Press New York
Simpson, Liz (1998). The Book of Chakra Healing. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. New York