In part one of this series, we discussed the concept of chakras. Part One Find out more about each chakra in this 8 part series! The third eye chakra is associated with seeing and intuition.
The Location Of The Third Eye ChakraThe third eye chakra is located between the eyebrows. It spans from the forehead to the bridge of the nose. A common misconception is that the third eye is in the middle of the forehead. It has a strong relationship with the pineal gland and is known as the sixth chakra.
The Meaning Of The Third Eye ChakraThe third eye chakra is associated with spiritual growth and a humanitarian attitude towards life. Think of it as the eye of the soul that connects to intuition. It channels energy towards universal knowledge and is a gateway to higher consciousness.
The Third Eye Chakra Symbol AjnaThe third eye chakra is made up of an inverted triangle within a circle which is between two lotus petals. This triangle represents the knowledge and lessons of the lower six chakras gathering and expanding into divine consciousness. The petals are associated with the two most important energy channels, Ida and Pingala. They are also viewed as masculine and feminine and can also be interpreted as two eyes.
Third Eye Chakra ConditionWhen the third eye chakra is active (36 - 42 years old) and balanced we feel vibrant and confident both emotionally and spiritually. When it is blocked, we may feel afraid of success, non-assertive or possibly be egotistical.
Third Eye Chakra StoneIolite, azurite, sodalite, labradorite, fluorite, angelite, amethyst
Third Eye Chakra DietPurple foods such as grapes, kale, cabbage, eggplant, figs and plums. Also consider cacao to boost serotonin.
Third Eye Chakra PostureChild’s pose
Third Eye Chakra Affirmations
- I am open to exploring what cannot be seen.
- I listen to my deepest wisdom.
- I am open to inspiration and bliss.
- My life moves effortlessly.
- I am the source of my truth and love.
- I am at peace.