Understanding Your Third Eye Chakra

Our last Understanding Your Chakras class, we learned about the Ajna (Third Eye) Chakra!

Take a look at some of the things we went over below:

  • Purpose: Intuition / Imagination / Wisdom / Ability to think and make decisions
  • Location: Middle of the forehead / center of the brow / spinal area of first cervical vertebrae
  • Color: Deep blue / White / Indigo
  • Key Issues: Balancing the higher/lower selves and trusting inner guidance
  • Inner Aspect: Intuition
  • Sound: A / Eeem
  • Element: Ether
  • Archangel: Uriel
  • Glands: Pineal and pituitary

We also learned about what happens in and outside of the body when the Ajna chakra is balancedunbalancedunderactive, and overactive.

When the third eye chakra is balanced you may feel:

  • Intuitive/psychic
  • Optimistic
  • Perceptive
  • Imaginative
  • Watchful
  • Aware
  • Good memory
  • Can recall dreams

When the third eye chakra is unbalanced you may feel:

  • Headaches/migraines
  • Personality disorders
  • Scalp issues
  • Vision problems
  • Mental illnesses
  • Neurological disorders
  • Seizures

When the third eye chakra is underactive you may feel:

  • Inability to plan or set goals
  • Narrow mindedness
  • Denial
  • Poor vision/memory
  • Difficulty seeing future
  • Lack of immagination

When the third eye chakra is overactive you may feel:

  • Obsessed with psychic vision
  • Paranoia
  • Hallucination
  • Tendency to space out
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Nightmares

Crystals to use for the third eye chakra:

  • Amethyst
  • Clear Quartz
  • Lapis
  • Selenite
  • Watermelon Tourmaline

Essential Oils for the third eye chakra:

  • Clary Sage
  • Lemongrass
  • Rosemary
  • Patchouli

We also learned that the third eye chakra is linked to the aura through the  Celestial Body. This layer of the aura helps to increase clairvoyance, intuition and the psychic abilities, imagination, emotional depth, devotion and enlightenment.

Foods for the third eye chakra:

  • Cacao/dark chocolate
  • Purple sweet potatoes
  • Blackberries
  • Grapes
  • Chia seeds

You can even do the child’s pose, plow pose, and supported shoulder stand yoga poses to help balance the third chakra.

Affirmations for the third eye chakra:

“I am tuned into the Divine to follow the path towards my purpose.”

“I trust the guidance I get through all of my gifts.”

“I trust my intuition.”

“I am connected to my purpose and to my true path.”

“I have a healthy mind.”

“I hear my inner voice.”

“I am my spiritual truth.”

“I embody my spiritual gifts.”

Feel free to take notes on all of the material mentioned above if you missed out on this class.

*If you are interested in our next class, we will be covering the topic of the Crown chakra and the aura associated with it next so stay tuned!

Namaste friends!