Affirmative Statement– “I SEE”
Energy Type– Feminine/Yin
Color Association– Indigo
Consciousness Focus- Self-empowerment/Self-definition –Self-Awareness/Self-reflection – Intuition (Inner Vision)
Spiritual Lesson-To “Realize (use one’s ‘Real Eyes'” to See the Truth); Spiritual Awareness and Discernment; Cultivating and Trusting One’s own Insight and Intuition; To Know Thyself
Type of yoga– Yantra/Mudra
When the Third Eye Chakra is open and clear, one has good intuition and insight. Visualization comes more naturally and psychic abilities may be enhanced. Located in the forehead between the brows, this is the space where our psychic faculties are experiences, as well as an understanding of archetypes and symbols and their higher meaning. Known as the 6th Chakra, it is ‘Ajna” in Sanskrit term.
The best crystals to have for the Third Eye Chakra are Azurite, Sapphire, Turquoise, Amethyst, Purple Fluorite, Lapis Lazuli, Moonstone, Azurite, Howlite, Kyanite, Labradorite, Pietersite, Sugilite, and Tanzanite.
The best aromas for the Third Eye Chakra are Eucalyptus, Clary Sage, Cypress, Elimi, Frankincense, Juniper, Lavander, Marjoram, Rosemary/Rose, Sandalwood, Lemongrass, Helichrysum, Bay Laure, Thyme, Patchouli, and Pine.
The best Herbs and Spices for The Third Eye Chakra are juniper, Mugwort, Poppy, Lavender; any herb or spice that benefits the eyes, calms the nerves, or awakens the senses.
Symptoms/Signs of the Third Eye Chakra Imbalance
Issues related to higher perception and wisdom; inner awareness and self reflection; also related to opening up our ‘third eye’ or ‘inner vision’ and listening to our intuitive ‘inner voice’; related to the spiritual nature of life and questioning reality; related to dreams and visions; relates to the sixth sense and gifts of clairvoyance; issues relating to substance abuse or psychic illnesses. Physical issues connected to the body areas and organs associated with the Brow/Third Eye Chakra.
Physical Imbalances: Neurological disturbances, learning disabilities, brain tumors, stroke, seizures, coordination or balance issues, eye/vision problems (farsighted/nearsighted, glaucoma, etc.,) blurred vision, blindness, deafness, ear issues such as tinnitus or earache or infection, spinal abnormalities, headaches, head/skull pressure, migraines, nasal and sinus issues such as congestion/infections, hay fever, allergies and nosebleeds; loss or weakened of sense of smell, hormone dysfunction, mood swings, mental illness/psychological issues, derealization/depersonalization, overly sensitive, disturbed sleep/sleep disorders, nightmares, sleep paralysis, psychic exhaustion/psychic illness, extreme confusion, and psychotic behavior.
Overactive Third Eye Chakra (excessive energy)
Overly-proud, egomaniac, manipulative, authoritarian, religiously dogmatic, overpowering others, living in fantasy world, excessive daydreaming, escapism, obsessions, delusions, hallucinations, too logical and authoritarian, difficulty concentrating, impatience, fear, highly sensitive, manipulative, belittling others, overly rational, overly sensitive/empathic,, spaced out, and experiencing psychic overload, fantasizing too much; hallucinations; lack of concentration; over-active imagination; egomaniac; pride; manipulative; religiously dogmatic; authoritarian, mental stress, judgmental, over-intellectual, overpowering others, unsympathetic, living in a fantasy world, delusional, paranoia, lack of focus obsessive-compulsive behavior, hypersensitivity to psychic stimuli.
Under-Active Third Eye Chakra (Insufficient Energy)
Poor memory, lack of imagination and insight, inability to visualize, feeling under pressure, fear of the future, or unknown, worry, self-doubt, envy, linear/rigid thinking, decreased receptivity to new ideas, stubborn, close-mindedness, impatient, oversensitive, superstitious, ignoring intuition/underdeveloped intuition, mental confusion, forgetfulness, foggy mind, cloudy/scattered thinking, lack of clarity/focus, mental and emotional instability, overly rational thinking, inability to act on ideas, lack of faith, lack of spiritual understanding, no common sense, paranoia, lack of discipline, fear of success, non assertive, over-sensitivity to others, easily influenced, undisciplined, schizophrenic, blocked psychic abilities, disconnection from reality.