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Third Eye FRIDAY

 

We are energy transformers; we are alive and developing in proportion to how much of this universal energy we accept and how freely it flows through us. The  cleaner our energy vortexes (Chakras) the better we transmit this energy or allow it to flow through us and the more alive and contented and effective we become.

The SIXTH chakra is the BROW, also known as the Third Eye and is located between our brows. Our psychic abilities and imagination are associated with the chakra. Being in the flow of life is a main function of this chakra.

Symptoms of imbalances caused by negativity include headaches, blurred vision, sinus issues, moodiness, volatility, and an inability to look at ones own fears, or to learn from others. 

      When this chakra is balanced we feel clear, focused, and can determine between truth and illusion. We are open to receiving wisdom and insight.

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SOUNDS:  Choose some Meditation Music for Brow Chakra Healing.  One I found was:heal Thyself-Third Eye Chakrad Healing Music [AJNA]-Clarinet Edition by Meditative Mind-Meditative Music

CRYSTALS:  Blue Kynite crystals  relate to the Third-Eye chakra. These can be placed on the body, kept close by or worn as jewelry to help activate, heal and balance the chakra. Crystals are highly sensitive to absorbing energy and feelings, and are therefore excellent in assisting the energy flow of the chakras. The crystals for each chakra are usually chosen for their colour and their metaphysical properties. Indigo Kyanite exudes energies that particularly stimulate the pineal gland and may activate dormant psychic abilities.   Although this stone is a high vibration crystal, it is more gentle in its vibration. You may choose to use any color of Kyanite first, before you use the specific chakra stones. Using Kyanite will bring all of the chakras into alignment.   This will assist in the general flow of energy throughout the body. It will also bridge any energy gaps which may have been caused by any form of accident or from surgery you may have had.  Repeat an intention such as “My mind is clear and agile.” and “I am open to the wisdom within me.”

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AROMAS:   Frankincense EO is known to ease depression and mental anxiety. It has a warming, soothing effect on the mind so empower it with your intentions. It releases tensions and nervousness and allows for a deeper more calming breath to enter the lungs. This oil also has a psychoactive chemical called trahydrocannabinole which is known to expand consciousness, hence is widely used in meditation. 

          Frankincense resonates the 6th chakra which awakens higher consciousness and brings in the power of inner vision and intuition. It aligns the solar plexus chakra with the third eye to bring illumination and understanding of intellectual matters to a more enlightened awareness. It also allows for connection to the godhead, bringing in a higher frequency of integration throughout the chakra system.

MEDITATION:        Seeing clearly is usually difficult only because of fears and traumas that get in the way. And until you know what you’re afraid to see, the blockages remain. In every case, each and every one of us is intuitive by nature, even if we don’t believe it. It is only subconscious programs and negative energy that block our ability to connect with our intuition. The more we clear out of the Third Eye Chakra energy space and practice using our intuition, the more clearly we see in every way. It’s truly a gift to be able to call upon our own guidance through this life, as we can see the way to navigate through the waters of this sea that we call life on Earth. We don’t have to continue on blindfolded and limited by our five senses. There is so much more available to us if we will only “see” it.

intellect, intuition, wisdom, and spiritual insight are available to everyone — but few of us even begin to tap our profound potential. Clearing and balancing your sixth chakra can help you tap into these vast capacities.

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Put your hands before the lower part of your breast. The middle fingers are straight and touch at the tops, pointing forward. The other fingers are bended and touch at the upper two phalanges. The thumbs point towards you and touch at the tops.
Concentrate on the Third Eye chakra slightly above the point between the eyebrows.
Chant the sound OM or AUM.

YOGA:

The life lesson for the sixth chakra is developing the ability to trust your intuition. You replace ignorance of oneself with surrender to divine guidance. You understand that you are one drop in the ocean; you are part of the whole. Your intuition is guided by your spiritual eye—the third eye, located between the eyebrows.

Pose
While in Child’s Pose, feel your third eye touching the floor and breathe into it, feeling centered and clear. Be brave. Connect with and listen to your intuition while in the pose.

Affirmation

I am connected to my intuition.

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Thunderbolt Pose, VajrasanA-thunderbolt pose for third eye chakra balancing; imageThis super vacuum cleaner weapon is used to get rid of our most powerful enemy – the one within – our inner critic and our judgments that make us feel not good enough.

The power of this pose is observation. It is by observing thoughts and not engaging with them further that we can be released from the grip of these thoughts.
We know from quantum physics that observation impacts that which is being observed. When we simply observe in this pose, we are becoming whole again.

Sit on your heels with your spine straight and your knees about hip with apart. Rest your palms on your thighs. You can place a towel underneath your buttocks if your knees feel uncomfortable.
With your spine straight release all your weight down through your sit bones.
Breathe in and out through your nose.
Allow your spine to lengthen upwards and your shoulders release and widen.
Allow your gaze to gently rest on the floor about 4 feet in front of you.
Continue breathing and observe your thoughts. Watch them like clouds on a sunny day passing you by. Do not become engaged with the thoughts, just allow them to pass by.
With this pose, you are cultivating “witness” consciousness or being the “detached observer”. You do not engage with your thoughts, you simply allow them to pass by as if you were watching clouds drift away on a sunny day.
The effects of cultivating this ability to observe your thoughts and not be engaged in the story, are amazing. You will find having more compassion for yourself, you will begin to see patterns of behavior that do not serve you and you will be able to gradually change these patterns. You will experience greater unity with others and the world around you. You will experience greater peace, inner knowing, and joy.

 

See YA LATER:  OSHO, Chapter 4: The Transformative Power of Idols:…tells of the ’tilak’, and that the science of yoga has found the third-eye, which is between the two eyebrows, to have great power stored in it-it is a great transmitter.  If you ask someone to do something, and you feel they may refuse, you can  conduct a small experiment.  If you concentrate your energy on the center between your two eyes and tell them what you want them to do, nine times out of ten they will do it.  But if you ask them without concentrating your energy that way, nine times out of ten they will not.  Any idea or thought conveyed with the energy concentrated between the two eyes moves rapidly, and carries with it great power.”

Sounds like fun experiment for today.

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