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Third Eye

The sixth chakra, the third eye chakra (Ajna), is associated with sight and seeing. This chakra relates to energies of intuition and psychic abilities. A balanced sixth chakra awakens our intuitive powers and ability to visualize the future. A balanced sixth chakra brings:

• an ability to think clearly
• detachment from wordly goods
• an ability to trust our inner wisdom
• attunement with our intuitive powers

Basic issues: clairvoyance, ideas, telepathy, wisdom, reasoning, connection to higher self, imaginations, dreams

Associated body parts: eyes, brain, pituitary and pineal glands, lymphatic and endocrine systems

Emotional Issues: confusion, intellectual decline, aimlessness

Physical Issues: headache, stroke, sinusitis, brain tumors, blindness, vision problems, anxiety disorders, nightmares

Sanskrit: Ajna
between the eyes
Color: indigo
Element: light
Sense: clairvoyance
Mantra: sham
Food: air (eg. greens, green drinks, and teas)
Gemstones and crystals: lapis, kyanite, sapphire
Essential oils: chamomile, orange, rosemary
Flower essences: cosmos, larkspur, larch
Yoga asana: Setu Bandhasana (bridge)
Beneficial activities: keeping a dream journal, meditation