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Discover Chakras - Part 8

Sahasrara Chakra


The Seventh Chakra

Sahasrara color is violet and it is located at the top of your head. It is associated with the cerebral cortex, central nervous system and the pituitary gland.

It is concerned with information, understanding, acceptance and bliss. It is said to be your own place of connection to God, the Chakra of Divine purpose and personal destiny. Blockage can manifest as psychological problems.

Exploring Your Crown Chakra

Become one with the universe and discover the power of your seventh chakra. This is concerned with inner and outer beauty, as well as your connection to spirituality. If your energies move into your Crown Chakra, you become ecstatic beyond all reason.

Chakras: what are they and why are they important to your health? If you have taken a yoga class or researched energy healing techniques, you have probably come across the seven chakras. But do you know what they are or how to work with your chakras effectively? Chakras are energy centers in the subtle body that distribute the flow of prana or energy throughout your body. Starting at the base of the base of the spine and working up to the crown of your head, chakras influence your overall well being.

Understanding the role and purpose of each chakra is a crucial first step in balancing your chakras and establishing the harmonious flow of energy. All of the seven chakras are interconnected; balancing one chakra will create change in the others. If you are working on your spirituality or finding your connection to the great universe, it is important to open and balance your crown chakra.

The Crown Chakra

Located at the crown of the head, the crown chakra or sahasrara is the last of your seven chakras. The Sanskrit name translates to “thousand petals.” This chakra is termed so because it is said to be in the form of a lotus with 1,000 petals.

The energy of the crown chakra starts at the top of your head, sitting like a crown and radiating upwards. The crown chakra is at the top of the chakra ladder and is said to be the place where the individual consciousness meets a higher state or universal consciousness. This enables you to experience spiritual growth and be connected to the universe.

The crown chakra is responsible for the transcendence of your limitations. When you are immersed in the energy of your seventh chakra, you feel a state of blissful unity with everything around you. The crown chakra enables you to move beyond materialistic needs and to connect with the universe as a whole. This chakra allows access to the utmost clarity and enlightened wisdom.

The crown chakra is the meeting point between the physical body, the universe and soul. This chakra embraces the gratitude for your life, is the center of enlightenment and awareness. When the crown chakra is balanced, it brings feelings of serenity, joy and deep peace about life.

Key Characteristics Of The Crown Chakra

  • See the Beauty — The crown chakra allows you to see the beauty and divinity in all things.

  • Unity — The crown chakra represents your connection to the universe. You are able to experience unity with everyone and everything around you.

  • Awareness — This chakra brings your consciousness to a higher level, allowing your awareness to be transcendent.

  • Enlightenment — The crown chakra is the gateway between the physical and cosmic self. This gives you the ability to have the utmost clarity and enlightened wisdom.

  • Serenity & Bliss — The crown chakra brings feelings of serenity, joy, and deep peace about life.

Crown Chakra

Crown Chakra Imbalance

When the crown chakra is imbalanced, it can cause you to feel out of sorts, and put stress on your body and mind. If you are working towards finding peace in life or finding your connection to the universe, it is important that you open and balance your crown chakra.

Underactive Crown Chakra

When your crown chakra is underactive, it can affect your overall well being, it can hinder your ability to let go of materialistic needs. A crown-chakra blockage may create feelings of isolation or emotional distress. basically feeling disconnected from everyone and everything. Or, you might feel like your normal self, just not in an exalted state of spiritual connection and enlightenment, which is totally okay and seriously normal.

Unlike the other chakras, the crown chakra is often only opened up fully through specific yogic or meditative exercises, or at certain times—which is not a skill set you can call upon at any given moment. You may be able to get a taste of it, though, through daily practices, anything from meditation, prayer, to moments of silence and gratitude.

Signs Of An Underactive Crown Chakra

  • Lack of inspiration

  • Greed

  • Materialistic

  • Mental Fog

Overactive Crown Chakra

When a chakra is overactive, it means that the chakra is distributing too much energy. It is working in overdrive and bringing imbalance to the chakra. When your crown chakra is overactive, it affects your overall well being.

If your crown chakra is overactive, you may be experiencing a disconnection from your physical body and earthly matters. When your crown chakra is overwhelmed with energy, it can cause you to have a sense of elitism or superiority over others.

Signs Of An Overactive Crown Chakra

  • Lack of Empathy

  • Apathy

  • Sense of Elitism

  • Superiority

  • Disconnected From Your Body and Earthly Matters​

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How to Balance Your Crown Chakra

Chakra balancing is the process of restoring the harmonious and balanced flow of prana or energy throughout the body. Your chakras are in constant fluctuation. Practicing chakra balancing and aligning is a regular and sometimes daily activity to explore. But how do you balance your crown chakra?

Letting Go

Bring balance to your crown chakra by writing down what earthly and materialistic needs are holding you back. Practice living a minimalist life by purging unneeded goods. If emotional and past experiences are holding you back, try writing them down on a piece of paper and burning the paper to help you let go of those experiences. Once you are able to move past your materialistic and earthly needs, you will be able to restore balance to your crown chakra.

Get Outside

The crown chakra is responsible for your connection to everything around you. Practice going outside and feeling your connection and unity with the world around you. If you can, hike up to a higher viewpoint where you can look out over the grand vista; this will help you feel the largeness and beauty of which you are apart.

Physical Activity

Yoga is an important tool in bringing balance to your crown chakra. Yoga poses for the crown chakra should focus on inverted and restorative movements to help bring balance to your third eye chakra. Below are specific yoga poses and movements to connect you to the energy of your crown chakra.

  • Lotus | Padmasana

  • Reclining Bound Angle | Supta Baddha Konasana

  • Supported Headstand | Salamba Sirsasana

  • Tree Pose | Vrksasana​


Meditation plays an important role in restoring balance to your chakras, especially your crown chakra. Chakra meditation techniques are similar to traditional meditation techniques but focus on a specific area of the body. Below is a simple meditation technique to aid in balancing your crown chakra.

  • Sit with your shoulders back and spine straight. Relax your muscles as you close your eyes and breathe deeply. Inhale through your nose and exhale through the mouth.

  • Focus your attention on the location of your crown chakra: the crown of your head.

  • Since the crown chakra is tied to the color of violet, imagine a violet glow at the crown of your head, slowly expanding upwards, making the whole area warm and relaxed. Rest in this sensation for 3-5 minutes.

  • When you are ready, slowly open your eyes. You may follow with positive affirmations.


Positive affirmations are a simple and beneficial way to heal negative programming that can be embedded in your subtle body. When balancing your crown chakra, practice saying these phrases to yourself:

Crown Chakra

  • I honor the divine within me

  • I listen to the wisdom of the universe

  • I am open to divine wisdom

  • I am at peace

  • I live in the present moment​


Aromatherapy can be a simple but powerful tool to use while restoring balance to your crown chakra. Use essential oils that inspire enlightenment and uplift your spirits. The Crown Chakra Essential Oil Blend is designed to aid in restoring balance to your crown chakra. Apply the Crown Chakra Blend to the crown of your head.

Crystal Healing

Each chakra is influenced by unique stones and their energetic properties. The crown chakra is highly influenced by clear quartz. When balancing your crown chakra, meditate with clear quartz, carry the stone with you, or wear jewelry with clear quartz to let the energetic properties help restore balance to the chakra. The Crown Chakra Blend has a clear quartz roller ball to aid in balancing your crown chakra.

Crown Chakra Essential Oil Blend

Crown Chakra

Experience unity and oneness with the universe with our Crown Chakra Blend. This blend combines the therapeutic benefits of essential oils with the energetic properties of the chakras complementary gemstone, clear quartz.

  • Rosewood — Promotes faith and opens you up to spirituality.

  • Sacred Frankincense — Helps you know your purpose in life. Promotes feelings of acceptance and love.

  • Sandalwood— Quiets the mental chatter of the mind. Aids in meditation and spiritual contemplation.

  • Lemon — Uplifts your mood and increases your energy.

Clear Quartz Roller Ball

Known as the stone of healing, clear quartz is used to open and balance your crown chakra. The elements of clear quartz stimulate the desire for spiritual growth and expand your consciousness. The energetic properties of clear quartz open the mind and elevate negative perspectives to more enlightened views.


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Discovering Chakras, 8 Part Series


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How To Use The Crown Chakra Blend

The Crown Chakra Blend was expertly crafted to help restore balance and bring the harmonious flow of energy through your crown chakra. You may use this blend to aid in your crown chakra realignment. Simply apply the Crown Chakra Blend to the crown of your head.


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