Bodywork that's more than skin deep

Massage therapy is just one part of a healing regimen. Yoga or daily stretching and breathing exercises are key elements in preventing injury, reducing stress and maintaining overall health. They extend the benefits of massage treatments! A balanced diet, exercise, plenty of water and laughter are also important aspects in a healthy lifestyle.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Crown Chakra ~ Sahasrara

7th Chakra ~ Crown

The crown chakra is located at the very top of the head. This chakra is associated with divine wisdom, our spirit, our Oneness with the Universe, our Unity with all that is, and Enlightenment. It connects us with our True Being and Life Path.

Color: Violet, White
Sanskrit: Sahasrara
Sanskrit Translation: Thousandfold
Location: Top of the head
Element: Thought - Cosmic Universality
Symbol: Lotus
Petals: 1000
Consciousness, Knowledge, Information, Inner Peace, Enlightenment
Function: Understanding, Wisdom, Immanence (awareness of the divine within), Transcendence (awareness of the divine without)
Action: Meditation, Understanding, Being in the Now, Appreciation of the Moment
Resulting in: Bliss, Oneness
Rights: To Know
Meditation: I KNOW ~ “I know my higher purpose is being fulfilled.” "I am One with All."
Musical Note: B
Bija Mantra : OM / Silence
Vowel Sound: Ngngng, as in sing (again not really a vowel)
Sense: Oneness, Unity
Food: Fasting
Scents: Lotus, Rose, Jasmine, Cedar, Sandalwood, Cypress, Lavender, Geranium, Tea Tree, Sage, Violet
Gemstones: Diamond, Amethyst, Selenite, Quartz Crystal
Metal: Gold
Planets: Uranus, The Universe
Astrological Sign: All Signs
Animals: Eagle
Relationship Style: Oneness, Unity
Balances: Spiritual, Faithful, Peaceful, Refined, Joyful, Grateful, Love of Beauty, Sense of Oneness, Harmonious, Wisdom, Surrender, Psychic, On Your Path 
Imbalances: Depression,  Confusion, Alienation, Self-denial, Shameful, Argumentative, Apathetic, Attachment (unable to let go)
Endocrine Gland: Pituitary Gland (master gland that controls all the other endocrine glands)
Related Body Parts: Brain (Higher Brain), Cerebral Cortex, Central Nervous System
Physical Symptoms/ Disease: Depression, Obsession, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Schizophrenia  
Best Therapy: Meditation, Guided Imagery, Energy work
Daily Exercise: Head Massage
Goddesses: Sophia, Inanna, Nuit, Shakti
Gods: Shiva
Yoga Style: Jnana / Meditation
Poses: Headstand, Lotus, any Meditation
Nature Experience: Mountain Tops

Please enjoy this Crown Chakra meditation: 

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