Brow Chakra

The brow chakra (Ajna), also referred to as our third eye is the centre of divine wisdom and inner knowledge. It is here that we balance our yin and yang and rise above our limitations to ascend towards liberation. Our process of thinking is structured and it’s the place of vision and insight that allows us to manifest our aspirations.

Your brow chakra is located in the middle of your forehead between your eyes and common ailments are those relating to your migraine, headache, brain tumour, mental exhaustion, blindness, deafness, pain, dyslexia, learning difficulties and insomnia.

A guide to the brow chakra by Gemstone Healing
A guide to the brow chakra by Gemstone Healing

What’s the purpose of the brow chakra?

The purpose of the brow chakra is to provide you with your spiritual inheritance. If you believe that you will achieve success, you will do and the opposite it also true, in that if you hold onto believing that you will fail, then ultimately you will fail.

It’s here at the brow chakra that structure and governance is applied to your thinking process. It’s also where we claim inner happiness and peace prior to connecting with the divine through the crown chakra.

Do you ever wonder where that thought or idea came from?

Inner wisdom and knowledge is accessed here from the brow chakra that provides us with our psychic abilities, but if your mind is in chaos, you won’t be able to access it and your intuition will suffer.

Meditation for your third eye is recommended on a daily practice to achieve balance and understand clearly the answer that is required for you to move forward.

Brow chakra affirmation

Each morning, your brow chakra affirmation should be, ‘I see and I know!’

What’s the colour of the brow chakra?

The colour associated with the brow chakra is a deep midnight blue mixed with violet.

What element is associated with the throat chakra?

All of the elements, Earth, fire, air, water and spirit are associated with the brow chakra.

Common phrases associated with the brow chakra

Below is a list of the most common phrases associated with the brow chakra.

  • I dreamed that this would come true!
  • I saw beyond..
  • I’ve got a feeling about this!
  • To lead a balanced and happy life

Crystal gemstones for your brow chakra

The most common colour associated with the brow chakra is Indigo, a dark blue mixed with violet.

Gemstone Healing Colour Wheel

Below you will find the Gemstone Healing colour wheel that I created to show the alternative colour to your chosen one. If you’re working on balancing your brow chakra, it could be worth trying two colours such as dark blue/violet and yellow. Crystals to help with this that contain these colours are: –

  • Blue Tiger’s Eye with lots of golden shimmer
  • Lapis Lazuli with lots of gold flecks
  • Amethyst Chevron with streaks of golden yellow

It really is down to what feels right for you, so please trust your intuition!

How can I choose the right coloured crystal?

Sit quietly with a crystal gemstone in your left hand as this is your receptive hand and meditate for a few minutes making a mental note of how this gemstone makes you feel. Next repeat the process with the alternative colour and you will decide on what feels best.

Colour wheel with associated planets and elements from Gemstone Healing
Colour wheel with associated planets and elements from Gemstone Healing

Gemstones for balancing the brow chakra

Gemstones of a pale colour or tint provide positive healing energy due to the amount of white found in them. The colour white is an overall cleanser and contains every colour of the spectrum. It is also associated with purity of spirit, hence why paler colours are stronger for healing.

Below are examples of common dark blue crystal and violet gemstones for balancing the brow chakra: –

  • Sodalite
  • Amethyst
  • Rainbow Moonstone (shimmers of midnight blue mixed with violet)
  • Labradorite (shimmers of midnight blue)
  • Lepidolite
  • Purple Fluorite (lighter shade)
  • Charoite (rare)
  • Dumortierite (light)

Brow chakra gemstones to input missing qualities

The brow crystal gemstones I’ve listed below are the stronger and darker shades of bluish violet.

If you’re drawn to strong shades, perhaps you’re missing some of the properties these midnight blue with violet crystal gemstones can provide. For example, if you find the state of your mental health to be chaotic, you would perhaps use one of these gemstones to provide balance and calm.

Common dark midnight blue with violet gemstones to look out for: –

  • Lapis Lazuli
  • Dumortierite (dark)
  • Flourite (dark)
  • Blue Tiger’s Eye/Falcon Eye
  • Azurite
  • Dark blue Agate
  • Amethyst

Throat chakra associations

  • Body – Vision
  • Mind – Intellect
  • Spirit – Inner vision
  • Glands – Pineal
  • Zodiac – Sagittarius, Pisces, Aquarius

Chakras are energy centres within our bodies and we have seven major chakras positioned along our spine, each with their own vibrational frequencies. These chakras influence our emotional, spiritual and physical health and when balanced, healing energy from the cosmic universe can run through freely to provide optimum health. Click on the Chakra Index link to read about other chakras.

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