So your assessment showed a Third Eye Chakra imbalance….
If you answered yes to four or more third eye questions on our Chakra Assessment, your third eye chakra may need some attention. Let’s take a look at two examples of an imbalance…
Do either of these stories feel familiar? Was there something you really related to? If so, your brow chakra may be either deficient or excessive.
Located between the eyebrows, the third eye chakra, also known as ajna or the brow chakra, is associated with the colour indigo. Ajna means ‘to know’ and the third eye chakra has to do with your perception, imagination, intuition, memory, wisdom and insight.
Brow Chakra Balancing Rituals…
Eat indigo coloured foods – plums, eggplant, cabbage, purple kale and blueberries
Wear and visualise indigo
Trust your intuition
Get regular reiki treatments
Practice yoga, particularly inversions and forward folds
Utilise crystals such as amethyst, moonstone, purple fluorite and lapis lazuli
Daydream and stargaze
Yoga and Meditation for the Brow Chakra
Choose balancing poses like…
- Virabhadrasana III (Warrior III Pose)
- Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)
- Vrksasana (Tree Pose)
Try these poses in this third eye and crown yoga sequence for cultivating insight, clarity and intuition. Filmed at the beyond beautiful Stretch Yoga studio in Brisbane CBD.
Meditation & Mantra …
- Repeat the bija mantra OM
- Listen to the musical note A
- Visualise the colour indigo
Aromatherapy and the Brow Chakra
Use essential oils that help bring clarity, wisdom and greater understanding of spiritual truths such as…
juniper berry, basil, rosemary
Insight chakra blend is an intuition enhancing synergy of clary sage, myrtle, lavender, rosemary and bergamot pure essential oils to strengthen the third eye chakra and open the mind to intuitive thought. A beautiful addition to your yoga or meditation practice!
Affirmations for Ajna
• I am in touch with my inner wisdom • I am always learning and growing • All answers lie within me • I trust my inner guidance •
A Balanced Brow Chakra
When your brow chakra is balanced,you will feel grounded in reality but also open to inner guidance and intuition. Your mind will be clear and lucid and your thought processes will be strong.
- I am open to making mistakes.
- I trust my intuition.
- I am both intuitive and grounded.