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Reiki Chakra Series - Get to Know your 13 chakras - CROWN CHAKRA

Updated: Dec 6, 2023


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CROWN CHAKRA

Dive into how Reiki & Crystal Healing along with other Mindful Practices Help to Balance this Energy Centre


"Awakening the Majesty of Your Crown Chakra"

๐’๐š๐ง๐ฌ๐ค๐ซ๐ข๐ญ ๐ง๐š๐ฆ๐ž: Sahasrara, the "thousand-petaled lotus"

๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ: Radiant violet or white

๐‹๐จ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: At the top of the head, where your connection to the Divine resides

๐‚๐ซ๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ: Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Selenite, Diamond, White Calcite.

๐„๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐จ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฌ: Bergamot Oil, Peppermint Oil, Lemon Oil, Ylang Ylang Oil, Lotus Oil

๐˜๐จ๐ ๐š ๐š๐ฌ๐š๐ง๐š: Lotus Pose, Corpse Pose, Headstand, Meditation, Prayer, Silence



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CROWN CHAKRA & ITS SIGNIFICANCE


The crown chakra, known as Sahasrara in Sanskrit, stands as the gateway to the ethereal realms and spiritual enlightenment. Situated at the top of your head, this chakra is symbolised by a radiant thousand-petaled lotus, representing boundless consciousness and unity.


At its core, the crown chakra is your connection to the divine, transcending the confines of earthly existence. When this chakra is open and balanced, it becomes a beacon of wisdom, guiding you to trust your inner knowing and make enlightened choices.


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Balancing and awakening the crown chakra is a transformative journey that grants you access to the subtle dimensions of existence. As you delve into this inner realm, you gain a profound understanding of your true self, unravelling the intricacies of your spiritual essence.


The crown chakra acts as your spiritual compass, offering clarity and purpose in life's complexities. It unveils profound truths and the mysteries of your existence. When in harmony, this chakra fosters a deep connection to the universe, transcending the boundaries of time and space. It is the source of profound insight, illuminating your path toward self-realisation and a profound connection to the cosmos.


In essence, the crown chakra serves as a portal to heightened consciousness, enabling you to perceive the interconnectedness of all things. It invites you to trust your inner guidance, embrace your intuition, and embark on a profound journey of self-discovery and enlightenment. Balancing and nurturing this chakra is a powerful step towards achieving a deeper understanding of yourself and the boundless universe that surrounds you.



CRYSTALS & GEMSTONES

Facets of the Crown Chakra


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Amethyst:

Amethyst, with its varying shades of purple, is a fitting choice for the crown chakra. This crystal enhances spiritual awareness and intuition. To activate your crown chakra with amethyst, place it on the top of your head during meditation or carry it with you to promote intuitive insights throughout the day. Try this Reiki infused amethyst meditation on YouTube:




Selenite:

Selenite is renowned for its purifying and high-vibrational properties. It can help clear blockages in the crown chakra and enhance your connection to higher realms. Place selenite on your head during meditation or keep it in your environment to promote spiritual clarity.


Clear Quartz:

Clear Quartz is a versatile and powerful crystal that amplifies the energy of other crystals and enhances mental clarity. Hold a clear quartz crystal above your head during meditation to promote mental clarity, insight, and spiritual connection. It can also be worn as jewellery to boost your intuitive abilities.


Diamond:

Diamonds are symbols of purity and spiritual illumination. Meditating with a diamond or visualising its radiant light above your head can help activate and balance your crown chakra. Diamonds are known for enhancing your connection to divine wisdom.


White Calcite:

White Calcite is associated with spiritual growth and insight and is beneficial for all chakras, particularly the crown chakra. Meditate with a piece of white calcite on your crown chakra to promote clarity and expand your awareness of higher realms. It can also help release any negative thought patterns that may hinder your spiritual progress.


To use these crystals effectively for Crown Chakra balancing:


Cleansing:

Before using your crystal, it's essential to cleanse and purify them. You can do this by holding the crystal under running water, smudging them with white sage or palo santo, or placing it in the moonlight or sunlight.


Set Your Intention:

During meditation, lie down or sit comfortably with your chosen crystal on top of your head, aligned with your crown chakra. Visualise the radiant white or violet light associated with the crown chakra expanding and balancing your energy centre.


Meditation:

During meditation, lie down or sit comfortably with your chosen crystal on top of your head, aligned with your crown chakra. Visualise the radiant white or violet light associated with the crown chakra expanding and balancing your energy centre.


Wearing or Carrying:

Wear crystal jewellery or carry a small crystal in your pocket, purse, or bra to keep the energy of the stone with you throughout the day. You may also place them around you at work or at home to create a harmonious environment.


Dream Work:

Some of these crystals, such as clear quartz, can enhance dream recall and promote intuitive dreaming. Place them under your pillow before sleep to access the wisdom of your dreams.




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MEDITATION

Awakening Divine Connection: Crown Chakra Meditation


This meditation is designed to help you activate and balance your crown chakra, the centre of spiritual enlightenment and divine connection. By focusing your awareness on this energy centre, you can enhance your connection to higher realms, trust your inner guidance, and experience a profound sense of unity with the cosmos. Find a quiet and comfortable place to sit or lie down, and let's begin.


Set Your Intention:

Start by taking a few deep, cleansing breaths. As you exhale, release any tension or stress. Set your intention for this meditationโ€”to awaken and balance your crown chakra, allowing you to tap into your spiritual wisdom and connection to the universe.



Relaxation:

If you feel comfortable doing so, close your eyes gently. Let go of any thoughts or distractions. Feel your body becoming heavier and more

relaxed with each breath you take. Imagine a radiant white or violet light surrounding you, creating a sense of peace and tranquillity.


Breathing Awareness:

Shift your attention to your breath. Inhale deeply through your nose, counting to four. Hold your breath for a count of four. Exhale slowly on the outbreath through your mouth, counting to six. Continue this rhythmic breathing, focusing on the flow of your breath in and out.


Visualise Radiant Light:

Picture a brilliant white or violet light above your head, at the location of your crown chakra. See this light gently descending and entering your crown, filling your entire body with its divine energy. As it does, allow a sense of serenity and connection to wash over you.


Chanting "Om":

If you are comfortable with chanting, you can chant the sound "Om" three times. Feel the vibration resonate throughout your entire being, further activating and balancing your crown chakra. Each "Om" brings you closer to a deeper state of spiritual connection.


Explore Divine Wisdom:

Visualise yourself in a vast, luminous space filled with radiant light. As you immerse yourself in this divine environment, allow any questions or concerns to arise. Trust your inner wisdom to provide answers or insights. Sit quietly and await inspiration. It may not come this time, however over time you will notice the shift.


Divine Guidance:

Pose a question to the universe or your higher self. Listen attentively for any intuitive messages or sensations that arise. Trust your first impressions, feelings, or visions. Your crown chakra is your conduit to divine wisdom. Incorporate this into your journalling practice. Write down any questions you may have and follow up with any inspiration or answers you may receive.


Gratitude and Integration:

Express gratitude for the insights you've received during this meditation. Slowly bring your awareness back to your breath and the present moment. Feel the radiant light gently receding.


When you are ready, open your eyes. Carry the sense of unity and divine connection gained from this meditation with you throughout your day.


Regular practice of this gratitude meditation can help you strengthen your connection to higher realms, trust your inner guidance, and experience a profound sense of unity with the cosmos. It is a valuable tool for deepening your spiritual journey and accessing divine wisdom. Again, this is a wonderful practice to incorporate into your journalling, write down your gratitude and any insights you may receive.


Serene Valley Holistic Therapies offers two Crown Chakra meditations on our YouTube channel. You may select from a 10 minute or 20 minute meditation. Click the links below.





















ASK ARCHANGEL METATRON

Archangel Metatron - Crown Chakra

You may call upon Archangel Metatron for guidance and assistance in opening and activating your crown chakra. Archangel Metatron is associated with enlightenment, spiritual transformation, and connecting with divine wisdom. Here is a simple prayer or invocation that you can use:


"Archangel Metatron, Divine Messenger of Enlightenment and Divine Wisdom, I call upon you with a humble heart and an open spirit.

Please bless me with your presence and guidance today.

I seek your assistance in awakening and balancing my crown chakra.

Grant me clarity of thought, spiritual insight, and a deeper connection to the divine realms.

Help me trust my inner wisdom as I ascend on my spiritual journey.

Guide me in embracing higher states of consciousness and accessing the wisdom of the Universe.

Archangel Metatron, please infuse my crown chakra with your divine light and assist me in opening the door to higher knowledge, spiritual growth, and alignment with the divine.

I am grateful for your loving presence and guidance.

Thank you for your blessings, Archangel Metatron."


Repeat this prayer or invocation with sincerity and an open heart. Feel a sense of connection with Archangel Metatron, and trust that your request for assistance with your crown chakra alignment will be heard and supported. Remember to listen to your intuition and be open to any guidance or insights that may come your way during your spiritual journey.



ESSENTIAL OILS



Essential oils can be powerful tools for balancing and opening the crown chakra. Here are my five top essential oils commonly associated with the crown chakra, their properties, and how to use them:


Bergamot Oil:

Properties: Bergamot oil is known for its balancing and calming qualities. It can help soothe the mind and promote a peaceful state conducive to spiritual exploration. By reducing mental agitation and promoting tranquillity, bergamot oil can assist in achieving a harmonious connection with the crown chakra and higher consciousness.


How to Use: Dilute bergamot oil and apply it to the crown chakra area or your wrists. Inhale the citrusy and floral aroma during meditation to create a serene atmosphere and deepen your spiritual journey.


Peppermint Oil:

Properties: Peppermint oil is invigorating and refreshing, which can help clear mental clutter and provide mental clarity. This mental clarity is essential for the crown chakra, as it allows for a clearer connection to higher consciousness and spiritual insights. Peppermint oil's awakening properties make it a valuable tool for individuals looking to heighten their awareness of spiritual truths.

How to Use: Dilute peppermint oil and apply it to the crown chakra area or your temples. Inhale the minty scent during meditation to awaken your senses and enhance your focus on spiritual matters.


Lemon Oil:

Properties: Lemon oil is uplifting and refreshing, making it an excellent choice for the crown chakra. It can stimulate mental clarity, boost concentration, and help you feel more in tune with your inner self and the divine. The heightened mental clarity provided by lemon oil assists in accessing higher wisdom and spiritual insights.

How to Use: Dilute lemon oil and apply it to the crown chakra area or inhale its bright citrus scent during meditation. It can help you feel more connected to your higher self and promote mental clarity during your spiritual practice.


Lotus Oil:

Properties: Lotus oil holds deep spiritual significance and represents purity and enlightenment. It aids in activating and balancing the crown chakra, fostering a deeper understanding of spiritual truths and promoting a sense of oneness with the universe.

How to Use: Dilute lotus oil in a carrier oil and apply it to the crown chakra area or your temples. Inhale the delicate floral aroma during meditation to inspire spiritual insights and transcendence.


Ylang Ylang Oil:

Properties for the crown chakra: Ylang ylang oil is renowned for its ability to promote relaxation and emotional balance. This relaxation can help quiet the mind, reduce stress, and create the inner space needed for spiritual insights and experiences. Ylang ylang oil's calming properties make it a valuable companion for crown chakra work.

How to Use: Dilute ylang ylang oil in a carrier oil and apply it to the crown chakra area or your pulse points. Inhale the sweet and exotic fragrance during meditation to facilitate a state of calm and openness to higher consciousness.


When using essential oils, it's important to dilute them in a carrier oil to prevent skin irritation, especially when applying them directly to the skin. Additionally, always choose high-quality, pure essential oils for the best results. Experiment with these oils to discover which ones resonate with you and support your crown chakra balancing and activation.



YOGA ASANA


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Yoga poses, also known as asanas, can help activate and balance the crown chakra. These poses focus on opening and aligning the energy at the top of your head and promoting spiritual connection. Here are some yoga poses that can stimulate the crown chakra:


Lotus Pose (Padmasana):

This classic meditation pose allows you to sit with your spine straight, creating a sense of spiritual alignment. Sit with your legs crossed, placing each foot on the opposite thigh, and your hands resting on your knees.


Corpse Pose (Savasana):

Corpse pose is a relaxing and restorative pose that encourages deep relaxation and spiritual reflection. Lie down on your back with your arms at your sides, palms facing up, and your legs comfortably apart.


Headstand (Sirsasana):

Headstand is an advanced yoga pose that reverses the flow of energy in your body, drawing it toward the crown chakra. Practice this pose with proper alignment and supervision if you're new to it, or you may pass on this pose for safety reasons and chose one of the other options. Certainly a beneficial pose for more advanced yogi's.


Meditation:

While not a physical pose, seated meditation is a powerful way to activate the crown chakra. Find a comfortable seated position with your spine straight and your hands resting on your lap or knees. Or you may choose to sit in lotus or half lotus as mentioned above. Focus your attention on the area just above your head, where the crown chakra resides. Practice mindfulness or mantra meditation to enhance your spiritual connection.

Prayer:

Engage in heartfelt prayers or affirmations that resonate with your spiritual beliefs. Praying with an open heart and a sense of reverence can help you align with higher realms and activate your crown chakra.


Silence:

Spending time in stillness and silence is a profound way to open and balance your crown chakra. Find a quiet space, sit or lie down comfortably, and allow yourself to simply be in the present moment. Allow yourself to move to complete 'awareness' and know you are only awareness. You are not your body, your thoughts or your beliefs.

Silence allows you to connect with your inner divinity and receive guidance from higher sources. Over time with practice, you may extend your silent practice into your day, or over a series of days.



REIKI & ENERGY HEALING PRACTICES


Incorporating Reiki, crystal healing and energy therapies into your meditation for the crown chakra can be a powerful way to enhance its balancing and activation. Reiki is a healing practice that can help remove blockages and promote the flow of energy. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to combine Reiki with your Crown Chakra meditation:


Preparation: Find a quiet and comfortable space where you can meditate without distractions. Sit or lie down in a relaxed position. You can also use a chair if that's more comfortable for you. Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths to centre yourself.


Set Your Intention: Take a moment to set your intention for the meditation. This could be to balance, open, or activate your crown chakra. Be clear about what you want to achieve.


Connect with Reiki Energy: If you are attuned to Reiki, activate Reiki energy by drawing the Reiki symbols in the air or on your palms and chant them out loud or under your breath. If you're not a Reiki practitioner, simply intend to connect with Universal healing energy. Reiki and energy therapies is available to everyone, it's all about intention.


Begin Your Meditation: Start your meditation by focusing on your breath. Inhale deeply and exhale slowly, allowing your body and mind to relax. Visualise a radiant violet or white light above your head, where the crown chakra is located.


Channel Reiki Energy:

As you continue to meditate and focus on your crown chakra, imagine Reiki energy flowing into this area. You can visualise it as a warm, healing light or as gentle waves of energy.


Hand Positions (Optional):

You may choose to place your hands above your head, near your crown chakra, to channel the energy. Before you begin, rub your palms together to activate your hand chakras and the energy centres. One common position is to hold your hands with your fingertips touching, forming a triangle, and place them just above your head. You can opt to maintain your hands at your heart's centre and envision the energy radiating from the crown and permeating your entire body. Keep in mind that energy follows focus. Placing your hands is a means of directing your intention towards channelling the Reiki Universal energy.


Affirmations:

While focusing on your crown chakra and channelling the Reiki energy, you can repeat affirmations related to spiritual connection and divine wisdom, such as:


"I am open to receiving divine guidance and wisdom."

"I am connected to the universe and all of creation."

"I trust in the wisdom of the cosmos."


Visualisations:

During your energy session, engage in visualisations that align with your intention. You can envision a radiant crown of light above your head, opening and connecting you to higher realms of consciousness.


Continue the Flow:

Spend as much time as you feel comfortable in this meditative state, allowing the Reiki and healing energy to flow and the crown chakra to balance and align.


When you are ready to conclude, thank the Reiki energy and express gratitude for the healing and balancing it provided. Slowly return your focus to your physical surroundings.


By incorporating Reiki and focused healing energy into your crown chakra meditation, you can enhance the energy work you're doing, facilitating a deeper sense of spiritual connection and unity with the universe. Trust your inner guidance throughout the process and practice regularly for the best results.


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HERBAL TEAS FOR THE CROWN CHAKRA


Herbal teas have been used for centuries to promote physical and spiritual healing. Certain herbs possess qualities that resonate with the crown chakra's energy, making them ideal for balancing and activating this energy centre. Here are some herbal teas that can help nourish your crown chakra:

Lavender Tea:

Lavender is known for its calming and soothing properties. It can help you achieve a state of mental clarity and inner peace, facilitating a stronger connection to higher consciousness.


Sage Tea:

Sage has long been associated with wisdom and purification. Drinking sage tea can help clear mental fog and enhance your spiritual awareness.


Lotus Flower Tea:

The lotus flower is a powerful symbol of spiritual enlightenment. Lotus flower tea can help open your crown chakra and deepen your connection to the divine.


Gotu Kola Tea:

Often referred to as the "herb of enlightenment" in Ayurveda. It is believed to enhance cognitive function and support meditation practices, making it a great choice for the crown chakra.


White Tea:

White tea, with its delicate flavour and high antioxidant content, is associated with purity and spiritual awakening. It can help you attain a sense of clarity and mindfulness.


How to Use Herbal Teas for the Crown Chakra Now that you know which herbal teas are beneficial for the crown chakra, let's explore how to incorporate them into your daily routine:

Mindful Preparation:

Start by selecting high-quality organic herbal teas. As you prepare your tea, focus on the intention of balancing and opening your crown chakra. Visualise a violet or white light surrounding you.


Quiet Space:

Find a peaceful and quiet space where you can enjoy your tea without distractions. This can be your meditation corner or any place where you feel connected to your spiritual self.


Meditation:

While sipping your herbal tea, engage in a short meditation. Close your eyes, take deep breaths, and visualise the crown chakra opening like a lotus flower. Imagine pure white or violet light pouring in from the universe, filling you with wisdom and understanding.


Affirmations:

Recite positive affirmations that resonate with the crown chakra, such as:

"I am connected to divine wisdom"

"I trust my inner guidance."



Regular Practice:

Consistency is key. Make herbal tea for your crown chakra a daily or weekly ritual to maintain balance and spiritual growth.

Nourishing your crown chakra through herbal teas is a gentle yet powerful way to deepen your spiritual journey and enhance your connection to the divine. By incorporating these teas into your routine with intention and mindfulness, you can experience greater clarity, wisdom, and enlightenment. Remember that the journey to a balanced crown chakra is a deeply personal one, so be patient with yourself and embrace the transformation that comes with it.

JOURNALLING FOR BALANCE & ALIGNMENT


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Journaling is a powerful mindful practice for balancing and aligning the crown chakra. Purchase a specific journal dedicated to this practice so you can write down your thoughts, feelings, and experiences related to your spiritual connection and unity with the cosmos.


Pose reflective questions, such as:


"What do I think about the universe and how everything works?"

"How can I get closer to my spiritual side and feel connected to everything around me?"

"Are there any beliefs or doubts about my spiritual connection that might be holding me back, and how can I let them go or change them?"

"What can I do in my daily life to become more spiritually aware and open to higher perspectives?" "What activities, rituals, or moments make me feel deeply connected to the universe and my own inner self?"

"How can I make my spiritual experiences part of my everyday life and stay true to my life's purpose and who I really am?"


Gratitude Journaling:

Express gratitude for moments of spiritual connection and unity. Jot down moments when you've experienced a deep sense of gratitude for the things you already possess, the experiences you've encountered during your day, and the simple joys you hold dear. Gratitude can be about the small and meaningful moments, such as waking up to a new day or cherishing the well-being of your loved ones. It serves as a powerful catalyst for nurturing a profound sense of wonder and respect for the divine


Chakra Visualisations:

During meditation or focused journaling sessions, visualise the radiant light of the crown chakra. Write about your experiences during these visualisations, such as any images, sensations, or intuitive messages that arise.


Goals and Intentions:

Set specific goals and intentions related to crown chakra balancing and alignment. Write down what you hope to achieve, whether it's a deeper sense of spiritual connection, heightened intuition, or a stronger sense of unity with all things. Monitor your progress and celebrate your spiritual growth.


Silent Contemplation:

Spend time in silent contemplation, reflecting on your experiences of spiritual connection and unity. Allow insights to arise naturally as you embrace the stillness and expansiveness of your crown chakra. Make this a wakeful practice, outside of meditation. You may do this whilst enjoying a cup of tea, eating a meal or enjoying the view.


Affirmations:

Create affirmations that resonate with your desire to activate and balance your crown chakra. Write them down in your journal, scribble them on a sticky-note and place on your bathroom mirror or desk at work. Repeat them numerous times throughout your day:


"I am connected to the infinite wisdom of the universe."

"I trust in the divine guidance that flows through me."

"I am open to receiving higher insights and spiritual clarity."

"My consciousness expands to embrace higher realms of existence."

"I am one with the cosmic energy that surrounds me."

"I release limiting beliefs and open myself to spiritual growth."

"Divine light and wisdom illuminate my path."

"I am a vessel for universal love and understanding."

"My crown chakra radiates pure, divine energy."

"I am in harmony with the universe, and it supports my spiritual journey."


Regular Practice:

Make journaling a consistent practice, daily. Over time, your journal can serve as a valuable record of your spiritual journey and the alignment of your crown chakra.


Journaling provides a safe and sacred space to explore your spiritual experiences, deepen your connection with the divine, and track your progress on the path of crown chakra balancing and alignment. It allows you to access insights that may otherwise remain hidden and empowers you to embrace your spiritual essence fully.


We've emphasised several energy healing methods and mindful techniques to assist you in maintaining harmony and alignment in your crown chakra. These approaches emphasise the power of mindfulness and energy healing in activating the crown chakra, promoting self-realisation, and deepening your connection to the spiritual dimension. As you integrate these practices into your daily routine, you'll tap into a profound reservoir of inner wisdom and rise beyond the boundaries of conventional perception.




With Love and Enlightenment,


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