Sixth or Third Eye Chakra
This post is part of a series on the chakras. For details on the information provided for each chakra, be sure to read the Legend to this series.
Focal Point: Forehead, a little above midpoint between eyebrows
Color: Lavender, purple; for meditative purposes white is often used
Life Aspects/Themes: Associated with intuition, insight, wisdom, dreaming, and metaphysical experience.
Body Systems/Organs: Eyes, frontal lobe of brain
Foods: Purple-red berries and grapes, caffeine, chocolate, spices, alcohol (particularly red wine)
Strengthening Activities: Visual creative expression; dreaming/daydreaming; meditation; contemplation
Yoga Asanas: Inversions, meditations
Mantra: Om (pronounced ‘Aum’)
Yantra: Upside down triangle; 2 petals
Intuitive Sympathy: Visual – Pictures, colors
Spiritual Gateway(s): Inquiry; Examination; Stillness
Spiritual/Religious Paths: Spiritual Psychology; Theravada Buddhism; Zen; Lucid Dreaming
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