Mantra: I understand
Location: At the top of your head (like a crown)
Associated Color: Can vary from violet to gold to bright white light
Qualities: Wisdom, enlightenment, alignment, awareness, realization, presence, divination, higher consciousness, awakening, deep inner knowledge, connection to source/spirit realm, universal connection
Physical Associations: Brain stem, spinal cord (neurological)
Signs of Imbalance: Physical – Confusion, mental confusion, seizures, nerve pain, mental illness. Emotional – Feeling disconnected from others and spiritual practice, not learning life lessons/continuing patterns, being a martyr, feeling angry for things that have happened in your life (that may be necessary for growth), fear of death.
Food and Herbs to Strengthen: White or golden color foods (Cauliflower, radish, turnip, parsnip, potato, onions, cabbage, ginger, garlic, golden beets, horseradish, pears), chamomile, white peony, white fish – eat light to balance the crown chakra, preferably whole and fresh foods
Crystal Complement: Clear Quartz, White Calcite, Selenite, Angelite
Activities to Strengthen: Pray/chant/practice some form of spiritual or religious ritual, if you’re having trouble recognizing your own inner lesson or wisdom start with a self-help book or activity, meditate picturing bright white light flowing through your body cleansing you, practice the art of letting go of a problem or situation and let the Divine handle it, go hiking and once you reach the mountaintop spread your arms out wide and open to the universe, focus on the color white/gold/violet spiraling at the top of your head (like a crown), imagine being surrounded in glowing white/gold/violet light, take deep breaths and imagine inhaling bright white/gold/violet light and releasing that which doesn’t serve your crown chakra, set your phone or computer background to the picture above and glance at the white color to connect with the crown chakra energy.
Affirmation: “I understand and appreciate all the lessons I have learned and continue to learn in this life,” “I understand what the spirit realm wants me to see and hear and am open to receiving those messages,” “I understand myself as an individual and how I connect with others and the universe.”