Wow! Words are not enough to express the capacity of the crown chakra. Situated at top-center of your head, this chakra presents the possibility of enlightenment. Though balancing it won’t make us a Buddha, it will surely carry us to peaks of spiritual ecstasy and connect us with our life’s purpose.
If you’re blocked here, you’re far from alone. A healthy crown chakra is rare. It is the gift of tireless efforts in spiritual self-development. When blocked, we may be confused about our career and lack lasting, rapturous peace. For maximum results at balancing this chakra, we must first ensure the well being of our previous chakras. Having this chakra too open is rarely a problem, unless you dislike joy and harmony. Yet, we live among the disenchanted. We must be able to communicate with both the cynic and the sorrowful. Otherwise we are trapped in our own mind. As safe as this place is, it can get pretty lonely.
Chakra Seven is actually one of the few in body chakras fully activated at birth. The spiritual energy emanating from our higher ort of body chakras enters our body and the chakra system through the baby’s soft spot the initial crown entry point. Here lies the ability to claim or divinity right from the start. The physical closing of this center symbolizes need for us to develop as planned, to live the life set forth for us by our human self and our parents.
Connected to the pineal gland, cerebral cortex, and our higher chakras, this chakra regulates many in and out of body functions. Currents of energy are taken into the body through a stream entering the crown chakra. The psychic center for higher knowing, it receives the spiritual energies and guidance necessary to activate our purpose. Because it is connected to higher planes the seventh chakra is seen as the center of our divinity, the place through which we know our unity with the Divine Source and all other spiritual beings.
During our middle puberty ages, our body completes itself. This is the time to completely open to being one with our past, with others and with our spiritual plan. However, blocks forged on our life journey, plus the family and societal beliefs that fail to support our purpose, can cause these years to be a time for struggle and confusion rather than the unfoldment of grace and purpose. Many of the decisions young people make during this time are unfortunately made out of programmed beliefs about how to fit in, rather than an emerging sense of individuality.
Put your hands before your stomach. Let the ring fingers point up, touching at their tops. Cross the rest of your fingers, with the left thumb underneath the right.