Also known as: Consciousness Awareness Center, Third Eye, Ajna
Body Mind Associations:
Location: Center of the forehead
Color: Indigo, Midnight Blue
Parts of the body: This Chakra is associated with the forehead and temples,
with the carotid plexus
Endocrine Gland: Pituitary Gland
Sense: Extra Sensory Perception, all of the inner senses corresponding to the
outer senses, which together are considered spirit-to-spirit communication.
These include, for example, clairvoyance (inner sense of vision), clairaudience
(inner sense of hearing), clairsentience (inner sense of touch), etc.
Consciousness: This Chakra is associated with the deep inner level of Being
we call the Spirit, and with what we consider spirituality and the spiritual
perspective, the point of view from that deeper part of our being that western
traditions consider the subconscious or unconscious. It is the place where our
true motivations are found, and is the level of consciousness that directs our
actions and, in fact, our lives.
It is also from this point of view that one sees events in the physical world
as the manifestation of co-creation among the Beings involved in those events.
Element: Inner Sound, the sound one hears inside that does not depend upon
events outside. Often considered a pathological condition by traditional
medicine, it is also seen by eastern traditions as a necessary prerequisite to
further spiritual growth.
The Brow Chakra is associated with the parts of the consciousness concerned
with the spiritual view, and the home of the Spirit, the Being within. This
level of consciousness is associated with what western traditions call the
unconscious or subconscious, the part of our consciousness that directs our
actions and our life. From this level we are aware of the motivations behind our
actions. We can watch our outer theater from an inner point of view.
This chakra is associated with the carotid plexus, and the nerves on each side
of the face, and the pituitary gland. Headaches in the temples or center of the
forehead are associated with tensions at this level. This chakra controls the
entire endocrine system as a system, and the process of growth.
The Brow chakra, also known as the Third Eye, is associated with extra sensory
perception (ESP), the set of all inner senses that correspond to the outer
senses, which together comprise spirit-to-spirit communication. The element
associated with this chakra is a vibration known as the Inner Sound, the sound
that one hears in their ears that does not depend upon something in the physical
world. Some consider it a pathological condition. In some of the eastern
traditions the ability to hear this is considered a necessary prerequisite to
further spiritual growth.
The color associated with this chakra is Indigo, midnight blue, the color of
lapis lazuli, or the color of the night sky during a full moon.