Other Religions New Age / Metaphysical Crown Chakra Chakra Seven - Exploring the Major Chakras Share Flipboard Email Print John & Lisa Merrill/Photographer's Choice/Getty Images New Age / Metaphysical Chakra Balancing Divination Holistic Healing Reiki Crystal Therapy By Phylameana lila Desy Reiki Expert Phylameana lila Desy, the author of "The Everything Guide to Reiki," is a freelance writer, holistic healing consultant, intuitive counselor, and an energy medicine practitioner. our editorial process Phylameana lila Desy Updated May 09, 2019 The Crown Chakra is associated with the color violet or white. Which of these two colors you wish to associate with your crown chakra is your personal preference. My preference is to liken the energy and color of this chakra to the violet flame of transmutation which is a blend of both violet and white. A flame that never completely extinguishes itself in your lifetime. Certainly, any of your chakras, including your crown chakra can become blocked or misaligned, but it will not die. Everyone has the ability to gain access higher knowledge. Discovery of truth and wisdom is dependent on the healthfulness of your crown chakra. Communication Center We use the seventh chakra as a tool to communicate with our spiritual nature. It is through this aspiring vortice that the life force is dispersed from the universe into the lower 6 chakras. It has been referred to as our "GOD SOURCE." But, this terminology might be confusing to anyone who equates God with religious dogma, because of this I choose to call it a spiritual connection or communicator. Source of Wisdom and Well of Higher Knowledge This chakra is often pictured in art works as a lotus flower opening as a means to allow spiritual awakening to occur in an individual. The crown chakra could also be considered the well intuitive knowing is drawn from. Ways to Open and Clear the Crown Chakra FastingDetoxingSmudgingClean Out Your Attic and Rain Gutters - The reasoning behind these physical clean-up chores as a chakra health-maintenance activity is explained in my article Spring Cleaning and Your Chakras. Basically, if you think of the home you reside in as mirroring the alignment of your own chakras then you'll get the gist. The roof and attic of the home corresponds with the crown chakra, whereas the basement or lower level of the home corresponds with your root chakra. Color violet / white Sanskrit Name sahasrara Physical Location top of head Purposes intuitive knowing, connection to one's spirituality, integration of the whole Spiritual Lesson spirituality, living in the NOW Physical Dysfunctions mystical depression, diseases of the muscular system, skeletal system and the skin, chronic exhaustion not associated with physical ailments, sensitivity to light, sound, environment Mental / Emotional Issues discovery of the divine, lack of purpose, loss of meaning or identity, trust, selflessness, humanitarianism, ability to see the bigger picture in the life stream, devotion, inspiration, values, ethics Information Stored Inside Sacral Chakra duality, magnetism, controlling patterns, emotional feelings (joy, anger, fear) Area of Body Governed top center of the head, midline above the ears Crystals / Gemstones amber, diamond, moldavite Flower Essences lotus, angelica, star tulip Chakra Seven - Associations Exercises that stimulate the chakrasFoods that fuel all the chakras Learning About Chakras Bibliography: Anatomy of the Spirit by Caroline Myss, Flower Essence Repertory by Patricia Kaminski and Richard Katz, Hands of Light by Barbara Ann Brennan, Love is in the Earth by Melody Disclaimer: The information contained on this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for advice, diagnosis or treatment by a licensed physician. You should seek prompt medical care for any health issues and consult your doctor before using alternative medicine or making a change to your regimen. Root Chakra Exploring the Heart Chakra Sacral Chakra Solar Plexus Chakra Learn More About the Throat Chakra Exploring the Brow Chakra Chakra Symbols and Sanskrit Names The Seven Major Chakras What Are the 7 Major Chakras? The Energy Medicine Perspective on Breast Cancer Chakra Balancing Balancing the Chakras Color Magic - Magical Color Correspondences Chakra Boosters Healing Tattoos Magical Colors of the Yule Season What is Taught at Mystery Schools?