Also known as: Cosmic Consciousness Center, "I AM" Center, Sahasrara
Body Mind Associations:
Location: Top of the head
Parts of the body: This Chakra is associated with the top of the
head, the brain, and the entire nervous system
Endocrine Gland: Pineal Gland
Sense: Sense of empathy, unity, experiencing another person's experience
as if you were inside them, being them.
Consciousness: The Crown Chakra represents that part of our consciousness
concerned with perceptions of unity or separation. Just as the Root Chakra showed our connection with Mother Earth, this chakra
shows our relationship with Our Father in Heaven. It represents our connection with our biological father, which becomes the
model for our relationship with authority, and ultimately, with God. It's the level of the soul.
When one experiences a sense of separation from their father, they close
the crown chakra, and experience a sense of isolation and aloneness, as if they are in a shell, and having difficulty with
feeling contact with those around them. Thought processes tend to justify and maintain the sense of aloneness.
The view from this chakra includes seeing one's Self as the single consciousness
creating all, and paradoxically, thus connected to all, like a dreamer dreaming a dream and realizing that all that is perceived
is just an extension of their own consciousness.
Element: Inner Light, which is what one experiences when they are
in the deepest part of their being, as a point of consciousness glowing with intelligence.
Also called White Light. Metaphysically, this is considered the most subtle
element of which the entire physical universe is created.