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
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.