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The Seventh Chakra – How to Connect with The Divine

The seventh chakra is your connection to something greater than you. Don’t get me wrong. You are great! And you are far greater than you think. The seventh chakra allows you to feel the power of NOW. It allows you to access a sense of inner peace and faith that all is well.

What is the seventh chakra?

The seventh chakra also called the crown chakra is your connection to pure consciousness and universal understanding. The color of the chakra is violet or white. The element is thought. The Sanskrit name for the crown chakra is Sahasrara which translated means thousand petaled.
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The seventh chakra symbol is depicted above. It is the traditional symbol without artistic modification. Therefore energetically it holds within it the true Sahasrara chakra meaning.

Studying the chakras in an in-depth subject. In this article, we will explore the meaning of the seventh chakra, its characteristics, and how to balance and open it. If you’d like to know about the other 6 main chakras see the following articles:

Articles detailing the other 6 Chakras

The First Chakra

The Second Chakra

The Third Chakra

The Fourth Chakra

The Fifth Chakra

The Sixth Chakra

chakra chart colors, meanings and symbols

What Does the Seventh Chakra Represent?

It represents being connected to the universal energies, mystical forces, and unity consciousness. When you were born you had a soft spot on the top of your head. Since you were just birthed into a whole new world, you were still connected to the world that you had just come from – the spirit world.  

As you grew older the soft spot closed up. This doesn’t mean you aren’t connected anymore. You’ll always be connected to the universal energies that are in and all around us. We are all connected! Sometimes we lose sight of that.

Having a healthy crown chakra lets you know how loved and supported you are. Your crown chakra is your connection to spirit. When you meditate your crown chakra opens up and connects you to divine energies. When you are connected to this divine energy you have an expanded view of life and you don’t let life situations get you down as easily. You don’t feel alone and you feel fully supported by life.

The crown chakra is how you connect to angelic, divine forces and allow them into your life. When your crown chakra is open and healthy you realize how connected we all are. You feel the universal energy of life and have a greater awareness, one that is beyond the limits of this world.

You understand that there is more to life than just the mundane world.

Having an open crown chakra can make the mundane world magical because you are bringing spirit into daily life. Honoring spirit in your life, no matter how you do it, or what your spiritual beliefs are, makes life much more meaningful and fulfilling.

Your crown chakra helps you to understand that you are more than just a physical being.

Seventh Chakra Superpower

Spiritual connection to something greater than yourself.

Negative Expression:

Not trusting in the process. Having to know why things happen as they do and not letting go of the past. Not allowing the flow of life.

If your crown chakra was closed you’d feel no connection to anything beyond this physical world.

Imbalanced crown chakra behaviors to be aware of:

  • Loneliness
  • Feeling abandoned
  • Feeling disconnected

Positive Expression:

Having faith in the divine process of life. The crown chakra allows spirit to guide your life. Having a healthy crown chakra allows you to surrender to the process of life.

Additional examples of an open crown chakra:

  • Faith in the Divine
  • Access to Your Inner Guidance
  • Knowing Universal Truth
  • Ability to Be Still
  • Inner Peace

Lesson of the Seventh Chakra

The crown chakra teaches you how to live in the present moment.

Seventh Chakra Healing Exercise

Exercise 1

This week see how present you can be with yourself and others. When you are having conversations make a conscious effort to connect to the person’s eyes. See if you can be present with them and feel their essence, the spirit inside them.

As you converse with them let your crown chakra open so that you are speaking to them from your higher self. Let that guide the conversation. Don’t talk just to talk.

If in the conversation silence comes, don’t run from it by filling the space with another question or story. Let the silence be there and see what arises from it. See if you can give enough spaciousness between the two of you so that spirit can get in. Play with this and see what happens. You don’t always have to talk to connect.

Exercise 2

BE present. Take a moment and simply come to stillness. You can close your eyes or keep them open.

Look within or look around you. Notice what’s happening in the present moment. Listen, feel, taste, smell, hear. Just BE with it. And enjoy the power of now.

Good Crystals for Crown Chakra:

Clear Quartz, Opal, Amethyst

Self Reflection:

  • How is your seventh chakra expressing itself in your day to day life?
  • Do you feel connected to a source greater than yourself whether you call that God, the Divine or something else?
  • Are you stuck in the past or fearful of the future?
  • Can you be in the present?

I would love to hear back from you! Help me to help others feel connected to their bodies by sharing this information. Thanks and much love!

I’m Anna-Thea, an author and Divine Feminine Educator. I offer online education to reclaim your body as sacred. Knowing the chakra system is a great way to start. My chakra mediation will beautifully guide you through a chakra opening and balancing leaving you feeling relaxed and at peace.

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