Chakra Center
third-eye chakra

third eye chakra

The third eye chakra, known as the Ajna in sanskrit, inspires your visionary process and fosters understanding, while minimizing the cloudiness of illusion and confusion.

Location forehead/between the eyebrows
Sanskrit Name Ajna
Color indigo blue
# of Petals 2
Element light
Mantra Om or Sham
Mind visual consciousness
Emotion clarity of intuition
Spirit insight

7 ways to balance the third eye chakra


Learn how to achieve a balanced third eye chakra through the use of seven distinct methodologies.

1. aromatherapy

Support third eye chakra balance with the following:

2. yoga/physical exercises

  • Do tai chi.
  • Practice creative visualization.
  • Create a dream board/poster to expand awareness.
  • Suggested yoga poses include: Low Lunge/Crescent (Anjaneyasana), Headstand (Sirasana), Child's Pose (Balasana), Cobra (Bhujangasana), Eagle (Garudasana)

3. sensory therapy

Ajna corresponds to light and to all elements. Some suggested exercises are: sitting in stillness in nature, light therapy, exercises for the eyes or lying quietly with an eye pillow, tai chi and completing logic puzzles or brain-training exercises.

4. meditation

Focus on self-realization, perception, intuition and insight.

5. sound therapy

Sound associations for Ajna are:

  • Keynote: A
  • Frequency: 426.7 Hz.
  • Mantra: Sources differ - some cite Sham while others cite Om
  • Elemental Sound: bells & chimes

6. color therapy

The third eye chakra is associated with the color indigo. Wear indigo to encourage intuition and insight and to inspire mental clarity.

7. crystals and gemstones

diamond, amethyst, azurite, lapis lazuli, sodalite

third eye chakra balancing yoga poses & meditation practices


These yoga postures will help you nourish consciousness and fulfill your vision.

third eye chakra yoga poses

Low Lunge/Crescent (Anjaneyasana)

(ahn-jon-uh-YAHS-anna)

The name comes from the name of a Hindu god, Hanuman, also called Crescent or Crescent Moon.

Other recommended third eye chakra poses:

Headstand (Sirasana), Child's Pose (Balasana), Cobra (Bhujangasana), Eagle (Garudasana)

Third Eye Chakra Meditation

third eye chakra meditation

Make sure your focus is on gaining further intuition.

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listen to the recording of the guided meditation here:

third eye chakra aromatherapy recipes


Third Eye Chakra Simple Mental Soother Recipe

simple soother

This aromatic blend works as a light massage oil or can be worn as a personal essence oil.

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Third Eye Chakra Visualization Diffusion Recipe

visualization diffusion

Further your journey to balance by creating an atmosphere of third eye chakra opening.

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insightful third eye organic chakra roll-on

Renew balance with this complex, herbal blend of organic essential oils featuring clarifying rosemary and calming lavender.

Suggested Uses:

Roll on essence to pulse points. Inhale. Nurture your third eye chakra; apply to the third eye. Pleasing aroma for daily use as a perfume.

Insightful Third Eye Chakra Balancing Roll-on