First Eye Chakra ~ Anja

There is a common misconception whereby the 1st eye is called the 3rd eye,

this is not exactly true...

This eye is the first to open within the womb,

it is the spiritual eye, the primordial eye, the All seeing eye, your First eye!



MEANING: Perception

SYMBOL: Two Snake heads & Eagle Wings

LOCATION: Between Eyebrows

FUNCTION: Seat of Wisdom, Inner Vision

COLOUR: Indigo

ELEMENT: Dark & Light


DEITIES: The Christ, Shiva/Shakti, Buddha, Allah

BODY PARTS: Left & Right Cerebral

EXPRESSION: Insight & Knowledge

DISTURBANCE: Dismissive of own Spiritual

AILMENTS: Deafness, Blindness, Dyslexia


BALANCE: Stillness of Body & Mind


LOCATION: The centre of the forehead, brow

SYMBOL: A circle surrounded on each side by two large lotus

petals or a lotus with 96 petals and inside it a triangle

CENTRAL ISSUE: Intuition, imagination, ability to see one's life clearly, use of the mind/intellect

ESSENTIAL OILS: Geranium, lavender, rosemary, spearmint

CRYSTALS: Amethyst, azurite, fluorite, lapidolite

ASTROLOGICAL SIGNS & PLANETS: Jupiter, Uranus, Mercury, Neptune, signs Sagittarius, Aquarius, Pisces

SOUND: "Ham-ksham"

SENSE: Intuition (the sixth sense)

BODY: The high mental body


GOALS: Psychic perception, imagination, clear seeing, accurate interpretation

RIGHTS: To see


IDENTITY: Archetypal identity

LEVEL OF RELATIONSHIP: Our relationship to knowledge, wisdom and vision

DEMON: Illusion

HORMONAL GLANDS: The pituitary and the pineal gland

ORGANS: The brain, nervous system, eyes, ears, nose, sinuses, face, the pineal and pituitary gland

EXCESSIVE: Hallucination, nightmares, obsessions, delusions, difficulty concentrating, headaches

 Poor vision and memory, insensitivity, lack of imagination, difficulty visualizing, difficulty seeing the future, can't remember dreams, denial

BALANCED: Intuitive, perceptive, imaginative, good memory, able to visualize, able to think symbolically, able to remember dreams

PHYSICAL DYSFUNCTIONS: Headaches, eye and ear disease, nose and sinus problems, facial nerve problems, nightmares, brain tumour, stroke, neurological disturbances, seizures, full spinal difficulty, learning disabilities

ADDICTIONS: Hallucinogens, marijuana

TRAUMAS & ABUSES: Frightening environment (war, violence), what you see does not go with what you are told, invalidation of intuition and psychic occurrences

SPIRITUAL CHALLENGES: Pride and the ability to make judgements. The spiritual lessons relate to insight and intuition, to see beyond the visible.

HEALING STRATEGY: Meditation, visual stimulation, create visual art, colouring and drawing, working with memory, dream work, hypnosis, guided visualization, past life regression therapy