Third Eye-Ajna

The Sanskrit name of the 6th chakra is Ajna. The Third Eye chakra is the center of intuition.

Third Eye Chakra – Ajna

Name: Ajna

Meaning of name: Command, summoning

Location: point between the eyebrows

Element (Tattva): Mahatattva – the supreme or great element in which all other elements are present in their pure essence

Color: Purple (Western system), Transparent, luminescent, bluish or camphor white (Tantric system)

Shape: A circle with 2 petals

 Petals of Lotus:  Two

Seed Sound (Bija Mantra): AUM

Expression: I see.

Emotion: Unconditional truth

Key Word: Vision

Aspects: Self-realization

Sense: Intuition

Animal: Owl

Herb: Mugwort, star anise, acacia and saffron

Food: mind-altering substances

Source of : Insight

Seat of : Visions and visioning

Imbalances: Glandular or endocrine issues: hormonal imbalances; growth or development issues; difficulty planning for the future; eyesight issues; adolescent issues

Contains: Self-image and the means of shaping one’s view of self and the world