How To Open Your Sixth Chakra Third Eye Chakra Ajna Chakra

Moving on this evening with one of the most requested “how to” in this segment. The sixth chakra, the third eye chakra also known as the Ajna Chakra. As the name suggests, this chakra deals with insight. When open and functioning correctly one will have excellent clairvoyance and have a tendency to dream a lot. When under active you may find yourself looking to others to think for you. Some one with an over active chakra my seem to live in a world of imagination all day. In extreme cases one may experience frequent day dreams and in come cases even hallucinations may occur.

Step One

Begin by sitting with your legs crossed.


Step Two

Put your hands in front of the lower part of the breast. The middle fingers should be straight and touch the tops, pointing away from you. The other fingers are bent and touch at the two upper phalanges. The thumbs point towards you and meet at the tops.


Step Three

Concentrate on the Third Eye Chakra and what it stands for, a little above the center of the two eyebrows.


Step Four

Silently, but clearly, chant the sound “OM” or “AUM.”

All this time, relaxation of the body should come a bit naturally, and continue to think of the chakra, it’s meaning, and how it does or should affect your life.

Keep doing this until the same “clean” feeling seems to come back or intensify.


With practice you will be able to achieve this clean relaxed peace more easily and quickly.

It is important that you have a quiet place to do this where you will not be disturbed.

Remember to turn off the phone or other things that may distract you.

If you have chakra mantras, you can also use them during this exercise. (If you need mantras or other meditation tools, see the Resources and Products page.)

It is also ok to kneel on a mat or pillow if you find the floor is too hard for you.

Remember, this is easy, don’t over think it. Just breathe.

Looking forward to reading your comments or questions below.


Sixth Chakra Third Eye Chakra Ajna Chakra

Sixth Chakra Third Eye Chakra Ajna ChakraThe Sixth Chakra, often referred to as the Third Eye Chakra or the Ajna chakra, is positioned at the eyebrow region and it has two petals, said to represent the psychic channels Ida and Pingala, which meet here with the central Shushumna channel, before rising to the crown chakra, Sahasrara. On the left hand petal is the letter ‘ham’, and on the right the letter ‘ksham’, the bija mantras for Shiva and Shakti respectively.

It is associated with the following:

  • Deities: Shakti Hakini, Krishna, Paramasiva, Isis, Themis, Apollo, Iris, Morpheus, Tara, Hecate, Belenos
  • Element: Light
  • Color: Indigo
  • Animal: Owl
  • Body Parts: Pituitary, Hypothalamus, Eyes, Autonomic Nervous System.
  • Planet: Neptune

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