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Term: brow chakra

DEFINITIONS

Brow Chakra:

A term for the Ajna Chakra based upon its location. See Ajna.



Brow Chakra:

Also known as Ajna in Sanskrit. The sixth psychic center, the "third eye" chakra, located at the brow. Associated with the color indigo, the Moon, the Sephiroth Chokmah & Binah. The primary means for clairvoyance and other psychic faculties.

Brow Chakra (Ajna) Correspondences

Alchemical Planet: Moon
Alchemical Element: Silver      
Animal: Owl                            
Basic Drive: transcendence
Tattva: Manas (Mind)
Tattva Sense: Mind
Tattva Form: Winged globe
Tattva Color: Half, rose with yellow; 
Chakra Color: Indigo Half, with purplish blue
Body Function: sight, consciousness      
Element: Light, Mind                        
Gemstone: Quartz, Lapis lazuli         
Gland: Pituitary                               
Goddess-form: Egyptian: Isis
                         Hindu: Hakini 2
God-form: Greek: Apollo
                  Hindu: Shiva-Shakti1
Incense: Saffron, mugwort 
Location: Brow                                
Order of chakra unfoldment: 6th     
Part of Body: Eyes                                                    
Sense: Mind, awareness                                     
Yogic Planet: Moon
Psychic Power: clairvoyance, pre-cognition, remote viewing, aura reading         
Seed Syllable/Number: AuM (0)
Psychological Attribute: Logical thinking                                        
Sense: Awareness
Spinal Joint: 32nd                                         
Spinal Location: 1st Cervical   
Tarot Key: II, High Priestess              
Tree of Life Sephirah: Chokmah & Binah                             

1 Male & female in union                                                    
2 Insight


source: The Llewellyn Complete Book of Psychic Empowerment, by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke & Joe H. Slate, Ph.D. (Llewellyn Publications) - Carl Llewellyn Weschcke


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