Location in the body: at the crown of the head, at the top of the skull
Common names: crown chakra, seventh chakra, Sahasrara, crown center, a thousand-petaled lotus, crown lotus
Name meaning: Sahasrara comes from Sanskrit and translates to “a thousand times” or “a thousand”
Corresponding gland: pituitary gland
Color: white, violet, gold
Number of petals: a thousand petals
Corresponding deities: Shiva
Animal Symbols: snake (Kundalini)
Symbol: lotus flower
Frequency: 480 Hz
Corresponding sense: cosmic consciousness beyond the perceptible world
Corresponding natural phenomena: top of a mountain
Key themes: spirituality, spiritual world experience, cosmic union, self-actualization, enlightenment
Affected body parts: midbrain, eyes, the whole organism
Positive spiritual aspects: connection with the universe, spiritual power, orientation towards the spiritual world, religiousness, faith, all-encompassing knowing, inner gaze
Negative spiritual aspects: leanings towards black magic, superstition, lack of interest in earthly life, withdrawal, an accelerated dissolution of the self.
Physical signs pointing to an abnormal functioning of the Brow Chakra: headaches, chronic illnesses, breathing disorders, nervous system disorders, weak immune system, cancer, multiple sclerosis, mental illnesses, all deadly diseases, paralysis, fainting spells.
Mental issues pointing to an abnormal functioning of the Brow Chakra: lack of joie de vivre, escape from reality, spiritual exhaustion, depression, trouble making decisions, chronic despondency, mental confusion, insanity.