Guided Chakra Meditation

Heather Askinosie|June 10, 2015

There are many benefits to daily meditation. It boosts our immunity, balances the emotions, reduces stress, regulates your heart rate, calms the mind and increases your energy—just to name a few. We can also use a chakra meditation, along with chakra crystals, to balance and align our 7 chakras.

The 7 chakras are invisible wheels of energy within our body, running from the base of our spine to above the top of our head, through which energy flows. Each chakra is connected with a color of the rainbow, as well as specific healing crystals that correspond with its color. When our chakras become unbalanced, we begin to feel “stuck,” as if we can’t move forward or seem to accomplish anything. We feel ungrounded and all over the place, going through the motions of life without any focus. When our chakras are balanced and aligned, we feel energized, grounded and motivated–making chakra balancing all the more important.

Our amazing friend, Amy Budden of Connect the Mind, has created this powerful 30-minute guided chakra meditation to use along with our chakra healing stones. Amy provides personalized, guided meditations using technology to simplify your life and super-charge your meditation practice. With her meditations and technology, you can quickly change your brainwave state to theta or delta–those states of focused relaxation that longtime meditators and monks can access. Go Deep. Relax without distraction. Meditate like a pro! And it sounds as dreamy as it feels!

Click below to play Amy Budden’s Guided Chakra Meditation: 

The sound frequency of this guided chakra meditation is Delta (0.5-4Hz.), also called the deep sleep wave. The Delta frequency is the slowest of the frequencies and is experienced in deep, dreamless sleep and in very deep, transcendental meditation, where awareness is fully detached. Delta is a realm of your consciousness mind, and the gateway to the universal mind and the collective consciousness, where information received is otherwise available at a conscious level. Hence, why not having enough deep sleep is detrimental to your health in more ways than one!

Guided Meditation

For Amy’s guided chakra meditation, find a comfortable position in your home, or sacred space, and close your eyes. If you want to use your chakra healing stones along with the chakra meditation, lay on your back in a comfortable position, and place  each stone over the corresponding chakra center. Because specific stones are associated with each of the 7 chakras, we recommend meditating with one of the chakra-specific crystals which you can find using our chakra stones chart.

To create a chakra body grid layout,place a chakra stone on each energy center, starting with your root chakra and going all the way to your crown chakra. As you focus on clearing and energizing each chakra in the guided meditation, let the special healing properties of each chakra stone enhance the healing of your energy body.

Click to download Amy Budden’s chakra meditation mp3.

The 7 Chakras and Their Meanings

Root Chakra

The root chakra is the chakra associated with your foundation. For root chakra healing, red and black crystals like Red Garnet, Red Jasper, Smoky Quartz, and Black Onyx will help you gain control of your life by anchoring you to the earth. When the root chakra is balanced, you will feel more stable and secure, especially with stones known for their strong grounding properties.

Sacral Chakra

Associated with creativity, passion, and sexuality, the sacral chakra is connected to stones suchas Carnelian, Orange Calcite, Tiger’s Eye, and Sunstone. These orange stones will get your creativity flowing. With a balanced sacral chakra, you’ll have more energy in every area of your life.

Solar Plexus Chakra

The solar plexus chakra is all about personal power. When your solar plexus chakra is balanced, you willpower and motivation will be stronger than ever. During your guided chakra meditation, use yellow solar plexus stones like Citrine, Yellow Jasper, and Rutilated Quartz to regain confidence in your decisions and who you are

Heart Chakra

The heart chakra is the energy center connected with love. Use green and pink stones like Aventurine, Rose Quartz, and Rhodonite to to open your heart to giving and receiving love of all kinds.

Throat Chakra

The throat chakra is linked to your ability to make choices within your life and express your truth.self in an authentic and honest way. Blue throat chakra stones like Angelite, Sodalite, Blue Apatite, and Aquamarine can help you express yourself and communicate to others in an authentic and honest way.

Third Eye Chakra

The third eye chakra is home to your intuition.. Use purple third eye crystals like Lapis Lazuli , Amethyst, and Fluorite to reawaken your inner wisdom, the gateway to self-knowledge.

Crown Chakra

The crown chakra governs your spirituality and connection to the divine. When you crown chakra is balanced, your sense of purpose in life will be renewed and recharged. Seek the help of white and violet stones like Lepidolite, Clear Quartz, Selenite, and Moonstone. Another way to boost the power of your guided chakra meditation is with a cleansing ritual before your therapeutic session. Start by saging your crystals, the perimeter of the space, and yourself to, which will help ground your chakral systems and open each energy center to healing transformations. When your energy field is pure and cleansed of negativity, it clears the way for powerful healing in meditation.

To get the most out of your meditation session, it helps to trust in the healing power of crystals and your own mind. The structure of crystals makes them powerful energy amplifiers, which is why the combination of your positive thoughts and their healing properties can help deepen your level of calm and relaxation during your chakra meditation.

We suggest listening to her meditation with headphones, so that you are really in a focused state, but if that is not possible, you could also listen through your speakers. Let the soothing sound of her voice relax you and guide you through this powerful meditation.

 

Image from Full Bloom Healing Arts

    Heather Askinosie

    Heather Askinosie is a crystal expert and leading influencer on the power of crystals, Feng Shui and holistic healing. For nearly 30 years, she has been researching the scientific and spiritual aspects of energy. After studying with the best healers from all over the world, she has used the past three decades of her career to translate ancient wisdom into simple tools that anyone can use to transform their life. In 2000, she co-founded Energy Muse with business partner, Timmi Jandro. Energy Muse provides tools of empowerment and inspiration in the tangible form of jewelry and crystals. Her crystal teachings can be found in her book Crystal Muse: Everyday Rituals to Tune into the Real You as well as mindbodygreen, Well+Good, The Chalkboard Mag, and more. Learn more about Heather at energymuse.com.

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