Tips for Opening the Third Eye Chakra

The third eye is the center of what is called clairvoyant, or clear vision sight, and refers to the higher sense ability to see or perceive subtle energies.  Because of its capability of accessing impressions that lie beyond the regular five physical senses. the third eye chakra is described as the mind working together with all your senses, hence the label "sixth sense."

The third eye is an instrument that gives access to energies, translating them into forms, colors, pictures, and  possibly visions. It also includes the ability to see chakras and aura energies around people, plants, and animals and well as perceiving non-physical realms including angels and other dimensional beings.  

"If therefore your eye be single, your whole body shall be full of light." Matthew 6:22

sacred frankincense

All of our senses and chakras (energy centers) are translating energy around us. The third eye chakra, located between the two physical eyes and expanding up to the middle of the forehead when open, vibrates at one of the highest frequencies of all the chakras, second only to the crown.  Opening and accessing the third eye chakra allows us to function at a higher spiritual level, access a greater sense of knowing or intuition, and translate higher vibration energy into something we can perceive. For some, the third eye is already open.  For others, it  happens through trauma or some such life changing event.  For most of us, there is a process involved.  The good news is that although it requires patience and practice, opening it can be pretty easy and straightforward. 

Meditation is the first step order to begin the process of opening the third eye chakra.  The key is to find whatever works for you to enter the meditative state, where your mind is free your emotions are stable,  and therefore able to operate in a higher state of consciousness. Do it daily; the more you do it and the deeper you go, the easier it gets. 

You don't need to sit in a certain position staring at a blank wall for hours. You can, but you don't have to.  Maybe it works for you taking a walk on a nature trail, driving a car down a quiet road, pulling weeds in the garden, standing in a hot shower (this works for me). You can use whatever method works for you.

Meditating works well because it raises your frequency (remember our previous post about why you'd want to raise your frequency). 

Meditation Frequencies:

174 Hz: Removes Pain

285 Hz: Influences Energy Field

396 Hz: Liberates you of Fear and Guilt

417 Hz: Facilitates Change

432 Hz: Miracle Tone of Nature

528 Hz: Repairs DNA

639 Hz: Heals Relationships

741 Hz: Awakens Intuition

852 Hz: Attracts Soul Tribe

963 Hz: Connects with Light and Spirit

Along with meditating, you can use essential oils of the highest vibration levels and of quality therapeutic grade. These oils allow us to elevate our energy centers to higher levels.  Some of the highest frequency oils include Lavender, Frankincense, Helichrysum, Idaho Blue Spruce, Sandalwood, and Rose. 

 Rose Essential oil

Blends like Sacred Mountain, Forgiveness, Grounding, and Joy are also of the highest vibration levels. Use in a diffuser, sniff from the bottle, or apply topically to the location of the third eye between the brows to increase vibration during meditation and help reach that optimal working level. 

There are other additional things you can do to open your Third Eye as well.  A hand gesture or position called the Kalesvara mudra whereby you make a heart shape using both hands is an age old tool to calm the mind and take control of thoughts and emotions.  By the way, you can google how to make the gesture.  It's really fairly easy to accomplish.  You can also chant the third eye mantra called "ohm".   According to yoga experts, the chanting of "Ohm" drives away all worldly thoughts, removes distractions, and infuses new energy in the body.  There are many examples on YouTube if need to actually hear how it's done. 

"Close both eyes to see with the other eye." Rumi

Most all agree that a combination involving one or more of the above mentions ways give optimal results.  Some people do all of them together.  It just depends on what works for you.  Chances are you are already using it, but perhaps not to the fullest potential.  That gut feeling you get, that sense that you know something but don't know how or why...that's your sixth sense, your third eye working.  It doesn't matter what your starting point is; you may be wanting to open it, access it, or enhance the use of it. You can do it with patience and practice.  

Tips for Opening the third eye chakra


Article by: Linda Stephens

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