What is the Sahastrar Chakra ?

Shubhangi/ June 16, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 2 comments


In the Chakra Series, this is the seventh Chakra, and its name is the SAHASTRAR CHAKRA, What is the Sahastrar Chakra ?  Let’s find out..

SAHASTRA is a Sanskrit word which means thousand, Sahastrar here it means a lotus with a thousand petals.  Vedic terminology highlighted for its symbolic language,its always been mystical or occult.
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What it means when it says a chakra with a thousand petals ?  If we notice the location of the Sahastrar Chakra, it is located on the Crown of the head, beneath the fontanelle, which is easily visible in a new born child.   Actually,there are thousand nerves and if you cut the transverse section of the brain, you can see that all these petal like structure of the brain are forming a lotus of the thousand petals.


The center of a thousand petals covers the limbic area of the brain before realization like the closed bud of lotus.  The thousand petal lotus indicate or symbolizes enlightenment , it expresses the evolution and growth of the spirit throughout a life time.

Location of the Sahastrar Chakra

As we discussed earlier, the location of the Sahastrar chakra is located on the Crown of the head, so one of the popular name of this chakra is The Crown Chakra.  It is also known as BRAHMARANDHRA ( door to Brahma).


Appearance of the Sahastrar / Crown Chakra 

what is the Sahastrar Chakra

The Sahastrar Chakra appears like a bloomed  lotus with a  thousand petals.  The color of the Crown chakra is violet or / and white.  Its light contains all color vibrations.


Beej Mantra

The beej mantra of the Sahastrar Chakra is OM, some believe its pure silence.


Dysfunctioning of the Chakra

The imbalance of the Crown Chakra on a physical plain can be seen in symptoms like neurological disorders, nerve pain, pineal gland disorders, Schizophrenia and delusional disorder, insomnia, and depression .

On a spiritual level, this chakra is the door to the source, or the higher mind and is a true path to spirituality.  When this chakra is not in harmony we lose our connection to source and all spiritual practices become absent from our lives.

When it is balanced one have an infinite supply of energy pouring into the energy body, clearing away all blockages and continuously developing and strengthening .


How to balance the Chakra

The Sahastrar Chakra is purely spiritual in nature, so spiritual activities like meditation, prayers, chants etc. maintain a healthy Crown Chakra.  The practice of Gratitude is another powerful tool to heal the Crown Chakra.  Gratitude is a very powerful mental connection between the higher mind and the physical mind.

Following are the few guidelines to balance the Sahastrar / Crown Chakra.


Yog sadhana

Meditation, Pranayama are the most valuable tools for the Sahastrar Chakra, along with it,the  practice of yog asanas like Sarvangasana, Halasana, Padmasana is quite useful.


Mantra Therapy

“The Chanting of OM is of great importance for the spiritual awakening.”


Sound Therapy

B note / frequency 480 Hz


Color Therapy

The color of the Sahastrar Chakra is Violet / white.  Use these colors in your surroundings, wardrobe, jewelry to get  to the vibration of the Crown Chakra.



Unlike other Chakras, this Chakra is purely spiritual in nature so Meditation, Pranayama is the most essential for the healthy Sahastrar Chakra.



Labradorite, Sugilite, Tanzanite, Purpurite, Amethyst, Indigo Kyanite, Angelite, Anandalite, Golden Rutilated Quartz, Golden Healer etc.



Cedarwood, Vetiver, Galbanum, Lavender, Sandalwood, Rose, Rosewood, Frankincense, Vetiver to name some of the few.






The Sahastrar Chakra is beyond all the elements, but we can say that ADI  TATWA or ISHWAR TATWA is its element.   ADI ANADI means which do not have a starting nor do it have any end , it is PARAM TATVA.


“The Sahasrara Chakra is the ultimate Chakra, it is the attainment of Supreme consciousness, through this chakra your may discover the meaning of your life. “

Love, Light and Reiki.


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Hey Friends, Shubhaangi here from reikiamazes.com, I am a Reiki Master Teacher and here I share my experiences and tips on Reiki. Heal Your Soul, Heal Every Soul. Love, Light, and Reiki.


  1. Your reiki website is very appealing, pleasant imagery with interesting content. Your image for the crown chakra is captivating.

    I liked reading the various ways to keep the crown chakra healthy … excellent reminders, and some new info for me. I like the point that the crown chakra is beyond all elements, without beginning or end.

    I feel the crown to be my connection with the universal spirit, timeless, everywhere present.

    Good job on a beautiful subject!

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