The Healing Crystal Chakra Blog Series (5/7): Throat Chakra and Sodalite

This is Part 5 of a 7 Part Series on Chakra Healing Crystals and their corresponding Chakra's (energy centres). 

Throat Chakra & Sodalite

Anahata chakra in Sanskrit means unstruck or unhurt. The body parts nourished by this chakra are chest, lungs, diaphragm, shoulder blades, ribs, heart and respiratory system. Anahata is generally symbolized by two intersecting triangles - this forms a six-pointed star. This is a symbol of halfway point through the chakra journey with the three chakras below and three above. 

  • Element: Air
  • Purpose: Love, dissolution of ego, expansion
  • Petals: Twelve
  • Seed Sound: Yam
  • Deficient: Fear of intimacy, judgmental, isolating
  • Excessive: Co-dependent, desperate for attention
  • Balanced: Radiant, joyful, generous 

Yoga Asana For The Throat Chakra

  • Poses which open the chest, mobilise and stabilize the shoulders and create space for breath.
  • Dynamic Poses: Camel Pose (Ustrasana), Wheel Pose (Urdvha Dhanurasana), Cow Face (Gomukhasana)
  • Relaxing Poses: Sphinx or Crocodile Pose (Makarasana), Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana), Restorative Reclined Position over a bolster (Savasana)

Crystal Healing with Sodalite

Aventurine helps to shift your focus from your mind to heart. This deeply enriching green stone should be used to help you root deep in tranquility. The calming vibrations of this stone works to align and balance your central nervous system.

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