Know Your Third Eye Chakra And How To Unlock Its Power

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The Third Eye Chakra

Third Eye Chakra

The third eye chakra is the sixth chakra. Located on the forehead, between the eyebrows, it is the center of intuition and foresight. The function of the third eye chakra is driven by the principle of openness and imagination.

Third eye chakra meaning

The fifth chakra is referred to as:

  • Third eye chakra
  • Brow chakra
  • Ajna chakra
  • Bhru Madhya
  • Dvidak Padma

The most common Sanskrit name for the Third eye chakra is “Ajna”, which means “command” and “perceiving”.

This chakra is related to the “supreme element”, which is the combination of all the elements in their pure form.

Yogic meaning of the 3rd eye chakra

In yogic metaphysics, the third eye or Ajna chakra, is the center where we transcend duality – the duality of a personal “I” separate from the rest of the world, of a personality that exists independently from everything else.

As Harish Johari says, “a yogi who has passed through the Vishuddha Chakra at the throat to the Ajna Chakra transcends the five elements and becomes freed (mukta) from the bondage of time-bound consciousness. This is where the I-consciousness is absorbed into super-consciousness.” (Harish Johari: Chakras: Energy Centres of Transformation).

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Third eye chakra color

The third eye chakra is most commonly represented with the color purple or bluish purple. The auric color of third eye chakra energy can also be seen as translucent purple or bluish white.

Rather than by its color, it is characterized by the quality of its luminescence or soft radiance that reminds us of the moon light.

Third eye chakra symbol

The image of the Third Eye chakra symbol contains two elements frequently associated with wisdom: the upside down triangle and the lotus flower.

Third eye chakra location

The most commonly accepted location for the sixth chakra is between the eyebrows, slightly above at the bridge of your nose. Contrary to a common misconception, it is not located in the middle of the forehead, but between the eyes where the eyebrows would meet. It can also be described as being located behind the eyes in the middle of the head. Note that secondary chakras run along the midline of the forehead, but the third eye chakra is typically located lower.

The Third eye chakra is associated to the pineal gland in charge of regulating biorhythms, including sleep and wake time. It’s a gland located in the brain that is a center of attention because of its relationship with the perception and effect of light and altered or “mystical” states of consciousness. It’s positioned close to the optical nerves, and as such, sensitive to visual stimulations and changes in lighting.

Third Eye Chakra

Behavioral characteristics of the Third eye chakra

The third eye chakra is associated with the following psychological and behavioral characteristics:

  • Vision
  • Intuition
  • Perception of subtle dimensions and movements of energy
  • Psychic abilities related to clairvoyance and clairaudience especially
  • Access to mystical states, illumination
  • Connection to wisdom, insight
  • Motivates inspiration and creativity

The third eye chakra is an instrument to perceive the more subtle qualities of reality. It goes beyond the more physical senses into the realm of subtle energies. Awakening your third eye allows you to open up to an intuitive sensibility and inner perception.

Because it connects us with a different way of seeing and perceiving, the third eye chakra’s images are often hard to describe verbally. It puts us in touch with the ineffable and the intangible more closely. Third eye visions are also often more subtle than regular visions: They may appear a bit “blurry”, ghost-like, cloudy, or dream-like. Sometimes however, the inner visions might be clear like a movie playing in front of your eyes.

Sustaining awareness of third eye chakra energy might require focus and the ability to relax into a different way of seeing. When we focus our mind and consciousness, we can see beyond the distractions and illusions that stand before us and have more insight to live and create more deeply aligned with our highest good.

The third eye chakra is associated with the archetypal dimensions, as well as the realm of spirits.

Third eye chakra imbalance

When the Third eye chakra has an imbalance, it can manifest as:

  • Feeling stuck in the daily grind without being able to look beyond your problems and set a guiding vision for yourself
  • Overactive third chakra without support from the rest of the chakra system may manifest as fantasies that appear more real than reality, indulgence in psychic fantasies and illusions
  • Not being able to establish a vision for oneself and realize it
  • Rejection of everything spiritual or beyond the usual
  • Not being able to see the greater picture
  • Lack of clarity


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40 Responses to The Third Eye Chakra

  • ohgodwhy

    You’re all incredibly fucking stupid, get help.

  • Suzette M. Sacedon

    My dead m9ther appeared in my dream and i want my dad to see mom on my left side but he didnt see her so i tap my mom’s shoulder and my right hand holding my dad’s left hand and then he saw my mom. Then i asked my mom 8f i have a third eye and she answered yes. After she said yes my third eye open. I dont know why i dreamt like that.

  • Muhammad Baqar

    It all seem like very interesting.  Any one who did complete this third eye chakra please contact me o just started and need some one who already finish and be willing to back and fourth contact me or communicate me if I need help. I would like to start and complete for the sake of help humanity either I know them or not.  I want to help millions and millions people in my life with out taking any thing just total free service

    • lot

      Please i want to open my third eyes, to see things around the world , I will like you to help me with that , Thank and hope to hear from you soon

      • No

        You already know how. Just try to remember, If your name is really Lot.

  • Soozie

    So I do a bit of Yoga. Not that seriously, just keeping flexible. When we get to relaxation I often see colours after my eyes close. Today we had an all day Yoga thing with healing session in the afternoon. Went through guided meditation then a sound bath. The light show behind my eyes was amazing. I should explain it always starts off violet, today settled into pearly grey with vivid green flashes. All colours cycled through though, textures. Was a bit like looking at Crab Nebulae. Little holes in the colour but they slipped away when I tried to go down them.
    Felt a bit mad when I mentioned this during debrief afterwards. Was suggested that I look up third eye so here I am. What the hell is it?

  • mike

    Thank you for your information.
    I have that feature. I’ve tested it.
    But for some reason I do not want to use it.

    • jacob brison

      the grim reaper. im on team human tho

  • S Agarwal

    I started concentrating for third eye but after five days of process i felt various shivering ,itching on body parts, red eyes and more other effects on my body could anyone please describe why such things happened.

  • Sanjay Agarwal

    I started concentrating for third eye but after five days of process i felt various itching on body parts, red eyes and more other effects on my body could anyone please describe why such things happened.

  • mike

    i have visions that come tru…..i was in an accident when i was 18yrs old where i went off a cliff upstate ny and a friend died and a angel told me to get out of the car saving me and one other as one friend died and i thank my life to the angel who told me to get out of the car. as i grew older i saw ghosts in my familys 2nd home and had alllot of vissions that have come true including 911 now i need to know where to go to find help how to use this gift and at some thoughts a curse ……i live in ny on long island help.

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    • Maia

      Mike. Hello
      Thank you sharing. I will suggest you to go to orthodox Christian church in Manhettan and talk with the priest. They have deep understanding of two words and they will be able to give you the guidance.

      • Bliss

        LOL, Maia. Do you think the priest of the orthodox christian church understands how it is like to have visions that come true and see entities that no one else can?
        Frankly, I don’t think so, as a Christian Orthodox myself. The priest is no more holly than anyone else, nor he understands spirituality.

        We should start understanding more people like Mike and start looking at what they are doing to get to this level and start doing it ourselves, rather than running to the church to get brainwashed.

    • Mique

      I Live in long island as well mike can you elaborate to me on your experience i may be able to help as i am reaching to open my 3rd eye as well.

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  • Anonymous

    I had an experience with what i believe is a chakra. I’m very tired one day and i just cant think of anything mind is 100% empty. I saw a light radiating from my forehead. Like i’m in the tunnel, and the only think that lights up the path is tht light. Its blueish white in color; as if the object is blue, but the light radiated was white. It gets blurry and fadind as i ran towards the tunnel. I only had this experience twice so far.

    • Jenelle

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    • Sham

      Try going outside I hear it helps be energetic

  • Caleb

    Course it does . I was the biggest sceptic around until my Russian ex partner at the time got me involved . It helps

    • Quiana

      Thank you so much for this arleitc, it saved me time!

  • qua smith

    does this stuff work

    • indigogracee

      only if you beleive it will.

    • Luke

      You don’t even have to believe… Just go vegan fir a couple weeks, cut out ALL fluoride and meditate a little. ????

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