Crystal healing, divination and chakra healing are ancient spiritual practices that utilise the powerful energies of crystals and gemstones to bring about balance and healing on many levels. Crystal healing is used to improve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Chakra healing uses specific coloured crystals to heal corresponding coloured chakra points on the body Divination in crystal healing uses a crystal tool, like a pendulum, to gain insight into the unknown. Together, these three practices can be used to gain greater insight into our lives and to help us move forward on our spiritual journey. In this blog post, we'll explore what crystal healing, divination and chakra healing are all about and how they can be used to bring about positive changes in your life.
Understanding crystals and their energies
The practice of crystal healing allows individuals to channel the energy of crystals for specific intentions. Many cultures around the world have a rich tradition of crystal healing; ancient Egyptians would perform rituals to increase the power of their crystal amulets, and ancient druids used obsidian scrying mirrors to communicate with the other world. While there are many different forms of crystal healing, most involve placing the stones on or near the body in order to realign and balance your chakras. It is believed that the crystal’s vibrations interact with our own energy field to bring about deep physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual healing. During a chakra healing session, practitioners place specific coloured gemstones that correspond to each chakra onto or near the body in order to help rebalance energies. Practitioners may use visualisation, sound therapy or breathwork in addition to physical contact with the stones as part of their chakra healing session. Some use a crystal pendulum to help identify blockages or patterns that may be causing difficulty in our lives. We will explain how to check your chakras a little later on. Crystals can also be used for divination – practitioners can hold or meditate with a stone while asking questions in order to receive insight into any situation.
The different ways to use crystals
Whether you prefer a pendulum or a crystal ball, some crystal tools can be used enhance your intuition and psychic ability. A lot of psychics use crystals to bring clarity to the subconscious mind, with the purpose of receiving divine messages through the process of divination. Many place crystals like, quartz, selenite and agate near their tarot cards and spiritual tools to keep them energetically high-vibe.
Crystal pendulums are a great tool for testing your psychic skills. Using your intuition, you ask the pendulum yes or no questions while holding it over each chakra point in turn. The answer is revealed by how the pendulum swings - it depends on the useer but most find spin means yes and swing means no. Another way to use crystals is in manifestation practices to bring what we desire into reality. Depending on the particular stone, you may use the stones to raise vibrations to help manifest the desired results. For example, if you are looking to manifest more money, you could choose a stone such as citrine which is associated with abundance and prosperity. Any kind of quartz is good for manifestation.
When you practise chakra healing it is important to remember that each stone has its own unique energetic vibration which corresponds to different chakras in the body. When using crystals for chakra healing, the idea is to lay stones on specific areas of the body corresponding to the blocked chakras in order to release energy blockages and restore balance in the energy body. You can test the health of your chakras with a crystal pendulum. This is a chakra healing technique uses a crystal to detect the vibrations or subtle energies in each chakra point.
- Hold your pendulum over each chakra point. Energy should flow into the body in a clockwise motion, so if your pendulum turns in an anti-clockwise direction, then you know this is a sign of blocked energy.
- To remedy a blocked chakra point simply lie down for twenty minutes with a crystal of the corresponding colour to that chakra point.
This practice gives you insight into what may need attention from chakra healing. To further promote balancing of your energy body, you may also create a sacred space by surrounding yourself with healing crystals that correspond to each of your ten major chakras - starting from the earth star and root chakra at the base of the spine up to the crown and soul star chakra at the top of the head. Doing this helps bring forth balance and harmony within you, allowing for improved well-being. In addition to this, you can meditate with a single crystal placed over or between certain chakras so that the energies from the stone realign your energy field.
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