The eighth chakra is commonly called the soul star chakra or seat of the soul. It is located above the top of the head... above the crown chakra.
This chakra is situated above the highest point of the physical body... and is approximately a hand width above the head... or around six inches, and up to two feet in some people.
It is the first transpersonal chakra. Although there is a gateway between it and the crown chakra, commonly called the Stellar Gateway, this is the next chakra above the crown chakra in the etheric body.
It is sometimes called the seat of the soul, as it is the point where spiritual energy... and Divine love, enters the body.
Via the gateway, Divine light and energy filters down into the crown chakra for distribution throughout the body. The eighth or soul star chakra meanings relate to infinite energy, spirituality, supreme Divine wisdom and spiritual compassion.
It also is associated with the origin of enlightenment and ascension, and to the ideal... 'I transcend'. This chakras meaning is a lot about the idea of 'letting go' and allowing the Divine light of Spirit... and the white ray... to fill your life. This chakra is the area where we connect with our higher self... and through this develop spiritual abilities.
One of the reasons we do not normally have access to this information... is that it may also be quite confronting. It allows you to let go of old attitudes that may otherwise have held you back in your current life. If you succeed in gaining this information, it may be powerful to aid you to make momentous changes in your way of thinking and living. This may happen when you integrate lessons that you learned in prior lives.
Although many of the eighth chakra stones are readily available... some of the stones in the following chart are not as common... and will need to be looked for in speciality crystal shops. Before working with these higher vibration crystals... I always suggest aligning your chakras first, with Kyanite.
All colors of Kyanite have a strong, powerful vibration... and will bridge any energy gaps. Before beginning any further development work... ensure you have taken care of this first, by aligning your chakras using Kyanite.
Blue Kyanite is also very powerful for aligning your chakras very quickly. During your life many of you have had accidents or surgery... and are unaware that these may cause gaps in your energy flow.
Continue to use Kyanite regularly... once you decide to work with the energy of the transpersonal chakras.
This is an important stone to use when doing energy work anywhere in the body... not just spiritual work. It is one stone that never needs cleansing.
The chakra color for the soul star chakra is white... and it is also associated with the white ray. White light may be generated from this chakra... the clear, luminous light which brings spiritual cleansing and healing.
If you have not previously done any spiritual development work... I suggest that you use either Clear Quartz Crystals... seen in image on right, Sugilite, Amethyst Crystals or Charoite Stone... as they will develop both the eighth chakra and lower chakras.
Another very powerful stone to aid the eighth chakra is Phenacite... as it will assist white light from spirit... to flow down from the etheric and through the entire body.
If you look at the list above, you may notice that many of the eighth chakra stones or crystals are not white... the specific chakra color.
Other colored crystals on the list are often crystals that work with more than one chakra.... and may even be chakra stones for quite a few of the chakras.
Many are high vibration stones, such as Danburite, Herderite, Natrolite, Petalite, Satyaloka Quartz, Phenacite and Tanzanite... that are powerful for bringing enlightenment and amazing spiritual development.
The number of crystals that aid the soul star chakra is quite large, so the list is quite long. You can look at the list at the end of this article... or Click here to go straight to the list of soul star chakra stones.
It is important when working with the soul star chakra crystals, that you are aware of the dynamic energy that this chakra governs. It is via this chakra that specific information is downloaded... to the chakras below. Working on this chakra... you may develop your psychic gifts and find your spirit guides.
If you have any of the other eighth chakra stones you may begin working with them first... but Selenite or satin spar, has a high vibration... and many people recommend it. It is often made into healing tools such as Selenite wands. When you begin to work with the eighth chakra... the crystal that is usually recommended is White Selenite.
This may aid you to gain access to powerful angelic beings from the higher realms. As you embrace and embody the learning that will come through... amazing changes may happen in your life. It is through this area and via contact with the Ascended Masters... that you are able to activate your lightbody and attain enlightenment.
These words should not to be taken lightly... as these higher beings are extraordinarily powerful... and expect a lot from those who choose to make the decision to follow this path. It is recommended that you might like to seek advice from alchemical healers who have the specific knowledge on how this is done.
Meditation with the powerful high crystal energy stones... including and specifically White Selenite crystals... may open and activate this chakra. Daily meditation is highly recommended if you want your spiritual path to move more quickly. Depending on your prior experiences... including those in past lives... this will happen at the pace of your own souls journey.
In addition, you may prefer to wear some of these stones as crystal jewelry, such as crystal pendants or earrings. Keeping the energy of these stones within your aura may create spiritual growth even more quickly.
Many of the powerful stones for this chakra, make lovely jewelry and one that is particularly useful to wear as crystal jewelry is purple Charoite.
Wearing Charoite Stone jewelry is a powerful asset for both psychic protection and for spiritual grounding, and as well they are beautiful crystals.
Wearing Charoite has the added advantage of aiding you to 'be of service'.
High crystal energy stones worn continuously are very powerful... so if you are going to wear or use high vibration crystals, just ensure that you also wear grounding stones as well.
Ensure that you keep grounding stones such as Black Tourmaline or Charoite within your aura. At all times... try to use natural crystals of any crystal if you are able to... rather than manufactured stones.
Once you have begun the process of connecting your soul to your conscious mind... you may gain an awareness of your soul's purpose... and access to karmic memories. The eighth chakra is the area within the etheric body... where the functions of higher consciousness, spirituality and your commitment to higher ideals originate.
The white ray energy of the eighth chakra is a powerful restorative. It will aid emotional balancing and stability... and bring deep inner peace and tranquility.
By the access to Divine Wisdom you may become aware of the oneness of all that is.
Working with the high vibrations of the transpersonal chakras... you will in all probability begin developing psychic abilities.
All psychic gifts can be developed, but it may take time and effort.
The use of the eighth chakra crystals, have a strong potential to bring through a number of psychic abilities, such as clairvoyance, clairaudience and psychic knowing... and may assist you to develop your intuition.
The soul star chakra or eighth chakra is a chakra that is about ascension and your spiritual self. As you work with your higher self and your spirit guides...you may learn why you are here...and why you were born at this time.
Many of you who have come onto the earth have a definite purpose...but you may not know yet what your purpose is. Once you work with the high vibration transpersonal chakras...you may gain the knowledge about why you have incarnated..... and be able to follow the path required... and be of service to humanity and the earth.
The crystal books shown below are very in-depth crystal reference books. All of the authors have been in the crystal industry for many years, and any one of their books are good to have on hand.
Melody's Encyclopedia... Love Is In The Earth... is a book that covers more than most. This book gives you so much information, and covers so many crystals that on its own is almost a reference library. If you wish to read reviews of Crystal Books Click Here.
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