Written By Liz Oakes
Ankerite are beneficial stones to use in meditation as their energy is known to aid the user to make a deeper more direct connection with the spirit world.
They have a number of powerful metaphysical properties including helping you to be conscious of karmic lessons that may be occurring in your life, and they may aid you to work out what action to take.
They have a strong energy that is advantageous used in meditation, as it helps to enhance the development of psychic gifts and encourages contact with guides in the higher realms.
They are beneficial healing crystals for you to use if you have trouble understanding some written information, and they also are known to be valuable to help aging.
The meaning of the name of this stone relates to it being called after an Austrian mineralogist Matthias Joseph Anker.
It has been found in a number of locations, including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Austria, Hungary, England, Canada, Mexico, Peru and the USA.
It is an iron, calcium, magnesium and manganese carbonate mineral, that occurs in the massive form as well as nodules, grains and rhombohedral crystals, and it may occur in combination with quartz and with Sphalerite.
It occurs in a number of colors including white, grey, yellow and yellowish-brown. It is in the same mineral family as Dolomite and Khutnohorite, but its mineral make-up is different.
One of the most beneficial ways that these stones can help you is their action to assist you to go into very deep meditation where you can more easily attain the theta state.
The theta state is well known as it is part of a healing method that enables deep spiritual healing, and it is the frequency that your brainwaves reach when you are asleep and dreaming.
If you are not familiar with meditation, take a look at my easy instuctions for doing meditation.
The vibration of Ankerite acts like an energy spiral that helps you to more easily reach theta to make contact with Spirit and your Spirit guides, as well as boosting the level of healing energy that occurs at this time.
This energy does require you to specifically manage the way you make this happen, in order to obtain the most from the situation.
Ankerite are effective crown chakra stones. In common with most of the other crystals that resonate within the higher chakras, using them in meditation is the best use of them.
These particular crystals have some unusual qualities and it may be beneficial to improve how they work to assist you.
To enhance your experience with them, you need to make contact with the energy of the stone and make it clear that you need their assistance.
This is a similar principle to how you connect with your crystals when you wish to program them, so read more about this aspect of programing crystals here if you aren't sure.
By connecting with them, you can convey your need to make first hand contact with teachers or other spirit beings in he higher realms that are aware of your needs and are ready to assist you.
This energy is known to help you to experience a deep transformative state of being where you lose awareness of your consciousness, and let your higher self take control.
They may assist you to discover and
access ancient teachings of the universe, and make a connection with
spirit teachers who can assist you to understand what you are
They are also known to help with the awakening of a number of psychic gifts, and are known to boost the gift of automatic writing to allow you to record information discovered that you were unable to bring through using any other method.
Once you have recorded this information, placing the stones on the page you have written will also assist you to gain greater understanding of its meaning.
In some cases you may receive information that may assist your understanding of karmic lessons, and how this is effecting your current life, and what action to take to rectify current situations that relate to karmic debts from a past life.
This mineral is thought to heighten your ability to understand that karmic lessons do happen, and that there are reason for these lessons occurring.
They aid you to see that you can track the reason for
the lesson back to its starting point in this life or a past life, in
order to resolve and release the original root cause of it.
This energy may help you to gain knowledge about methods to investigate past life experiences, in order for you to fully understand the karmic lessons and release them.
In addition they may bring ideas to mind, such as altruistic suggestions, that can assist you to make amends for wrongs you might have done to others in the past.
In summary: You might also choose to use this stone in meditation when you need ideas to assist you to solve a problem, and find an answer to an issue that has been concerning you.
They can aid the release of negative feelings of sadness or regret related to past experiences, whether in this life or in a past life you have become aware of, assisting you to move forward in this life, embracing joy and happiness.
You may find the answer comes to you via messages received from spirit teachers or guides. They may also be used to discover what may be required to help age related heath issues and may be beneficial to assist these issues.
While using this stone on its own can assist with the recall of information related to past lives, using it along with other crystals that may help you to more easily discover information from past lives.
Some of the stones that can help with this includes Ancestralite, Dioptase or Kernite.
Many life problems are said to be related to the fact that they occur in order to assist you to gain understanding of karmic lessons related to situations in past lives or sometimes in this life.
If you need help to understand more about karma and how your life is being affected by it, use this stone with other stones that help the understanding of karma such as Pyrolusite, Purple Scapolite, Cobaltian Calcite or Okenite.
Although these crystals can help you if you have been suffering with health problems that are specifically said to be age related disorders, there are a number of other stones that also assist issues related to age.
Particular stones that may be helpful include Mookaite Jasper, Peridot, Maori Greenstone, Sillimanite and Okenite.
These stones do have a strong action to assist you to connect with spirit guides and teachers that may be waiting in the spirit world to give assistance.
If you feel that this might be helpful you can also use them with other stones that aid contact with spirit guides, such as Anyolite, Lepidocrocite, Purple Scapolite or Azurite.
If you are working to solve a problem and need to find a solution to the issue, you may choose to use other stones that help you to find solutions with Ankerite. Other stones that may assist you to find solutions to problems includes Novaculite, Hackmanite, Tourmilated Quartz and Fuchsite.