The human body is a series of energy systems and crystals can be used to balance and energize these systems. Crystals amazing energy bodies certainly help with physical, emotional, spiritual, mental, and financial health.
Crystals are natural storehouses of energy and thus, are powerful healing tools. The human body is a series of energy systems and crystals can be used to balance and energize these systems. Though there is no limit to the possibilities for various ways in which crystals can be helpful, these amazing energy bodies certainly help with physical, emotional, spiritual, mental, and financial health.
The three essential qualities of crystals are that:
Crystals are programmable – because they have no self will
They are subtle energy condensers – they can observe, store and release energy
They are chakra activators – they remove debris, enhance and strengthen aura Crystals are associated with the 7 chakras of human body.
With the proper understanding and knowledge about crystals, the healing results can be miraculous. Crystals cannot replace medicines, but they certainly increase the energies and make the healings faster.
The evolution of the Universe started with minerals, plants, animals and then humans. Hence all of us have evolved from crystalline form. Therefore, crystals have resonance with our bodies.
Crystals amplify and access all levels of mind, emotion, spirit, and body. Crystals grow, consume energy, and also supplement energy source to enhance self or others. Whether natural or polished, crystals have tremendous healing energy. The first historical references to the use of crystals come from the Ancient Sumerians, who included crystals in magic formulas. The Ancient Egyptians used lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian, emerald and clear quartz in their jewellery. They also carved grave amulets of the same gems. The Ancient Egyptians used stones primarily for protection and health.
Chrysolite (later translated as both topaz and peridot) was used to combat night terrors and purge evil spirits. Egyptians also used crystals cosmetically. Galena (lead ore) was ground to a powder and used as the eye shadow known as kohl. Malachite was used in a similar manner.
Green stones in general were used to signify the heart of the deceased and were included in burials. Green stones were used in a similar way at a later period in Ancient Mexico. The Ancient Greeks attributed several properties to crystals and many names we use today are of Greek origin.
The word ‘crystal’ comes from the Greek word for ice, as it was believed that clear quartz was water that had frozen so deeply that it would always remain solid. The word amethyst means ‘not drunken’ and was worn as an amulet to prevent both drunkenness and hangovers.
Hematite comes from the word for blood because of the red colouration produced when it oxidises. Hematite is an iron ore and the ancient Greeks associated iron with Aries, the god of war. Greek soldiers would rub hematite over their bodies before battle, purportedly to make themselves invulnerable. Greek sailors also wore a variety of amulets to keep them safe at sea.
Jade was highly valued in ancient China and some Chinese written characters represent jade beads. Musical instruments in the form of chimes were made from jade and around 1000 years ago Chinese emperors were sometimes buried in jade armour. There are burials with jade masks from around the same period in Mexico. Jade was recognised as a kidney healing stone both in China and South America. More recently – dating from around 250 years ago – the Maoris of New Zealand wore jade pendants representing the ancestor spirits, which were passed down many generations through the male line. The tradition of green stones being lucky continues in parts of New Zealand to this day.
Crystals and gemstones have played a part in all religions. They are mentioned throughout the Bible, in the Koran and many other religious texts. The origin of birthstones is the breastplate of Aaron, or the “High Priest’s Breastplate”, as mentioned in the book of Exodus.
In the Koran, the 4th Heaven is composed of carbuncle (garnet). The Kalpa Tree, which represents an offering to the gods in Hinduism, is said to be made entirely of precious stone and a Buddhist text from the 7th century describes a diamond throne situated near the Tree of Knowledge (the neem tree under which Siddhartha meditated). On this throne a thousand Kalpa Buddhas reposed. The Kalpa Sutra, in Jainism, speaks of Harinegamesi the divine commander of the foot troops who seized 14 precious stones, cleansed them of their lesser qualities and retained only their finest essence to aid his transformations. There is also an ancient sacred lapidary treatise, the Ratnapariksha of Buddhabhatta. Some sources state that it is Hindu, but it is most likely Buddhist. The date is uncertain, but it is probably from the 6th Century. In this treatise diamonds figure highly, as the king of gemstones and are ranked according to caste. The Sanskrit word for diamond, vajra, is also the word for the Hindu goddess Indra’s thunderbolt and diamonds are often associated with thunder. The ruby was also highly revered. It represented an inextinguishable flame and was purported to preserve both the physical and mental health of the wearer. The treatise lists many other gemstones and their properties.
ABOUT CRYSTAL HEALING
A method of healing with the use of crystals placed on or around the body is called Crystal Healing. Since the earliest times, crystals have been used to heal and restore balance. They help in releasing and clearing negative energy, thereby assisting in energy healing.
The human body has a complex electromagnetic system, also known as a vibrational energy system. Nature has created crystals to be perfect electromagnetic conductors, capable of interacting with our electromagnetic system. Crystals have been found to carry vibration that activates certain energy centres within our electromagnetic system, thus having a positive effect on our entire body systems.
Chakras are the spinning wheels of conscious energy. There are 7 major chakras and 50 minor chakras. Chakras absorb the life energy or Prana. Thus, any blockage or disruption in the flow of this natural energy affects a person on all 3 levels – physical, mental, and spiritual. Prana has Healing qualities. As more prana or life force is absorbed by the body through the chakras it keeps a person balanced and healthy. In Crystal Healing, crystals are placed on the chakra points. Crystals of various colours help in the healing process by creating certain tranquil emotions and altering the state of mind. The colours of the crystals are associated with the various chakra centres in the body. Each chakra has a colour and if crystals of the same colour are placed on the associated centre, it affects that area of the body. When crystals are placed at corresponding chakra point, they cleanse and energise the chakra. This helps in healing and harmonizing energy.
CHAKRA PRIMARY COLOUR ASSOCIATED GEMSTONES -
1st Chakra – Root Chakra Red Red Jasper, Garnet, Ruby
2nd Chakra – The Navel Orange Carnelian, Fire Agate, Orange Zincite
3rd Chakra – Solar Plexus Yellow Citrine, Amber, Yellow Calcite
4th Chakra – The Heart Green Rose Quartz, Malachite, Moldavite
5th Chakra – The Throat Light Blue Aquamarine, Turquoise Blue Lace Agate
6th Chakra – The Third Eye Dark Blue Lapiz Lazuli, Sapphire, Sodalite
7th Chakra – Crown Purple Clear Quartz, Amethyst
EFFECTS OF CRYSTAL HEALING
Crystal healing (Crystal therapy) aims to restore the balance and well-being of a person. In this therapy assorted stones are placed on or around the body that resonate with chakras of the body. This helps to release impending blockages, refining the flow of energy. The recipient is able to experience a deep state of tranquillity, letting go of attitudes and habits that are not beneficial, assisting in tuning ourselves to the rhythm of life. Crystals work on the subtle energy levels and in our auras to rebalance energies and improve our well-being. This therapy promotes peace and tranquillity and reduces mental and nervous stress.