Reiki, Third Eye and Higher Guidance

Article by Haripriya Suraj, Reiki Master, Reiki Rays

As we progress on the Reiki path, we encounter many changes within ourselves. We also witness several aspects of our lives undergoing a positive shift. Reiki helps us open up to the truth of our divinity and innate potential. One significant development that is experienced by many on the path is that their ability to receive and listen to higher guidance, is awakened. This Higher Guidance is nothing but divine wisdom. It comes from Spirit/God/Source or whatever name we may choose to give it. And since we are all connected to Spirit, an aspect of Spirit is present in each of us. Therefore, it is perfectly possible for us to receive guidance directly from Spirit. All we need to do is clear the blocks that may be coming in the way of tuning into higher guidance.

Higher Guidance includes the following-

Communication with Spirit Guides/Reiki Guides/Angels/Masters and all other Beings who exist on a higher vibrational plane. These Higher Energies are happy to guide and support us on our journey. They can be a source of immense strength to us as we break through the veil of illusion and rise up as the stronger and wiser beings that we are deep within.

Reiki, Third Eye and Higher Guidance
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An unfolding of one’s inner wisdom.

1. We receive guidance from within our own selves. We know things without knowing how exactly we know them.
2. While in the past we may have relied on others to guide and support us, we now have the capacity to guide and support ourselves.
3. We become capable of finding our own answers. The veil of confusion which existed previously is lifted and we gain a clearer picture of our life and our connection with all of existence.
4. We are aware of the steps we need to take in the interest of our higher good.
5. We can easily distinguish between the restless voice of the Egoic Self and the compassionate voice of the Higher Self.
6. We create our life based on the guidance that stems from our Higher Self.

The Third Eye chakra is associated with the ability to receive higher guidance. Reiki gently clears, heals and strengthens the Third Eye chakra. As the third eye opens up, our ability to receive higher guidance is also strengthened. And all of this happens very naturally and effortlessly. None of these shifts can be hurried or forced. They can only unfold as the blocks we carry melt and transform into light. Reiki is an aspect of this light. All we need to do is bask in this light every day. When we look back after several months or years, we will see the beauty and ease with which Reiki helped us heal and transform our lives. We will witness an unfolding of several spiritual capacities that lay latent in us. Just like the caterpillar that becomes the butterfly, we will transform into a version of ourselves we never imagined possible. Reiki is a great blessing to us and to our planet. Let us be grateful for it!

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Haripriya Suraj

Haripriya is a Reiki Master, Angel Healer, and Spiritual Teacher. She was drawn to Reiki right from her childhood and Reiki went on to become part of her life’s purpose. Reiki is her constant companion from which she derives peace and contentment. After reaping the fruits of Reiki practice in her life, she was inspired to spread the joy of Reiki. She is the founder of Aananda Holistic Center where she conducts as well as teaches Reiki and Angel Healing. Haripriya resides in Bangalore, India. Reach Haripriya at and at Aananda Holistic Center on Facebook.

4 Crown Chakra Opening Symptoms


Are you having headaches and unusual sleep patterns? Felt like your mind won’t stop chatting and the need for constant thinking, then you may have the crown chakra opening symptoms. Listed below are some of the common crown chakra opening symptoms.


The healing process leads to changes of various behavioral patterns of a being. Seclusion is a great symptom of the process and some obvious changes can be noted. One tends to have a different perspective of life and things,far different from the crowd notion.

A change of friends circle happens i.e loss of some friends or even creation of new friendships and relationships. There might be certain changes of the personal lifestyle such as new interests and even new hobbies. All this happen due to a self learning process that one goes through in an attempt of self awareness. As the saying goes; ‘the more you learn,the less you speak’ ,one might tend to have less talk or even engage in small talk with a certain urge to have meaningful conversations with people.


During the healing process there is a constant struggle between the negative thoughts/vibrations/memories with the human brain. The human mind is observed to be in resistance to change and therefore there is a struggle to maintain the status quo,a deep desire to hold on to the negative thoughts,the negative ideas and even the negative memories. As a result the body reacts and certain symptoms such as headaches are observed.

In addition,one might feel itchy at the top of the head as well as have some irritating sensation on the neck. One’s constant thoughts might also lead to fatigue of the brain and how does the brain respond when overwhelmed? massive headaches. But all these eventually stop once one has mastered the art of the healing process and finally gotten the spiritual connection.


One undergoing the process might face some food behavioral changes. The thought process which happens in the brain directly connects to the biological part of the body and one reason which can be pointed out is that the mind needs nourishment.

The process might therefore force one to lose his/her appetite and in addition result to certain craving of certain foods. It may also apparently lead to some memories/thoughts of certain foods or even some food events which might have been functions,ceremonies etc.


The connection and healing process can really interfere with the normal sleeping cycle. In some cases one tends have different sleeping hours from the normal ones, for example one might tend to start sleeping at three in the middle of the night. In most cases the number of sleep hours reduce from the actual 7-8 hours of average human beings. One might also end up waking up earlier than the average human being.

The reduced sleeping hours might be as a result of thoughts as one tends to have self thoughts, discussions and internalization of ideas therefore one may not want to sleep that much. In addition one might produce a lot of sweat during sleep and is preferably cold sweat. However in some cases one might tend to sleep so much as a result of fatigue due to the constant thought process and as is known, sleep brings about some level of relaxation to the mind and body as well.

Which of these crown chakra opening symptoms have you noticed or going through? Please let us know in the comments, we love hearing from you.

The Orange Color

Article by Deborah Lloyd, Reiki Master, Reiki Rays

When I think of the color orange, my first thought is the wild and crazy ‘60’s and ‘70’s when psychedelic colors were the rage. (I know I am dating myself, but I was quite young during that era!). I remember brightly-colored posters advertising rock ‘n roll bands; short A-line dresses and tiny miniskirts in colors that popped; and vibrant colors displayed on our new colored television set. Our dining room walls were covered with large stripes of orange, yellow and green wallpaper. There was an exciting energy that permeated this era, and the color orange seemed to be everywhere.

The color orange is associated with the Sacral chakra, one of the most important chakras in our lives. Yet, sometimes it seems to receive little attention. The words, sacral and sacred, are from the same root word; the Latin derivative is sacer, meaning to make holy. Working with the Sacral chakra, especially with Reiki healing energies, will assist us in recognizing wholeness again.

To live fully, one must cooperate with the flow of life, and not be resistant to it. Accepting changes, no matter what the source or purpose, can be a difficult task. Rather than fight changes by building obstacles to moving forward, we can decide to enjoy the ride. A good analogy is visualizing yourself on a swift river. You have a choice to make. You can fight the current, trying and trying to swim upstream. How exhausting is that choice?! Or, you could decide to float with the current, and let the waters take you for an interesting, fun ride. Going with the flow allows us to experience our lives in exciting ways.

The color orange
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The flow of life also extends to our sexual selves. Are you comfortable with your sexuality? Can you identify your sexual needs and wants? Is your belief system congruent, or in opposition to, these needs? Do you hear “old” messages that make you feel guilt or shame? Do you embrace your sexuality as part of the beautiful whole being that you are? Embracing our entire physicality is an essential component of wholeness.

The Sacral chakra is where the gift of new life begins. This creation of life is cooperating with the Divine in bringing souls onto Mother Earth. This is certainly one special way of living a life of purpose and meaning. Every person has the gift of creativity, to bring beauty and grace to our world. Participating in the miraculous creation of a new life is a gift indeed.

Once again, nature gifts us with many insights to the rainbow of colors that are available to us. As Reiki practitioners, our awareness of these gifts grows, as we learn to live in harmony with our world. The most glorious display of the color orange in nature has to be the many hues of a gorgeous sunset. Take a few minutes to watch a sunset within the next day or two. Absorb the many orange rays; feel the ever-changing energies as the sun disappears from sight, leaving its gift of light and love. There is a sacred quality to this daily event. By expressing gratitude for this natural, healing sunlight, we connect to the Divine and have the opportunity for wholistic growth.

Although the color orange may not be “in” right now, there are many ways to bring its loving energies into our lives, in body, mind and spirit. Beginning the day with an orange, or a glass of orange juice, is a good start; adding other orange-colored foods throughout the day will be helpful. Or, buy orange-colored flowers to brighten up a room. Simply meditating on the color brings the energies into your thinking mind. Expressing thankfulness when you spot the color orange – a scarf, a bookbag, a billboard – will build your loving, spiritual energy. When you give Reiki, for others or yourself, remember to send an intention for the person to flow with life.

Creativity and gratitude are a dynamic duo – embracing the color orange will manifest its loving, wholistic energies in your life.

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Deborah Lloyd

Deborah Lloyd is a Usui and Karuna® Reiki Master and certified holistic therapy practitioner. She also is a licensed clinical social worker, working with a hospice agency in Asheville, NC. She grew up on a farm in rural Indiana and was stricken with polio at the age of three. To relieve fatigue from post-polio syndrome, she learned Reiki. This complementary technique led her to explore other alternative modalities. Her personal journey, along with life lessons learned along the way, is detailed in her book, Believe and it is True: A Story of Healing and Life Lessons. Reach Deborah at, deb@deblloydhealing.comand at Deb Lloyd Healing on Facebook (


Quick 5 Minutes Chakra Scanning

Article by Charisma Phatak, Reiki Rays

Greetings! We all are aware that scanning the chakras and healing the blocked ones are some of the most important processes which need to be done at regular intervals, for this will enable us to vibrate at highest frequency energy, resulting in desire manifestation with ease. So, here I would like to share the simple, powerful yet shortcut method to chakra scanning and healing.

Simple 5 minutes chakra scanning technique:

  • Ground and shield yourself with golden white light
  • Invoke your Higher Self, Ascended Masters, Spirit Guides, Archangels and Reiki energy to help you with the process.
  • Draw Usui Master symbol Dai Ko Myo on both your palms saying its name 3 times. (Skip if you are not a master).
  • Then draw Power symbol Cho Ku Rei on both palms saying its name 3 times.
  • Now draw a huge Cho Ku Rei in front of your body to protect your chakras.
  • Connect to the person both in person or distance through Hon Sha Ze Sho Nen.
  • Now place both palms (one over the other) over the person’s Crown chakra and visualise white coloured Cho Ku Rei coming out from your palms and going inside the chakra and observe.
  • Repeat the process for every chakra.Quick 5 minutes Chakra Scanning!!

Implications Of Visualisations:

  • If CKR enters with ease and colour of white CKR changes to respective chakra colour easily then the chakra is clear.
  • If CKR enter with ease but colour of white CKR doesn’t change to respective chakra colour then it is blocked.
  • If CKR doesn’t enter the chakra at all then that chakra is severely blocked.


  • Give Reiki energy to that chakra with Sei He Ki.
  • Seal the person and yourself with a huge Cho Ku Rei.
  • Thanks your Higher Self, Ascended Masters, Spirit Guides, Archangels, Mother Earth and Reiki energy.

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Charisma Phatak is an engineering graduate and a MBA from nationally acclaimed institutions. She is a Reiki Master Teacher and Healer, with a long standing Reiki experience of 11 years. She practices Usui Reiki, Karmic Reiki, Dolphin Reiki, Tiger Reiki, Angel Reiki, Lavender Flame of Quan Yin, Wagle Reiki, Celtic Reiki, DNA Reiki, Magnified Healing, Imara Reiki and Kundalini Reiki.
She, along with her sister Jhilmil Bhalwar is the co-owner of “Supreme Reiki Centre” at Pune, India. Her life with Reiki has been like unlocking the door to unlimited happiness! Find Charisma at

The Higher Chakras

Article by Ashwini Chubé, Reiki Rays

After the end of the Atlantis era, the 5 out of 12 main chakras closed. That is because the Earth shifted its vibration to 3rd dimension from 5th and 6th or the higher dimensions. In order to ascend to the higher dimensions we need to activate all the 12 chakras including the 5 deactivated ones.

What are the higher dimensional chakras

Apart from the 7 main chakras we have 5 more which we will henceforth refer as higher chakras. They are as follows:

  1. Stellar Gateway
    The Stellar gateway is located roughly approximately twelve inches (30 cm) above the top of the head and has gold colour.Archangel Metatron works with this highest chakra. This chakra contains and holds all the experiences we have across all the lifetimes and is a gateway to what we call as the source. In literal terms ‘Stellar’ means related to stars and ‘gateway’ means an opening that can be closed by a gate. Hence this chakra is actually a gateway to the stars ie: the higher vibrations.
    This chakra is said to be 6th Dimensional chakra and stands for our access to the ultimate source. However once the ego starts seeping in this chakra will lose contact with the source. It is said to be the source of highest link linking to cosmos interstellar and is timeless. It is golden in colour and said to have representations of the spiritual achievements.
  2. Soul Star Chakra
    The Soul Star chakra is located six inches (15 cm) above the top of the head. Governed by Archangel Zadkiel and Amethyst along with Archangel Mariel and Lavender this magenta chakra stands for divine knowledge and cosmic wisdom.
    This is said to be the 4th dimensional chakra. It is magenta colour representing the divine feminine of worldly knowledge combined with spirituality thus taking you towards cosmic wisdom. We connect through this chakra with the galaxies thus taking information from galactic source.
    Together the Stellar and Soul Star in balance can help achieve spiritual and earthly balance.
  3. Causal Chakra
    The Causal chakra is located three to four inches (8–10 cm) behind the centre back of the head. Above the crown is governed by Archangel Christiel and twin flame Malory this chakra is white and has feminine qualities of love, compassion, and intuition as well as purity. When you open to the higher consciousness of the great feminine energy, this chakra comes into relevance.
    This causal chakra is said to deal with the exploration of spirit and higher wisdom and opens when right brain is active because it enables us to see the big picture through power of intuition and creativity.
  4. Navel Chakra
    The Navel chakra is situated right at the navel (between sacral and solar plexus). Archangel Gabriel and hope is in charge of this bright orange golden chakra. The chakra governs divine masculine qualities of courage, strength, and protection of the weak summing up to empowerment. Hara or navel in the Japanese and eastern philosophy is a subtle centre just above sacral it stands for emotional harmony.
    Key chakra in digestion and absorption of food thus influencing metabolism in weight control.
  5. Earth Star Chakra
    The Earth Star chakra located below our feet six inches (15 cm) below the feet. Archangel Sandalphon works with this black chakra. It is located below our feet while walking. Normally this chakra is black but it can become magenta when activated. This chakra deals with nature awareness. It is the chakra of earthly existence and of rebirth and renewal.

Higher Chakras

How to access and connect to the source and higher energies of these Chakras?

There are several ways to do these exercises. Please note that there is no right or wrong approach. However activation of these chakras should not be taken lightly as this has lot to do with your life purpose and connection to the source. Once open these chakras will give you a lot of divine experiences and you should be open to it and respect the messages. Take your teacher or guru in consultation and proceed to be cautious. At any time if you feel aloof or disconnected ground yourself.

  1. With Reiki
    Connect to your higher self with the HSZSN and DKM. (If you are Reiki level 1, you may just call higher self in meditation.) Now visualise all the chakras one by one in each colour. Deep breathe and imagine each chakra getting soaked in the respective colour for approximate 2-3 minutes. It would be more advisable to see all 12 chakras in their respective colours in the following order:
    1. Earth star : Black
    2. Root: Red
    3. Sacral : Pinkish orange
    4. Navel : Golden Orange
    5. Solar plexus : Yellow
    6. Heart : Green
    7. Throat : Blue
    8. Third eye: Indigo
    9. Crown: Violet
    10. Causal : White
    11. Soul star: Magenta
    12. Stellar Gateway: Gold
  2. Unicorns
    Unicorns are loving beings of high dimension and are extremely beautiful and healing in nature. You can invoke them just like invoking any divine beings like angels. Light a candle if possible. Ask them to bless you and heal your 12 chakras going to each chakra at a time. In my articles on Unicorn Reiki I have explained various ways to reach them.
  3. Angels and Archangels
    Just as explained above each of the higher chakras has an angel governing it.
    • Stellar Gateway: Archangel Metatron
    Soul Star: Archangel Zadkiel and Amethyst as well as Archangel Mariel and Lavender
    • Causal: Archangel Christel and Malory
    • Navel: Archangel Gabriel and Hope
    Earth Star: Archangel Sandalphon
    To open each of the chakras and heal and clear them, you can chose one chakra at a time and heal it for a week before moving to the next chakra. Light a candle of the chakra colour if possible and then invoke the angel by saying “Archangel ….please be here and help me heal this chakra“. Imagine yourself basking in the glory of this angel. Thank the energies and finish the meditation.
    You may alternatively ask angels to bless you just before you go to sleep so that they clean your chakras when you are asleep. The reason we are doing this is because your ego is asleep when you sleep and it can be a quick time for this meditation.
  4. Crystal therapy
    Black Tourmaline can help us ground ourselves as we open the Earth Star chakra in conjunction with Soul Star. The Stellar Gateway, the Soul Star and the Causal chakra, can only fully express their ability and be open if and only if the Earth Star is activated and awake.
    Blue Kynite can help bring peace. Angelite and Rainbow quartz can help open higher chakras and connect to the higher energies. Moonstone also can help connect to the chakras especially the Causal and the Soul Star.
  5. Sun Salutations
    I have loved this yogic exercise ever since my childhood days. It should be done only with guidance of a yoga teacher. The energy of Sun can help activate all the 12 chakras. Coincidentally, there are 12 steps in this exercise thus helping open all the chakras. The chant at the end of each set salutes the Sun in the ancient language of Sanskrit thus opening us to sun energy.

A minimum of 5 sets done every day will help in balancing all 12 chakras.
There are many chants to salute the Sun after each set of the exercise. You can chant any of the below:

  • Om Suryaya Namaha
  • Om Bhaskaraya Namaha
  • Om Adityaya Namaha

Finally I would like to say that, stay in high vibrations to open higher chakras. If you are in low vibrations the chakras will automatically close as they vibrate at a high frequency. Hope this article helps you to vibrate higher.

There is a lot more to the 12 chakras than written in this article. Diana Cooper has mentioned some beautiful meditations in her books and has a lot of material available to us. Always remember to keep yourself grounded when you do these exercises.

Stay in high vibrations!
Love and light to all!

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Ashwini Chubé

Ashwini Chubé heard her “calling” and was drawn to Reiki amidst her routine job in a Mumbai based investment bank. She says her life has become Reiki after being attuned to it. She takes the help of Reiki for almost everything from little things to huge problems and everytime she does that her faith increases. Ashwini likes to write, cook, read, travel, dance in her spare time. She loves nature walks too. She is USUI Reiki Master Teacher, Practitioner of Karuna Reiki, Soulmate Reiki, a practitioner of Violet Flame, Silver Violet flame healing and Angelic healing. She is also a reader of Angel Oracle cards, Angel Tarot cards and she is a hypnotherapist. Ashwini conducts Angel mediation workshops in Mumbai, India. Reach Ashwini at and on Facebook at Urja – Holistic Energy Group (

Heart Chakra Healing with the Angels

Article by Haripriya Suraj, Reiki Master, Reiki Rays

The heart chakra is one area where many people hold energetic blocks in the form of resentment, unforgiveness, lack of love, feelings of betrayal, grief and the like. We’ve all heard of someone being ‘hard hearted.’ Maybe we’ve been hard hearted at times too. Blocks in the heart chakra literally harden the heart and close all gateways to love.

The angels can touch our hearts with the unconditional energies of their love and heal its pain. However, they can only do this if we trust them and open ourselves up to them. Most importantly, we must be willing to let go of self pity and learn to view the concept of love in a higher light. Once we are willing to let old pain go, we make it easier for the angels to clear our hearts of old pain and to restore our heart centre to its original state of overflowing love.

  1. To heal our hearts, one of the first things we need to do is to build a relationship with the angels. Talk to the angels every day, just like you would talk to a trusted friend. Ask for their help in letting go of all pain associated with love. Ask for help with each of your relationships- parents, in laws, spouse, children, siblings, co workers and all other relationships. Ask for their help to bring in more love and light to each of your relationships. Alternately, you may write to them, pour your heart out to them and request them to guide you. Once you ask for help, you will receive it in different forms. You may wake up one day and realise that some relationships just don’t bother you anymore. Or you may feel differently about each relationship and view it from a higher perspective. This helps your vibration shift to a more positive level. As a result, the people in your life also begin to shift and heal. That’s the kind of power we have when we work on healing ourselves. Sometimes, if a relationship is just not serving a higher purpose and the other people in these relationships are not meant to heal as yet, they may leave your life (or maintain a distance)and continue on their chosen path while you enjoy your new life of love. It works differently for different people. But one thing is certain- when you start opening up to love, everything changes for the better!
    Heart Chakra Healing with the Angels
    Image by Darren L Carroll
  2. Invite the angels into your healing space whenever you give yourself Reiki. As you relax with Reiki, request the angels to work on you and to help you heal your heart in the best possible way. If you are currently experiencing painful relationships, see yourself handing over these relationships to them and ask them to work on it. If you carry painful memories from your past, see yourself handing these over to the angels and allow them to work on it. Don’t worry about how they will heal all of this. All the blocks and memories we carry are nothing but energetic imprints. When they are touched by the higher energies of love, they are transformed and healed. And this is not at all a difficult job for the all loving angels, provided we are completely open to healing ourselves. As the angels work on you, your Reiki session may feel more relaxing, you may heave a sigh of relief like you are letting go of a burden, you may feel very emotional and possibly cry or you might just feel very peaceful. Whatever you experience is perfectly right for you.
  3. Having crystal angel figurines made of rose quartz can also help heal the heart.This is something I experienced without my knowing about it. A friend gifted me a littlerose quartz angel figurine at a time when I was new to working with the angels. I loved it and happened to place it under my pillow every night for several months. Back then I had no clue that this was significant in any way. I did it only because it felt good having it under my pillow. In hindsight, I realised that a profound healing of the heart chakra occurred during the time period that I had the angel figurine under my pillow. I had let go of many unhelpful patterns during that time period, felt like a freer person and began to enjoy more love in my relationships. We are more open to healing when we are asleep and this is something you may want to try if you wish to experience deep healing.

It does not matter what exactly your issue is. Do not try to figure out how every single detail will work itself out, how you will achieve a complete healing or how your relationships will transform. That is not our concern. Our job is only to be willing to heal, communicate with the angels and to trust the path that they lead us on. All you need to do is get started and take one step at a time. Make the angels a part of your life and trust them to help you exactly as you need it. Blessings to you!

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Haripriya Suraj

Haripriya is a Reiki Master, Angel Healer, and Spiritual Teacher. She was drawn to Reiki right from her childhood and Reiki went on to become part of her life’s purpose. Reiki is her constant companion from which she derives peace and contentment. After reaping the fruits of Reiki practice in her life, she was inspired to spread the joy of Reiki. She is the founder of Aananda Holistic Center where she conducts as well as teaches Reiki and Angel Healing. Haripriya resides in Bangalore, India. Reach Haripriya at and at Aananda Holistic Center on Facebook.

Chakra Cleansing – A Washing Machine Method

Article by Charuta Rajadhyaksha, Reiki Rays

One day while meditating I connected to my guardian angel and I got a clear message to clean my chakras. My logical mind instantly nodded “oh yes it’s been long time I have not cleansed my chakras.”

I began with a prayer and by setting intentions to cleanse my chakras. I invoked the presence of Archangel Michael and Archangel Raphael.

I also invoked presence of Swami Samartha (Indian ascended master).

I requested Reiki masters Dr. Mikao Usui and Hawayo Takata to be present and help me in this session.

I imagined myself sitting peacefully and grounded in huge violet coloured bubble of spiritual protection.

I then drew six huge Cho Ku Rei and Sei Hei Ki symbols around me – ie: front, back, aboveCrown chakra, below Root chakra, right hand side and left hand side. I love doing this as it helps me to feel flow of the Reiki energy to my body, aura and chakras from every angle.

Chakra Cleansing - A washing machine method
Image by Rebecca L. Daily

The very next moment I saw a huge red bubble, almost the size of 7 storey building. It was filled with water. The water was clean and still. A huge Cho Ku Rei symbol appeared from the top of the bubble and it gradually began submerging in the water. In no time, the ripple effect got converted into a whirlpool. Water was swirling clockwise and anti-clockwise rapidly.

This experience was unusual. Energies had taken complete control over chakra cleansing process. It was on auto pilot mode. I shut my conscious mind and surrendered myself to Reiki.

I realized my Root chakra was getting cleansed.

After sometime, the color of the water changed to black and once again water became still. I heard one voice instructing me….“Now drain it.” I obediently said “ok” not knowing how to do it. Next moment, a drainage pipe appeared at the bottom of the bubble and all the black water drained through it speedily. A sense of peace and lightness washed over me. I could see my Root chakra / red bubble clean, clear and shining.

I felt awesome.The energy quickly moved on to the rest of my chakras repeating this process.

The entire experience was awesome. I felt fresh, light and positive.

After this experience my conscious mind labelled this experience as  ‘Chakra Cleansing – A Washing Machine Method.’

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Charuta Rajadhyaksha
Charuta Rajadhyaksha

After pursuing an MBA in finance and having worked at corporate sector for eight years, Charuta gave up her finance career to pursue her passion for spirituality and swimming as full time career. Former national level swimmer now working as coach in Mumbai. She was highly intuitive and psychic since childhood. She realised these gifts and entered the world of healing. She is a Tarot card reader, Teacher and Angel card reading practitioner. She practises Reiki, Violet Flame healing and Angelic healing. She is also cofounder of Urja holistic healing along with a few fellow founders. She can be reached at +91 9619 661 368, or, Charuta’s blog – Mind power – and on Facebook at Urja Holistic Healing Group.

The Color Purple

Article by Deborah Lloyd, Reiki Master, Reiki rays

Purple has always been one of my favorite colors. I’ve always enjoyed wearing purple sweaters, scarves and other items. Even our wedding colors were purple and white; I especially loved my bouquet of white roses and snowball chrysanthemums, with highlights of dark purple status. Purple has always made me feel joyful and serene.

One of my earliest understandings of purple is that it is associated with royalty – rich velvet capes and large gems. While I have very humble origins, I admit that purple always gave me feelings of abundance and strength. I felt “rich” when I surrounded myself with the color purple.

How different colors affect our energy systems has been one of the most interesting areas of study for me since learning Reiki and researching the chakra system. Color therapy is the application of this knowledge. We can enhance individual chakra functions by adding specific colors to our daily lives. Feeling insecure? Wear red or brown clothing; eat bright red apples; add red candles or table placemats to your dining room table. Want to bring a love relationship into your life? Attract the right person by wearing the colors green or pink. The list goes on. Each color has associated energies and functions; the more you learn, the more you can manifest your desired goals.

Purple Color


The color purple is a combination of red and blue. Red (associated with the Root chakra) can represent down-to-earth, secure practicalities, while darker shades of blue (the third eye chakra) are associated with intuitive abilities. The color purple is associated with the Crown chakra, and this chakra balances our thinking minds and our spiritual self. Our minds function to combine our intellectual abilities with our psychic abilities – the mind/spirit correlation. Practicing Reiki also enhances the mind/spirit merger. We bring our thinking intellect into sessions – create a peaceful atmosphere, place our hands on various body parts, listen to our client’s breathing patterns, etc. More importantly, we bring a spiritual aspect: permitting the Divine Flow to affect our clients’ energy system and recognizing the Energy is doing the work, not us.

The color white is also associated with the Crown chakra. Frequently, people see flashes of purple or white in their third eye vision while meditating or praying. It is not uncommon for Reiki practitioners to see rays of light coming down upon their client. White is symbolic of purity and unconditional love. When we become aware the Divine Spirit is always within us, we know unconditional love in a new and more powerful way. We know we are always loved.

Learning more about the color purple has been an affirmation for me. I have always been connected to the Divine Spirit, although there were times when I lived in a state of non-awareness. Now, when I do not “feel” the connection, it is so much easier to change course and become reconnected. It can be as simple as starting the Reiki flow and “seeing” the color purple, or the bright rays of white light, in my mind’s eye. Having a deeper understanding of working with colors is truly one of the best blessings of Reiki!

Deborah Lloyd

Deborah Lloyd is a Usui and Karuna® Reiki Master and certified holistic therapy practitioner. She also is a licensed clinical social worker, working with a hospice agency in Asheville, NC. She grew up on a farm in rural Indiana and was stricken with polio at the age of three. To relieve fatigue from post-polio syndrome, she learned Reiki. This complementary technique led her to explore other alternative modalities. Her personal journey, along with life lessons learned along the way, is detailed in her book, Believe and it is True: A Story of Healing and Life Lessons. Reach Deborah at, deb@deblloydhealing.comand at Deb Lloyd Healing on Facebook (

Chakra Clearing – Doreen Virtue


Chakra Clearing

by Doreen Virtue (Goodreads Author)
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When you clear away negative energy residues from fear and worry, your natural spiritual power awakens. This innate power allows you to know the future; freely communicate with God and the angels; and heal yourself, others, and the planet. InChakra Clearing, Doreen Virtue guides you through meditations and visualizations to clear your chakras, which activates your inborn healing and psychic abilities.

Enclosed you’ll also find a code for an audio download that complements the material in the book. The audio starts with a morning meditation designed to begin your day with a bright, positive energy frequency and surround you with healing light. The relaxing evening meditation that follows clears away energy that you may have absorbed during the day, and invites angels to enter your dreams and give you divine messages.

This comprehensive chakra-clearing program will help you fully
activate your spiritual power to know and heal!


by Lee Ireland


Chakra meditation / activation is the key to spiritual development. By harnessing the power of the chakras through meditation allows you to program every aspect of your life in one simple practice! Everything about you and your life can be developed and programmed through chakra meditation. Everything you experience throughout your life will be dramatically improved when taking the time to maintain and develop your chakra energy. Your emotions, health and the ability to handle both physical and psychological tasks are enhanced. Life goals and ambitions become clearer and the overall experience of life itself becomes that much more enjoyable.

Within the human body, we have an extremely complex system of energetic channels, vessels and centers that make up the energetic system. Within this system we have 7 main energy centers that are located in the spine, these energy centers are called chakras.

Each chakra is unique and is responsible for its own set of functions. This ranges from maintaining the quality and level of energy being distributed between the organ, adrenal, skeletal and circulatory system, to maintaining the overall quality of our psychological properties.

For more information covering the understanding of the chakras, please click here

Now it’s important to remember that to be able to connect with our chakras, we need to know exactly where they are within the body. For this please refer to the picture below.



Nourish and maintain your chakras

Just like our physical system, the chakra system can become weak and not function properly if not maintained correctly. When this happens we experience negative effects that are both physical and psychological. These effects include energy stagnations, blockages and emotional turbulences. If not treated promptly they can lead to both physical and mental health issues, so in order to stay fit and healthy, the chakra system must be cared for properly.

An energy stagnation and a blockage is the term for a build up of energy in a point of where the energy flows naturally, stagnations are small blockages that if not treated can lead to a blockage, as the energy fills up more and more within the area of a stagnation it eventually becomes fully blocked causing the area of build up to become stuck within its own energy. If you think about how a water system works, the behavior of the energy system becomes clear when thinking about stagnations and blockages. A water that is clean and does not contain any foreign objects within it can work effectively, moving water from one point to another. If the pipe begins to obtain foreign objects such as dirt of leafs, the pipe begins to stagnate as the water cannot flow as easily and as natural as it once did, slowly but surely the foreign objects begin to grow in size, causing the pipe to become more and more blocked until the water can no longer move through that area and becomes filled with pressure and overflowing water.

Through a simple but yet effective method of chakra activation / meditation, you can begin to learn how to govern the energy through each area of the body allowing the energy to become unblocked. This is achieved by an extra amount of energetic pressure and the expanding nature of our vessels and channels that is achieved when performing a chakra meditation. The more energy we can cultivate through the practice, the more pressure that energy has within its circulation and giving vessels and channels tend to expand during practice, this allows the blocked areas to become more open and has more pressure pushing against it causing it to flush away.

On a physical side of health, why do you think working with chakras might be so important? Take the time to think about this carefully before reading on.

If we take a look back at where the chakras are located, we notice that the core of the chakra lays within the spinal system. The reason this makes our chakras so important for our physical health is the fact that the spine has the richest quality of bone marrow in it. Bone marrow is a producer of blood cells within the body and depending on the quality of the bone marrow will reflect on the quality of the blood cells and the overall health of the body. The blood cells created in the bone marrow go on to replenishing and nourishing the entire body and its organs and considering the core of each chakra is located within the spine, it is only practical to know that by keeping the chakras healthy you are in fact keeping your bone marrow, blood cells and organs healthy in the process.

Understand your goals



When working with the chakras it is of a great importance to understand exactly what you want to gain from your practice. Everyone who works with energy and the chakras has a different goal of which they want to achieve from their training, depending on what your goals are will reflect on the overall outcome of your practice. Whether you’re goals are to obtain optimal health, enlightenment or psychic development, you need to have that thought in the back of your mind at all times.  ” One will only achieve their desires if the desire is clear to them “ Think about it, if you are unsure as to why you are doing the practice, how will you know when you have obtained the results?

Thought vs feeling

Chakra meditation using mental imagery ( thought )

This form of chakra meditation requires the practitioner to use mental imagery ( thought ) to connect with the chakras. By doing this you allow your mind to become one with the chakras in a very easy way, We use mental imagery and thoughts as a part of an everyday task, we think and imagine everything we do and think of and because of this we are able to use the amazing ability of mental imagery very effectively, this results in us being able to connect with our chakras easily. However this technique has one major con to it, as we all know our minds are capable of great and powerful things, the mind can change our perception of reality, blind our judgment and also create false experiences. For this reason, using this technique may cause problems in training and development. How exactly will you know what is real and what is not if you rely purely on thoughts? If the mind can create false experiences, how can we reply on what our imagery is telling us. Are we connected to the chakras or are we simply in a fragment of our own imagination during the practice?

Chakra meditation using mental placing ( feeling )

The mental placing technique requires the practitioner to place awareness / feeling into each chakra during the practice. This method is the more difficult version of the two techniques because we as humans have the amazing ability to block out what our body is telling us, if we experience pain or discomfort the first natural thing we as humans do, is to try and find a way to block these sensations out so we no longer experience them, this causes us to become more disconnected with our body. But by using this method allows us to reconnect with our body in the most natural way, and by being able to place the awareness of feeling into the body not only allows us to reconnect but also allows us to detect where in our body is most healthy and unhealthy.

In my years of teaching meditation, I have found that on average the mental placing ( feeling ) method for chakra meditation is most effective, this is because practitioners are less likely to fall into the trap of the mind and result in meditating on something that they had created using their mental imagery. We use the sense of feeling every day in our lives and know that what we feel is most of the time real and not a figment of our imagination.

Through mental placing we are training our mind to feel and sense specific areas of the body that then leads to allow information we experience to become a part of our memory, this results in the understanding of knowing what the chakras feel like when they are activated. As a brief insight into how this works, I want you to place a finger on the back of the opposite hand and without thinking about it, try to take note of everything you experience during this and allow the mind to become glued and deepen into the sensations. This is how mental placing is achieved, by using nothing more than the senses, you are able to attach the mind to the sensations you experience in result causing your experiences to deepen and become heightened.

Quality over quantity


The quality of your practice will reflect and determine how effective that practice is. If during the meditation your mind becomes distracted through discomfort, thoughts or turbulent emotions the energy you are working with also becomes distracted, causing it to wander and flow away from the areas of where you are connected to. This may result in stagnations, blockages as emotional turbulence.

The energy flows where the mind goes

It is important to remember that during the practice, you must be comfortable, clear minded and have no thoughts during the process so that your mind can stay attached to where you are are working. Remember that no matter where your mind goes, the energy always follows and flows to where ever you place it.

Preparation is key to high quality practice

Wear loose clothing

Loose clothing allows both the mind and the energetic system to become naturally free-flowing, one of the biggest mistakes people make is wearing clothing that is too tight or fitted. This is because when clothes are tight, the mind becomes focused in that area, causing the energy to be directed there.

Have a clear mind

The energy flows where the mind goes… This principle is everything you need to know when thinking about how the mind affects the energy of the chakras. If you have a clear mind, working with the energy of the chakras is much more effective because there will be nothing to cause the energy to direct away from them.

Only meditate on an empty stomach

Meditating on an empty stomach ensures that the energy you work with is purely being used to replenish, nourish and heal your body. when using energy on a full stomach you may find that the energy you work with just gets used to aid the digestion of the food you had eaten. Also, when on an empty stomach your attention and concentration rises and as you are using high amounts of concentration to perform the meditation, it is only practical to know that when meditating, you will have better results on an empty stomach.

Meditate in an environment that is free from distractions

Distractions are a meditation practitioners worst enemy! Because we as humans tend to have very short attention spans, any form of distraction whether it’s a sound, feeling or strong smell can really tarnish our meditation practice as our mind will automatically drift towards whatever has its attention. understand that you may be meditating for a while, so it is important to think about whether the environment you’re working in is going to be distraction free for the remainder of the time you spend there.

Never meditate when tired!

Meditating when tired can be more harmful than not meditating at all, when tired the mind and body will become weaker and less able to handle advanced tasks. Considering you are attempting to work with energies than can be both healing and harmful, it is important to know that if tired you can easily loose grip on the energy you are working with and will result in stagnations, blockages and emotional turbulences.

Activate the senses

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To successfully perform the chakra meditation, you must know exactly what it is you are looking for in terms of sensations. To begin with you may feel a slight warmth or tingle that in time and will develop to become more intense and will eventually become a sensation that can be described as a magnetized ball of energy swirling in and out of your body. It is important to embrace what ever sensations you experience as your mind will quickly become attached and allow your memory to take hold of them, resulting in the development of both your awareness and your sensations. The deeper the mind can go into the practice, the more effective it will become.

Rome wasn’t built in a day!

When working with energy and spiritual development it is important to remember that every practitioner, no matter how advanced they are, had started off as a beginner! The reason why practitioners become so advanced in what they do is purely because of patience. Patience is crucial to spiritual and energetic development and everyone will develop at their own pace. Try not to think about how fast you will get to your ultimate goal, but rather think and know that one day you will get there!

Chakra meditation step by step guide


  1. Sit comfortably and properly. 

Sit either on a chair or on the floor, ensure that your joints are loose and never locked and the spine is straight and never arched or bent.

2. Close the eye, Relax and regulate breathing.

By closing the eyes you allow the mind to become detached from the sense of sight, this will result in more awareness being free to be placed into the chakras. To regulate breathing, you must inhale gently and smoothly in through the nose and exhale gently and smoothly out through the mouth. This breathing technique is used to also induce deep relaxation.

  3. Connect to the chakra using touch.

Place the palm of your hand onto the chakra, allow your senses of touch to guide your mind into that area. Allow your mind to detect the sensations the chakra is providing you, do you feel a slight warmth, tingle or more?

4. Deepen the connection with the chakra.

To allow the mind to become more connected with the chakra you must now slowly remove your hand, try to do this without thinking about it. If your mind wanders, simply place the palm back onto the chakra and repeat the process of connection. Allow your mind to sink inwards until you can feel that your awareness has become attached to the core of the chakra. When this is achieved, simply allow your mind to sense everything that is happening. By doing this you will allow both your senses and memory to heighten.

   5. Slowly end the meditation.

When you have decided that you are happy with the results of the meditation, you will need to bring yourself out of the higher state of consciousness slowly and carefully. If you achieve your results and remove yourself from that state of consciousness too quickly, you will only render the practice pointless as you will not only teach your mind to remove itself from the practice at a fast rate but you will also allow the energy you’re working with the be directed away from the chakra, causing a stagnation, blockage or emotional turbulence.

To end the meditation correctly, you need to slowly bring your mind back out of the chakra area and return it to its original state of consciousness. To do this, bring your palm back on to the chakra area and allow your mind to be guided outwards to the point of touch,  only when you are free from the internal sensations of the chakra are you free to get up and leave the meditation.

Massage your chakras to enhance flow


After the meditation has been completed, it is just as important to massage them as it is to nourish them with healing energy. By massaging the chakras you will remove any minor stagnations caused by excess energy, allow the digestion process of the energy to speed up and will ensure that the chakra is spinning at a healthy rate.

To do this simply place your palm over the chakra area and gently massage in a circular motion, slowly adding more and more pressure to the massage until you are no longer massaging over the skin, but instead begin to move the skin in the motion of which you are moving. Gentle massaging allows you to cover the external chakra area, whilst massaging with added force allows you to massage the internal area and by using both techniques, resulting in both removing any external energy stagnations and speeding up the chakras digestion process.

Remember, practice makes perfect!

Good luck with your training and i wish you all the best with your spiritual development!

Love and Light


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