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What is the Crown Chakra Symbol?

What is the Crown Chakra Symbol?

In this article we look at the Crown Chakra symbol, what it represents and what it tells us about the significance of this chakra.

Key Takeaways

  • The symbol for the Crown Chakra is a violet lotus flower with a thousand petals.
  • The Crown Chakra Symbol symbolizes our connection with the universe and our spiritual journey towards enlightenment.

What is the Crown Chakra?

The Crown Chakra, also known as the Sahasrara Chakra, is the seventh primary chakra in the human body, sitting above the Third Eye Chakra. It is located at the top of the head, and is associated with the color violet or white.

The Crown Chakra is considered the highest of the major chakras and is believed to represent the divine connection between our physical bodies and a higher power. It is associated with spiritual awakening, enlightenment, and the realization of one’s true nature. 

When the Sahasrara Chakra is balanced and open, individuals may experience a sense of inner peace, clarity, and connection to the universe. You can also benefit from heightened intuition and spiritual awareness.

However, when you have a blocked or overactive Crown Chakra, you may experience feelings of disconnection, confusion, and lack of purpose. You may also struggle to find a spiritual connection.

Chakra body map
The Chakra Body Map

Crown Chakra Symbol Attributes

The symbol for the Crown Chakra is a violet lotus flower with a thousand petals.

Design

The Crown Chakra symbol is depicted as a lotus flower with a thousand petals arranged in a circle. 

Color

The Crown Chakra is associated with the color violet purple or white. 

Crown chakra symbol
The Crown Chakra Symbol

Crown Chakra Symbol Meaning

Every part of the Seventh Chakra symbol gives us a little more insight into the role of the Sahasrara in our energy system.

Lotus Flower

The lotus flower is a symbol of purity, enlightenment, and rebirth. Sometimes referred to as the flower of life, lotus flowers grow in muddy waters before they surface and produce beautiful blooms. 

This is a metaphor for our own spiritual growth and enlightenment – just like a lotus flower when our Seventh Chakra is balanced, we can overcome the challenges of our physical existence to grow on a spiritual level and achieve enlightenment. 

Petals

The thousand petals represent the infinite nature and divine unity of the universe. Each petal is also thought to represent a different stage within our spiritual awakening.

The circular design of the flower petals reminds us of the never-ending flow of life force energy in the universe and the cyclical nature of life. 

Color

The color violet represents spirituality and higher consciousness. It is also the color of royalty, symbolizing our connection with the divine through the Crown Chakra. White represents enlightenment, positive energy and spiritual purity.  

The Origins of the Crown Chakra Symbol

The symbol of the Crown Chakra was first documented in ancient Hindu texts. In Hinduism, the lotus flower is a sacred symbol representing the awakening of our spiritual nature. The color violet is associated with the God Vishnu who is often depicted in violet robes.

Incorporating the Crown Chakra Symbol into Daily Life

Using the Sahasrara Chakra symbol in your daily routine is a useful way to remind yourself to check in with your cosmic consciousness. 

Here are some simple ways you can do it:

Crown Chakra Decor

There are lots of different ways to decorate your home with the Crown Chakra symbol. Why not hang a crown chakra print in your workspace to inspire you as you work, or you could hang chakra symbols near your bed to help you connect with your subtle body as you begin your day.

Wherever you practice your chakra meditation is also a good place to display a chakra wall hanging

Chakra wall hanging
Chakra wall hanging

Chakra Yoga 

You can also find chakra yoga mats and accessories which feature the symbols of the major chakra centers. This can be a great way to help focus your mind on opening your Sahasrara during yoga practice. 

chakra yoga meditation mat
Chakra Yoga Meditation Mat

Crown Chakra Jewelry

Wearing jewelry with the Crown Chakra symbol can also be a powerful way to connect with this energy center. For example you can find pendant necklaces or bracelets featuring the crown Chakra symbol or you can also buy jewelry made from chakra crystals engraved with the symbols. 

Crown Chakra jewelry can also include necklaces, bracelets, and earrings with the lotus flower symbol or the color purple. 

crown chakra necklace
Crown Chakra Necklace

Wear Purple

Wearing the color purple or white is another way to connect with the cosmic energy of the Crown Chakra. This could include wearing violet or white clothing or wearing purple or white accessories. 

Why not try wearing a purple chakra bracelet or necklace with purple Crown Chakra energy healing stones such as amethyst or clear stones such as quartz. 

serenity-bracelet from conscious items
Serenity-Bracelet from Conscious Items

Incorporate the Crown Chakra into Your Life Today

Incorporating the Crown Chakra symbol into daily life can be a powerful way to connect with the divine qualities of our highest chakra. 

Whether through artwork, jewelry, or clothing, the symbol and colors associated with the Crown Chakra can help bring a sense of peace and enlightenment to your daily life. Its symbol reminds us that we are all capable of achieving enlightenment and transcending the limitations of our physical existence.

Learn more about the significance of the chakra symbols and the meaning behind the chakra colors. 

Author

  • Clare Smith

    Hi, I’m Clare – writer and publisher of Chakra Practice. I’m a certified chakra energy healer and a philosophy major. I love researching and writing about everything to do with chakras, including trying out new crystals, candles, essential oils – anything that can help me in my practice.