The forehead or the Ajna chakra also referred to as the third eye, is the centre for intuition and clairvoyance . This chakra has two petals. This Chakra is also known as the Guru Chakra. This Chakra has no animal associated with it, as it is not considered to really be part of the body. The mantra for this chakra is OM.
The deities associated with this chakra are Paramashiva, Shakti Hakini. The colour this chakra is depicted by is dark blue. This chakra is influenced by the planet Uranus. This chakra is located between the eyebrows, ears, nose, cerebellum, face, the pituitary gland, hormonal and nervous systems. This chakra when well developed On a physical level it influences the individual to be highly intuitive, clairvoyant and to possess a high level of visualisation and imparts mental clarity. A blockage in the energy in this chakra leads to forgetfulness, greed and confusion. Imbalances in this chakra can be set right by using the gemstones Blue Sapphire, Sodalite, Opal and Blue Tourmaline. The Bach Flower remedy one can resort to are Crab APPLE, Walnut, Vine. The affirmation “I am open to new ideas, I release all impediments that stand in the way of my development”. Using the bhij mantra OM in meditation also helps balance this chakra.