The 6th chakra, Third Eye, is the powerful center of intuition that leads you to an inner knowledge that will guide you if you let it. An open Third Eye can enable clairvoyance, telepathy, lucid dreaming, expanded imagination, and visualization. Imbalance can manifest as feeling stuck in the daily grind without being able to set a vision for yourself, lack of clarity, indulgence in psychic fantasies, or rejection of the spiritual.
The Third Eye chakra is associated with the following psychological and behavioral characteristics:
The Third Eye chakra is an instrument to perceive the more subtle qualities of reality. It goes beyond the more physical senses into the realm of subtle energies. Activating the vision of this chakra is like seeing with your eyes closed, opening up to an intuitive sensibility and inner perception. It connects us with a different way of seeing and perceiving - the Third Eye chakra’s images are often hard to describe verbally. It puts us in touch with the ineffable and the intangible more closely.
When the Third Eye chakra has an imbalance, it can manifest as:
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