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Sodalite is a Enhancer Filter Crystal. Enhancers are minerals and crystals with internal crystal lattices of perfect cubic symmetry and internal harmony. They can focus and enhance our energy on the feelings of improvements we desire and help turn them to the thoughts that will produce the actions we need to improve.
Sodalite with its earth power of a Filter, is used to keep negative energy away from us. When we want help to see the best in others, to give others the benefit of the doubt, to see the good side of something, use a Sodalite.
It is too easy in life to see the glass half empty, the child as a poor student, or the spouse as a slob. Filters, like Sodalite, help us see the glass half full, the child as a loving, well-meaning young lady, and the spouse as an excellent provider, devoted to his family.
Dark Sodalite is for enhancing respect and compassion in ourselves. Dark blue crystals teach us humanity, discretion, and honor. They help us act more charitably, and focus our efforts on service to others. They teach us grace, sensitivity to the needs of others, and tenderness in our dealings.
The Indigo color of this sodalite s the color of virtue and maturity. It is the color of the true birthstone of those born in midwinter (January 20–February 18). Indigo colored crystals are rare and valuable. They combine the intuition of the violet ray with the trust of the pure blue ray. Indigo colored Sodalite is an excellent natural birthstones for those born in midwinter. Try one and see.
Indigo Sodalite is associated with the Throat Chakra. The throat chakra is the voice of the body. It is a pressure valve that allows the energy from the other chakra to be expressed. If it is out of balance or blocked it can affect the health of the other chakras.
When it is in balance we can express what we think and what we feel. We can communicate our ideas, beliefs, and emotions. When the throat chakra is in balance and open, we can bring our personal truth out into the world.
Sodalite is associated with the planets Neptune and Venus as well as primarily with SAGITTARIUS (21 Nov - 21 Dec), Wikipedia tells us that as the ninth sign in the zodiac, Sagittarius is associated with the astrological 9th house, which is associated with natural Sagittarius matters - foreign travel and foreign countries and cultures, religion, the law and higher education, all things which seek to expand one's experience, freedom, journeys.
Sodalite brings us Water Energy. Water energy is traditionally associated with the North area of a home or room. It is associated with the Career and Life Path area. Its flowing energy will assure a balance of energy as your life unfolds and flows. To keep your life moving forward towards your goals use the water elements energy. (In some modern feng shui approaches Blue is associated with Earth Energy, see Feng Shui explanation page.)
Other practitioners report that Sodalite is a stone of intellect and insight. In The Book of Stone, Robert Simmons agrees, noting Sodalite increases one's natural intuition. Nahsha Ashian in the same book tells us it is a stone for deep intellectual journeys. In Love is in the Earth, Melody teaches us that Sodalite is a stone of fellowship, solidarity and commonality of purpose. In Crystals Color and Chakra, we learn that Sodalite promotes understanding of difficult concepts.