Crystals For Meditation

Crystals for Meditation

Meditation

Seeking Inner Peace

Meditation is often a little understood and even less practiced act of complete calming, understanding, and relaxation. We believe the reason most people do not meditate is because they either do not know how or cannot seem to achieve the deep meditative state they seek. In today’s busy and often stressful life, meditation can act as a soothing and calming act. It can help you find deeper meaning and understanding to your spirit and psyche. Even 15 minutes a day of meditation can help you overcome stress and find the inner peace you desire. Stress is also very bad for our physical body and proper meditation has been proven to alleviate stress and symptoms associated with it. If you are seeking to find an aid in meditation, there is nothing more powerful than crystals. Just holding the right ones in your hands while your meditate can make a world of difference.

Much like pure white, silver is the color of the moon, the feminine, the night, introspection, the cyclic nature of life, coolness, stillness, magic, and ambiguity. Silver is a mirror, a reflection, and a path to the inner consciousness. Silver is a priestess to gold’s high priest. It is gray, but a reflective gray. It is lonely, altruistic, and aloof. It is a mystery. Silver crystals find patterns and the inner meanings of events. Use silver crystals and minerals for quiet meditation, finding your real purpose in life, and calm reflection on life’s meanings.

Use Silver Crystals

Silver Crystals

Silver Symbol

Silver Crystals Bring You Purpose, Magic, and Stillness

Hematite is a calming stone for the mind and a stone for success in legal disputes. It is a memory enhancer and an aid to clarity of thought and control of stress. These magnetic ones are also just fun to hold and play with to calm down after a stressful day. Hematite was used by the ancient Egyptians as an amulet of protection against madness. It is sometimes called "the lawyer's stone" believed to bring favorable judgments to the wearer involved in a court case. This belief dates to the Babylonian author Azchalias that wrote that the stone would aid in petitions to the King and victorious in lawsuits. Hematite is an excellent stone to bring about self-control and balance the body, mind, and spirit. It is also a calming stone useful in meditation. It can boost self-esteem and enhance memory and clarity of thought.

Sphalerite is a mineral of strength, vitality and grounding. It is used to balance and ground the higher chakras with the lower chakra energies. It is an Enhancer Mirror stone. Enhancers are the “building block” crystals. Their internal structure of blocks builds up perfect crystal lattices that can help us focus our efforts to build on our successes and enhance our lives. Mirror crystals are excellent aids in knowing yourself, as they help reveal things that you consciously didn’t realize. They reflect you as you are, not as you normally see yourself. They reveal that which is hidden. They help strip away pretensions, reveal truths, and give you the ability to see things as they really are. They help you to avoid being deceived by appearances. Mirrors are particularly useful as self-help crystals. Often the first step in self-improvement is to understand how you got to where you are. We need to learn about ourselves before we can make meaningful change. The Mirror crystals are perfectly suited to help you with your efforts to really know yourself and your desires better. They make excellent meditation crystals.

Hematite

Hematite

Hematite is a traditional meditation stone. It has a significant calming effect allowing for astral travel and spirit world communications that so depend on a quiet and attuned mind.

Sphalerite

Sphalerite

Sphalerite has Metal energy. Use it to enhance any space that you use for concentration, gathering strength, or working with a group. Use it to bring the sharp power of concentration and diligence to areas of your home and life that are focused on assuring you are powerful in ways you need to be.

What Authors Say About Crystals

What Other Authors Say

Amethyst

Amethyst
Michael Gienger recommends Amethyst which is a spiritual gem steeped in lore and legend.

Amethyst as a meditation stone helps quiet the mind and is an aid to finding deeper inner peace and discovering the wisdom residing in ourselves.

 
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Apophyllite

Apophyllite
Robert Simmons advocates Apophyllite which is a talismans to use to attract and find a life-long mate.

Clear Apophyllite is purely a meditative tool, having few physical healing effectsother than infusing the aura and physical body with high-frequency light energy.

In Summary

Meditation is a state of deep relaxation and introspection that can be an invaluable tool for our lives. Often times we can get caught up in the stress and easily overwhelmed by the demands of everyday life. The stress can often cause damage to our minds and bodies, especially if it is prolonger over time. Meditation has been proven to reduce stress and bring a sense of calm and inner peace. When looking to enhance or deepen your meditative state, we suggest using silver colored crystals such as Hematite and Sphalerite. You can also try crystals other authors have recommended such as Amethyst and Apophyllite.

References

Stones of the New Consciousness

Stones of the New Consciousness: Healing, Awakening and Co-creating with Crystals, Minerals and Gems
Stones of the New Consciousness
Simmons, Robert

(Berkely, CA:
(North Atlantic Books 2009)

Crystal Power, Crystal Healing

Crystal Power, Crystal Healing
Crystal Power, Crystal Healing
Gienger, Michael

(United Kingdom:
Blanford 1998)

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