Blue Chakra, also known as Throat Chakra is a fifth energy center located in the middle of the neck.
The blue chakra is connected with your ability to express your authentic personality and communicate with other people without fear.
A healthy throat chakra will allow you to have an integrity, express yourself with authenticity and live according to principles of honesty, and truth.
Vishuddha is the Sanskrit word for a blue chakra and it means 'purification' since it is where higher spiritual energy is transmitted into the physical body.
As you might already know, each chakra is associated with a specific color. The primary color of the throat chakra is (light) blue, or turquoise.
In this post, we'll look at the meaning behind the throat chakra color and its importance for this energy center.
Let's get started!
What Is The Function of Blue Chakra?
To understand the symbolism of the blue chakra color, it is necessary to comprehend its role in our chakra system and energetic body.
Blue chakra enables you to process information received from other chakras and then communicate it authentically and respectfully to the rest of the world.
It offers you the truth, your life's purpose, and an endless supply of creativity.
It takes a lot of courage to express yourself authentically. Saying what you mean while remaining polite or diplomatic is a tricky balancing act.
Some of the main functions of throat chakra are:
- Authentic Self-Expression
- Body Language
Blue chakra also acts as a bridge between the heart and the mind and allows you to maintain a healthy balance between your feelings and thoughts.
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Blue Chakra Color Meaning
Blue symbolizes freedom, purity, loyalty, inspiration, clarity, confidence, and trust.
All of these attributes are crucial for your authentic and truthful verbal expression.
Blue is also a color of the spirit. It will help you meditate and pray more effectively.
Meditation will help you to speed up the process of purification, cleansing, and strengthening this energy center.
Visualizing a vivid blue color and focusing on the ether (space) element linked with this chakra can help you to relax throughout the meditation.
Blue is a cooling color in nature, and it is said to have a calming effect on the body and mind.
Anytime you speak and communicate with others, you will feel calmer, more serene, and balanced.
What Is The Symbolism of Blue?
Blue symbolizes both the healing properties of water and the strength of stormy oceans.
It is a symbol of devotion and faithfulness that divides bodies of land from one another.
While blue color brings up imagery of the sky and sea, it is also the color of bravery and commitment.
Blue represents calmness rather than intensity, and it is the color of stability and steadiness.
Other interpretations of the color blue include:
How Do You Unblock The Blue Chakra?
Blue chakra might get blocked when you don't think, speak, or live in harmony with your genuine, authentic self.
Inability to express oneself and a general sense of inadequacy are two of the most common symptoms of a throat chakra imbalance.
And that's why, when you become anxious or emotional, your neck constricts, and you feel a lump in your throat as you try to hold back your feelings.
When there is a blockage in the blue chakra, you may notice problems and health issues in your upper chest, head, neck, and shoulders.
To properly activate the fifth chakra, the body must first purify itself in the lower chakras.
Communication via sound is the first step towards transcending the constraints of the physical body.
Non-physical symptoms may also cause a block in your throat chakra. They include your emotions, feelings, thoughts, aura, and soul.
Let's have a quick look how at a few ways to restore the balance in blue chakra:
1. Use your own voice to heal by:
- Saying Mantras
2. Listening & Sound Therapy:
- Vocal toning
- Tuning Forks
- Singing Bowls
- And many other instruments
- I hear and speak the truth.
- The truth sets me free.
- I am open and honest in my communication.
- I live an authentic life.
- I am expressing myself with clear intent and confidence.
4. Yoga Poses:
- Cat Cow pose (Bitilasana Marjaryasana)
- Seated Cat Cow pose (Upavistha Bitilasana Marjaryasana)
- Fish pose (Matsyasana)
- Cobra pose (Bhujangasana)
- Baby Cobra pose (Ardha Bhujangasana)
- Puppy pose (Uttana Shishosana)
5. Neck Exercises:
- Upper Trapezius Stretch
- Levator Scapular Stretch
- Neck Rolls
- Neck Rotation
- Neck Stretches
6. Breathing Exercises:
- Breath of Fire
- Lions Breath
- Alternate Nostril Breathing
8. Gemstones & Crystals
Would you like to learn more about some of these amazing healing techniques?
We have created a comprehensive throat chakra healing guide on our blog [click here].
What Are Blue Chakra Crystals & Stones?
The throat chakra leading color is blue, thus the most effective stones to balance your fifth chakra are usually light blue or turquoise.
Let's a have a look at some of the best stones to balance your throat chakra and their colors:
- Typical colors: light blue, sky blue, blue, blue-green, gray-green.
- Helps with: self-expression, communication, physical injuries, leadership skills, stress and anxiety, depression, panic attacks.
This gorgeous stone will allow you to increase creative energy in your throat chakra. It activates and harmonizes the throat chakra to promote the articulation of one’s deepest knowledge. Turquoise can help you to overcome shyness and encourage you to express yourself with clarity.
- Typical colors: it comes in a variety of colors.
- Helps with: self-confidence, communication, mental clarity, stress and anxiety, public speaking, loyalty.
This soft, blue gemstone is considered to be one of the best communication stones. It will allow you to express your true feelings to others. It can also help you to think with more clarity and focus on what is most important.
Agate is helpful for self-analysis and uncovering invisible problems that could be conflicting with your well-being. It encourages self-acceptance and trust, as well as the expression of your own truth.
- Typical colors: light blue, blue, green-blue.
- Helps with: public speaking, self-confidence, courage, communication, meditation, mental clarity, stress and anxiety, good luck.
This sparkling, light blue stone can help you to overcome a fear of public speaking. Aquamarine activates the throat chakra to its original capacity to express the highest and most genuine truth.
It can help you to talk openly and without frustration in tough situations. For both men and women, aquamarine is also an empowerment stone.
4. Aqua Aura Quartz
- Typical colors: bright blue, sky blue.
- Helps with: communication, self-realization, focus, mental clarity, wealth and prosperity, spiritual awareness.
You will be enchanted by the shimmering glow when you first set your eyes on the beautiful aqua aura quartz.
Aqua Aura is known as a success stone as well as a stone of abundance. The aqua aura quartz will also assist you in understanding your own, authentic truth, and it will give you the courage to speak the truth.
- Typical colors: blue, cyan, blue-green, green, black-blue, brown, and rarely yellow.
- Helps with: communication, self-expression, listening, awareness, self-realization, stress and anxiety, creativity.
Chrysocolla is a teaching stone that encourages us to share our deepest wisdom so that others can learn from our experiences. This can be illustrated by listening lovingly to a friend and giving your insights or acting as a mentor to a student.
Chrysocolla is an excellent stone for those looking to develop themselves emotionally and spiritually.
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Blue Chakra Opening Symptoms
When you begin to live a genuine life, stick by your word with integrity, and express what you feel, your blue chakra will start to open.
When you eventually uncover your truth, you will see that you act as a catalyst to awaken others to their authenticity.
When the blue chakra is activated, you let go of your societal conditioning and awaken to your genuine human potential.
So, are you prepared to speak the truth and stand up for what you truly believe in?
Let us know in the comments, down below!