Ajna

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Ajna (आज्ञा, IAST:, ), guru chakra or third-eye chakra, is the sixth primary chakra in the body according to Hindu tradition.wikipedia
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Third eye

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While a person's two eyes see the physical world, the third eye is believed to reveal insights about the future.
In Dharmic spiritual traditions from India, the third eye refers to the ajna (or brow) chakra.

Sahasrara

crown chakraSahasrara ChakraBrahmarandhra
Ajna is described as a transparent lotus flower with two white petals, said to represent the nadis (psychic channels) Ida and Pingala, which meet the central Sushumna nadi before rising to the crown chakra, Sahasrara.
Rising from Ajna, we have the Manas chakra on the forehead, which is closely associated with Ajna.

Bindi (decoration)

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The location makes it a sacred spot where Hindus apply a vermilion bindi to show reverence for it.
Bindi in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism is associated with ajna chakra, and Bindu is known as the third eye chakra.

Chakra

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Ajna (आज्ञा, IAST:, ), guru chakra or third-eye chakra, is the sixth primary chakra in the body according to Hindu tradition.

Trāṭaka

TratakaTratak
It is said to bring energy to the "third eye" (ājňā chakra) and promote various psychic abilities.

Pineal gland

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In the late 19th century Madame Blavatsky (who founded theosophy) identified the pineal gland with the Hindu concept of the third eye, or the Ajna chakra.

International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration

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Ajna (आज्ञा, IAST:, ), guru chakra or third-eye chakra, is the sixth primary chakra in the body according to Hindu tradition.

Hindus

HinduShrimantHindoos
Ajna (आज्ञा, IAST:, ), guru chakra or third-eye chakra, is the sixth primary chakra in the body according to Hindu tradition.

Subconscious

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In Hindu tradition, it signifies the subconscious mind, the direct link to the brahman.

Intuition

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The third eye chakra is said to connect people to their intuition, give them the ability to communicate with the world, or help them receive messages from the past and the future.

Communication

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The third eye chakra is said to connect people to their intuition, give them the ability to communicate with the world, or help them receive messages from the past and the future.

Sacred lotus in religious art

lotusPadmalotus flower
Ajna is described as a transparent lotus flower with two white petals, said to represent the nadis (psychic channels) Ida and Pingala, which meet the central Sushumna nadi before rising to the crown chakra, Sahasrara.

Nadi (yoga)

nadisnadisushumna
Ajna is described as a transparent lotus flower with two white petals, said to represent the nadis (psychic channels) Ida and Pingala, which meet the central Sushumna nadi before rising to the crown chakra, Sahasrara.

Shiva

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The letter "ham" is written in white on the left petal and represents Shiva, while the letter "ksham" is written in white on the right petal and represents Shakti. In some systems the deity Ardhanarishvara, a hermaphrodite form Shiva-Shakti, resides within the lingam and symbolizes the duality of subject and object.

Shakti

Adi ShaktiShakthiŚakti
The letter "ham" is written in white on the left petal and represents Shiva, while the letter "ksham" is written in white on the right petal and represents Shakti.

Fruit anatomy

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Inside the pericarp of the flower is the hakini Shakti.

Rosary

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It is depicted with a white moon, six faces, and six arms holding a book, a skull, a drum, and a rosary, while making the gestures associated with granting boons and dispelling fears.

Lingam

lingaShivalingaShiva Linga
The downward-pointing triangle above her contains a white lingam.

Ardhanarishvara

ArdhanariArdhanarisvaraArdhanarishwara
In some systems the deity Ardhanarishvara, a hermaphrodite form Shiva-Shakti, resides within the lingam and symbolizes the duality of subject and object.

Hermaphrodite

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In some systems the deity Ardhanarishvara, a hermaphrodite form Shiva-Shakti, resides within the lingam and symbolizes the duality of subject and object.

Om

AumPranava
The seed syllable of Ajna is Ksham and the more well known, Om, or "Pranava Om", which is believed to be the basic sound of the world and contains all other sounds.

Siddhi

siddhissupernormal powersAshta siddhi
Meditation upon Ajna supposedly grants siddhi, or occult powers, to quickly enter another body at will and to become omniscient.

Brahman

BrahmBrahmaBrahmam
The beholder of these powers realizes unity with Brahman, who has the ability to create, preserve, and destroy the three worlds.

Parietal eye

pineal eyethird eyepineal foramen
It is associated with the parietal eye of a juvenile bullfrog.

American bullfrog

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It is associated with the parietal eye of a juvenile bullfrog.