BALANCE 9: "Crystal cave - Heart within the Heart"
Shakes Together As: Deep Turquoise
Tarot Card: The Hermit
I Ching Sign: # 9, "The Taming Power of the Small" Wind above, Heaven below
Main Theme: The individual search for truth.
Dominant Characteristics: A very creative person. Is in contact with ones own inner voice. Discovers the hidden secrets of life through the inner journey. A person who possesses the ability to speak from a universal perspective and, therefore, a person who can reach many. Can share ones own feelings easily.
Possible Challenge Aspects: Possesses a strong tendency for self-deception and for lying and deceit when it comes to others. Is jealous and tends to gossip. Is unaware of all these weaknesses.
Spiritual Level: May help the user find the way out of limbo. Can help to develop a feeling of oneness and connectedness to all that is. Promotes the process of going within and learning to trust the voice of the heart. This "transcendental heart" (ananda kanda) bottle represents progress and evolution of the true self and the process of individuation. Blue and green make turquoise. This represents the mind and body in its soul form - balanced in harmony with the blue of peace that comes with the realization of the higher self as opposed to the turmoil of growth when it is "just physical". It symbolizes transcendence of the heart through the old emotional ties being released and the new coming in. It also reflects communication of the transcendental heart.
Mental Level: Brings awareness by connecting the thinking and the feeling. Helps to find a new direction, especially concerning communication.
Emotional Level: Can help a person in situations of strong jealousy, idealized love, old emotional entanglements and loneliness.
Where to Apply the Substance: Around the entire chest area.
Affirmation: Truth unfolds as I listen to my inner voice.