Metaphysical Properties of Lapis Lazuli
This crystal is very powerful in its vibration and alignment to the energies of the mind and mental clarity and acumen. It is closely connected to the faculties of speech and thinking, making it an excellent stone for business entrepreneurs, philosophers, psychologists and journalists. It was once referred to as the Teaching Stone as it has the ability to stimulate the intellect and to facilitate the learning of new ideas and concepts.
Lapis lazuli is also a Stone of Truth and it encourages honesty in all areas of life, including communication in both verbal and written forms. Use lapis lazuli to encourage deep communication and to help you to cut thought he surface small talk in an important conversation.
It is also a stone of friendship, bringing harmony and compassion into relationships of all kinds. Many people find that it is helpful in their workplace relationships as it has the ability to calm over excited tempers and to bring about meaningful conversations and solutions to problems without undue confrontation.
Writers and inventors find the resonance of lapis lazuli can amplify their creativity and imagination, whilst those who are faced with more practical problems, such as engineers, benefit from its ability to focus the mind and clear away extraneous information.
Feng Shui and Lapis Lazuli
The deep blue tones of lapis lazuli make it inevitable that it will be aligned with Water Energy in terms of feng shui. It should be placed in the north area of the home or workplace in order to facilitate the steady, smooth flow of energies surrounding career of life path choices. The water element brings the power of regeneration into the home, and also represents the never ending cycle of life. Use lapis lazuli in areas where you are working on new beginnings or projects.
Lapis Lazuli to Enhance Spiritual Awareness
Lapis lazuli carries strong resonances with the Third Eye and Throat Chakras in the etheric body. It is the stone to use when exploring the psychic potential of your mind and to gently open the Third Eye in order to access the wisdom and messages that come through from other worldly beings. If you wish to develop your own psychic abilities, use lapis lazuli on your Brow during meditation and call upon the Archangels Michael and Zadkiel. You may also call upon your spirit guides using lapis lazuli to amplify the connection. When you place lapis lazuli over your Third Eye you begin to expand your awareness of your intuition and learn to trust your gut feelings. Lapis lazuli is an excellent stone to choose when doing dream work as it provides a connection with dream forces that may be available to you in an altered state of consciousness. Use it at night for lucid dreaming experiences, and also as an aid to astral travel.
Lapis lazuli is an excellent protection stone and will recognize psychic attack if you empower your crystal to do so. It will automatically block any such negative energies and return them to the sender. This is especially useful if you have a general feeling of unease about another’s intentions towards you but cannot quite discern its nature. Allow Lapis lazuli to do this for you.
Healing Energy of Lapis Lazuli
Lapis lazuli is beneficial for all disorders of the throat, larynx and vocal cords. It also helps to regulate the thyroid, the endocrine system and the inner ear. This makes it a useful stone to use in cases of vertigo and dizziness arising from inner ear fluid imbalances. Lapis lazuli enhances blood circulation and improves cardiac rhythm and is also thought to help alleviate insomnia.
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