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A J N A
6. The sixth chakra, Ajna chakra, is located in the middle of the forehead, in between the brows.
C H A K R A
It also bears the names The Third Eye or Shiva's Eye and it represents the superior mental consciousness that favors the direct perception over the invisible worlds, and the direct perception of the subtle aspects of manifestation.
In its harmonious aspect, Ajna chakra gives great mental insight, self-control, clairvoyance, superior intuition, and extrasensorial perception.
On a physical level, it coordinates the activity of the pituitary gland and of the small brain. The hypophysis has a vital role in organism, in the sense that together with the hypothalamus they act as the command system of all other endocrine glands.
Consequently, Ajna chakra has a vital role not only in the spiritual awakening of a person, but also in the chemistry of the body.
"The person who concentrates intensely on this chakra gradually destroys all negative effects of his past actions, from this life and from the previous lives. He obtains the eight great paranormal capacities and the thirty-two minor ones." (Swami Shivananda)