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PostSubject: About Amethyst.   Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:11 am


Amethyst and Spiritualism.
For those who follow the Wicca, New Age or believe in the Spirit World, Crystals, Minerals, Rocks, Semi-Precious Stones and metals can have powers for Astral Travel, Aura Cleansing, Channeling, Cosmic Awareness, Crystal Healing, ESP, Meditation, Psychic Communication, Psychic Energy and Transcendental Meditation. They also believe a crystal can have crystal magic that gives it the ability to connect to spirits, spirit guides, spiritual energy and help with channeling spirits and increase cosmic awareness.

Amethyst and Transition
Amethyst has come to be known by many as a healing stone that helps to ease any difficulties in transition in any circumstance. Great healers have found that amethyst works to not only aide a journeying soul but also helps those who's soul yearn to achieve higher levels of spirituality. The crystal is said to transform energies from a lower vibration to a higher vibrational energy. It also transforms energy from a ordinary to a deeper level of consciousness. It has the capacity to awaken spirituality on all levels of social, emotional, intellectual and physical consciousness. Amethyst aides it's carrier (stone, crystal, power jewelry) find more easily a common ground in unsure decisions. The violet color is reminiscent of that of the sky at dusk and the passage of one reality to another. It aides those who have lost a loved one in accepting the passage and healing that death and rebirth bring.

Amethyst and Spiritual Healing
The importance of spiritual awareness is a characteristic known to be brought out and enhanced by amethyst. The acknowledgement of this type of realization is crucial to spiritual healing and meditation. Amethyst also acts as a protector in its reversion of negative energy. It has been said to protect against manipulative situations by helping to provide a more in depth perspective and opening the spirit's eye to higher connectivity with that outside of concrete reason. Not only is amethyst a crucial resource for meditation, it is also a calming and enabling agent in sleep and rest in times of physical and spiritual exhaust. As a healing crystal and in elixir and healing jewelry form, it acts as a balancing and aligning agent for disrupted spiritual energies.

Amethyst and Peace
By many spiritualists revere amethyst as a stone of peace. It has long been a symbol of many religious for peace, purity and unification. It has been noted as containing a peace that was known before birth. It has been used often in meditation because of it's ability to help it's carrier to maintain a peaceful serenity. Those who suffer from insomnia, addiction and low self esteem have often been recommended this stone for it's tranquility and protective characteristics. It calms the mind and spiritually awakens those who seek enlightenment. As it pacifies that which is agitated within the self it also allows for acquiring more expansive states of realization.

Vibrations of Amethyst
As mentioned above it is a characteristic of amethyst to transform energies of low vibrational energy to those of higher potency, it also reacts and is sensitive to certain vibrational numbers. Although multiples of 3 have related characteristics amethyst is said to have the vibrational character of #3, #6 and #33.

Amethyst and Symbolism.
For those involved with crystal healing, vibrations, chakra, numerology, spiritualism, psychic, supernatural, the New Age and astrological signs, mother of pearl, gemstones, gems, minerals and birthstones, such as Amethyst, are often associated and assigned to months, astrological and other conventional signs, but it seems that within these associations there can be confusion as to which source is correct. In this page you will find various signs and symbols to which amethyst relates. It is an important Astrological symbol in Ayurvedic Astrology, Twelve Tribes of Israel, mining and Spirit. Amethyst's popularity along with its healing and figurative characteristics have allowed it to also be affiliated with certain seasons, colors, religious figures and more! It even has been known as a gift and symbol for 4th and 6th year anniversaries (especially marriage). Others Pray with it.

Amethyst and Astrological Symbols and Signs (Zodiac)
Amethyst, along with other gems, has served as both a birthstone and a lucky charm to those who follow the star signs and spirit guide. It prevails as the birthstone for Sagittarius (November 22- December 21) along with sapphire. Sagittarius has always been known as a free spirit and can be, at times, wild yet always wanting to explore. Amethyst is Sagittarius' aide in the search for new unexplored territories and also helps to pacify the wild ways when they get out of hand. Amethyst has also been accredited as a birthstone for Aquarius (January 20- February 18) due to its traditional standing as February's birthstone. Those who fall under Aquarius are typically very "humanly" with a goal to always understand and amethyst guides those of this sign to opening up to that which is mystical, psychic, supernatural and beyond knowledge. By the same reason of its traditional standing as February's birthstone, amethyst is also accredited as a birthstone for Pisces (February 19- March 20), but it is more commonly recognized as Pisces' lucky charm. Pisces embraces amethyst because of their tendency to skip from one level to the next and to go from one extreme to the other without any type of transition and amethyst, being a great crystal of easing and soothing transition, is the perfect charm.

Amethyst as a Birthstone
Within the mystical New Age movement and within popular culture, amethyst birthstone is recognized as the birthstone for February. This association has also carried over into Modern, Traditional, Hindu Astrology, and Ayurvedic systems of birthstone and month classification. Purple Amethyst, adorned as jewelry (necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets, etc.) or carried in stone or crystal form, has been known to bring tranquility and stability to its wearer. It has also been known to possess great healing powers.

Amethyst Day, Hour and Color
It is a little known fact that amethyst is related to a specific day, time and to color. This purple stone is the official crystal or gem for Wednesday. It has also been known as the gem most representative of the 8:00 am hour. The color amethyst represents is the color purple, which is also the color for February. They have been mining it and metallics for this purpose for centuries.

Amethyst and Religious Association
In religion, Amethyst is also an affiliate of one of the Twelve Tribes of Israel, one of the Twelve Apostles and one of the Angels. Because man has been mining Amethyst for a very long time, the classification of Tribal stones has been translated and the stones represented have been appointed through their modern name. The Tribe that is linked to amethyst is the tribe of Dan. The stone was said to be proclaimed stone of the families that flourished from this tribe. The Apostle Matthias and the Guardian Angel Adnachiel spirit are also coupled with and symbolized by amethyst.

Amethyst and Healing.

Mental Healing
Amethyst as a healing stone contains sobering and calming qualities which allow this stone to be commonly associated with peace. Amethyst is known to calm and protect the mind. It soothes those who have engaged in constant rigorous mental activity. It has been deemed "nature's tranquilizer" by many healers because of it's effectiveness in relaxing not only the mind but also the nervous system. Those who wear amethyst jewelry and who have been recommended to wear this stone for healing purposes have done so because of its tranquil qualities and it's ability reduce negativity and alleviate anxiety.

Besides being a stone of tranquility and repose, amethyst is also known to enhance mental strength, stability, and vigor. It also is protective in averting the mind from psychic attacks and transforming negative energy in to that of positive and tranquil tenacity. It is also used to bring understanding of all that is transitional, especially death and rebirth. It can provide security and peace of mind (along with understanding) when a loved one is lost or reborn. It is said to also have a relieving effect on stress, grief, depression, emotional despair and ineffective communication.

Amethyst and the Chakras
Amethyst has identified as a crystal that functions favorably in clearing certain types of blockage and in aligning the Chakras. By transforming energies on all levels amethyst also has the ability to balance and stabilize energies located within certain Chakra areas. Amethyst is related to and found to heal and align ailments of the the 6th and 7th Chakras, which are the Third Eye or Brow (6th) and the Crown (7th).

Amethyst aides the 6th Chakra, Third Eye, by opening and heighten awareness, both spiritual and psychic. Its calming qualities help to awaken and ease stress in this area. It helps to also heighten perspective and allows development of strong introspection (inner-self view). Amethyst is used to also increase intuition and psychic development. The Third Eye is the energy center for all levels of consciousness for which amethyst aides the in the transition from a normal state of consciousness to a deeper awareness.

The 7th Chakra, or the Crown controls the energies used in any mental activity. Amethyst helps to relieve strain or tension in this area. It is considered a helpful aide in meditation and in the facilitation of psychic visual enhancement. It is used on the Crown to allow past life recall to emerge. It's tranquil sobering effect allows those who are energetic to relax. It also is a cure for insomnia and nightmares and makes the intuition sensitive to understanding that outside of scientific reasoning.

Physical Healing
Along with the many mental benefits of amethyst healing, there are also many physical afflictions for which the healing powers of amethyst are a remedy. As an elixir (solution as a medicinal substance) amethyst can be used to treat toothaches, skeletal discomforts, posture and other bone and joint-related sicknesses (like arthritis). In elixir form amethyst also cures problems within the stomach and digestive tract, the heart and hearing disorders. It has been known to treat various types of blood disease and balancing blood sugar. Amethyst as a healing stone or crystal is used to treat and heal problems involving the central nervous system. Amethyst is a treatment for both convulsions and neuralgia.

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