Discover the magic of CRYSTALS...
Upala in Sanskrit means Jewel. Crystals, the "rocks" created by nature are amazing jewels to behold. These lustrous gems hold powerful energies and life force. If you are using a cell phone, computer or other electronic device, chances are there is a clear quartz crystal sitting in its operating system that allows your technology to work. It's no longer a myth that crystals have energy and that they vibrate at a high rate, supporting clocks, calculators, phone lines, credit cards and even lasers for microscopic surgeries.
CRYSTAL OF THE MONTH
This lovely blue crystals name come from the Latin word for heavenly. Celestite is believed to help attract Angels into your life. It is a high vibrating crystal but is also gentle enough to sooth. Providing serenity allows you to connect to the higher Chakra realms of your heart, third-eye and crown chakras. You can communicate directly and ask for Spiritual blessings using Celestite.
WHY work with CRYSTALS???
The "natural" state and the "natural" rhythm of the body is health. The body will continually try to bring your energy into perfect alignment. Working with crystals helps the body's energy centers to align and find it's natural rhythms, to restore it's highest energic qualities. Crystals are thought to be able to relieve and reduce stress, heal injuries whether emotional or physical, stimulate brain activity, protect, purify, cleanse and reconnect you to yourself and ground you in body and life.
Crystal LORE and LEGEND
For hundreds and thousands of years, crystals and gemstones and minerals have been used to heal or enhance physical manifestations. Royals have worn crystals throughout history in their crowns, in Jewelry and noblemen in their swords and garments.
In the Bible in the book of Samuel verse 22:6 says: "An Ephod was a sleeveless linen vest worn by priests. The high priest's ephod was brightly colored and had a breastplate with 12 GEMSTONES representing each tribe"
These were the 12 tribes of Israel. There is a debate about which stones were used depending on whether you read the Hebrew bible or the King James version, however, the point is that crystals are ANCIENT and are not a fad, despite the current tremendous popularity of their knowledge and usage. The following gemstones used were associated with the 12 tribes: Carnelian, Chrysolite, Emerald, Turquois, Sapphire, Amethyst, Agate, Beryl, Lapis Lazuli, Jasper, Onyx, Diamond.
Other crystals mentioned throughout biblical text are:
Carbunkel, Chalcedony, Chodchod, Chrysophrasus, Coral, Crystal, Diamond, Jacinth, Jasper, Lingurus, Onyx, Sardonyx, Pearl, Ruby, Topaz.
The ancient Egyptians use crystals for protection and health. They even buried people with a piece of quartz crystal on their four head to help guide them into the afterlife. Dancers wore rubies in their bellybuttons to enhance their sexuality. Pharoah's carried Zink cylinder and A copper cylinder filled with quartz to balance their ka and bad energy which is the same thing as Yin and yang today. Clear quartz in Japan was believed to symbolize the heart of a dragon which symbolized wisdom and power. The Ancient Greeks rubbed themselves with gemstones and wore a cross with Hemetite before going into battle, believing it would make them Invincible. Romans use crystals in medical treatment to attract these they desired and to provide protection and support during a battle.