Login - Create Account
home

Going OM
Posted by Erin to Articles
As philosophies and practices tied to Buddhism grow in western culture, we're seeing influences everywhere- yoga studios in every strip mall, malas and mala-inspired designs in costume jewelry, and accessories designed to target or balance chakras.
We want to make design as easy as possible for our customers, so we've added a "chakra" section to our site. Each section includes some of the stones commonly associated with each of the seven chakras, as well as one for the oh-so-unifying quartz. We've tried to be thorough, and since there are as many opinions on the "right" stones for chakra work as there are people in Manhattan, we might be receiving some educational emails. (Feel free to send those to [email protected])
Some of you have chosen stones based on spiritual properties for decades, others are newer to the idea, and some of you aren't really into any of it. I was going to carefully educate you on the intricacies of stones and chakras. Then, I realized if you care you already know, and if you don't care you, well, you don't care.

Instead of a dissertation, I volunteered to show you how the energy of chakra-enhancing stones helps me in my daily work at Dakota Stones.

For example, here's how I prepared to write this blog: I opened my throat chakra with 14 strands of kyanite. (Go big or go home, right?) Then, I adorned my wrist with seven strands of beads, one for each chakra. I also grabbed a large chunk of quartz to unify all that power.

Step One:
A brief yoga practice to get my creative energy flowing. Please take a moment to appreciate me for the yogi and spiritual guru I am.


Step Two:
After one pose, it's time to meditate and wait for inspiration to flow through me.


Step Three:
Savasana. My savasana is a two-hour practice performed on a couch. It's like a spiritual siesta. During this time, I surround myself with more stones to open my throat chakra and free my voice.


Step Four:
Find some organic vegan lunch food and get to work.


                                                                       Namaste,
                                                                                        Erin, Dakota Stones
Leave a comment below
reb Date 8/29/2016
Love your blog! Great humor and even inspiring! The kyanite necklace is stunning.
 
Add Comment
Name 
Email 
Body 
 

 New Tech = New Cut | ds 3mm Bicones
 Hand Selection, New Technology & Design | dsChina Trip 2018
 Spring(Vernal) Equinox and its connection to stones.
 New dZi style beads! What are they exactly?
 The Story of Our North American Turquoise
 Purple Turquoise is back! But it wasn't easy...
 Gobi Desert Beads
 Mining the Facts: Beryl
 TUCSON 2019
 Muonionalusta Meteorites
 PANTONE 2019 COLOR SWATCHES
 Neutral Colors: The Perfect Base for Your Design
 Cut for the Japanese Market: RARE Black Eye Agate
 The Only Branded Line of Gemstone Beads
 Mining the Facts: Blue Chalcedony
 Rare Find: Purple Fluorite & Green Fluorite Quartz
 From Diamond to Rough: A Guide to Stone Cuts
 Mining the Facts: Stones from Madagascar
 Manufacturing Large Hole Beads
 Large Hole & Leather Bracelet
Free Shipping Inspiration FAQs About Us Contact Privacy Policy