Sahasrara Chakra: Crown Center

December 24, 2013    BY Sandra Anderson

Sahasrara chakra is beyond the manifest world. Located at the crown of the head, it connects us with divine, or universal, consciousness. Sahasrara means “thousand-petaled,” indicating infinity. We gain access to sahasrara through practice that helps us reframe the “I,” or our sense of identity, so that we begin to connect with something beyond our personal boundaries and understanding. Sandy explains that meditation is the key practice for this, and that our body is the vehicle through which the process of connecting with the infinite happens.

Sandra Anderson
For over 20 years Sandra Anderson has shared her extensive experience in yoga theory and practice with students from all over the world. A senior faculty member and resident at the Himalayan Institute, her teaching reflects access to the living oral tradition, and the embodied experience of 30 years of dedicated practice. With a background in the natural sciences and interest in classical Sanskrit, along with frequent pilgrimages to India, Sandy has a rare capacity to eloquently convey the... Read more>>