The Sahasrara Chakra or better known as the Crown Chakra is the last of the seven primary Chakras in Hindu Tantric thought. Translated in Sanskrit as “thousand petaled lotus”.
The Sahasrara Chakra is a purely philosophical concept of yourself. It is the realization of being completely obsolete and what it truly means. It has no substance, it is above all experience, it is called Nirvana. Nirvana is just the feeling of being quenched or a flame being blown out, completeness or satisfaction. When one is complete with the world and has nothing else to prove only then can one reach a balanced Crown Chakra. We are accessing our supramental consciousness, our consciousness that is well above our normal thought, this is a form of pure consciousness. The Sahasrara Chakra is the origin of all other chakras, tapping into this energy represents a form of married life, between you and the Self. An understanding that there is no separation between you and the Self (Soul, God within). The pure consciousness of you is conceptual, meaning it is abstract, meaning it only exists as an idea, the pure You is not real at all.
“Intuition does not denote something contrary to reason, but something outside of the province of reason.”
“Intuition (is) perception via the unconscious.”
— Carl Jung
The Crown Chakra is located on the top of our head is our direct connection to the collective unconscious. Every thought, idea, concept exists within the collective unconscious. The Crown Chakra is the channel to this unconscious information without effort. It gives us access to higher states of consciousness and we open up to our perceptions beyond our personal line of sight and vision.
If the Ajna Chakra is the marriage or the union of the Soul and the Self then the Sahasrara Chakra is the actual marriage life, how we proceed as a whole person. We begin to understand ourselves as a whole person, not as a slave to this physical life. It does not mean we withdraw from physical life, it means we enjoy physical life fully, as God in Man.
The Ego is removed from the Inner World and our unconscious motivators. Once we elevate our consciousness from the Ego, we have an objective view of ourselves and what motivates us. We remove the destructive motivators and enhance that which is within us that makes us enjoy life. Up until this point, one may feel as though we want to change but there is something inside of us that does not want to change. That is the Ego, the Ego does not have any consciousness outside of the outer world and it is fixated on building sandcastles in a rainstorm. In the Crown Chakra, we are fixated on our inner world and being completely in the moment. As we discussed the outer world is completely illusionary and conceptual, no different from the inner world. This world is made for us to create it how we see fit, the creation of the world begins with the inside and ends on the inside. If we are preoccupied with the outer world, then we are at the mercy of external events. When we live in the inner world, Crown Chakra, we are at the mercy of our personal perception, and we also realize that we are in control of that perception.