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Gemstones for Meditation

While all gemstones can be useful in meditation, these in particular help you access the mind-state of open, expansive, nonjudgmental awareness called mindfulness. In turn, mindfulness helps reveal the subtle thought patterns, beliefs, and mental habits that influence your perceptions and organize your experience. This process of meditation expands your awareness and empowers you to make changes.
Amazonite Meaning

Amazonite

Amazonite helps to harmonize apparently different motivations and interests by bringing the truth to light without emotionality, and allowing one to see another point of view. It facilitates this process both between people, and within an individual psyche. Therefore it is good for meditation and inner work to clarify inner conflicts and confusion and integrate the self.

Amethyst Meaning

Amethyst

Amethyst is a powerhouse stone. It vibrates at a high frequency, creating a bubble of spiritual protection against negative energy. It awakens higher consciousness, assists in wise decision-making free of emotional confusion, and facilitates meditation and intuition.

Green Amethyst Meaning

Green Amethyst

Prasiolite (also known as green amethyst) acts as a bridge between the solar plexus chakra (seat of the will), the heart chakra, and the third eye and crown chakras. This makes it ideal for integrating the body, mind, and spirit into an integrated whole.

Howlite Meaning

Howlite

Howlite is calming because it encourages you to “live and let live”, letting go of attachments that are causing stress and encouraging you to enjoy your life as it is without worrying about what others are doing. This in turn promotes true rest, which is why it is known for helping with insomnia.

Iolite Meaning

Iolite

Iolite supports and facilitates inner vision, including shamanic journeying. It serves as a bridge between the rational mind and non-rational energies such as the heart, intuition, the depths of your unconscious, and your soul. Through this blending it helps you understand and release issues from the past, including past lives, and brings forth your innate creativity.

Kyanite Meaning

Kyanite

Different colors of kyanite have unique properties. Blue is the most common, and is a stone that enables communication and energy transfer mind-to-mind, between the conscious mind and the dreaming mind (creating lucid dreams), and between the physical and astral body. It creates pathways that heal by bridging blocks and aiding communication between disparate parts of the self, or between people.

Moldavite Meaning

Moldavite

Moldavite is quite popular in metaphysical circles and is well-known as a stone of spiritual awakening and an accelerant of personal evolution. As a green stone it is most active with the heart chakra, but the power of this stone can act on and open all chakras and enhance any spiritual pursuit.

Moonstone Meaning

Moonstone

Moonstone is a stone of feminine power and mystery. It assists in journeying inwardly and finding hidden truths in our unconscious and in past lives. It enhances intuition and encourages the wisdom and patience to trust Divine timing.

Quartz Meaning

Quartz

Clear quartz is the most useful and versatile of gemstones for metaphysical work. It has the unique property of being “programmable”, meaning you can infuse it with your intention and then it will amplify it, working on your behalf to manifest it in the world. It also acts to amplify the energies of any other stone you are working with.

Rainbow Obsidian Meaning

Rainbow Obsidian

Rainbow Obsidian helps one take the journey to the root cause of emotional distress in order to resolve it. It acts by being a bridge to bring Light into wounded and dark places, allowing them to heal. Like black obsidian, it also clears and purifies the aura.

Selenite Meaning

Selenite

Selenite is best known for being a clearing & purification crystal. It can be used to clear the aura from negativity or stuck energy, and to clear crystals by placing them on top of a flat piece of selenite.

Serpentine Meaning

Serpentine

Serpentine connects with the resonance and vibration of the natural world, helping you embody your true nature. It supports transformation and shedding old habits & patterns so you can live your best life.

Sodalite Meaning

Sodalite

Sodalite stimulates the mind and consciousness to create enhanced intuition, creativity, and powers of analysis and observation. It can enhance the ability to be an objective witness of your internal processes, therefore assisting in meditation and inner journeying. It can be a guide in looking deeply inside to discover where you are on your life’s path and where you need to go.


Disclaimer: Gemstone and Crystal Properties and Spiritual Gemstone Meanings listed here are not a substitute for medical care. If you have a physical or mental illness, please see a doctor or mental health professional.