If you’re into alternative treatments, you might have heard of Ajna Light Therapy and wondered what it is. Well, we’re sharing the basics, how it works, and its benefits.
What is Ajna Light?
Created in 2014 by Guy Harriman, Ajna Light Therapy is an innovative treatment that uses powerful light-emitting diode (LED) lights flickering at programmed frequencies for the entrainment of brainwaves.
This easily and rapidly induces a range of states from lightly relaxed to a deep meditative state.
Typically, these frequencies vary between 1Hz to 50Hz.
Here are some usual frequencies used in the Ajna Light system:
Delta Waves (0.5Hz-4Hz)
These brainwaves, present in slow-wave sleep and bring about deep relaxation. They are also seen during non-dreaming restorative sleep. With delta waves, you may be able to tap into the subconscious mind. This state used in conjunction with hypnosis can be very beneficial in facilitating better sleep.
Theta Waves (4Hz-7Hz)
These neural oscillations may appear when you’re in deep meditation, drifting off to sleep, or dreaming while you sleep. Also, they are important for making memories, learning, and active movement. This is also an ideal state for working in hypnosis. Carla Chalah of Hemisphere Hypnotherapy uses the Ajna Light in hypnotherapy sessions to help facilitate deep change.
Alpha Waves (7Hz-13Hz)
Alpha waves are present during the brain’s resting state. They are the “in the now” waves. These brainwaves bring in a relaxed but focused mental state. This kind of state is great for heightening imagination, visualization, and concentration.
Beta waves (13Hz-30Hz)
While you’re awake, beta waves are present as you concentrate on the tasks at hand. These waves are associated with the logical mind and pineal gland stimulation. In turn, pineal activation may help open the third eye.
Some of the signs that your third eye is opening include a growing pressure in your head, foresight, mental clarity, empathy, and a heightened sense of self.
Did you know that ancient Greeks believed that pineal glands connected us to our thoughts? On the other hand, ancient Egyptians have high regard for the harmonization of opposites through the middle eye?
Meanwhile, Buddhist monks see the opening of the third eye as the moment of spiritual awakening.
Gamma (30Hz +)
Regarded as the fastest brain activity, gamma waves are for high-level cognitive function and consciousness. It’s very active when you focus on love, compassion, and ‘higher virtues.’
How does Ajna Light work?
When you go for an Ajna Light session, the therapist will help determine the light frequency you’d be comfortable with. You would then lie down with your eyes closed as the lights flicker. Interestingly the Ajna Light can also be experienced in a group.
You may experience a kaleidoscope of colors, shapes, or images.
As you lie down, the pulsating lights can help calm down brain activity. At the same time, they can re-energize your body and mind. Another wonderful modality for this purpose is crystal bed therapy. The Celluma can also be used in conjunction with the Ajna Light on specific areas of the body to help relieve pain.
What are the benefits of Ajna Light?
There are several wonderful benefits of Ajna Light therapy. As mentioned above, it’s effective for stress relief.
Moreover, it was developed to help stimulate the pineal gland and establish a personal connection to the universe. As you open your third eye, it can move you closer towards reaching spiritual enlightenment. Some have compared the experience to shamanic journeying with Ayahuasca.
Other notable benefits are encouraging creativity and stronger intuition. You will learn to listen to yourself and respond rather than react to situations. Lastly, this experience can make it easier for you to meditate.
So, have you ever tried Ajna light therapy?