ATHENA - THE WARRIOR - Red Ray
With Cyclamen, Fuchsia, Geranium, Verbena, Ohia Lehua, Garnet and & Ruby essences.
GIFTS: DYNAMISM, LEADERSHIP, ACTION, FORETHOUGHT, WISDOM
Keywords: Rage, vigour, assertiveness, aggression, impulsiveness, motivation, action, practicality, enthusiasm, willpower, strategy, forethought.
Athena, the Greek warrior Goddess, is said to have emerged fully-armed from the head of her father, Zeus. Said to be the first to initiate battle strategy, she symbolises power with will and strategic action.
In Balance: Athena types are dynamic, cool-headed, logical, enthusiastic, single-minded and practical people of action. They are natural leaders, knowing no fear, who inspire great loyalty and solidarity.
Out of balance: They are aggressive, hot-headed, impulsive, wild, interfering, lacking in forethought and tact. They make unnecessary changes and offer advice where none is needed.
When to use: Essence promotes leadership qualities, such as dynamism, courage, motivation, wisdom and forethought. Use to enhance willpower, assertiveness and determination. It assists one in overcoming hardship and to conquer challenges. Essence alleviates apathy, impulsiveness, frustration, inappropriate aggression, bullying and hot-headedness. Also use it to increase enthusiasm, logic and common sense.
SHAKTI - SACRED ENERGY - Orange Ray
With Marigold, Impatiens, Wallflower, Amber, Citrine, Fire Agate, sunstone and Topaz essences.
GIFTS: SECURITY, CHARISMA, SELF-BELIEF, SUCCESS.
Keywords: Manifestation, charm, desire, security, self-confidence, self-destruction, success, fame.
Shakti, the wife of Shiva, is the Indian mother Goddess of force, power and energy. She embodies creation, energy, good fortune, protection, welfare and magic. Orange ray types’ foremost desire is to make a success of life, and to make their mark on the world.
In balance: These self-confident people epitomise the saying "good fortune shines on those who help themselves". Often multi-talented, they have an inbuilt desire to succeed at whatever they do, whether it is in business, money markets, sport or entertainment. They are goal-oriented, and through hard work, charisma, will power, determination and good fortune, they usually achieve their aims.
Out of balance: Having an inbuilt need for security, often exacerbated by a difficult childhood, these types are often prone to over-materialism. There is a propensity towards self-harm if their security or earning capabilities are seriously threatened. As strong competitors, they cope poorly with a loss of job, contract, relationship or business. They become irritable or sharp-tongued if continually thwarted.
When to Use: This essence promotes the recognition and use of one’s talents to the maximum potential. It’s for those wanting to be the best in what they do. It brings good fortune and instils confidence, congeniality, inner security and happiness, and helps in materialising goals. It overcomes limitations, neutralises neediness and poverty consciousness, curbs a sharp tongue, and eliminates destructive desires. Use it if your subconscious keeps manifesting your insecurities or fears, rather than your wishes.
AURORA - THE LIGHT BRINGER - Yellow Ray
With Daffodil, Hazel, Celandine, Heliodor, Iron Pyrites, and Yellow Sapphire essences.
GIFTS: INTEGRATION, INTELLECTUAL PROWESS.
Keywords: Intellect, order, originality of thought, criticism, frustration, light, joy, warmth, humour, intellectual prowess, integration, understanding.
Aurora is the Roman Goddess of the dawn, who brings light out of darkness, and order out of chaos, as she drives her brother Sol, the Sun God, across the sky in her horse-driven chariot, at the start of each day. Falling in love with many human men, Aurora had her favourite lover made immortal, but forgot to ask for the ageing process to be halted, so he eventually became so shrivelled she turned him into a cicada. The morning dew is said to be Aurora’s tears as she mourns the loss of one of her half-human sons, who died in battle. She represents union between different frequencies. The Aurora Borealis is a meeting of solar rays and the magnetic field of the earth. The human aura is formed as a result of a union between the spirit and the body. Aurora is the dawning of realisation within us that we are immortal spirits, experiencing a short sojourn in mortal vehicles.
In balance: These types are mercurial, open-minded and witty extroverts. They have sharp minds and good memories. They excel in psychology, invention, theorising, teaching, planning and organisation. Their originality of thought is acquired through their deep quest for knowledge on the inner and outer planes. They have a thirst for mental prowess, and need sunshine, warmth and intellectual company.
Out of balance: They become critical, irritable, bossy, scratchy, frustrated and discontented. They may develop digestive or skin problems if they have no outlet for intellectual expansion, live in a cold, sunless place, or work in a disordered environment, with disorganised or brainwashed people.
When to use: This essence invokes the golden ray of learning. It marries the energy of the mind with the will, to accomplish dreams and carry tasks to completion. Use this essence for inspiration, integration and assimilation of information, and for promoting mental clarity, logic and focus. Take it to promote optimism, memory recall, orderliness, research, planning abilities, practicality and humour. It attracts more light into the auric field, stimulates the intellect and dispels irritability, frustration and criticism.
DEMETER - HOPE - Green Ray
With Snowdrop, Hellebore, Ivy, Nicotiana, Plumeria, Thyme, Brazilianite, Green Tourmaline, Emerald and Peridot essences.
GIFTS: HOPE, BALANCE, EMPATHY.
Keywords: Empathy, nurturing, harmony, servitude, guilt, hopelessness.
Demeter, the Greek Goddess of the harvest, lost her daughter Persephone to Hades, God of the Underworld. In her deep depression she neglected the land, and all the crops died. Finally she found Persephone, but was only allowed to keep her for half of each year. The crops grew again until Persephone returned once again to the Underworld. Demeter symbolises duality, as in Summer and Winter, night and day, and good and evil. Green ray types seek harmony and balance in everything they do, and can often be found nurturing others over their difficulties with home cooked food and little treats.
In Balance: These types are comforting and nurturing souls, always providing hope and encouraging others not to give up. They are interested in nature, the healing arts and nutrition. They make good cooks, nurses, gardeners, masseurs and herbalists. They thrive best when they live in green airy or watery environments. They are happiest when they take regular outdoor exercise, and are surrounded by children, good food, love and friendship.
Out of balance: They become exhausted and ill through nurturing anyone and everyone but themselves. Then they experience guilt and a loss of self-worth, because they are unable to help anyone. They are very susceptible to emotional blackmail from family members, and often find themselves looking after sick parents as well as their own family, with sometimes a job to do as well. As they try to meet all others demands, they have no time for that "breathing space" for themselves, that these types really need. When they are exhausted they may become depressed, ill, lose hope, or gain weight by snacking or not eating properly.
When to use: Use this essence to restore hope, self-worth, emotional well-being and equilibrium. Use it to remove blocks to receiving, to increase empathy, nurturing skills, or to stimulate the mothering instinct. Use essence to encourage compromise and harmonious resolution in difficult situations, such as divorce or family problems. It stimulates an ability to say no, especially where one’s naturally helpful nature is abused. Use it to alleviate a feeling of guilt when needing to put one’s own welfare first.
VENUS - HEART SOOTHER - Magenta Ray
With Crab Apple, Frangipani, Rose, Rosebay Willowherb, Morganite, Petalite and Sugilite essences.
GIFTS: PEACE, LOVE, JOY.
Keywords: Peace, sensitivity, vulnerability.Venus is the Roman Goddess of love, beauty and sensuality.
Magenta ray people are the archetypal "flower power" types of the 1960s. Their greatest wish is to be loved. Being the world’s peacemakers, they are deeply sensitive, and hate traumatic emotions, discord, suffering or restrictive environments.
In balance: Venus men and women promote peace, beauty, joy and freedom in the world. They love to travel the world, and are often drawn to careers that promote theirs and others’ self-image and confidence. The Magenta ray woman walks with a sassy step, rolling her hips, and exuding self -confidence and sensuality in her floaty dress or figure-hugging jeans.
Out of balance: These types can mistake sexual desire for true love, in their deep need to be loved. They are emotionally fragile, vulnerable, mentally scattered, and are easily hurt in love. Relationship difficulties may lead to body image problems and a loss of self-respect. Regulations, officialdom, routine, office or factory work are deeply disagreeable to them. They may become ungrounded and spaced out through drugs or alcohol in their need to escape from heartache, limitations or heavy emotions.
When to Use: Use this essence to promote peace, joy, self-love and love for the world. Use it to bring an awareness of our connection to the ocean of cosmic love surrounding us. It instils self-esteem and an air of self-confident sassiness. Use it to improve a poor self-image, remove inhibitions, and bring acceptance of one’s body, especially at puberty, or where one feels the need to hide away one's perfectly acceptable body shape. Use it to alleviate vulnerability, heartbreak, feeling unclean, flightiness or over-sensitivity to others’ emotions.
HINA - THE SACRED MESSAGE - Turquoise Ray
With Forget-me-not, Corydalis, Hinahina, Hydrangea (blue), Chrysocolla, Larimar & Turquoise.
GIFTS: COMMUNICATION, ELOQUENCE.
Keywords: Communication, inspiration, truth, insight, intuition.
Hina is the beautiful butterfly goddess of the Pacific Islanders. She travelled over the rainbow to live in the Moon. She is the divine messenger who, with her inspiring speeches and ideas, brings wisdom and original thinking to human beings. Turquoise ray people are at the forefront of the Aquarian age of communication now as they promote dialogue on the inner and outer planes in the minds of others. They improve our understanding of life by eloquently expressing thoughts in words through song, journalism, television, radio and the internet. The pretty little white Hinahina blossoms are used in Hawaiian lei garlands to welcome visitors.
In balance: Turquoise ray people are inspirational, highly creative and extremely articulate, and are blessed with very sharp insight. They are often drawn to the stage, public speaking, singing, comedy, politics, preaching, communication technology or religious cults. When they are in balance they make some of the best chat show hosts, counsellors, religious leaders and politicians, as they inspire others, as well as being able to listen, question insightfully and offer sound advice.
Out of balance: Turquoise ray people can become sarcastic, sharp-tongued, spiteful and intolerant of other people’s views. Their foremost desire is to communicate their thoughts. If this is thwarted in some way, they may channel their need to speak though non-stop chatter or gossip, or develop into religious or political extremists. Or, they may suffer from speech impediments or retreat into a world of fantasy.
When to use: This essence promotes eloquence of speech and clear, truthful expression. Use it to overcome fears of performing in public. It enhances clear conveyance of one’s thoughts and insights, whilst avoiding tactlessness. It is helpful for those who find they are frequently misunderstood, or who have problems with getting their words out. This essence inspires original, creative and resourceful methods of presenting and distributing one’s communications. The Hina essence re-empowers women whose right to express their thoughts and opinions have been quashed by their culture, gender, family or spouses. Use it to improve the clarity of channelling, to increase intuition, to increase understanding of others and tolerance of their views, and to lessen judgement and prejudice.
KWAN YIN - EMPOWERMENT - Blue Ray
With Bluebell, Gentian, Geranium, Lobelia, Agate, Blue Jade, Lapis and Sapphire essences.
GIFTS: DIGNITY, MASTERY OF THE EMOTIONS, SELF-RESPECT, WISDOM.
Keywords: Authority, dignity, empowerment, self-respect, in control, integrity, duty, serenity, compassion, impetuosity, stubbornness, isolation.
Kwan Yin, the Chinese Goddess of healing, compassion and wisdom, is often painted riding on a dragon to represent mastery of the emotions.
In balance: Blue ray types are a "safe pair of hands". They stand in their own power, having an air of quiet dignity, poise and authority. Even as children they are calm, thoughtful, trustworthy and sensible. Blue ray types exude an air of calm authority and wisdom.
Out of balance: They may become bossy, controlling, rebellious, stubborn or crave attention if they are deliberately sidelined or left out. Or they may develop into taciturn, haughty or emotionless adults.
When to use: This essence promotes dignity, self-respect, inner serenity, patience, poise, wisdom, trustworthiness and discernment. It instils wisdom, and promotes the ability to stand firm in one’s beliefs, but dispels bossiness or stubbornness. It overcomes emotional extremes and neutralises over-whelming emotions, such as hate, lust, fear or jealousy. When stressed by the day’s problems, use it to calm emotions before sleep or meditation. It promotes understanding and compassion without being overwhelmed by sentimentality.
HATHOR - THE FLAME - Violet Ray
With Crocus, African Violet, Iris, Amethyst, Charoite, Iolite, Labradorite, Sugilite and Quartz.
GIFTS: INTUITION, TRANSFORMATION, AURA PROTECTION.
Keywords: Clairvoyance, transformation, protection, cleansing, intuition, diplomacy, trance, ritual dance, magic, aura strengthening.
The Egyptian Goddess Hathor is the mother, wife and daughter of Ra, the Sun God. As the archetypal shape-shifter and magician she represents mysticism, ritual and spiritual transformation. She reminds us of the true power of spirit hidden within the body. Hathor is represented as a snake on the Pharaoh’s crown, protecting him from his enemies and increasing his intuition. She wears a sistrum (rattle) on her headdress to protect those who are opening up their psychic portals as they channel, go into trance, or perform sacred dances or rituals. Certain dances, such as trance dance or belly dance, cause the natural opening of psychic centres within the body, so ancient tribes learned to protect their dancers from negative energies with rattles and drums.
In balance: Violet ray people promote spiritual consciousness expansion. They bring out the best in others, and are highly-principled, confident and wise decision-makers. Their intuitive advice is discerning, but always considerate. Many of these people are drawn to become mediums, oracle readers, psychics, healers or dowsers They find loud noise and emotional or environmental extremes distressing. They benefit from quiet time to collect their thoughts, and from regular chakra balance meditations to recharge their energies.
Out of balance: Being highly sensitive, they are easily stressed or irritated by environmental pollution or others’ negative emotions and criticism. They may nitpick, or develop anxieties, neuroses, allergies or escapist tendencies, and often feel they don’t belong here. New Age cults or living in isolation may appeal to them.
When to use: Use this essence for promoting spiritual awareness and acceptance of psychic talents. Use it for reducing others’ fear of psychic phenomena. Use the essence for unblocking the third eye, opening psychic centres, enhancing intuition, and for spiritual expansion. Use it for reducing over-sensitivity to discordant environments or people. Essence also cleanses and protects one from negative energies, and strengthens the subtle body boundaries during trance work, channelling, rituals or sacred dance.
BRIGID (HIGHER RAY) - TRANSFORMATION - Copper Ray
With Hazel, Honeysuckle, Dahlia, Yellow Ginger, Citrine, Copper, Carnelian, Cuprite, Herkimer Diamond, Rhyolite and Tourmalinated quartz essences.
GIFTS: RELEASING EMOTIONAL BLOCKS AND SELF-SABOTAGE, PAST LIFE CLEANSING.
Keywords: Releasing emotional blocks, ancestral patterns, energy shifts, cleansing.
Brigid is the Celtic Goddess of Spring (Imbolc), and of fire and water. She is often shown near a cauldron being heated by a fire. Brigid represents the sacred fire.The cauldron symbolises our physical being and our emotions are the water within the cauldron. With her sacred flame Brigid neutralises and releases trauma, emotional blocks and negative programming from our subtle bodies, the sacral chakra and its associated organs.
When to use: This Goddess essence brings the light of spirit into dark places, and dissipates, absorbs or clears negative energy and debris from the deepest levels of the subtle bodies. It dissolves destructive energies that have been brought forward from past lives, removing subconscious fears or negative expectations. It is excellent for helping to process the past and resolve the issues, no matter what the source of difficulty has been. Use it to heal the inner child, and to release fixations, superstitions, paranoia, narrow-minded cultural beliefs, bitter thoughts, childhood programming, or ancestral patterns of behaviour and fears. Use it to neutralise and release subconscious past life trauma, self-sabotage, repetitive fear-based habits and emotional energy blocks, especially where the emotional root cause, such as fear, guilt, hate or grief is affecting the lower organs of the body, such as the male or female reproductive organs, the large colon, the kidneys or the bladder. Brigid initiates change and helps one to move forward. Releasing emotional blocks helps to restore natural vitality and flexibility.
MARY (HIGHER RAY)- PURIFICTION - White Ray
With Gardenia, Jasmine, Yarrow, Etherium Gold, Opal and Danburite essences..
GIFTS: LIGHT, GRACE, BLISS, SACRED CLEANSING
Keywords: Spiritual expansion, awareness, bliss, light-work, grace, purification.
In all visions of Mother Mary, she appears in a dazzling blaze of light. She is the principal Goddess of white light, having the special ability to cleanse away negative energies from places and people. Whilst she was on Earth she created many sanctified spaces for people to be able to connect more easily to higher realms, without interference from lower energies. She sends out a wake-up call to humanity to enable us to expand our consciousness levels. She pours light and grace into our being, healing places where emotional blocks have been released by the Goddess Brigid.
When to use: The principal use of this essence is for spiritual expansion, an increase in awareness, and ultimately for Ascension to the next level of being. Increasing subtle light frequencies will align our energy fields with a geometric gateway, to give access to the next level of consciousness and higher dimensional knowledge. Over time, and with conscious intent for Mary’s help, the essence will bring one up to a level where one’s emotions can be sustained in a positive state. The need for judgement of others, superstition and gossip is removed, as one may rise above the level where others’ negative emotions can have a deleterious effect. When a certain level of light frequency is attained, a pulse of light is automatically sent out, which activates a resonance in the geometric light grid with other light workers on the same frequency, to initiate telepathic communication and guidance from higher realms.
ISIS (HIGHER RAY) - DIVINE UNDERSTANDING - Silver Ray
With Ceanothus, Dianthus, White Lotus, Moonstone, Phenacite, Silver and Spirit Quartz essences.
GIFTS: ASCENSION, OVERCOMING FEAR, SELF-MASTERY.
Keywords: Ascension, manifestation, opening portals, fear, spiritual expansion.
Isis, the wife of Osiris, is the foremost Egyptian Goddess of creation. When Set killed Osiris, she pieced him back together again, but had to create a clay penis in order to become pregnant with Horus. She symbolises divine conception, resourcefulness, magic and sacred knowledge. The mystery schools of Isis in Alexandria taught their students about astrology, sacred geometry, rituals, healing, herbs, overcoming negative emotions, and about the Ascension pathway, to overcome genetic manipulation, and regain the legacy of the original humans.
When to use: Use this essence to expand inner consciousness, overcome fear and to activate the light body, in readiness for Ascension. The Silver ray is a higher frequency of the Violet ray. Use both essences and the White ray essence together to provide protection, light and inner knowledge, to help you on your Ascension pathway. The essence promotes resourcefulness and the ability to succeed when all appears lost. Use it when experiencing a setback, grief or loss to help you move forward. Use it in ritual work or meditation to promote intuition, for messages of help from guides, and to open portals to other dimensions. Use it to remove subconscious blocks or fears that prevent manifestation and abundance.
NEPHTHYS (HIGHER RAY) - REDEMPTION - Gold Ray
With Datura, Jasmine, Ti, White Ginger, Jacquemontia, Gold, Astrophyllite, Kunzite and Opal essences.
GIFTS: SOUL RESCUE, RELEASING KARMA, SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE.
Keywords: Soul rescue, fear, Spiritual Warrior, death, protection, guidance, karma, light.
Nephthys is the Egyptian Goddess of the Dusk and sister to Isis. She powerfully guides and protects humans through death and into life. She is the archetypal Spiritual Warrior and Shaman, rescuing souls trapped in the void between dimensions.
When to use: This essence enhances the works of those who facilitate the crossing over of spirits and ghosts into higher realms. Use it for soul retrieval, past life regression, nightmares, entity removal and Shamanic or transition work. It establishes powerful spiritual protection and maintains one’s connection with the light, especially when encountering dark forces. Use to align chakras and subtle bodies, face one’s darkest fears, overcome issues arising from past lives, phobias or panic attacks, and alleviate the fear of final judgement or death. It promotes resonance with the full spectrum of light and the reclamation of one’s spiritual power.
GAIA (HIGHER RAY) - THE PRESERVER - Rainbow Ray
With Pansy, Passionflower, Ajoite, Herderite, Scolecite, Stibnite, Seraphinite and Tugtupite essences.
GIFTS: UNITY CONSCIOUSNESS, ENLIGHTENEMENT.
Keywords: Resonance, separateness, alignment, illusion, bliss, balance, unity.
The Roman Goddess Gaia is the primordial creator Goddess, sustaining, nurturing and advancing all life on earth.
When to use: This essence promotes enlightenment, unity consciousness and interconnectedness with the Universe, as it dispels the illusion of separateness. It raises vibrational frequencies within the body to activate pre-coded triggers, which help us integrate the new light frequencies, expand consciousness and make shifts to higher realms. Take the essence to promote open-mindedness, heal auric holes, alleviate a deep sense of isolation, or to release an intolerance of others. It will gradually neutralise the alien virus that created deep race, language and religious division amongst humans long ago. Essence helps to instigate ineffable joy, peace, compassion and love for the earth. Use it for synchronisation with current earth energy shifts to counter symptoms such as depression, insomnia, forgetfulness, spaciness or an inability to concentrate. For earth healing put around 12 drops in water and pour on the earth or into rivers.