I went to visit my teacher Yogi Bhajan in the hospital around 1992 in Stanford, CA. First thing when I came through the door he said 'You must create crossed battle axes with the adi shakti!' What does it represent sir? I asked. 'I am Infinite,' he replied.
All pieces available in either solid sterling silver or gold vermeil (100 millionths of an inch/industry standard of 24kt. gold heavy electroplate on solid sterling silver). Solid gold can be ordered in 14-22kt. white, yellow and rose colors - platinum is also available - please inquire.
Large double axe adi shakti/khanda with inset natural 20mm gemstone/shell. (2.25"/5.7cm high.)
A - gold vermeil pin/pendant with lapis lazuli
B - sterling silver pin/pendant with turquoise
C - gold vermeil pin/pendant with mother of pearl
Lapis Lazuli augments strength, vitality, virility, mental clarity and illumination. It is associated with expansion of awareness and intellectual capacity, and allows for conscious attunement to the intuitive and psychic aspects of ones nature, as well as the powers of love and healing. It has been used in treatment of conditions related to lymph, inflammation, and pain (especially in/on the head). It supports the psyche and helps relax an overactive mind. Releases tension and anxiety. Strengthens skeletal system. Activates thyroid gland, and stimulates emotional, mental and physical purity and clarity, supporting ones courage in activities culminating in the advancement towards universal wisdom. It assists in balancing the yin-yang energies.
Turquoise is considered to be a healer of the spirit, provider of calm and peace of mind. Induces wisdom and understanding. Thought to combine the energies of the sky and earth, and considered Earth-grounding. Considered to provide strength and protection during vision quests. May enhance trust and kindness. Stimulates the throat, heart, and navel chakras (energy centers in the body.) May bring communication and creative skills to emotional situations. Opens communication, expression, mental relaxation. Used in the treatment of headaches, regeneration of tissue, and relief to skin disorders related to stress.
Mother of Pearl enhances mental clarity, intuition, sensitivity, imagination, adaptability, cooperation. Helps those in need of loving care; calming and sedating in nature. Also associated with the powers of wealth and protection.
Silver encourages self-containment and inward reflection. It provides one with patience and perserverance and can be a window to the Soul. It supports one s efforts to go within and explore the deepest aspects of the Self and Nature. It assists one in perceiving the truth behind surface appearances. It aids one in exploring the deep inner realms of emotion and intuition. It is a favorite of those who honor the feminine aspect of nature. Silver brings attunement to the emotional self. It can assist one in embracing mystery and surrendering to the unknown. Can aid in cooling excess heat in the body and bolster the immune system s ability to fight infection.
Gold revitalizes one s physical energies and magnifies the power of most gemstones. It supports openness and integrity and builds confidence in the wearer. It is related to worldly knowlege and an understanding of manifestation. It carries the energy of the Sun, stimulating one s will to grow and stretch beyond ones current experiences. Gold can assist one in overcoming paralysis and fear allowing one to move through difficult circumstances. It evokes strength, determination and will and can augment low physical vitality and depressive tendencies.