Intention: Purification, initiation, freedom, insight, truth, power, sovereignty

Chakras: Crown (7th), Third Eye (6th)

Element: Wind, Earth

Physical: Supports the brain and nervous system, helps one bring more spiritual Light into the body

Emotional: Encourages the release of fear, stress and worry; helps one find spiritual certainty SPIRITUAL Links one with spirit guides, increases one’s capacity to understand oracles 

PURPURITE is a manganese iron phosphate with an orthorhombic crystal system and a hardness of 4.5 to 5. Purpurite’s name is derived from its vivid purple color. The best specimens are found in Namibia. 

Purpurite is one of the purest stones of the Violet Ray, offering purification of one’s energy fields and meridians. It can activate the crown chakra, opening one to the spiritual realms. It emanates an energy of psychic protection, keeping one’s auric field free of negative entities and attachments. Purpurite is a stone of initiation, helping one make a conscious connection with one’s spirit guides and to hear their advice more clearly. It teaches one to love the unknown and to be at home in an indeterminate future. It helps one find the courage to leave behind one’s familiar sense of self and to seek the spiritual promise of a greater identity. Purpurite is a stone of insight and truth. It helps one keep digging for the reality that underlies appearances. It allows those who utilize oracles such as the tarot or I Ching to more clearly understand their guidance. It reveals the deceptions of others, and it makes one incapable of consciously deceiving them. Purpurite is a stone of the “royal self, initiating within oneself the desire to claim one’s power and use it wisely. 

Purpurite harmonizes with Amethyst, Sugilite and Charoite, Lilac Lepidolite, Golden Labradorite and Heliodor.

Source: The pocketbook of stones by Robert Simmons