Black Obsidian ——————
“The Bodyguard Of The Soul”
Black Obsidian Crystal also known as Lava Glass was born out of the Volcano with strong potent energies. This Lava Stone has powerful metaphysical properties that will help to shield you against negativity.
Significant deposits of obsidian are found in Argentina, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Russia, United States, and many other locations.
In the United States it is not found east of the Mississippi River, as there is no geologically recent volcanic activity there. In the western US it is found at many locations in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.
The number that goes with Black Obsidian is #3, Zodiac sign Sagittarius&Scorpio, Planets rule Saturn&Pluto, Beneficial for Strength, digestion of anything that is hard to accept, detoxification, blockages,arthritis, joint pain, cramps,pain, bleeding, enlarged prostate.
This powerful stone can help cut through illusions, lies, fearful facades, and blockages.
Also called the stone of truth, black obsidian can reveal boundless secrets and mysteries.
This Volcanic Stone will help you to cut through dishonesty, shatter illusions, and remove any blockages you have along your way. It will assist you to identify any negative traits, negative habits and dark traits in others, so that you can clear yourself and clearly see the people who are effecting you in a negative way.
Black Obsidian also carries the inherent frequency of protection, sealing the aura and removing energetic attachments, hooks and cords, as well as eliminating negative energies within the self and one’s environment. This protective shield enables one to go back into past lives for healing and to work on ancestral and family lines. It is ideal for use in shamanic ceremonies to remove physical disorders.
It is an excellent talisman for self-control, reversing previous misuse of power, and addressing power issues on all levels.
Obsidian is as a mirror of your inner, true, authentic self. This Stone works from the inside out shining light on all of your good qualities as well as highlights all of your bad ones. This is a Stone of truth and it leads you to find your own.
Because black obsidian expresses a clear, detached energy of truth without “taking any sides,” it can be very helpful for those who tend to react emotionally to people and events in their life.
can help anchor erratic energies, bring more balance to one’s life, and clear one’s mind of fears and distractions.
In Ancient civilization the Maya they were a means to communicate with otherworld entities, and to others they were a portal to realms that could be seen but not interacted with.
In ancient Mexico and surrounding regions Obsidian was known as iztli or teotetl, meaning “the divine stone,” used to carve amulets, jewelry, grave ornaments, and images of the god Tezcatlipoca, whose name means “smoking mirror,” and who was said to see all that occurred in the world and heavens through his Obsidian mirror. The Olmecs fashioned concave mirrors capable of lighting fires, and the Maya and Aztecs wore Obsidian mirrors to show elite status, and polished it into sheets for divining a person’s destiny. Ancient Greek civilizations used Obsidian balls and flat mirrors for scrying, and Native American cultures used Obsidian in their spiritual ceremonies to sharpen inner sight.
This shamanic stone can be brutal and direct, yet it carries the wonderful power of catharsis and deep soul healing.
It is highly protective, shielding one from negativity in the environment, from others, and from within the self.
Ruled by the planet Pluto, Black Obsidian is a teacher stone and could be deemed the “Warrior of Truth.” It is the most powerful of the Obsidians and does not cater to the ego; rather it exposes darkened areas of the subconscious to force one to face one’s true self. It assists in examining unresolved issues and harmful attitudes inhibiting one’s personal and spiritual growth. Black Obsidian works quickly and can be overwhelming as it rushes negative emotions and difficult truths to the surface to be experienced and released. It should only be used if one is educated on its power and prepared to withstand the process in order to achieve deep healing.
It can be used during mediation sessions but is highly recommended to wear daily to be able to see truths in your life.
Because black obsidian is believed to draw in negative energy, be sure to cleanse it regularly as well as take good care of its physical surroundings. Do not place black obsidian on the floor or anywhere else where it can get neglected.
Black Obsidian ——————