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Seraphinite – The Powerful Winged Angel Healer Supporting Our Luminous Being


seraphiniteToday I would like to share another beautiful crystal friend of mine with you that has also become a new favorite and sits with me daily. I am constantly in awe of how crystals and stones so aligned with my personal journey, service, and where things are shifting on collective levels, find their way to me. Crystals that never would have been on my radar years ago, or even months ago, just show up. Yes, when we are ready, the tools, teachers, guidance, and support appear.

My crystal friend is the angelic Seraphinite, and just as its name reflects, it does indeed embody the “spirit of an angel.”

A Seraphim, by definition, is an angelic being, considered to belong to the highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy that has three pairs of wings.

seraphiniteWikipedia shares that the word Seraphim, literally means “burning ones” and the word “seraph” is normally a synonym for serpents when used in the Hebrew Bible. A seminal passage in the Book of Isaiah (Isaiah 6:1-8) used the term to describe fiery six-winged beings that fly around God’s throne as caretakers singing “holy, holy, holy”.

The angelic Seraphinite not only carries the energy of these powerful angels, but it also resembles them with the silvery infused angel wings that appear inside. It is one of the most powerful stones for physical body healing and a great stone for healers and self healing, which also happens to perfectly align with my constantly seeing the 4:44 or repetitive 4’s in general on a daily and multiple times a day basis – a sign that angels are presently surrounding and supporting you.

seraphiniteSeraphinite, as you can see in the photos of mine, is a beautiful, deep green – when caught in the light is Earthy and resembles the vernal forests in Spring, but can be a very dark, almost black-green, like the depths of the forests when you venture beyond the Sun’s reach. It is one of the Angel Crystals that gets its deep green from the Chlorite in it, which is extremely healing and sometimes also appears in clear Quartz. There are silver “fronds”, like a fern has, throughout the crystal that flash brilliantly in the light. It is these “fronds” that resemble also the angelic wings.

Their green color represents the renewal of life, physical healing, the essence of the Heart Chakra, and Earth connection, which helps people who feel alienated from their physical bodies to appreciate and love the wonder and miracle of their physical form. With this appreciation you are open to allowing more light to infuse your human body. You can place it on any part of the body where you feel more balance is needed and where there is a disconnect experienced. One way to meditate with it can be to imagine silver light wings softly feathering in and around you as you visualize and embrace your body in wholeness and unified health and well-being.

It is definitely an enchanting crystal and touches my faery heart deeply.

seraphiniteIt’s very dark, almost black coloring adds the element of grounding. The silvery wings are almost white, which symbolize Spirit and flow of nonphysical energy. This reflects a physical entity infused with the light of Spirit, so they are much like Earth Angels manifest, or the new Luminous Humans we are becoming.

This also demonstrates the fundamentals of healing and how it works by infusing the being with vibrational energy to assist the shifting alignments needing for optimal well-being. Sounds and feel like Reiki to me. 🙂

Not only beautiful, this crystal is a very special one energetically as well. Seraphinite, found only in the Lake Baikal region of Siberia, is considered by many as the premier healing stone of this age most suited to bringing the body into line with Light energy. It is among the most powerful of stones also for bringing into alignment the “I AM” column of the spinal cord. Of course its lovely green coloring reveals it as the perfect Heart Chakra stone that both centers, energizes, harmonizes, and bridges everything all at once.

seraphiniteSeraphinite carries a very feminine energy, which supports greater awareness and experience of the Divine Feminine, but it also is a healing crystal known to aid cellular regeneration! It even has the ability to help you become aware of diseases linked to issues from past lives and is believed to cause old patterns of dis-ease and imbalance to fall away. This creates the opportunity and space for new patterns to form that are of the highest order of wholeness. It can aid the decoding of the DNA to help bring about the decline of former systemic diseases and as they subside, the vibrations of the new arrangements within your DNA become prominent.

Seraphinite provides clarity of vision and understanding to see and know truth about your life, as well as what needs to be changed in order to experience the harmony you desire and deserve. It also encourages daily contact with the highest order of angels when you meditate. You can use it on any area or Chakra of the body, but some examples are placing it on your Crown Chakra for aligning all of your Chakras, holding it over your Heart Chakra to receive its healing love and protection, as well as to be able to always give unconditional love to others that resides innately in your heart.

An idea for meditating with your Seraphinite:

Softly gaze at your Seraphinite with slightly unfocused eyes and focus on the pattern in your stone, then close your eyes and imagine the pattern dissolving, understanding that it represents your own core patterns and as it is recognized and dissolved, so are yours. Then, turn your stone over and become aware of the pattern on the other side. See it as the new model and pattern of healing and balance and imagine this pattern infusing your being, as you embody your Divinity.

As I shared in my announcement post about my new “crystal illumination” Etsy Shop, if there is a specific crystal that speaks to you, or if one of my crystal friends that I share about, like this beautiful Seraphinite, feels resonating to you as well, you can commission them as Crystal Illuminations sacred paintings by contacting me. I may also have some stand-alone healing crystals available too, so either send me an inquiry or keep checking back at the shop.

If you have any questions or would like to commission a custom piece, please contact me at tania@taniamarie.com

Introducing My Giant Quartz Crystal Skull – Raja Seraphina


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My amazing Quartz Crystal Skull – Raja Seraphina

I couldn’t help myself but to snap a photo of my cherished Quartz Crystal Skull friend, Raja Seraphina, as I walked by her upon waking this morning. R.S., as I’ll lovingly call her, sits atop her silver and gold mirror mosaic table at the entry to my sanctuary domain office/art studio/meditative space. The way the morning sun, at just the right angle, was hitting her, was such a beautiful vision to behold.

The sun was peeking through my shutters and the tiny holes in my five silver-chromed dome holders that surround each tear drop bulb of my standing lamp in such a way as to cast a warm glow and project orb-like lights onto my wall tapestry in a random sequence not mirroring how they actually are. These light orb projections are an interesting coding remind me of the Mayan number system.

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R.S. with light shining through her

Definitely felt so celestial and that Raja Seraphina was drawing my attention, of which I took note. 🙂

With her lovely illuminated sign today, I felt it was a good time to officially introduce her to the world with more detail about her energy. My guess is she will be expressing more in the days, months and year to come.

Raja Seraphina came into my life about 4 years ago in 2009 (will be 4 at the end of this month). I had been searching for and intending to find the perfect crystal skull, which took me a while to finally connect with. She is a giant Quartz Crystal Skull that is the same size as a human skull, but she definitely carries extraterrestrial origins.

After having spent two private sessions with the Crystal Skull, Max, and one private session with the Crystal Skull Sha Na Ra, when they came to a spiritual center I frequented in Reno while I was living in the Reno/Tahoe area, I knew that the crystal skull energy was one for me to be working with and tapping into more.

Upon a trip to bring home some crystal friends from the Quartzsite  Rock, Gem and Mineral show in La Paz County, AZ and the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show with dear friend Amy, I had the good fortune of finding R.S. We had ventured to Quartzsite first, and while I found lovely pieces, no crystal skull friend spoke to me. We were actually there at the end of January and very, very start of February, not realizing that the Tucscon Gem Show would not be fully up and running yet. But we ventured there anyway and discovered many of the crystal merchants just setting up shop, so we were able to get first viewing and picking of what was coming out!

There are advantages to getting there at the start and at the end. The start offers you first look and opportunity at the selections and the end offers you the greatest bargains. However, Amy and I had a knack for always drawing in great connections, transactions, and divine timing, which resulted in great buys regardless. 🙂

I had searched the year before at the show and while I found many skulls that were lovely, I didn’t find “The One.” And the same happened at any store I went to in Sedona, or anywhere I would end up, and kept an eye out for one.

Quartz Crystal Skull

R.S.’s rainbow Third Eye

But it was just as we first entered the Tucson Gem Show that we stumbled upon a merchant who was just taking out his crystal skulls in the side and back area of his booth. He had a ton of other crystals and the skulls only made up a tiny fraction of his offerings. I immediately was drawn to R.S. and so was Amy (although she wasn’t looking for one herself, she was assisting in my search energetically). We both fell in love and she just felt so right. My pendulum agreed big time finally too!

She definitely was “The One.”

Bringing her home, along with several other large pieces I had gotten on this trip was quite the experience. I had them all in a rolling suitcase and upon my going through security at the airport, I was stopped. Apparently, my crystal skull showed up as something resembling a warning on security visuals and so they opened my back to find out what it was. Low and behold they discovered my Crystal Skull and then I had all of security around in awe and wondering if I was traveling with the Crystal Skulls from the new Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull movie that had “just” come out shortly before. LOL!

Needless to say, they were intrigued and let the little faery supportively rolling more than her weight in crystals, on her way.

And so it came to be that Raja Seraphina came home with me to Lake Tahoe. A little while after, I decided to see if she wanted to share her name. I knew she was more feminine in energy, but what I discovered was something very similar to what my dear Nestor (my departed twin soul bunny) held energetically.

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Close up of R.S.’s rainbow Third Eye

I placed my third eye to hers (and by the way she has a lovely pastel rainbow at her third eye and in several areas around the back and sides of her crown) and waited to receive. What came to me very clearly was the name Raja Seraphina.

This was very interesting to me, as the two names carried very opposite, yet equally powerful energies – one male and one female – and the combination of the two meanings and energy definitely shared the gentle and integrative power of the Divine Male and Divine Female that “she” held:

Raja means king, prince, or chief in India or the East Indies.

Wikipedia shares: Raja (also spelled rajah, from Sanskrit राज rāja-) is an Indian term for a monarch, or princely ruler of the Kshatriya varna.

The Free Dictionary shares: Word History: Raja or Rajah is familiar to us from the Sanskrit rj, “king,” and mahrj, “great king.” The Sanskrit root raj-,“to rule,” comes from the Indo-European root *reg-, “to move in a straight line, direct, rule.” The same Indo-European root appears in Italic (Latin) and Celtic. Rx means “king” in Latin, coming from *reg-s, whence our regal and, through French, royal. Two of the Gaulish kings familiar to us from Caesar, Dumnorix and Vercingetorix, incorporate the Celtic word rx, “king,” in their names. (Rx also forms part of the name of that fictitious, indomitable Gaul Asterix.) Germanic at some time borrowed the Celtic word rx. It appears as reiks, “ruler,” in Gothic, as well as in older Germanic names ending in -ric, such as Alaric and Theodoric, the latter of whom has a name that is equivalent to German Dietrich,“people’s king.” A derivative of Celtic rx, *rg-yo-, meaning “rule, domain,” was also borrowed into Germanic, and is the source of German Reich, “rule, empire.”

As for Seraphina, this name carries a beautiful meaning as well. Seraphina, also Serafina, has a meaning of ardent and fiery, yet also carries a gentle grace. The highest-ranking in the hierarchy of angels, the six-winged seraphim, inspire this name. The feminine form of the Late Latin name Seraphinus, derived from the biblical word seraphim which was Hebrew in origin and meant “fiery ones”. The Latinate version Serafina is also Italian, Polish, and Portuguese.

The story of St. Serafina holds another element to this name’s energy – that of kindness, patience, and love in the face of pain, rejection and destitution. It’s a story of a young Italian girl who through her experiences reaches a state of holiness that imparts a lesson for us of achieving the same serenity and love in the midst of our sufferings.

Needless to say, I hope you enjoy meeting Raja Seraphina as I share her here. She is a beautifully powerful being that I am grateful to have as a friend and teacher.

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