The Benefits of Incorporating Crystals in Meditation

Practicing meditation every day is a great way to improve the quality of your life. Although you don’t need any equipment for your daily meditation, you can use crystals to help you relax, stay grounded and improve the quality of mental focus and concentration.

Let’s see how crystals can help you in your meditation practice:

Crystals Help You Stay Grounded and Centered

Crystals started to form billion years ago in the earth; therefore, they carry the earth’s vibrations, making them excellent tools to give you an energy boost whenever you need it.

The following crystals bring the nurturing energies of the earth and help you stay grounded during your meditations:

  • Black Tourmaline
  • Shungite
  • Maligano Jasper
  • Polychrome Jasper
  • Montana Agate
  • Green Tree Agate

Crystals Help You Relax and Calm Your Mind Before Meditation 

Since ancient times, people have been using crystals to harness their calming, peaceful energies. A relaxed body and a calm mind are key factors for profound meditation.

There are many crystals with a soothing vibe. Each of them comes with unique properties and benefits, so it’s best to choose the ones that suit your needs and attract you the most.

The following crystals will help you attain a profound relaxation and get in the right mindset before the meditation:

  • Moonstone
  • Smithsonite
  • Blue Calcite
  • Mangano Calcite
  • Blue Aragonite
  • White Chalcedony
  • Howlite
  • Lepidolite

Crystals Facilitate Mental Focus and Concentration

Wandering thoughts affect the quality of the meditation. The following crystals help to quiet mental chatter, focus the mind, and tune into spirit.

  • Amethyst
  • Clear Quartz
  • Lapis Lazuli
  • Labradorite
  • Clear Quartz
  • Black Obsidian
  • Kyanite

Crystals Facilitate Resonance with Spiritual Realms during Meditation

If you have a hectic lifestyle, it might not be familiar to have moments of stillness and tranquility. These moments are portals to introspection, self-awareness, and high consciousness.

Crystals facilitate a strong connection with universal energies and set your mind at ease. Yogis, shamans, and energy healers from different cultures use crystals to facilitate intuition and meditative states.

Use some of the following crystals to connect with spirit guides and spiritual realms during your meditation:

  • Nuummite
  • Seraphinite
  • Moldavite
  • Selenite
  • Celestite
  • Angelite
  • Moqui Marbles
  • Auralite-23
  • Astrophyllite
  • Tibetan Quartz
  • Impactite
  • Lemurian Quartz

Cleanse and Program Your Crystal Before Meditation

If you have a newly purchased crystal or have not used yours in a long time, cleanse it of physical and energetic impurities absorbed from the environment.

Set an intention to create a powerful connection with your crystals and tune yourself to their vibrations.

How to Use Crystals to Help with Your Meditation Practice:

  • Hold palm stones in your hands during your meditation.
  • Use crystal mala beads for mantra meditations.
  • Wear gemstone jewelry.
  • Place tumbled crystals on your body, on your chakra areas during relaxation.
  • Display crystal towers, spheres, clusters, or geodes in your meditation corner to create a clean and harmonious space.
  • Display crystals or a crystal grid on your sacred altar to create a spiritual environment.

Xenia Mateiu

Xenia Mateiu

Xenia Mateiu is the founder and co-owner of the Village Rock Shop. In this welcoming store, customers can find natural products, smudging kits, handcrafted gemstone jewelry, and high-quality crystals from all over the world. Xenia's passion for crystals started years ago, and now she invests a lot of time and energy to share her knowledge about crystals and make them accessible to others. She is also interested in Ayurveda, and meditation and often hosts spiritual programs, art expositions, or other community events in her shop. Learn more at: