VIBRATION: Number 9
CHARACTERISTICS: Compassion and Harmony, Generosity, Hidden Talents
ELEMENT: Earth and Fire
SCIENTIFIC: Rhodonite is a maganese silicate often forming tabular crystals with rounded edges and/or as a compact grainy crystalline matrix that is coated with or contains veins or dendtritic inclusions of black manganese oxide. Rhodonite may also be found along with various manganese ores such as Rhodochrosite. Rhodonite is named for the Greek word rhodon meaning “rose” due to this mineral’s beautiful pink rose-red color. Rhodonite is also referred to as “Manganese Gravel.” Rhodonite’s hardness is rated at 6 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Rhodonite is translucent with a vitreous luster. Rhodonite is found worldwide - Canada, Sweden, Russia, Brazil, England, Mexico, Germany, Peru, Australia, Africa, India, and in the USA – New Jersey, California, Massachusetts and Arizona.
ATTRIBUTES: Rhodonite is an emotional balancer that nurtures love and encourages the brotherhood of humanity. With its mellow energetic vibration, Rhodonite offers a softened, flexible approach to receive and give love. Rhodonite has been called the “stone of love” and helps one to achieve ones greatest potential. Rhodonite brings truth and love together in mutual acceptance. Rhodonite creates a sense of flow through understanding, acceptance, and encouragement. The feelings and expressions of Love are offered with harmony with the support of Rhonodite. Rhodonite’s energetic vibrations help to expose veils of illusion and fear, transforming resistance into willingness, so that one may acknowledge and share one’s heart truth and hidden gifts/talents with others. Rhodonite’s energetic vibrations help to overcome the separation of different points of view. Rhodonite prevents retaliation and shows one that revenge is a self-destructive response. Rhodonite polarizes feminine energies to attract warmth, kindness, acceptance, respect, honesty, joy and PEACE within self and the surrounding environment. Rhodonite polarizes masculine energies to radiate outwardly through hope and generosity. The energetic vibrations of compassion and harmony flow softly back and forth between Rhodonite and any person affected by this stone. Having a strong resonance with forgiveness, Rhodonite is beneficial for emotional, past-life healing and in overcoming issues of abandonment, betrayal, self-destruction, codependency, and abuse.
During stressful or challenging situations, Rhodonite is calming and helps one stay heart-centered no matter what happens.
Rhodonite helps lovers achieve tantric union.
Rhodonite may be used in meditation and dream work for deeper levels of inner work, clarity and meaning.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Rhodonite energizes the etheric field and the heart chakra. Rhodonite activates the heart chakra and energetically aligns the resonance of unconditional love to the physical plane. Rhodonite is supportive as a conduit of life force energy through the meridians of the body and the endocrine system.
For Gaia Healing, Rhodonite may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy to support responsible, positive, altruistic energy of a cooperative community.