Shiva Lingham Stone - approximately 1 inch each Collected from the Narmada River in India Polished smooth These stones are natural and will vary in shades of color ----- Shiva Lingham Stone Increase Vitality and Pranic Energy - Improves overall health and well being. Excellent stone to carry in your pocket. These unusual stones are basically quartz, and have a lot of impurities from the river where they originate mixed through. They have strong metaphysical properties as they carry a lot of energy. Shiva Lingam encourage you to see the uniqueness of yourself, and spiritually, to see that each of you are part of the whole, yet you are separate individuals within the whole. These egg shaped stones come from only one place, the Narmada River in Western India, one of India's most holy sites. The villagers gather the stones from the river and hand polish them so that they are a smooth rounded shape. The word 'Lingum' comes from the Sanskrit word for symbol, as these stones are a symbol of Lord Shiva. Perhaps much of the reason why they have such a strong energy is the fact that stones of this shape have been worshiped by devotees for many centuries. This creates a particular type of resonance within the field of pure potentiality, that creates all that is. They aid you to tune into this field of energy that encompasses the Divine Mind. The crown chakra is related to spiritual growth and it is where we connect to the Higher Self, and this stone encourages your direct connection to the higher self. This aids you make contact with the sacredness that these stone have carried for centuries. The quartz withing these stones resonates this sacred energy, via the universal mind to all who use them. They carry the energy within them to activate the kundalini energy and begin the process of awakening the kundalini.