Introduction to the Meaning and Uses of Mookaite Jasper
Mookaite is an Australian Jasper of bold, earthy beauty with a fiery fusion of red and yellow energies. It carries an invigorating frequency of strength and vitality, and increases Life Force within the physical body. An Aboriginal Mother Earth stone, it is gaining in popularity throughout the world for its healing capacity, and for empowering one to feel and connect with the electromagnetic energy currents of the Earth. It enables one to utilize these positive energies to increase one’s will and focus one’s personal power. Mookaite promotes an ageless spirit willing to accept change and seek new experiences, and awakens one’s natural instincts in knowing the right direction to take. [Eason, 317][Simmons, 217]
Mookaite Jasper is found only in the Kennedy Ranges of Western Australia in outcroppings near Mooka Creek, the area for which it is named. The Aboriginal term “Mooka” means “running waters” and refers to the numerous springs that feed into this area. Mookaite was formed as the skeletal remains of radiolaria, microscopic protozoa with a hard silica shell, were deposited over millennia as sediment in shallow areas of sea beds. As waters receded, the remains were solidified by additional silica carried in groundwater, along with minerals that produced its beautiful combinations of red, burgundy, mustard-yellow, cream, white, brown, mauve and purple.
Mookaite Jasper is described as chert, opalite or chalcedony, or a combination of the three, varying only with the degree of silica, and occurs as nodules in the softer clay beneath the creek bed or as multicolored sheets of chalcedony. Although most Mookaite contains only the chemical remains of the radiolaria, occasionally impressions of Ammonites and other organisms have been preserved. There are also rare occurrences of black dendrite inclusions in Mookaite that, when cut en cabochon, produces a dendrite “tree” formation and greatly increases the value. [outbackmining.com][www.artfire.com][www.agatelady.com]
There are many spelling variations and terms for this stone, including Mookite, Moakite, Moukite, Mookalite, Mookerite, Mook or Mook Jasper, but according to the locals of Mooka Creek who coined the name, only “Mookaite” is correct.
Mookaite Jasper Uses and Purposes
Use Mookaite Jasper to connect with elemental Earth powers for increasing self-confidence, self-worth, and to realize one’s full potential. Press a Mookaite palm stone against the upper stomach to activate the Solar Plexus Chakra, the seat of will and personal power. [Eason, 317][Lembo, 193][Simmons, 217]
Mookaite Jasper is an ideal tool for overcoming procrastination by revealing the true reason for avoiding certain tasks and bringing the motivation needed to resolve the issue. Its constant energy keeps one focused and well-grounded while soothing the mind and quieting distracting thoughts. It is great for focusing on a specific goal or for a motivational boost in the workplace. [Lembo, 192-193][Eason, 317]
Mookaite emanates the energy of animal knowing, or instinct, and may be used to amplify one’s own instincts when making decisions, especially when there are conflicting factors to consider. Hold the stone close to receive a gut answer and go with it, even if circumstances suggest otherwise. Mookaite also brings assistance in “knowing” the right direction to take in physical and non-physical travel. [Simmons, 217][Eason, 317]
Mookaite Jasper Healing Therapies – Overview
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Mookaite Jasper Physical Healing Energy
Mookaite Jasper is a physically stabilizing stone thought to boost the immune system and help counter the effects of aging. It is considered highly restorative for tissue deterioration of the internal organs, and useful in treating cystitis, high blood sugar, and disorders of the kidneys and bladder. It supports proper fluid intake and balances mineral content within the body. [Hall, 157][Eason, 317][Lembo, 193][Ahsian, 217]
Mookite Jasper is soothing for the digestive system by reducing stress, and may be used as a gem elixir because it does not over stimulate the body. It may be made by the indirect method, or by letting the stone soak in demineralized water overnight. [Eason, 317][Hall, 155][Megemont, 102]
Mookaite Jasper enhances blood purification and is beneficial in healing cuts and wounds. [Gienger, 59][Eason, 317][Hall, 157] This mineral is also thought to assist in reproduction and aid the body during pregnancy. [Ahsian, 217]
Mookaite Jasper Emotional Healing Energy
Mookaite is a wonderfully supportive stone for going beneath the surface of emotions to find core issues that are creating emotional upset. It allows for a calm and stable frame of mind in which to examine and release these negative experiences, and inspires confidence and the desire for new experiences. Mookaite makes it easier to accept change and to take a chance without fear. It encourages flexibility by prompting one to envision many possibilities in a situation and assists in choosing the right one. [Lembo, 192-193][Hall, 157][Eason, 317][Gienger, 59]
Mookaite Jasper Chakra Healing and Balancing Energy
The red energy of Mookaite stimulates the Base, or Root Chakra, located at the base of the spine, and controls the energy for kinesthetic feeling and movement. It is the foundation of physical and spiritual energy for the body. When the Base Chakra is in balance, the physical body gains strength and stamina, and spiritual energy is rekindled in the form of security and sense of one’s own power. It often leads to independence and spontaneous leadership.
Gold and scarlet shades of Mookaite stir the Sacral Chakra, or Second Chakra, located below the naval and above the pubic bone at the front of the pelvis. It controls the flow of energy and Life Force within the body, and the flow of information from the body to the mind and from the mind to the body. Gut feelings, intuition, and other “non-linear” communication comes from this chakra. When this chakra is in balance one has grace, feels pleasure in life, and experiences the flexibility to “go with the flow” and do so in good spirit.
Yellow Mookaite activates the Solar Plexus Chakra, the energy distribution center and the chakra of relationships. This chakra is located between the ribcage and navel, and controls the immune and digestive systems. When balanced physically, we have strength to fight infections, are free of allergic reactions, and are able to use the nutrients we ingest. Spiritually, when the solar plexus is in balance we are free to interpret the world through our own thoughts and emotions and not live in fear of violating the dictums of others.
Mookaite Jasper Spiritual Energy
Mookaite Jasper embraces the power of an ageless spirit, helping one to understand just how closely the mind and body work together. In bringing one’s beliefs about aging and degeneration to the conscious mind, Mookaite imparts the knowledge that change is possible, and that by raising the vibration of one’s thoughts and body, it can greatly reduce the process of physical aging while keeping one young in spirit. [Ahsian, 217]
Mookaite also activates the deeper aspects of mind by allowing access to genetic memory, revealing emotional and behavioral patterns handed down from one’s ancestry and allowing one to release those patterns so future generations need not repeat them. It is an ideal stone for expectant parents, as it can facilitate intuitive communication with their unborn child. [Ahsian, 217]
Mookaite Jasper Color Energy
Red Mookaite Jasper brings a self-confidence built on fearlessness, a call to action and excitement. It raises our enthusiasm and speeds up our metabolism. Red reflects the color of passion, energy, and life. It motivates. It is a very strong color – the color of fire and blood. Dark Red crystals embody strong, deep feelings, durable energy and quiet passion. It is a masculine color, particularly useful for increasing devotion and seeing the seriousness of life. Light Red/Pink crystals are toned down to subtler, feminine aspects of determination, commitment, and caring. It calms anger or resentment, and can aid efforts to meditate and reflect. It signifies new love, new romance and new relationships.
Mookaite reflects the color of strength and vitality, both physical and spiritual. Scarlet crystals are amulets of protection from physical harm. They help overcome fear and improve self-reliance, and are the crystals of victory, success, and skill. Dark Scarlet Mookaite provides a key to the physical pleasures of maturity – in love, in life, and in relationships.
Yellow Mookaite Jasper brings the power to solidify new interests and new relationships, helping you to see things in a different light. It adds clarity, waking things up and adding zest, optimism, and meaning to your life and relationships. Light Yellow crystals ensure that new relationships get off to a good start by aiding in the establishment of good communication. They help you focus on the needs of the person or group you are getting to know. Dark Yellow Mookaite is an excellent aid when decisiveness, precision, or persuasiveness is needed.
Meditation with Mookaite Jasper
All Jaspers provide a calm, harmonious energy for meditation. They are ideal for grounding and centering at the beginning of a ritual, and ease the transition to a meditative state. Mookaite Jasper is particularly conducive to awakening one’s true spirituality, and for increasing revelations and realizations during meditation. It supports alternate-life work and allows for clearing unhealthy patterns from one’s genetic code. [Lembo, 192][Ahsian, 217]
Mookaite Jasper Divination
The Divinatory meaning of Mookaite Jasper: An adventurous and challenging time ahead. [Eason, 317]
Dreaming of Jasper signifies love returned. [Kunz, 358]
Mookaite Jasper and the Angelic Realm
Jasper is a stone of Archangels Haniel and Sandalphon, ruling the Angelic Principalities. [Hall III, 112]
Mookaite Jasper varies in color from deep red to bright yellow with areas of white, tan, brown, mauve/pink and purple. If your birthday falls in any of the following periods, a Mookaite of the color listed can be a valuable conduit to your Guardian Angel. The table also provides the name of the Guardian Angel of those born in the time period.