Merkaba is a sacred shape that is believed to have powerful spiritual properties- helping us reach higher states of consciousness. The word Merkaba can be translated as light - Mer, Spirit- ka, Body-Ba. It means spirit and body surrounded by light. Amethyst energy is extremely high and connects you with the spiritual world. It protects you from psychic attack and allows your intuition and higher self to channel through you. Opening the third eye is allows you to access inner wisdom.