The human body consists of 7 principal chakras which are the centers through which energy flows. They lie across seven different points on the spinal cord and are connected to different glands and organs in the body. Each chakra has its own governing colour that corresponds to the order of the colours of the rainbow. Each chakra is a centre of energy that expands to the surface of the body, thus connecting to the aura. Let’s find how each chakra and their respective colours play a role in our lives.
The Crown chakra is denoted by the colours Violet or White – The Divine
The Crown Chakra is found at the crown of the head and is represented by the colours Violet or White. This gives us access to higher states of consciousness as we open to what is beyond our personal preoccupations and visions. This colour and chakra is associated with the universal, connection with spirituality, consciousness. Use this energy to clean your being of negative and blocked energy.
The Third Eye Chakra is denoted by the Colour Indigo – Intuition
The third eye chakra is the center of intuition and foresightedness. It’s located on the forehead, between the eyebrows, It connects us to our spiritual self, also enables us to see the larger picture by imagining things and relating them to each other effectively by sharing essential ideas. It is represented by colour Indigo, which is a very spiritual color that promotes a feeling of being wise and spiritually developed. Use this energy to connect with yourself, and contemplate on the people and the situations in your life.
The Throat Chakra is denoted by the Colour Blue – Communication
The throat chakra is related to the element of sound. It is represented by the colour blue and is located at the center of the neck at the level of the throat. It is very crucial in the body and is associated with the human being’s ability to listen attentively and also to communicate with other people. The colour symbolizes self expression, expression of truth, creative expression, communication, perfect form and patterns. Use this energy to invigorate your true individuality, will power and your power to convert dreams into realities.
The Heart Chakra is denoted by the Colour Green – Love
The Heart Chakra adds colour to our life by adding compassion, love, and beauty. It acts as a center of integration of earthly matters and higher aspirations. It is located in the center of your chest and is represented by the colour Green which brings to mind thoughts and feelings of compassion, kindness and love and can make you feel healthy, alert and empathetic. Use this energy to encourage both self- love and trust, to be forgiving.
The Solar Plexus Chakra is denoted by the Colour Yellow – The Intellect
The Solar Plexus Chakra is represented by the colour of the sun, Yellow. It’s located just about three inches below the navel, at the center of your lower belly. This chakra is characterized by the expression of will, personal power, and mental abilities. Yellow represents mental courage, self-determination and strength. Use this colour energy to develop your aptitude to make right decisions and trust yourself.
The Sacral chakra is denoted by the Colour Orange – The Emotions
The Sacral chakra is represented by the colour Orange, which is the colour of creativity. It is located bellow the navel and promotes a feeling of warmth and security. The sacral chakra is the center of our feelings and sensations that is particularly active in our sexuality and the expression of our sensual and sexual desires. Use this colour energy for help in guidance as regards desire, and express your creativity and life force.
The Root Chakra is denoted by the Colour Red – The seat of Kundalini Power
The Root Chakra is said to be the densest of all the other chakras. It is the colour of life and the most powerful chakra. It’s represented by the colour red which represents passion fire and danger. It’s located at the base of the spine, connecting the spine and the suprarenal glands. The root chakra promotes the need for stability, safety and security. Use this colour energy to overcome your fear of the future and death.