Colours have very special meanings to all of us and the chakra colours in particular are important for healing and for lifting our spirits. The Chakra colours are the colours of the rainbow too.
Below is a list of the Chakra colours and their meanings. working up from the root chakra to the crown chakra at the top.
VITALITY, COURAGE, SELF CONFIDENCE
Use when you need to meet a demanding day, or when you feel drained of energy. The colour red provides the power from the earth and gives energy on all levels. It connects us to our physical body. Everything that is to be commenced needs the life vitality of red.
Personality Traits: Courageous, confident, humanistic, strong-willed, spontaneous, honest, and extroverted.
The Root Chakra is governed by the red energy..
HAPPINESS, CONFIDENCE, RESOURCEFULNESS
Brings joy to our workday and strengthens our appetite for life!
Personality Traits: Enthusiastic, happy, sociable, energetic, sporty, self-assured, and constructive.Ê
The Spleen Chakra is governed by the orange energy
WISDOM, CLARITY, SELF-ESTEEM
Gives us clarity of thought, increases awareness, and stimulates interest and curiosity. Yellow energy is related to the ability to perceive and understand. The yellow energy connects us to our mental self.
Personality Traits: Good-humoured, optimistic, confident, practical, and intellectual.
The Solar Plexus Chakra is governed by the yellow energy.
BALANCE, LOVE, SELF CONTROL
Helps relax muscles, nerves, and thoughts. Cleanses and balances our energy, to give a feeling of renewal, peace and harmony. Green connects us to unconditional love and is used for balancing our whole being.
Personality Traits: Understanding, self-controlled, adaptable, sympathetic, compassionate, generous, humble, nature loving, and romantic.
The Heart Chakra is governed by the green energy.
KNOWLEDGE, HEALTH, DECISIVENESS
This is a mentally-relaxing colour. Blue has a pacifying effect on the nervous system and brings great relaxation. Ideal for sleep problems, and hyper-active children. Connects us to holistic thought, and gives us wisdom and clarity enhancing communication and speech.
Personality Traits: Loyal, tactful, affectionate, inspiring, inventive, caring, and cautious.
The Throat Chakra is governed
by the blue energy.
INTUITION, MYSTICISM, UNDERSTANDING
The indigo energy connects us to our unconscious self, and gives us the experience of being part of the whole universe. Strengthens intuition, imagination, psychic powers, and increases dream activity.
Personality Traits: Intuitive, fearless, practical, idealistic, wise, and a truth seeker.
The Brow Chakra is governed
by the indigo energy.
BEAUTY, CREATIVITY, INSPIRATION
Purifies our thoughts and feelings giving us inspiration in all undertakings. The violet energy connects us to our spiritual self bringing guidance, wisdom and inner strength. Enhances artistic talent and creativity.
Personality Traits: Inspirational leaders, kindly and just, humanitarians, self-sacrifing, visionary, creative, and strong mentally.
The Crown Chakra is governed by the violet energy.