November 9, 2020

Chakra Colors Guide: 7 Colors & Their Meanings

Welcome to Our Chakra Colors Guide, in this post we’re going to cover the 7 Colors & their meanings.

Exactly What ARE Chakras?

The human body boasts 7 chakras, which are energy centers which are located within your body.

By learning about each of your body's chakras, you'll be able to connect with your higher self and to keep your body and mind healthy.

As a bonus, by opening specific chakras you'll be able to transform different areas of your life.

So if you're curious about how understanding your chakras can positively effect your life, continue reading to discover a guide to all 7 chakra colors and their meanings.

Chakra Colors Guide: The 7 Colors & Their Meanings

the seven chakras and their meanings

1.) Violet, Or Crown Chakra:

Violet Crown Chakra

Your violet chakra is your crown chakra and is located at the top of your head. Your crown chakra is linked to your brain and your nervous system and is spiritually tied to your self knowledge and spiritual awareness.

Your crown chakra is one of your most important chakras as by unlocking the power of your crown chakra you'll be able to connect with your spiritual self and to think positive, uplifting thoughts.

Another benefit of opening your crown chakra is being able to inspire others and to become an influential leader.

There are many dangers associated with a blocked crown chakra.

For example, many individuals who fail to activate their crown chakras end up developing serious brain related diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia.

If you want to keep your brain and your physical body as healthy as possible for as long as possible it's a great idea to work on tapping into the power of your crown chakra.

There are numerous ways to access your crown chakra:

  • If you enjoy working with crystals you can use clear quartz or amethyst to open your crown chakra.
  • Alternatively you can try burning incense sticks such as myrrh sticks and frankincense sticks in order to access the power of your crown chakra.

2.) Indigo, or Third Eye Chakra:

Indigo, or Third Eye Chakra

Your indigo chakra is your third eye chakra and is linked to the pineal gland in your brain.

If you're interested in the idea of tapping into your spiritual powers and working on your intuition and telepathic powers, it's well worth working on your third eye chakra.

If you successfully activate your third eye chakra you may start lucid dreaming and may receive signs from your higher self which can help you in your everyday life.

Alternatively, you may be able to astral travel to other places and dimensions while you sleep.

So if you'd love to be able to make the right choices in life, it's a great idea to focus on your third eye chakra.

One effective way to open up your third eye chakra is to meditate with a piece of fluorite or tanzanite on your third eye.

Also See Our Post: How to Open Your Third Eye

Alternatively, try meditating while sitting up with your legs closed and focus on picturing a indigo sphere of energy floating in-front of your third eye.

You may find it useful to listen to a guided meditation session on activating your third eye, if you're trying to access your third eye for the first time.  We've included one here for your convenience!

3.) Blue, or Throat Chakra:

Blue, or Throat Chakra

Your blue chakra is also known as your throat chakra and directly impacts your ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Your throat chakra is located at the center of your throat.

If your throat chakra is closed you may have trouble clearly communicating your thoughts to others and may find it difficult to listen to others.

If you work on opening up your throat chakra you should find that your interactions with others are pleasant and enjoyable and that you no longer get into petty, avoidable arguments.

Another benefit of opening your throat chakra is that when your throat chakra is open you'll find it easier to realign yourself with your soul's purpose.

So if you want to connect with your higher spirit, in order to pursue your soul's mission, work on activating your throat chakra by burning incense or essential oils while you meditate.

Some essential oils which you may find useful include:

  • Tea Tree oil
  • Lavender oil
  • Jasmine oil
  • Peppermint oil

Alternatively, you can work with blue crystals such as:

  • Amazonite
  • Lapis Lazuli
  • Turquoise
  • Aquamarine

4.) Green, or Heart Chakra:

Green, or Heart Chakra

Your green chakra is your heart chakra and effects your ability to love yourself and others.

When your heart chakra is balanced you'll be able to love yourself unconditionally and to generously share your love with your romantic partner, family members and friends.

  • When your heart chakra is open you will feel compassionate, empathetic, peaceful and serene. 
  • However, if your heart chakra is closed you may feel lonely, envious, cold and critical.

To work on opening up your heart chakra, place an emerald or a piece of green aventurine, on the center of your chest.

Although rubies are red they can also be placed on your heart chakra in order to heal it.

Another way to heal your heart chakra is to spend more time in nature as your heart chakra is associated with nature, so it's well worth taking a walk in a local park or practicing yoga or mediation in your garden, in order to open your heart chakra.

Lastly, you can also strengthen your heart chakra by repeating positive, loving affirmations about yourself on a daily basis.

5.) Yellow, or Solar Plexus Chakra:

Yellow, or Solar Plexus Chakra

Your solar plexus chakra is your yellow chakra and is located between your solar plexus and your naval.

  • When your yellow chakra is well balanced you'll feel happy, energetic, strong, confident and level headed.
  • However, if you solar plexus chakra is unbalanced you may experience a lack of energy and may feel weak and worthless.

One of the main purposes of your solar plexus chakra is to supply your body with the energy which is needs to fuel all of its essential processes.

If you heal your solar plexus chakra, you'll also notice that your self belief and ambition will increase and that you'll easily be able to take small steps towards achieving your goals each day.

As your solar plexus chakra is opened you'll feel capable and positive about your future. 

Some powerful crystals which can help you tap into the power of your solar plexus chakra include:

  • Amber
  • Citrine
  • Yellow Jasper
  • Yellow fluorite

As your yellow chakra or your solar plexus chakra is linked to your digestive system, if you have issues with your metabolism or appetite, you can effectively heal your digestive system by focusing on healing your solar plexus chakra.

Lastly, your solar plexus chakra can also help you come up with valuable insights which can guide you to make the right choices in your life.

6.) Orange, or Sacral Chakra:

Orange, or Sacral Chakra

Your sacral chakra is located two inches below your belly button and is associated with the color orange.

Your sacral chakra is powerful because it governs your emotions as well as your creativity and your ability to express yourself freely.

If you've experienced traumatic events in the past which have negatively effected your ability to express yourself freely and to experience true joy, ensure you invest some time into healing and reactivating your orange chakra.

Some crystals which you can place on your sacral chakra during mediation sessions include:

  • Tangerine Quartz
  • Orange Calcite
  • Sunstone
  • Orange Selenite

Alternatively you may be interested in using a sacral chakra singing bowl in order to heal your sacral chakra.

Singing Bowl

Your sacral chakra also impacts your feelings around intimacy and desire. If you want to experience love and intimacy and to attract a partner who will treat you with respect, love and admiration, make sure to work on your sacral chakra.

If you're already in a supportive, healthy relationship working on your orange chakra may help you to become more vulnerable and emotionally open with your partner or soulmate.

7.) Red, or Root Chakra:

Red, or Root Chakra

The color red is associated with your root chakra, which represents your physical and spiritual connection to the Earth.

Your root chakra is responsible for your survival instinct, passion, power and energy and is linked to your sense of smell.

If you often struggle to feel safe, grounded and protected, it's well worth working on opening up your root chaka.

If you're interested in activating your root chakra, you may want to try meditating with a piece of red jasper which you can place close to your root chakra. 

Your root chakra can be found at the base of your spine, near your tail bone. Red jasper is particularly useful, when you feel confused or overwhelmed by the twists and turns of life and feel a need to ground your energy.

Your root chakra is also linked to your sense of self and self awareness, so if you're keen to work on your self development in order to grow as a spiritual being, it's a wise idea to work on straightening your root chakra.

Lastly, if one of your current goals is to manifest wealth, working on activating your root chakra or red chakra, can help you boost your manifestation powers.

In conclusion:

Now that you understand the functions of each of your body's chakras, you should be able to use the new information which you've discovered in order to open your chakras and transform your life for the better.

As each of your chakras directly influences different parts of your life and if you manage to open all 7 of your chakras you'll be one step closer to achieving inner peace and experiencing unconditional self love.

As a bonus, you'll also activate some of your hidden spiritual gifts, which you'll be able to use to fulfil your soul's mission on Earth.

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