Why Each Chakra Is Represented by Different Colour?

Article by Reiki Master Sunetra Dasgupta, Reiki Rays

My brother had once attended a Reiki Seminar, when he asked the Teacher, why each chakra was represented by different colour, he was admonished saying that, it’s just how it is and he should accept it. I guess many people have the same question in mind or might have not struck some people why are the chakras denoted by different colours? I tried to figure out the answer by meditating on it, but couldn’t find any concrete answers, I asked others too, they too were not sure, then my Reiki Teacher explained me the concept, and I would like to share it with all of you.

If we have noticed, the chakras are of the sequence VIBGYOR, which is also the colour of the rainbow. The Colour Spectrum lies between Violet and Red. Above Violet is the White light which is Christ light, and our body too is covered with the White light. Below Red is Black, which consists of all the negative energies and is the lower dimension.

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The last Chakra in our body considering we start from bottom, It is related to Oneness of God and Wisdom. It represents our connection with God. It is represented by violet because Violet is associated with our spiritual awareness. It’s the Violet energy that gives us guidance and wisdom.


The sixth Chakra in our body, which is the center of our forehead. It is related to our Intuition and intelligence. It is Indigo color because Indigo is associated with following our divine path through Intuition. This chakra draws energy from the Indigo color of the rainbow.


The fifth Chakra in our body, which is our throat Chakra is related to our ability to communicate and express ourselves. It is Blue in color and draws energy from the blue band of the rainbow. Blue is associated with expression of one’s self by speech and communicating our needs.


The fourth Chakra of our body is the Heart Chakra. It is related to Self love and love for others. It is Green in color and gets its energy from the green band of the spectrum. Green is associated with the ability to give and take without any conditions. When we are balanced, we our able to give love and also receive love to nurture and take care of ourselves. Green energy connects us to unconditional love.


The third Chakra of our body is the Solar Plexus. It is related with our personal Strength, Assimilation of experience, Career, Digestion, Reaching ones goal. Its represented by Yellow as Yellow is associated with one’s Self Worth. It’s how we feel about our own selves, and how we feel others think about us. It deals with our ego. This is the largest chakra and draws its energy from the sun.


The Second Chakra of our body is the Sacral Chakra. It’s related to our feeling and sexuality, also with sense of pleasure and abundance. It’s represented by Orange and draws energy from the orange band of the color spectrum. It gives us the strength to cut ourselves some slack and enjoy our freedom, expand our areas of Interest and in general enjoy life. Its an emotional stimulant and helps us to shed our inhibitions.


The First Chakra of our body is the Root Chakra. It’s related to our basic instincts of survival and physical energies of life. It’s represented by Red as Red is associated with Self awareness. It is our survival and stability on the planet. It gives us power from earth and energy on all levels. Red Energy connects us to our physical body. Every action that we do needs the life force of red.

Sunetra Dasgupta

Sunetra Dasgupta is a Reiki Teacher. She is emotionally attached to Reiki as she feels, when she was nowhere, Reiki came to rescue her. She heals and teaches Traditional (Usui) Reiki, Karmic Reiki, Karuna® Reiki, Soulmate Reiki, Fusion Reiki, Wagle Reiki, Angel Reiki, Tiger Reiki, Lavender Flame Reiki, Magnified Healing, Akashic Records, Access Consciousness, Aura Brushing, Cord Cutting, Hypnotherapy, Past Life Regression, EFT, Psychic Surgery, Angel and Tarot Card Reading. She is also an Angel whisperer. She lives in India and can be followed on her Reiki Page: Soniele Daniel Reikihttps://www.facebook.com/SunnyDReikiPractice.



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