Awareness of the Chakra System comes from ancient India. The chakra system describes the major energy centers within the physical body. Ultimately each of the individual chakras work as a part of a larger system that regulates how your life force energy anchors and flows through your body.
Life force energy is also sometimes called chi, qi, or prana and is essentially the Divine force of life that animates your physical form and allows you to life and thrive.
The 7 major chakras within your physical body are key anchor points for your etheric life force energy which allow life force to anchor into your physical form.
Each of the 7 major chakras corresponds with a different region of the body, and contains a dense collection of nerves, arteries, veins, organs, and tissues that make up vital concentrations of life-force energy.
Ultimately while often viewed and even discussed separately, your chakras are all connected and together have an enormous influence over your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.
When all of the chakras of your physical body are balanced, and flowing life force energy through them, you're able to stay grounded to the physical below while also staying connected to and open to the highest realms of Spirit above.
This connection to Earth and Spirit through your chakras colors is sometimes referred to as the Rainbow Bridge… Because the rainbow colors of your chakra system as one, illustrate that you are the bridge between Heaven and Earth.
Chakra Colors and Their Meanings
In this guide, you are going to learn about each of the color vibrations of the 7 chakras. While at first glace simple, awareness of this empowers you to bring more awareness to your subtle energy centers, helping life force energy to naturally flow and circulate through you creating balance within.
While there are actually thousands of minor chakra energy centers around your body, there are 7 major chakras that act as energy wheels, or ‘energy discs’ within your body. The colors of these centers is what we will be talking about in this article. These energy centers begin at the base of the spine, and run upwards along your spine … all the way to the crown chakra at the top of your head.
The 7 major chakras and their corresponding colors are as follows:
- The Root Chakra – Red color- Muladhara Chakra
- The Sacral Chakra – Orange color-Svadhishthana Chakra
- The Solar Plexus Chakra – Yellow color-Manipura Chakra
- The Heart Chakra – Green color-Anahata Chakra
- The Throat Chakra – Blue color- Vishuddhi Chakra
- The Third Eye Chakra – Indigo color- Eye Chakra Ajna
- The Crown Chakra – Violet color-Sahasrara Chakra
Here are the 7 major chakra colors, along with their meanings.
The Root Chakra – Red
The first chakra is located at the base of your spine, near your tailbone. In Sanskrit, this chakra is called “Muladhara,” which means ‘root, or support.’
This is the chakra that grounds the human body and allows divine energy to flow up from the earth into the rest of your chakras.
The color for this chakra is red.
What Is The Significance Of The ‘Red’ Chakra?
The muladhara chakra or root chakra is where you establish your sense of belonging. This chakra anchors your spirit, and grounds you into the physical so that you feel secure, stable and balanced. It provides you a sense of personal safety, security, being comfortable with the material realm and feeling a sense of belonging with your family, friends, humanity and nature. The root chakra impacts your ability to feel safe and secure, and serves as your foundation for survival.
When this chakra is open, you will feel…
If it is out of balance, you will tend to feel…
What Does The Color ‘Red’ Symbolize?
This chakra color red is the densest of all of the chakra colors.
As a symbol red is often used to signify danger, survival, or primal forces tied to blood. It can also be used to represent a sense of connectedness with the earth. It is a very primal, instinctual color because its color reminds us of our blood, of our survival. Therefore, it is a relevant color that roots us to our foundation for stability, structure, and sense of safety and belonging in this material, physical plane.
The Sacral Chakra – Orange
The second chakra is located just below your lower abdomen, roughly three inches below your naval. In Sanskrit, this chakra is called “Svadhisthana,” which means ‘sweetness.’
This chakra helps you to create more authentic relationships and connections, and add joy and creativity into your life. This helps you drop down and into your body and your senses.
The orange color of the sacral chakra can be balanced by visualizing a golden orange glow in this area, along with working through emotional issues around self-worth.
What Is The Significance Of The ‘Orange’ Chakra?
The sacral chakra is the center of your creativity and sexuality. This reproductive chakra also serves as the ‘dwelling place of your Self.’ It impacts your ability to build loving, authentic relationships and connect with your creative expression and senses.
When this chakra is open, you will feel exceptionally creative. You will find yourself more in touch with your joy, your passions, and curiosity for what life brings you. There is a strong sense of not only pleasure, but also well-being in general.
If it is out of balance, the first sign is usually a lack of energy. You may also feel a general lack of playfulness or joy in your life.
As the sacral chakra reaches expanded levels of awakening it empowers you to be able to directly perceive spiritual beings and higher worlds.
What Does The Color ‘Orange’ Symbolize?
This chakra is orange, which is often associated with the energies of…
It can also, however, invoke feelings of passion and sexuality.
The Solar Plexus Chakra – Yellow
The third chakra is located in the area just under the rib cage. In Sanskrit, this chakra is called “Manipura,” which means ‘the shining gem' or the dwelling place of jewels.
This is your ‘personal power’ center. It is also a powerful storage place for energy… both positive and negative.
The color for this chakra is yellow.
What Is The Significance Of The ‘Yellow’ Chakra?
The solar plexus has a lot to do with your confidence in life. It also corresponds closely to how ‘in control’ of your life you feel. It is also the center of your will, and governs your feelings about issues from the past. It also, however, affects your goals for future success.
If this chakra is open, you will feel a strong sense of worthiness. You will also enjoy a higher sense of self-esteem.
Unfortunately, it is quite common to see blockages of the solar plexus in our modern world. The first signs may manifest themselves as…
- A lack of confidence
- Feeling like you are easily pushed around by others
- Always feeling ‘exhausted’ from trying too hard.
- A lack of motivation and will power.
What Does The Color ‘Yellow’ Symbolize?
This chakra is yellow, which is a bright color that is most often associated with…
- The sun
There is a strong connection between this color’s vibration, and feelings of…
The Heart Chakra – Green
The heart chakra, which is the fourth chakra, lies in the center of the 7 major chakras… and is located just above the heart. In Sanskrit, this chakra is called “Anahata,” which means ‘unstruck' this refers to the infinite potential of a bell before its struck. It is the energy of endlessness, and connection to the One that cannot be stopped.
This chakra controls your relationships, and gives you the ability to empathize with the feelings and emotions of others.
The color for this chakra is green.
What Is The Significance Of The ‘Green’ Chakra?
As the spiritual center of the entire chakra system, the heart chakra is the portal that allows you to connect with your soul light. It gives you the ability to give and receive love, keeps you connected to the infinite, and corresponds with ideals such as…
If this chakra is open, you will find it easier to empathize with others while also staying true to yourself.
The most common sign of a blocked heart chakra or an imbalance within this energy center is a general feeling of disconnection. You may feel disconnected in a multitude of ways. Relationships, emotions, intimacy with other humans, and even connection to the Divine can be impacted by an imbalance in this center.
What Does The Color ‘Green’ Symbolize?
This chakra is green, which is a color commonly associated with health and healing.
It is also symbolic of…
- Your ability to love freely
- And your ability to process emotions
The Throat Chakra – Blue
The fifth chakra is located in the throat. In Sanskrit, it is called “Vishuddha,” which means ‘purification.’
It is closely associated with communication, listening, and speaking truth.
The color for this chakra is blue.
What Is The Significance Of The ‘Blue’ Chakra?
This chakra is the center for truth and virtually every other activity that has to do with your voice. It is the center for talking, listening, singing, and even acting. Interestingly in a classical sense, this chakra is known as the poison purification center. Through speaking truth you are able to purify many of the poisons of heavy emotions and distortions in the physical realm.
When this chakra is open and balanced, you are able to speak your highest truth. You will also find that it is easier to be honest when energy is flowing freely through this energy center.
An imbalance in the Throat Chakra center may lead to the experience of physical symptoms, such as…
- Dental pain
- Sore throat
- Jaw tension
But there can also be other signs as well such as:
Trouble communicating your ideas into words, trouble concentrating or listening and not wanting to speak up, and consistently lying to yourself or others.
If your Throat Chakra is blocked you may notice yourself frequently interrupting others during conversations, finding it hard to focus on the topics you are discussing, lying, gossiping, or even eating compulsively!
What Does The Color ‘Blue’ Symbolize?
This chakra is blue, which symbolizes our communication with other people.
It is symbolic of our ability to not only communicate honestly and effectively, but also to listen attentively and with openness.
At the higher level of initiation, the throat chakra regulates your sensitivity.
The Third Eye Chakra – Indigo or Purple
The sixth chakra is located between the eyebrows. In Sanskrit, it is called “Ajna,” which means ‘to perceive, to know.’
This chakra governs your potential for spiritual awareness. It is literally the gatekeeper of your spiritual self and potential and regultes order within your chakras.
The color for this chakra is classically known to by Indigo though it is also commonly seen and portrayed as being purple.
The purple, violet, and indigo rays are all correlated with the Throat Chakra.
What Is The Significance Of The ‘Indigo- Purple’ Chakra?
This chakra is the energy center connected to your self-trust and intuition. But it is also closely tied to intellect, intuition, and insight. It is also responsible for helping you with with hearing, feeling, and sensing.
If this chakra is open, your intuition will become stronger. You will also feel yourself becoming wiser, and will act with a finer sense of grace.
If this chakra is out of balance, you may feel…
Too much energy in the third-eye region will lead to racing thoughts, while a lack of energy may manifest itself as forgetfulness or an inability to concentrate.
What Does The Color of the Third Eye Chakra Symbolize?
The Third Eye chakra color is indigo or purple, which is associated with clairvoyance, telepathy, mediumship, and sensing beyond the physical.
At higher levels of initiation, awareness and awakening within this center empowers you to have access to a sort of master control switch for regulating the energy in your entire chakra system.
The Crown Chakra – Violet or White
The seventh chakra located at the very top of your head is in Sanskrit, called “Sahasrara,” which means ‘thousandfold.’ It is often depicted as a lotus flower with 1,000 petals, all opening to symbolize an incredible Divine spiritual awakening.
This is the first transcendental chakra which exists just above the top of your head.
This chakra relates to your connection to the divine, to spirit… and even to God. It is literally the chakra of enlightenment… and as such, it is where universal energy is able to enter your chakra system.
An awakened and balanced crown chakra empowers you to bring Heavenly Chi and Life Force energy down and into your physical body and chakra energy centers.
The crown chakra is also connected to your:
- Divine realizations
- Spiritual Downloads
The color for this chakra is violet or sometimes white.
What Is The Significance Of The ‘Violet’ Chakra?
This chakra is connected to your higher consciousness. As such, it is an eternal part of you that lies beyond ego. As you develop the seventh chakra, you will become more aware of consciousness itself, and the illusion of ‘separateness’ will begin to dissolve.
If this chakra is open, you will experience feelings of harmony, positivity, and inspiration in your life. You will believe that anything is possible, and that your dreams can come true. You will also feel a general sense of pure consciousness or transcendence.
A blocked crown chakra can manifest itself in many ways. You may feel a general lack of purpose. You may worry excessively, suffer from headaches, and/or experience nightmares.
You may feel…
- Disconnected from Spirit
… or be tempted by the traps of…
- Self Pity
People who nurture a profound anger toward God or are even atheist or agnostic often have from some degree of crown chakra blockage.
What Does The Color ‘Violet’ Symbolize?
This chakra color is violet, though it can sometimes appear almost white in color.
Both violet and white are known as universal colors, which is quite fitting… as this is the chakra responsible for opening you to true enlightenment.
Feelings of oneness, spirituality, evolution, and exaltation can all originate from the vibrations associated with this color.
Why Are Chakras Associated With Different Colors?
Each chakra has its own name, but each also has a color vibration.
When lined up together, the colors of the chakras correspond to the colors you would see in a rainbow… and that is certainly not a coincidence!
Each one of the chakras are responsible for maintaining a stable, consistent flow of energy throughout the body. But each chakra also vibrates with a specific color energy vibration, and each chakra in the body is also energized by certain color vibrations.
Why Pay Attention To The Chakra Colors?
Since each chakra is energized by a certain color vibration, it is helpful to understand which chakras are associated with which colors… because this will give you insight into doing important chakra-cleansing work on yourself.
For example, the colors could help you to focus on individual chakras that you are trying to unblock or cleanse. You can also pay attention to how you feel when you look at certain colors, as this can give you another clue to help you assess the health of each of your chakras.
It is important to understand that the work of clearing and balancing your chakras is emotional work.
When your mind is clear, and your emotions balanced your chakra energy centers will reflect this balanced and embodied state.
Understanding the chakra colors is just another tool you can use to help with the body/mind/spirit integration that occurs when you cleanse your chakras to get that energy flowing correctly again.
Visualizing The Flow of Energy in the Chakras
Balancing your chakra energy centers is important work … though being able to balance the centers requires first being able to tune into them and sense their energy and presence.
Visualizing Your Chakra Energy Centers
One way to visualize your chakra energy is to imagine that your body is filled with liquid.
Now, imagine that each one of your chakras is a container.
Ideally, the liquid would be spread evenly across all of your chakras.
But what happens if you need a little bit more liquid in one container?
You borrow it from other containers.
This may work alright in the short term. Having that extra energy in the right place at the right time can give you the strength you need to overcome a short-term challenge.
But if you aren’t careful, these imbalances can cause you problems. And though the problems may start out as minor problems, they will eventually become more and more drastic.
Even worse, if you experience blockages, you may not even be able to move this ‘liquid’ around as needed. And this can lead to even greater hardships and complications.
Using Metatron’s Power to Balance the Chakras
When I first started working with Metatron, I started to notice a lot of geometric shapes.
But I also started to notice blocks of colored light spiraling around me.
As it turns out, Metatron’s Cube can be an incredibly powerful tool to facilitate the balancing and unblocking of chakras.
Metatron uses color and geometry to clear away lower vibrational energies and also to activate chakras, clear negativity, and elevate your vibration.
Also, since his service includes recording every choice in the Akashic record, he can even help you in clearing blockages that span the lines of time… assisting you in clearing energy caused by past traumas and obstacles.
If you require guidance and help in your journey of healing your chakras and reclaiming your own free-flowing Divine energy and connection with the universe, Metatron can be a powerful ally to call upon.
For direct guidance and support from Metatron in clearing and balancing your chakras…
With love, light, and gratitude,