Meaning of Rainbow Colours.

Meaning of Rainbow Colours.

Meaning of Rainbow Colours

While rainbows have significance as a whole, each colour has its own significance.

Red is the first coloured arc of the rainbow and because of this it has the longest wavelength. In Christianity this arc corresponds to Archangel Uriel which represent wisdom and energy. In modem day Buddhism and Hinduism, the red arc corresponds with the base chakra  which is the first chakra that connects or “grounds” a human being to the physical plane.

Orange

Orange is the second coloured arc of the rainbow. This arc is a mixture of the colours before and after it-red and yellow. In a rainbow, orange represents creativity and the ability to enjoy oneself. Based off the chakra system, the orange represents energy associated with fertility, sexuality and creativity.

Yellow

Yellow is the third coloured arc of the rainbow. This arc represents the brilliance of wisdom and thoughts. Within the rainbow, yellow represents the brilliance of the sun. Within the chakra system, the yellow arc corresponds to the Sacral Chakra   which is the seat of man’s ego and personal power similar to how the sun feeds the earth.

Green 

Green is the fourth collared arc of the rainbow. This arc is associated with Archangel Raphael which is used for healing. Within in the rainbow, the green represents health, wealth, and love. Within the chakra system, the green arc represents the heart chakra where the ability to give and receive love is processed.

Blue

Blue is the fifth collared arc of the rainbow. This arc is associated with Archangel Michael. Archangel Michael is the leader of all the archangels and represents spirituality. Within the rainbow, the blue represents connection to water and the spirit world. Within the chakra system, the blue arc represents the throat chakra and the ability to communicate with purity.

Indigo

Indigo is the sixth coloured arc of the rainbow. Within the rainbow, the colour indigo represents a bridge between the conscious and subconscious worlds. Within the chakra system, the indigo arc represents the third eye and the ability to see the unseen on the spiritual level.

Violet

Violet is the seventh and final collared arc of the rainbow. This arc is represents mercy. Within the rainbow, the colour violet is a mixture of red and blue and represents the access to the imagination and Divine inspiration. Within the chakra system, the violet arc represents the Crown Chakra which is coincides with the point where human consciousness connects with the Divine or spiritual consciousness.

Rainbows are one of the most beautiful phenomena steeped in a deep history that spans all cultures and religions.