Personality

Selection of Colors

Dec 12, 2014 |

There are basically three guiding principles for perceiving colors: One is Shat Chakras and their associate colors; Pancha Maha Bhuta or five fundamental elements; and planetary stars or cosmic phenomena 


which are believed to be cosmic influencer and to have been influencing on life and the earth. They are Surya (Sun), Chandra (Moon), Mangal (Mars), Budha (Mercury), Brihaspati (Jupiter), Sukra (Venus), Shani (Saturn), Rahu (north node) and Ketu (south node). Their associate colors are red or gold, silver white, red, green, yellow, white, blue, dark blue and smoky grey respectively.

Shat Chakra focuses on seven colors. In yogic traditions, chakras are energy points, the best translated as plexus or vortex. The seven chakras are Muladhara, Swadisthana, Manipura, Anahata, Vishuddha, Aajna and Sahasra. Their associated colors are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet respectively. Our body as well as the entire cosmos is composed of Pancha Maha Bhuta, five fundamental elements. They are Prithvi (the earth), Jala (the water), Teja (the fire), Vayu (the air), and Akasha (the sky). And their associated colors are yellow, blue, red, green, and white or light blue respectively. Similarly there are nine planetary stars which are believed to be cosmic influencer and to have been influencing on life and the earth.


They are Surya (Sun), Chandra (Moon), Mangal (Mars), Budha (Mercury), Brihaspati (Jupiter), Sukra (Venus), Shani (Saturn), Rahu (north node) and Ketu (south node). Their associate colors are red or gold, silver white, red, green, yellow, white, blue, dark blue and smoky grey respectively. Red is associated with Muladhar Chakra. The basic characteristics of red are anger, inner power and passion. According to vastu, Agneya or southeast is the best direction for Kitchen. And, thus it is recommended to use red or most appropriately the shades of red in kitchen. Red also can be used in master bed room targeting to newly married couples. Besides southeast, other directions the red can be used are south, east, southwest.


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