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Symbols - What does heaven look like

Chakras and colour symbolism

The colour symblism used for chakras is not universal but here is the symbolism that is in many healers’ books.  It does not tie in with some older symbolism which often follows the colour coding of the rainbow.

Chakra

Number of vortices

Colour [healer]

Older symbolism

CROWN

sahasrana

972

White or Violet white

White

HEAD

ajna

96

Indigo, deep blue, violet

Red

THROAT

visshudi

16

Blue

Orange

HEART

anahata

12

Green

Yellow

SOLAR PLEXUS

manipura

6

Yellow

Green

BASE

swaddhisana

4

Orange

Blue

SACRAL

Muladhara

6

Red

Deep purple almost black

Observations

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