The rainbow is always nice to look at. It can brighten everyone’s day with its beautiful colors. The rainbow colors are a nice treat for the eyes, since they transmit peace and serenity. What is the meaning of each color in particular, though? The colors of the rainbow are the following: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. If you want to better remember them, always think about the acronym Roy G. Biv.
Red is the rainbow color that has the longest wavelength, being also the nearest visible light to infrared in the electromagnetic spectrum. It refers to vitality and activity, but also to energy, security, enthusiasm, interest, and passion.
Orange is the color of creative energy, combining red and yellow. Just like red, orange is also a dynamic energy. However, it is more controlled and thoughtful. It means creativity, equilibrium, playfulness, relief from boredom, and exploration on a practical level.
Yellow is the color of wisdom. It is associated with the sun, therefore also brining about life giving and sustaining energy. With its brightness and light, yellow also means clarity of thought, better decision making skills, orderliness, and memory improvement. It also alleviates confusion.
Green is the color of life, nature and balance. It is a merger of yellow and blue, being located at the point of color balance on the color spectrum, which is midway between red and violet. It suggests harmony, health, balance, abundance, growth, expansion, and sympathy.
Blue stands for spirituality. This rainbow color makes our mind wander at oceans, seas and skies. It is also the color of spirituality and Divinity, brining about peace, calm, understanding and relaxation. Blue also enhances the easy communication flow.
Indigo is the color of infinity and has the power of amplifying the depth and energy of blue. It also symbolizes the bridge between the finite and the infinite, meaning spiritual attainment, wisdom, self-mastery, intuition, psychic abilities, and sudden awareness at the same time.
Violet is considered to be the highest element of spiritual mastery, being the highest specialization of light. It is the merging of blue and red, therefore having numerous meanings, such as sorrow, high spiritual attainment, love for humanity, idealism, imagination, and inspiration. It also integrates other energies for healing purposes.
As you can see, every rainbow color has its own special meaning. If you ever wondered why you have a certain favorite color, know you know why. You also know what to wear, for instance, if you find yourself in a difficult position. Rainbow colors can be of great help in a wide array of situations, so do not hesitate in profiting from their therapeutic use.