The Color Indigo
The color of intuition, perception and the higher mind
The color indigo is the color of intuition and perception and is helpful in opening the third eye. It promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation, helping you achieve deeper levels of consciousness. It is a color which relates to the “New Age” – the ability to use the Higher Mind to see beyond the normal senses with great powers of perception. It relies on intuition rather than gut feeling.
Indigo is a deep midnight blue. It is a combination of deep blue and violet and holds the attributes of both these colors.
Service to humanity is one of the strengths of the color indigo. Powerful and dignified, indigo conveys integrity and deep sincerity.
The color meaning of indigo reflects great devotion, wisdom and justice along with fairness and impartiality. It is a defender of people’s rights to the end.
Structure creates identity and meaning for indigo. In fact an indigo person cannot function without structure – it throws them right off balance. Organization is very important to them and they can be quite inflexible when it comes to order in their lives.
Indigo loves rituals and traditions, religion and the institutional system, conforming to things that have worked in the past while planning for the future.
Indigo stimulates right brain or creative activity and helps with spatial skills. It is a dramatic color relating to the world of the theater, which, during times of stress becomes the drama queen, making a mountain out of a molehill!
The negative color meaning of indigo relates to fanaticism and addiction. Its addiction encompasses everything from a need for recognized qualifications to a need for illegal drugs, from the workaholic to the religious fanatic.
Indigo can be narrow-minded, intolerant and prejudiced.
If your favorite color is indigo, it will reflect in your personality! Personality color indigo will give you more information on this.
If you are thinking of using indigo in a business application, read about the meanings of colors in business.
Positive and Negative Traits of Indigo
Positive keywords include integrity and sincerity, structure and regulations, highly responsible, idealism, obedience, highly intuitive, practical visionary, faithful, devotion to the truth and selflessness.
Negative keywords include being fanatical, judgmental, impractical, intolerant and inconsiderate, depressed, fearful, self-righteous, a conformist, addictive, bigoted and avoiding conflict.
The Color Indigo Represents:
Intuition: use it to assist in accessing intuitive abilities – it is the first step to higher spiritual knowledge
Integrity: and deep sincerity are qualities of indigo
Structure and Order: a good colour to use in restructuring aspects of your life or business
Wisdom: an inner knowingness and awareness – spiritual wisdom rather than the wisdom of the intellect
Effects of The Color Indigo:
Introspection: promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation – can lead to feelings of being spaced out.
Idealistic: an ability to plan for the future.
Addiction: can support an addictive personality into maintaining their addictions – don’t use it if you are trying to overcome an addiction – it is associated with the religious fanatic – the colour of the workaholic who thinks they are indispensable – can also be related to those who are addicted to getting qualifications.
The Dramatist: relates to the acting profession – can cause people to ‘make a mountain out of a molehill’.
Conformity: a love of ritual – conformity to the things that have worked in the past, not just for the sake of conforming.