The rainbow is an important symbol for Pagans. To Heathens, it is the symbol of Bifrost, the rainbow bridge between the world of deities and the world of humans. For many Pagans, the colours of the rainbow correspond to the colours of the chakras. Read on to learn more.
Green is the colour everyone immeditately associates with Paganism. It is the colour of nature, of trees, and all growing things. It is associated with the Green Man, a symbol of our connection to Nature, and a manifestation of the life-force.
The Metals are traditionally associated with the heavenly bodies: gold for the Sun, silver for the Moon and the Stars, iron for Mars, tin for Jupiter and lead for Saturn.
White is the colour of light, and is associated with the Maiden aspect of the Triple Goddess. It is also the colour most often chosen for Druid robes, because of its association with the Sun.
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Black is the colour of darkness, but for Pagans, darkness symbolises a time of rest, dreams and the hidden powers of Nature. Black is the colour of the Crone aspect of the Triple Goddess, and so represents the wisdom of old age. Black speaks to our love of mystery, night and the realms of the unconscious and 'starlight' conscious. It represents wholeness.
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The colour red is bold, bright and energetic. It can be worn to induce passion, and to increase energy, power, and courage.