Mona Lisa's spoof Each colour is endowed with its own set of properties and affects people accordingly. The research on colours is ongoing; what we have here is based on the latest findings.
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- Red, having the slowest vibration, acts on the emotions
quicker than any other colour.
- It is, almost universally, the colour of passion and warmth
but in its deeper shade of scarlet, red can instigate the
beast in man.
- It stands for all the vigour and excitement in life, and
induces feelings of strength and vitality in a person.
- The unfavourable influence of red can trigger off strong
emotions, not only of fear and anger but also of irrepressible
- In its crimson shade, the colour denotes the painful aspects
of life, whereas the pink shade evokes maternal affection.
- Red can be used in treating irregularities in blood circulation,
but it is not very conducive to people who suffer from mental
- The various shades of green are the joyous colours of
- Green is the invigorating touch, especially for those
suffering from mental fatigue.
- Green represents jealousy in its negative aspect, with
darker shades tending to be extremely depressing.
- While yellow-green stimulates generous feelings, spring
green heralds new life.
- Violet being the fastest vibration in the spectrum is
also the quickest one to disappear.
- Traditionally a symbol of regal splendour and spiritual
authority, violet is associated with wealth and fecundity.
- Violet, in its positive aspect, appeals to the higher
faculties of man - mastery over ones' self, search for truth
- If violet stands for honour on the one hand, it can also
denote deceiton the other, and one can easily be taken in
by its pretence.
- Resembling the colour of Mother Earth, the strongest assertion
of brown is in its relationship with fertility.
- It is a very heavy colour and should be avoided for draperies
- Brown is totally out of favour with the vital force of
life, abhors the opposite sex and signifies decadence.
- Interestingly, this dull shade is also thought of as representing
the plane from which beauty is born, and thus serves as
an excellent backdrop for art objects.
- White, being the perfect blend of all the colours of the
spectrum, is the touchstone of purity and harmony.
- It is averse to all the lowly traits in man - malice,
deceit, envy and violence, and always favours the revelation
- Majestic blue is the colour of heavenly consciousness,
of truth and cosmic harmony.
- Blue evokes a sense of sublime calm, and as opposed to
red, it tends to quieten passion.
- Soft blue clothing, besides preventing a tan in women,
can arouse the protective instinct in men.
- Blue and green when combined can favour a prolific outburst
- Too much of blue on the other hand could be a depressing
- Primarily a cheerful colour, yellow brightens up the room
and signifies wisdom and jubilation.
- Golden yellow, which stands for peace, compassion and
creativity, inspires spiritual elevation.
- In its negative aspect, exposure to very bright yellow
can lead to an over stimulation of the psyche which could
then have disastrous consequences.
- Yellow fruits and vegetables generally act as laxatives
to the bowel and also soothe the nerves.
- Indigo partakes of both blue and violet, and represents
a combination of disciplined rationality and creative intuition.
- It resembles, not only the duality of the human metabolic
process, but also the natural law of growth and change.
- Fruitless endeavours and consequent stagnation represent
some of the unfavourable aspects of indigo.
- Indigo acts as the threshold of success that comes after
a period of failure, and in that it represents the healing
crisis of the natural healing art.
- Orange is a strong stimulant for ambition, and also motivates
ones' creative pursuits.
- It not only engenders a sense of self-esteem but also
fosters a sense of preservation of fellow creatures.
- Prolonged exposure to orange can be a cause of restlessness
and nervous breakdown.
- Orange, being the colour of many fruits and vegetables,
stands for nourishment and also represents the attractive
force between elements.
- The most obvious aspect of the colour black is the absence
- Black, the colour of the shroud, has traditionally been
associated with death and bereavement.
- Since black absorbs a lot of energy too much of proximity
to black can drain a person of his/her vitality.
- Black inevitably invokes the dark desires that lurk beneath
the surface prompting people to commit the worst crimes.