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Orb Color Theory

Orb Color Theory

What is Orb Color Theory? 

Orb Color Theory (OCT) is a relatively new concept I started to examine a few years ago. The basic principle is simple: spirits give us insight into their emotional state, or 'aura', by the color of their energies, often found in the form of 'orbs'.

OCT is still in a very experimental stage, yet it does prove fascinating in cases where previous knowledge of the spirit or entity is available.

More often than not, the color meaning of an orb correlates to the 'mood' or rationale of the spirit or ghost either at the time of death or discovery. 

What is an Aura? 

An aura is an electromagnetic field surrounding and emanating from an object or organism. Its frequency is viewed in the form of color, as is the case with light.

Higher frequencies are associated with warmer colors (red, orange, yellow) while lower frequencies tend to reflect cooler colors (green, blue, violet).

We interpret these colors with specific meanings compiled from years of research and examination. These auras change with our moods, experiences, physical health, and mental state.

The concept of auras has been around for centuries and can be found in many New Age practices (chakras, etc.). 

How do we See Auras? 

Though some people claim to be able to see auras with their naked eyes, most of us never will have that talent. The most common way to make auras visible is Kirlian photography.

Semyon Kirlian invented a camera in 1939 to perfect this unique form of photography, capruring the electromagnetic discharge on special film plates.

The Kirlian Effect, as it became known, still remains highly controversial but is still researched today. With the advancement of digital photography, orbs have become more prevelant in mainstream investigation techniques.

Since auras and orbs are comprised of the same form of electro-magnetic and electro-static energies, it seems only logical that they would behave in the same manner.

Though the exact reasoning is still uncertain, digital cameras appear to be performing a form of Kirlian photography, capturing the energy, or auras, in a visible form. 

How does Orb Color Theory Work? 

OCT generally applies to photographs of orbs, though it can also be tied to mists and apparitions. Though the vast majority of orbs are seen as white, they can also be seen in every color in the spectrum.

It is only through the examination of the colors and research into the haunting that such correlations can be observed. Until an in-depth scientific examination of orb colors can be conducted with a large specimen base, OCT will remain a puzzling yet intriguing enigma. 

Orb Colors and Their Meanings: 

These meanings are opened to individual interpretation. They are a general consensus of several different color interpretations. Although they are generally accurate, firther study is needed to verify their meanings. 

Scarlet Red - overinflated ego, strong willpower, survival oriented, realistic 
Deep Red - Short-tempered 
Vermillion - creative, powerful, energetic, competitive, passionate 
Light Pink - true love, sensitive, compassionate, affectionate 
Salmon Pink - immature, dishonest 
Orange-Red - confident 
Orange - strong motivation, healthy, adventurous, courageous, outgoing 
Peach - caring communicator 
Amber - strong and courageous 
Orange-Yellow - optimistic, scientific, intelligent, perfectionist 
Pale-Yellow - shyness, optimistic, hopeful 
Lemon-Yellow - strength of direction, fearful of loss 
Buttercup - focused on a course of action (determined), inspired 
Mustard - manipulative, overly analytical, making up for lost time 
Gold - higher level of consciousness, wise, protective, enlightened 
Apple-Green - friendly, communicative 
Yellow-Green - liar, cheater 
Olive-Green - scrooge 
Emerald-Green - healer, love-centered person, teacher 
Forest-Green - jealous, low self-esteem, overly sensitive 
Turquoise - therapist, communicative, sensitive 
Sky Blue - strong instinct, intuitive, peaceful, truthful 
Cobalt Blue - intuitive in a higher dimension 
Royal Blue - knows their chosen path, generous, highly spiritual 
Navy Blue - shyness, slow yet safe and sure, fearful of truth and being onesself 
Indigo - strong psychic ability, intuitive, deep-feeling 
Lavendar - daydreamer, visionary 
Violet - sensitive, wise, intuitive, idealistic 
Grape - laziness 
Mauve - humble 
White - pure, transcendent, often a new undesignated energy 
Silver - linked to spiritual realm, spiritual and physical abundance, nurturing 
Gray - feeling trapped 
Payne's Gray - depressed, fearful 
Black - tortured, abused, unreleased grief 
Raw Sienna - poor thinking processes, insecure, stressed 
Chocolate Brown - environmentalist, common sense

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