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Indigo Aura Color Meaning and Characteristics

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Your indigo aura color meaning is aligned with your sixth chakra energy. The characteristics of your indigo colored aura offers significant information about your inner self.

Indigo Aura Meaning and Spiritual Awakening

Discovering that your aura is an indigo color reveals you're connected to your psychic self. If you don't trust your intuition, now is the time to begin.

Meaning of Your Indigo Aura Color

Indigo is the heralder of love, faith, compassion, kindness, harmony, and peace. Empathy is a natural extension of this aura color.

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Your Senses Are Keen

Your perception and discernment are keen and accurate. You understand the intelligent mind and listen to your inner voice above all else, especially other people. You have clarity of any circumstance and can cut right to the heart of a matter without being distracted by the noise others make.

Powerful Indigo Aura Energy

The indigo aura reveals you are an empath and have psychic abilities. You may also be a medium and able to connect with deceased people as well as spirits. The third eye region generates an energetic vibration that stimulates your natural psychic abilities.

Dual Nature and Balance

With an indigo aura, you know more than you reveal. You see the world as many worlds with many possibilities. The duality of nature finds a balance within this chakra.

Access to Akashic Records

An indigo aura means you've been granted the right to visit the Akashic depository where the records of every soul and every event of all time are kept. This access allows you to help others understand their karma and life purpose. Many refer to this as tapping into the collective consciousness of all humankind.

Signs and Personality Traits of an Indigo Aura

You are a natural psychic/medium/seer. You don't have to learn techniques to access information or see spirits. This open chakra gives you unlimited access. You can see auras as well as read auras at long distance, since time and distance no longer prevent you.

Wisdom of a Sage

You are kind and sincere. You give the impression of a lively sage full of loving energy. Your love for life and knowledge is evident to all who know you.

Freely Traverse the Spirit World

There are no boundaries for you. You can astral project at will or bypass it altogether and simply think and you're transported to your destination in the spirit world.

Tap Into Divine Wellspring of Knowledge

You're a devoted student of understanding your purpose. You easily pull back the curtain that separates the human soul from its creator. This aura color indicates you're connected to the wellspring of divine knowledge and you're eager to share what you know with others.

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Social Life and Friendships

You enjoy various levels of friendships, with only a few that are more than casual acquaintances. People are drawn to you and initiate friendships. Occasionally, you like to go out with a small group of close friends and enjoy food, drink and a good time.

Prefer Solitude Over Active Social Life

While you sometimes participate in social outings, you're content to stay home and enjoy your solitude. You practice at least one form of ancient arts, such as tai chi or form of yoga. You're very adept at meditation and can fall right into an altered state with very little effort.

Career and Life Purpose

Many people with indigo auras say their career chose them and this is very true. Your interests center around ancient spiritual knowledge, practices and religions. You are most likely drawn to some form of mediumship or psychic work.

Energy Worker and Herbalist

Some people opt for a career in energy work, such as reiki or acupuncture. Herbalists and other healers often have a green and violet aura.

Being of Service to Others

Your life purpose is easy to define. You're here to reach the pinnacle of spiritual knowledge and share it with others. Your goal is to be of service to others so you can help them and also inspire them in their own quest and spiritual journey.

Meaning of Indigo Auras and Spiritual Balance

Your spiritual aspiration, from the time you took your first breath, was to understand who you are, where you came from and where you're going. This desire has led you so far and guided you to a level of spiritual growth that has resulted in an indigo aura.

Eager to Continue Spiritual Growth

You are eager to continue your spiritual growth to the next level. That will be the final adventure of what your crown chakra has in store for you. It's the lure of the great mystery that motivates you to grow and explore your spiritual nature.

Sixth Chakra and Indigo Aura

The indigo aura is indicative of an open and functioning third eye located in the sixth chakra region. This open sixth chakra instills you with many intuitive gifts. You are now in the realm of angels. You are connected with these and other ethereal beings. This energy level is open, loving and non-judgmental.

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Connecting Two Chakras

The indigo color is a blending between the blue throat chakra (fifth) and the violet crown chakra. The sixth chakra (ajna) draws from both the chakra below and the one above. This chakra connection allows the seer to peer into the other side. The spiritual realm provides a glimpse of what awaits you when you open your crown chakra that allows you access to all things divine.

Different Shades of Indigo Aura and Their Meanings

The indigo auric layer provides information about what is going on with your third eye region, depending on the value of the indigo. The shade of indigo has a specific meaning that a psychic or aura reader can interpret for a better picture, using other information gleaned from the lower five auric layers.

Clear Indigo

When you have a clear indigo aura, it reveals your psychic powers are tuned in. You can read other people without needing to see their auras. You can access the information within their auric energies by simply focusing your attention on them.

Dark Indigo

When an indigo aura grows dark, it's time to get busy helping other people. This change in your aura indicates you're too self-absorbed. This aura color reveals you've cut yourself off from the world and have retreated deep into your imagination.

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Bright Indigo

A bright indigo color indicates a strong creative mind. You're connected with your higher self and have access to knowledge that most people never will. Your predominant driving force is to help others in their karmic journeys.

Muddy Indigo

If your indigo aura appears muddy, your chakra isn't open fully and you're preoccupied with the spirit world. You may be under stress and are seeking a way to escape your daily responsibilities. As an empath, you may need time away from interacting with people, especially anyone with negative energy.


A lavender hue reveals your inner connection with nature's healing herbs, especially the herb lavender. You're able to connect with all nature, including animals in the physical and spirit. Through these connections, you gain insight into the world and its many layers.

Aura Test and Meanings of Indigo Color Shades

If you aren't sure your aura is an indigo color, you may find an aura test helpful. You can determine the meaning of your indigo color based on your aura shade of indigo.

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Indigo Aura Color Meaning and Characteristics