Kelly Dorji takes you on a spiritual journey through Buddhist symbolism to help find your inner peace. In our busy lives, The Hidden Rainbow is the perfect oasis.
Read an excerpt from the book below:
A GUIDE TO THE USE OF COLOURS AND THEIR SYMBOLISM IN BUDDHISM:
The main colours used in Buddhist art are blue, black, white,
red, green and yellow. With black as the exception, the other
five colours are representative of a specific Buddha in the
depiction of the five Wisdom Buddhas of the Vajrayana or
Tantric Tradition of Buddhism.
The colour B L U E is used to represent the Healing Buddha,
signifying calm, purity and healing.
W H I T E signifies purity and is the colour of knowledge
and longevity. The primordial Buddha ‘Vairocana’ is depicted
The Buddha Amitabha is shown in R E D, which symbolizes
life and holiness.
The Amoghasiddhi Buddha in G R E E N signifies
accomplishment and the elimination of envy.
Y E L L OW is the colour chosen to depict Ratnasambhava,
who is a symbol of balance and humility.
Through meditation, these colours may contribute to the
restorative process of the human condition by transforming human
delusions to original qualities as follows:
– Meditating on the colour blue can pacify aggression.
– White can transform ignorance into wisdom.
– Red turns attachment into selflessness and realization.
– Concentrating on green can eliminate jealousy.
– Meditation on the colour yellow can enrich the sense of self and
Keep calm and find your inner peace with The Hidden Rainbow.