Have you been seeing white light during meditation?
If so, this is completely normal. At least, seeing colors and images while meditating is. It’s going to mean something, it’s just finding out what it means to you that you need to explore.
What does seeing white light during meditation mean? The color you see while meditating often relates to a chakra in your body. The white chakra relates to the crown chakra and is located at the top of your head.
Why Do We See Colors While Meditating?
Seeing colors while meditating is a very personal experience and can mean a number of different things.
It’s generally believed, however, that you’re seeing the aura or energy from one of the chakra points represented in your body.
We all have 7 chakra points running from our feet up to the top of our heads.
These are represented by the following colors:
Root chakra – Red – This is the chakra that helps us feel grounded.
Sacral chakra – Orange – This chakra represents how well we connect with others.
Solar plexus chakra – Yellow – This chakra represents how in control we are and our confidence.
Heart chakra – Green – This chakra represents our ability to love and relationship strength.
Throat chakra – Blue – This chakra represents our ability to communicate with others.
Related – Seeing the color blue while meditating? Here’s what it means and how it connects to your throat chakra.
Third eye chakra – Purple – This chakra connects us with our third eye. A powerful way to open our minds in a way we can’t while fully conscious.
Crown chakra – White / Violet – This chakra allows us to connect with our spiritual side and achieve a higher state of awareness.
If you have seen any of these colors during your meditation, you should investigate if it’s connected to that area of your body.
What Does the White (Crown) Chakra Do?
The white chakra – also represented by a violet color – is the energy center in our bodies that is associated with consciousness, metaphysics, bliss, and love.
Activating the crown chakra often takes meditation practitioners a long time to engage with. So, if you’re seeing a bright, white light, this is a sign that you’re reaching a deep state of meditation and connecting with your deep subconscious mind.
It’s also a sign for most people that they’re activating their third eye, which I’ve covered in more detail before on the blog.
Being at the top of the head, it’s seen at the point that helps us make a spiritual connection. Often described as shining like a halo and giving people the feeling they are connecting with a higher power.
If you’ve experienced this yourself, how did you feel during and after it happened?
I remember, the first time, in particular, I felt immense joy and ecstasy. I had a really deep sense of happiness I had not felt in a long time, if ever.
I’m sure I’m connecting with my spiritual side and a higher power through a higher state of awareness when I see bright white light during my meditation, but I’m still trying to fully understand it myself.
Related – Seeing purple colors while meditating? Here’s what this means.
What Is the Spiritual Meaning of Seeing a White Light?
Some people feel a strong spiritual and religious connection when they see a white light.
Looking at it from a religious viewpoint, white light is the space within the universe that represents positive energy.
Spiritual healers call upon a white light as a healing tool, or a way to gain protection for themselves or others.
This is interesting because white light also represents similar things when seen during meditation and looking at its relationship to the 7th crown chakra.
I’ve read some accounts from people who have spoken about their own experiences. A few people say that when they see white they are sure angels and other protective beings are present.
In Summary – Seeing White Light During Meditation
Of all the colors you may see during meditation, each represented by a different chakra, seeing a bright white light is one of if not the most positive colors.
From a scientific standpoint, it’s a sign that you are activating your pineal gland which is associated with your third eye.
From a spiritual and mental standpoint, it’s a sign that you are connecting with your crown chakra.
It’s evidence that you’re reaching a deep meditative state. You are experiencing a higher state of awareness and consciousness, opening your mind to divine wisdom, and making a connection with your spiritual side.
The bottom line is that it’s nothing to be worried about. In fact, it’s something you should encourage and explore further – while not forcing or focusing on it when it happens.
I would love to hear about any experiences you’ve had. Please feel free to leave a comment below to share your experiences and thoughts with others.
If you’re seeing images, too, you’ll be interested to read what seeing a baby while meditating means.
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Phil lives in England, UK, and has around 20 years experience as a professional life, career and executive coach. He started this blog to help others find and define their own self development journey. Blogging about a wide range of topics to help facilitate a better future.