Green – What Does It Really Mean?
What do you think of when you first hear the word ‘Green’? A color, trees, frogs, a 500 rupee not? The color green stands for many things like growth, harmony, freshness, peace, money, banking, ambition, greed, envy, jealousy and also Wall Street.
Great balancing of the heart and the emotion, creating equilibrium between the heart and the head. Green also renews and restores depleted energy. It is believed to be a sanctuary away from the stress and the hassle of the modernity of the city, restoring us to a sense of living which is why green is available widely on Earth indicating that our lives are supposed to be that way. Green is an emotionally positive color giving us the ability to love and nurture ourselves and others unconditionally.
Green symbolizes prosperity, renewal, rebirth, nature, spring, freshness and progress. The Green Party in the US strongly stands for progressive and ecological causes. Green also symbolizes well being and respect. In business green symbolizes fresh and new.
Religion & Beliefs
Green is the color of plant life, abundant in spring and triumph of life over death in Christianity; in Hinduism it means happiness and life thus making the widows to disconnect the use of it. In Islam, it is considered to be the colors of Prophet; they wear green cloaks and turban. According to Quran, the dwellers of paradise in green. British derived cultured believed that it is unlucky to have green in the houses because it represented misfortune and death.
The Heart Chakra
Green is the color of the Heart Chakra, also known as Anahata. This chakra is located at the center of the chest area and is linked to the heart, lungs, circulatory system, cardiac plexus, and the complete chest area. It is also believed that if the Heart Chakra is completely opened it allows one to love, care and empathizes more. Heart Chakra also links the gap between physical and spiritual world.
The Eco-friendly Green
Ecology supporters adopted green to represent their movements to save the green life on Earth. Many events are organized for the awareness of saving the green life, as well as many ventures have participated to make a difference from their end by reducing the usage of natural resources and using the recycling technology to avoid the toxic waste. The Gorilla Fan, by Atomberg is India’s most efficient fan that saves up to 65% of energy.
“Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.” — Pedro Calderon de la Barca