Auras and Energy Fields


Auras are the electromagnetic energy fields that surround every living organism and object in the Universe with colour.

Literal Definition of Aura:

1. An invisible breath, emanation, or radiation.

2. A distinctive but intangible quality that seems to surround a person or thing; atmosphere.

You can think of it as an "atmosphere" that surrounds the living organism, just like the Earth has an atmosphere, yet it comes from within each organism. Every living thing has an energy field or aura surrounding it. An aura can be seen by people who are sensitive enough to pick up on it.

All of us are sensing electromagnetic fields in each other. On an intuitive level we gather information about those around us which tells us something about the "vibe" that is present.

If you think carefully you will know that you know about emotional disturbances in a room as you enter it. You understand on a subconscious level whether the vibe in the room is pleasant or disturbed.

Electro-magnetic fields

Everything that is alive pulsates with energy and all of this energy contains information (Dr Caroline Myss)

The Discovery of the Aura


The Human Energy Field

What exactly is the aura, or human energy field? It’s a life energy field that surrounds and penetrates the physical body. It has a particular structure that is directly related to the shape and size of the body and is wrapped around every cell in the body. It looks like a pattern of light beams. It is life energy and consciousness (Dr B.A. Brennan)

Your personal Energy Field is a collection of electromagnetic energies of varying densities that permeate through and emit from your physical body.

These particles of energy are emitted and suspended around your body in an oval “egg” shaped field on all sides. It extends above the head and below the feet into the ground. It can be a meter or two in size, depending on the physical and emotional state that you are in.


Your Auric Field

Your aura is actually made up of seven distinct auras, all having their own frequencies. It is like several frequency bands which extend out from your body but also go all the way through your body. These 7 auras, or frequency bands all occupy the same space at the same time, each aura extending out further than the previous one. All auras are interconnected and reliant on the others for normal function.


If one thinks of the universe as being a living, energetic and conscious realm, then auras are the domain of this consciousness.

To better understand yourself and the interactions between your mind, your emotions and your physical body, you must consider the whole person, all of you.

The higher dimensions of consciousness must then be included in your assessment.

Although we speak of levels or dimensions being "lower" or "higher", the terms are used only to differentiate amongst them.

All dimensions co-exist within the same space. They are not separate at all and influence and interact with each other.

You would be able to think of this interaction as an orchestra where each instrument plays its part and is important in its own right but is also an integral part of the whole orchestra. When all instruments play well together beautiful symphonies are created.

The different layers are harmonic in nature. Each dimension of consciousness vibrates in its own range of frequencies and plays a part in the total orchestration of who you are.

When your Aura expands out it indicates spiritual expansion, expressiveness, extroversion, social activity, and desire for connection, with others.

On the other hand, when your aura contracts to be closer in it would indicate a turning inward, sensitivity, desire for solitude, peace, tranquility, or rest.

You can also use dowsing rods (a divination tool)to assess a person's auric field.

When you let a person stand in front of you, a few feet away, and walk up to them with your dowsing rods (with the intention to see where their electromagnetic field begins), the rods will demonstrate when you reach the outer end of their aura.

Let's play with this a little:

Ask a friend to stand in front of you and walk up to them with the intention to assess where their 'normal' energy field begins. When you reach it, put a marker on the ground.

Now, ask the friend to think of a very painful experience. The experience must be visualized fully and all the feelings felt.

Walk up to them with your dowsing rods. Their aura will have contracted to very close to their bodies. Put a marker down.

Ask your friend to now remember an extremely joyful, loving experience. Again visualize it and feel the emotions that were there at the time.

Hold your dowsing rods until you connect with their auric field. The field will have expanded a lot!

Isn't this amazing!


You can use this same method as above to determine whether somebody's chakras (energy centres) are open or closed.

Just hold the dowsing rod in line with where the chakra is and walk up to the person. You will receive your "open" and "closed" reading in the same way as above.

Chakras? What are those?

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Colours in the Aura - where they are and what it may mean

Looking at the Aura - what would you see and what would it indicate?



This would show how you think. What kind of mental patterns are in your head? Use the colour descriptions as given below and apply them to the thinking patterns.


Your heart feelings are shown here. What do you feel deep inside? How do you express your inner heart energies? Use the descriptors of the various colours and apply them to heart and feelings.

1. RED

Physical, hardworking, action, power, survival, realistic, grounded, will-power, achiever, courage, energetic



Pleasure, enjoyment, challenge, thrill, positive, adventurer, action oriented, excitement, physical and creative expression, arts, business, productive.


Playful, sunny, creative, fun, learning, light, movement, entertainer, clever, radiates warmth and optimism, charming, smooth, generous, and precise in thoughts.



Social, heart centered, nature, contentment, harmony, teacher, loves to communicate and share with others, very social, perfect host/hostess.


Caring, sensitive, loving, helpful compassion, peaceful, loyal, desire to be of service, help and support others, nurturing.


Clarity, deep inner feelings, love, introverted, inner knowing, seeker, calm artistic, search for higher truth, authenticity, high sense of inner values.


Intuitive, artistic, idealistic, magical, sensual, futuristic, visionary, charismatic, innovative inventors, non-conformist, mystical.



Transcendent, transformation, spiritual, healing, quiet, enlightened, sensitve, live in higher dimensions, strong connection with spiritual force.

Every time you have a thought or feeling or any kind of life experience, it shows in your energy field, even if it is a subconscious experience. It also radiates to the surrounding energy field in which we all live, love and share energy - the unified field of energy, the tapestry of life. We are all playing touching games with each other!

What are orbs in your aura?

Orb in aura

Read more about ORBS here

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