Purple Aura Meaning: 18 Personality Traits (2024)

Are you curious about what a purple aura means and what implications it has for your personality?

In this article, we will explain the 18 most common personality traits of purple-aura people.

Let’s get right into it!

Purple Aura Meaning
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What is an Aura?

The human body is made up of countless cells, each emitting energy at a slow frequency. Encasing our physical form is an ethereal one–our Aura–which pulsates at a much higher rate than our cells and Functions similar to Earth’s atmosphere does.

Every bodily form on the planet is enveloped by an aura, which is a field of energy or light. Auras come in a variety of hues and are unique to each person. The hue of your aura reveals a lot about your health, both mental and physical. Your spiritual state may be reflected in your aura, which can change at any moment.

What Does A Purple Aura Mean?

A purple aura is associated with high spiritual awareness, psychic ability, and a deep connection to the subconscious.

Those who have a predominant purple aura are often highly intuitive and have a great understanding of the spiritual realm. They are also incredibly imaginative and creative.

This color signifies that the person is in touch with their higher purpose and is fully aware of their spiritual nature.

Purple Auras tune easily into the feelings, emotions, and auras of others.

How Do I Know My Aura Color?

The best way to find out about your unseen energy field is to have an aura reading session with an intuitive or psychic you trust. There are people who can sense or see your aura colors. They might be able to do this through energy testing.

Some people try to use their intuition to figure out their aura color. This is best for people who are already in touch with their psychic abilities. To do this, close your eyes imagine, and feel what color you think your aura might be.

If you are not sure though it’s better to consult an expert. 😉

There are also specialized cameras that can capture your aura color.

Your Aura Color Can Change

Even if we usually have a primary aura color (predominant color), it’s important to know that your aura colors can change.

There are different aura colors like: white, yellow, orange, green, blue, red, pink, purple or brown.

Your aura colors depend on the following factors:

  • life circumstances
  • emotional state
  • physical health
  • environmental influences
  • etc.

There is a way to change the color of your aura (aura turn purple). This might be especially helpful if you find out that you have a darker or dull shade to your color.

You can change your aura color by changing your habits and lifestyle.

Often a pause is very helpful to reflect on:

  • where am I in life?
  • do I feel fulfilled & happy?
  • what gives me meaning?
  • how much do I follow the things that give me meaning?
  • how much do I care about myself?

Any physical exercise, yoga, meditative time, or spending time outside is very supportive to influence your aura color and the different shades of purple.


18 Personality Traits Of Purple Aura Personalities

The color purple stands for these 18 most common personality traits:

  1. highly sensitive
  2. highly intuitive
  3. decent
  4. contemplative
  5. natural empaths
  6. active imagination
  7. inner knowledge
  8. tune easily into others
  9. capacity for personal growth
  10. absorbing information around them
  11. high degree of empathy
  12. open awareness
  13. no self-promoters
  14. sometimes issues with setting healthy boundaries
  15. intense intuition
  16. need enough alone time to recharge
  17. often self-sacrifice
  18. meaning is more important than money

Different Shades Of Purple Auras

Here are some examples of different purple aura shades that can occur in the entire color spectrum of a purple-energy person. In general, there are multiple layers of different aura colors. 

Purple Violet Aura Meaning
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Violet Aura

The highest and most spiritually attuned of all colors, violet auras represent the development of psychic ability and are known as the “wisdom ray.” It activates the crown chakra and connects us with our higher selves.

A violet aura person is very creative and genuinely in tune with their emotions. People who meditate or practice yoga often have a violet aura. This happens because they honor their body and mind by keeping them healthy. People with a violet aura usually have a strong intuition, which comes from their connection to their higher self.

Lavender Aura

Lavender is a light purple color that is associated with spirituality and intuition. People with a lavender aura are often introspective and highly sensitive. They are often very compassionate and have a deep understanding of the human condition.

People with a lavender aura often have a strong connection to nature.

Dark Purple Aura or Dull Purple

A dark purple aura possibly means that you are going through a difficult time in your life. It might mean that you are in a tough situation, or it could mean that you have made a decision that doesn’t match what you really want.

Take some time to reflect on your life and ask yourself what decisions you are making that bring instant gratification. Are you making decisions that feel right, or are they based on what you truly believe in?


Indigo or dark-blue purple personalities combine the positive attributes of blue aura and purple aura people. They are very good communicators and have an awareness of their own emotions.

They also are good at calculating risk and helping others with analyzing emotional patterns.

If you find any of these aspects accurate, try to focus more on being honest and accepting of yourself. All emotions are ok and have their purpose. Accepting them and getting them room, instead of shoving them away, can make a major difference in your life. Try to be proud of expressing your sensitivity and imagination.

Purple Aura Meaning & Connection To The Crown Chakra

Chakras are energy centers in our bodies. The crown chakra is often referred to as the purple aura chakra.

The crown chakra stands for

  • knowledge
  • understanding
  • spiritual connection

A balanced crown chakra allows us to be open to new ideas and experience a sense of Oneness with nature, the world, and the people around us.

Other chakra’s purple aura personalities have a strong connection to are the:

  • heart chakra
  • third eye chakra
  • solar plexus chakra

Challenges for Purple Aura Personalities

People with purple auras tend to struggle with:

  • setting boundaries
  • too much self-sacrifice
  • feeling overwhelmed in crowds

People with purple auras often have a hard time disconnecting from the energy field of others. They are so naturally in tune with the energy of others that they can lose themselves sometimes. Therefore if you have a purple aura it is important to give yourself enough alone time to recharge.

Purple Aura Meaning In Love & Relationships

Here are some aspects purple aura persons might have in relationships & love:

  • long for a deep connection
  • need a soul connection
  • good listeners
  • positive energy
  • very loving and giving
  • can lose themselves in a relationship

Feel lucky if you have a purple aura. You have a lot to give.

Just make sure you set healthy boundaries for yourself and accept also the boundaries of your partner.

Give your partner space and also take space for yourself. Enough me time and self-care is very healthy for a purple aura personality.

Purple Aura Psychic Abilities
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Purple Aura Meaning In Work & Career

The empathetic and compassionate nature of people with a purple aura often leads them to successful careers such as:

  • Social Workers
  • Teachers
  • Managing Human Ressources
  • Sales
  • Therapists
  • Coaches
  • Mediators
  • Spiritual Guides

Purple auras are natural in positions where social interactions are important. They have a natural ability to tune into others and immediately understand what the other side needs. The purpose is more important than money for purple auras.

They love creative projects and easily understand the bigger picture of things.


People with purple auras are empathetic and compassionate, and they are giving a lot to others. Therefore they are often the “glue” in groups and in society as a whole. They understand others and are very easy to talk to. People naturally trust them. Their spiritual insights and spiritual energy often elevate the people around them.

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About The Author

Bijan Kholghi is a certified life coach with the Milton Erickson Institute Heidelberg (Germany). He helps clients and couples reach breakthroughs in their lives by changing subconscious patterns. His solution-oriented approach is based on Systemic- and Hypnotherapy.