Colours of the TRINITY

  • By Lalita Ramakrishna
  • September 17 2019


“Fair, golden or dark colours are enriched through association with deities. All three colours are titled in verses. The colours of the Trinity subsume the major races in humanity; we have fair people, dark-skinned races and yellow complexioned communities.”

This article explains the symbolism behind the colours of various divinities.

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This article was first published in the October 2014 issue of Tattvaloka, the Splendour of Truth. Tattvaloka is published under the aegis of the illustrious 9th century Sringeri Sri Sharada Peetham, and the Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya of Sringeri. This article is courtesy and copyright Tattvaloka ( You can subscribe online at . Cost is Rs 496/ for one year (12 monthly issues) print, Rs 1,390 for three years, Rs 11,900 for Lifetime subscription.

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