I see pulsating purple light/energy when I meditate….whats up with that?

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Has any one had a similar experience? I have no idea what this means or the implications of it. What do I do with it?
In more detail: The energy static patterns begin a few minutes after I begin the usual meditation technique (relaxing the body, focusing on my breathing). After about 5 minutes in, purple energy begins to emanate around me, it concentrates directly in front of me (I’m weird and meditate with my eyes open and stare unblinking into the far far distance, through the wall) It pulsates and cycles from a circle about 2 fists big and cycles to a dark blue color and becomes smaller in size as it changes color. This is present the whole time I’m in the meditation zone. WHAT DOES IT MEAN? I’ve never read of this experience. Please somebody tell me I’m not alone. (sidenote: I’m always sober for this)

March 26, 2012 at 5:42 pm
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Mikey W (427) (@mikeyw829) 3 years, 8 months ago ago

Don’t do anything with it just let it happen.

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Nick (195) (@nickc2007) 3 years, 8 months ago ago

Well I can tell you you’re certainly not alone! Funnily enough, I don’t get it anymore (and kinda miss it truth be told), but yeah, I’ve definitely seen what you’re describing.

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Zach (61) (@v1kingfan) 3 years, 8 months ago ago

It might be kundalini energy? I’m not sure but I read a book called Eat Pray Love and in it the author experienced pulsating energy when she meditated. She called it kundalini energy.

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Satori (2,201)C (@stephaniekaitlyn) 3 years, 8 months ago ago

You’re definitely not alone! I always experience the exact same thing you do in deep meditation. I also saw an eye once.. very odd but calming. I was curious so I looked it up and read about a bunch of people with similar experiences. They say it represents the crown chakra which is purple. Seeing this means your third eye is opening.

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CatchAWinkFromGod (45) (@alya) 3 years, 8 months ago ago

It could represent the violet flame in your heart chakra too:)
embrace it!

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Mat (0) (@purplegirl) 3 years, 3 months ago ago


Yes I starting meditating again about 5 months ago, and almost immediately starting seeing purple energy, it actually rotates between purple and gold energy, I see it all the time now even when I’m not meditating… I also see energy all around me in the air all the time now, no matter what I’m doing its amazing! Just keep meditating, more intense experiences keep happening the more I meditate… Try meditation for longer periods, I start to feel energy(warmth) pulsating through my body with long meditations, it’s an indescribably peaceful feeling : )

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Mat (0) (@purplegirl) 3 years, 3 months ago ago


email me if you want, would love to talk with someone who’s going through the same as me, I don’t know one single person that sees energy, gets kinda lonely not being able to share these experiences ; )

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Carl Goddard (1) (@The-Awakening) 2 years, 1 month ago ago

Hi all, I’ve just joined this site as I came across this post in google. I search ‘I see purple when I meditate, as this is what I see and have done for the last year or so. Kinda thought that maybe it was just me but it’s good to see there are a few of you that do too.

I started meditating about 3 years ago and have had some very, very strange experiences and some vivid images. There was one so strong and meaningful I created a Facebook group off the back of it in search more Like Minded People. And it worked. I just 2 years over 400 people have found the group, it’s a closed group so you have to know what you’re looking for to find it.

It’s great as we can now help each other grow.

In the last month I’ve found a few other websites like this that are too very good and full of people that are wired the same way as me. You see the trouble is society has deemed us to be strange, a but weird or even bonkers! We know we’re not but it’s hard to grow when you’ve got to hide just who you are and what you want to become when you keep getting knocked back, even by close friends and family.

It’s good to find you guys here! Let’s wake up this world together! :0)

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josephm (771) (@josephm) 2 years, 1 month ago ago

we can travel land’s we cant truly perceive…. that place between thinking, and looking. it is a vast plane.


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Martijn Schirp (12,110)A (@martijn) 2 years, 1 month ago ago

@the-awakening, Welcome Carl :) Please spread this community to your group!

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Carl Goddard (1) (@The-Awakening) 2 years, 1 month ago ago

Thanks Martijin. Will do. I’ll make a post in the hour :0)

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Mark (10) (@wailingmoonman) 1 year, 4 months ago ago

I have been experiencing a kind….buzz…

And after a while, when I open my eyes, I can see the dark. Not that I can see IN the dark, but I can see a sort of hue and thickness of the darkness itself. And then (in total darkness) when I raise my hands, an almost invisible fire is wafting from my fingers etc.

Throughout my meditation, usually lasting around 30 mins, my hands become extremely warm – i feel tired and energised, it’s an overall great and odd experience.

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Bagi (0) (@Bagi) 7 months, 1 week ago ago

You’re not alone :)

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lilkat (0) (@lilkat1488) 1 month, 2 weeks ago ago

Patton .keep youch

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Anonymous (0) (@) 4 months ago ago

I am so glad to read such positive replys on this subject. 

I just, just started to get minute glimpses of ” the eye” when day dreaming & knew I should strart meditating again as I haven’t had the best luck quieting the mind in the past. So, I tried connecting with the eye & by my amazement. I can now turn my thinking off like a light switch & I now ses the purple/indigo color. I meditate usually wuth my eyes open & staring at a wall.. which I think is somewhat strange, but i dont really care.. This feels like a gift & This is now the highlight of my day. 

I would love to talk to any/everone in the world that expirences this.. Plz feel free to message me anytime :)

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SoulPerfection (14) (@soulperfection) 1 month, 2 weeks ago ago

Open eye meditation is an advanced technique used to activate the 3rd eye, which is the color of purple. You are just focusing in this area which means more thought-energey-light is being directed into this area causing the chakra to grow. Continual practice of this will begin to reshape your Pineal and Pituitary Glands (basically your antenna for energy and psychic abilitis) to their original size and function, they have been in dormant mode since humanity forgot who they are.

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Jen (0) (@Jeni) 3 weeks, 4 days ago ago

Greetings to you. . . I have experienced violet energy around me for as long as I care to remember. I thought it was ‘normal’ and it happened to everyone, but over the years I now realise it is an energy representing healing. . .

I experience this when relaxed , eyes closed just before sleep, while having massage, reiki or any other healing always with my eyes closed. I see a violet light moving and playing. . . Changing shape and vibrancy on the back of my eyelids. Up until recently I have not pursued it. . .

However I have been meditating and exploring altered states of awareness to help induce an out of body experience. I have succeeded in an OBE just twice and am practising often. My visuals are now becoming more intense which fills me with emence joy. I am now able to see this colour with my eyes open and can play with this energy in a dimly light space. . . I can feel the energy coming out of the palms of my hands with little meditation.

If I do sit to meditate for ten minutes, eyes shut. . . Then at the end bring my hands up to my eyes , once I open my eyes I see sacred geometry patterns and a kalidescope of colour. What a wonderful multiverse we live in. . . I would love to share experiences and learn new practices if anyone is willing please contact me.

Blessings, happiness and joy x

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Eva (0) (@Eva-Elings) 4 days, 16 hours ago ago

Hello there – I see the lilac to dark blue pulsating light too! Aslo it sometimes forms a shape of a circle and with an white aoura around. The circle with a feel of a stone or planet it moving and changing size and disappear. Then a new on appear and do the same thing. Today in a group meditation when it happened again I did realize that the repeted “night mare” I had when I was 9 years old and that scared me since I did not know what it was – was just THIS :-) I would love to join a community on fb or similar with people experiencing the same <3

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aw (0) (@whimsicity) 4 days, 16 hours ago ago

Yep, I wouldn’t say that i have seen colors, but I feel pulsating waves around me and my whole body starts vibrating in ever increasing waves. The first time this happened to me with such intensity it increased until I felt a pop at my third eye. Ever since then its felt like that for me. I even begin to feel wind blowing on my face and body. 

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Heaven Piercer (0) (@HeavenPiercer) 3 days, 9 hours ago ago

we could only beat around the bush when answering your question, you are the only one that truly knows. I would say throw a bunch of blank shots in the darkness and soon enough you will find yourself and be even more wiser. Truth is singular but we all perceive it in millions of forms, hope you find it.