I purchased this book over ten years ago and it still has a profound impact on how I view the world and other people. This is not a book to buy if you want to learn about chakras, actually seeing the aura, etc... but is written to help us understand the differences between people. Over the last ten years I have done away with a lot of new age ideas but this is one book that I truly cherish. It helped me to understand myself (crystal aura) with all of my strengths and weaknesses and how I relate to the world around me. In some ways this is similar to the Myers-Briggs which is a wonderful way to understand and appreciate personality differences. The book gives you a test which is fairly good but over the years I have given it to people and it has not always been correct. I have retaken the test and I now come out with a mixed blend of crystal/green/violet and I know I have added these colors or personality attributes to my aura over the last decade. Pamala Oslie's book Life Colors is very similar and the ideas were taken from this book- if you are really interested in this I would recommend both titles since Oslie's book contains information that is not in this title.
Dr. Barbara Bowers was a lady who had an amazing gift of discerning the slightest difference between hues and colors. She also could see auras. In her book "What Color Is Your Aura?", she catalogues humanity into that correlates with their aura color: 14 distinct personality patterns: red, orange, magenta, yellow, physical tan, mental tan, green, nurturing tan, loving tan, blue, violet, lavender, crystal and indigo. Her book also contains an in-depth questionnaire to determine your predominant personality type and aura.
Bowers explains each of the 14 colors and how each approaches physical reality, their mental attitudes, emotional makeup, social style, compatibility with the other 13 colors, personal power and leadership style, financial choices, career options, and spirituality. It's an informative manual on 14 distinct personality patterns that can aid in career searches, understanding mate compatibility, relationships, finding life purpose, and so on.
In many ways, this book was a precursor to the ANSIR® personality system. (Bowers and Seich were planning on collaborating before Bowers' untimely death.) What Color Is Your Aura? is a fascinating trip into auras, energy, and personality patternsand--aiding you in seeing yourself and others with fresh, and more compassionate, eyes.
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