Candles – Mayan Significance of Colors
written by Carlos Barrios – translated by Saq’ Be’


Purple is used to do away with bad thoughts, illnesses and problems of the mind. This color is the true healer and cuts any energy. Purple can be used when none of the other colors work for specific illnesses, regardless of gender or age. It is a color that cleanses


Blue is the color of fortune, it is to say the one that solidifies everything that has to do with finances. Blue should be used when there are material problems or to support businesses and projects so they may have better finances. Together with Baby Blue and green, Blue gives


Green is the color for hope. It is the one that solidifies opportunities, especially those that have to do with the material, be it with property or work. Green is also the color that gives success in the profession (career). This color gives abundance in the material and nature as

Baby Blue

Baby Blue is the color for little boys, especially for their health. This color is related with the subtlety of the mind and helps to develop internal powers for vision and revelations in the dreams. It is the color that seeks opportunities in every sense. Baby Blue is intimately connected


Pink is the color for little girls. This color helps to fix feelings that have to do with sublime love. It is similar to red, but more subtle. Pink helps to bring tranquility to people but above all is used for the health of young girls.


Yellow is the color of the South; it is the energy of life, used for health, protection and to help adults. This color gives the force (strength) for life. Yellow is related to the water element and the plants. Yellow gives the ability to know where things are in the


White is the color of the North and is the color for purification relating directly to the mind, to calm anxieties and to help the memory. It is a very subtle color that brings calm and tranquility. This color is related with the air element. Because of its subtlety and


Black is the color of the West and serves to cut all negative energy as it the color for cutting negative work. It brings light from where the problems come from. Black is a very strong and powerful color that only needs to be used to cut the negativity, illness,


Color of the East, red is used for energy, love and to take sadness away. It is used to clarify things; the color is an excellent protector and it does away with bad energies. This color is related with the fire element, therefore it is, in this sense, an activator