Today is International Aura Awareness Day, celebrated each year on the fourth Saturday of November.

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, an aura can be defined as:

  • a subtle sensory stimulus (as an aroma)
  • a distinctive atmosphere surrounding a given source (for example, “the place had an aura of mystery”)
  • a luminous radiation : nimbus
  • a subjective sensation (as of lights) experienced before an attack of some disorders (as epilepsy or a migraine)
  • an energy field that is held to emanate from a living being

International Aura Awareness Day relates mainly to the last definition above – that coloured radiant glow or energy field said to surround people or objects.

If you had an aura, what colour do you think it would be?
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Some people claim they can see auras; some claim they can teach others to see auras; some say you can interact with your own aura; some even claim they can photograph auras. The rest of us, unfortunately, have to take it all with a grain of salt. No scientific evidence exists to support the supposed abilities of the aura-seeing clairvoyants, and the claims of aura-capturing photographic technologies are questionable to say the least.

However, if auras do exist (and who am I to claim otherwise), I wish everyone a day of peaceful soft-blue aural energy.

Peace out, brothers and sisters! 😉

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  1. When I was a little girl I used to see people’s aura’s. The first time I remember I had been running and running circles around the house and stopped in front of a mirror and saw a bright red around my head. I freaked out and ran to my grandmother, who explained what I was seeing. I remember once seeing orange around an adult’s head and finding out later that they were very worried and concerned about something. The one time in my life I saw a black aura I was very frightened. We were in a little curio shop that sold crystals and was called Bob’s Bizarre Bizarre. I was 12 years old and the man who owned the shop was the person with the black aura. It scared me so much that I turned around and ran out the door. Not long afterwards he was on the news as the famed serial killer Bob Berdella. Creepy stuff.

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