The Crown Chakra (purple/violet or white) relates to self knowledge/spiritual awareness. It is the union with your higher self, with spirituality, and your higher consciousness. Dis-ease can result with an in-balance of energy in this chakra, either too much or too little. The violet energy connects us to our spiritual self bringing guidance, wisdom and inner strength and purifies our thoughts and feelings giving us inspiration in all undertakings. Enhances artistic talent and creativity. It is located at the top of the head. It also associates with beauty, visionary, mental strength.
The Brow Chakra, also called the third eye, is represented by the colour indigo or violet/purple. It relates to self responsibility -being responsible for one's own life, responsible to oneself to follow the soul's path and needs and trusting one's own intuition. (the ability to see things from a 'higher' viewpoint rather than purely for satisfaction of the ego or one's material comfort.). The indigo energy connects us to our unconscious self, and gives us the experience of being part of the whole universe. Strengthens intuition, imagination, psychic powers, and increases dream activity. Located at the forehead centre.
The Throat Chakra is blue. It is of the spirit and relates to self expression -speech, communication, the ability to communicate our needs and requirements; Spirit of truth and purpose. This is a mentally-relaxing chakra and colour. Throat has a pacifying effect on the nervous system and brings great relaxation -ideal for sleep problems, and hyper-active children. Connects us to holistic thought, and gives us wisdom and clarity enhancing communication and speech.
The Heart Chakra is green. This chakra relates to love/self love -the ability to give and take unconditionally. When balanced we are able to give love and also to love and nurture ourselves. Helps relax muscles, nerves, and thoughts. Cleanses and balances our energy, to give a feeling of renewal, peace and harmony. The Heart Chakra connects us to unconditional love and is used for balancing our whole being.
The yellow chakra is the Solar Plexus Chakra. Yellow and the Solar Plexus is a creative colour and chakra and both relate to self worth. How we feel about ourselves and how we feel others perceive us. This is the area of the personality, the ego and the intellect. Gives us clarity of thought, increases awareness, and stimulates interest and curiosity. Yellow energy is related to the ability to perceive and understand. The yellow energyconnects us to our mental self. Located at the diaphragm.
The orange energy is from the Sacral Chakra. Relates to success and relates to self respect; having the ability to give ourselves the freedom to be ourselves and helps you expand your interests and activities. Brings joy to our workday and strengthens our appetite for life! Orange is the best emotional stimulant. It connects us to our senses and helps to remove inhibitions and makes us independent and social. Located at the lower abdomen; near the bladder.
Last is the red Root Chakra. This chakra relates to self awareness. It is the area of survival and stability and your place on this earth. The colour red provides the power from the earth and gives energy on all levels. It connects us to our physical body. Everything that is to be commenced needs the life vitality of red. the chakra Root also allowed us to ground our selves to the earth to give (back) excessive energy in our body. When grounded it also helps to make sure you do not use too much energy; excessive energy is grounded to the earth through your roots.
Here's a site with a decent guided meditation for the chakras starting with the Root and working your way up.