Rainbow Orb Meanings in Encounters and Pictures

Updated September 7, 2021
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Many people find orbs in photos and videos; it's a common phenomenon. What's rarer, however, is finding a rainbow colored orb in your images, or rarest yet, seeing one with the naked eye. These orbs may have special meanings to those who discover them.

Messages From Rainbow Orbs

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A rainbow orb is a rare orb color pattern. When you encounter one, it carries a special meaning. The art of interpreting the meaning of a rainbow orb depends on your ability to receive the message this special orb carries.

Unconditional Love

A rainbow orb displays the colors found in a rainbow. It may be seen as a mixture of colors or it can appear in various patterns or shapes within the orb. One powerful message of a rainbow orb is unconditional love.

Spiritual and Emotional Healing Energy

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You may encounter a rainbow orb during a time of great despair. The orb's presence mysteriously imbues a feeling of unconditional love that you can use as an anchor to the spiritual world. This type of orb presence can leave you feeling hopeful and filled with the power of divine love.

Reminders of Grace

Some spiritual/paranormal researchers believe rainbow orbs might be tender reminders grace and God's promise to never again flood the Earth and annihilate the human race. A rainbow orb might be sent to those suffering under a tyranny regime or great personal strife from loss, feeling forgotten by God.

Comfort and Divine Presence

The divine presence may be felt if a rainbow orb appears during such circumstances. You may feel the presence of God and find great comfort.

Presence of Angels

Some people believe that rainbow orbs are the embodiment of angels who descend to Earth with special messages. Encounters and pictures of these orbs often reveal the kaleidoscope of colors.

Rainbow Orbs in Pictures

Some photos of orbs might be nothing more than dust particles and the light refraction on the lens in a lens flare known as the rainbow effect. This occurs when the sunlight directly hits the front of the lens, creating a color array of refracted light.

You can look at a photo and usually tell when there is a lens flare rainbow effect. The image has a decided haziness that covers the image or the portion that was hit by sunlight during the shoot. The visible artifacts make it clear the rainbow orb is the result of sunlight hitting the camera lens.

Rainbow Orbs in Nature

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Some images have been captured in forests where there is a thick canopy of trees and very little light. In these instances, lens flare may be ruled out. It is suggested these rainbow orbs may be various types of wood spirits or even nymphs. They might be elementals caring for various forest trees, plants, or wildlife.

Nature Spirit Orb Delivering Healing Energies

Nature spirit orbs may use rainbow orbs as a way to transfer healing energies to plant life and wildlife. If you encounter a rainbow orb hovering over a plant or tree roots, try to connect with the orb to better understand its purpose.

Are Rainbow Orbs Ghosts?

Shadow of a man inside of a rainbow orb

Some witnesses believe the rainbow orb they saw was a ghost orb. It is possible this mixture of colors represents the ghost of a person who was spiritually advanced prior to death.

Deciphering Rainbow Orb Meanings

Rainbow orbs are considered rare spiritual manifestations that often are believed to be divine messages. Consider where rainbow orbs manifest and the current situation when you see them to decipher their possible meanings.

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