Symbolism of the Color Purple


In Christianity, purple is the color for penitence and mourning, and is thus the liturgical color for Lent. It is also the color of royalty, and the liturgical color of Advent.


  • Kumar, Nitin. “Color Symbolism in Buddhist Art.” Exotic India Art. 1 Feb. 2002. Web. Accessed 20 Nov. 2016. Excerpts reprinted with permission of the author.
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