See purple, green, and blue. When pray with eyes closed. Feel tingles on forehead and top of head


#1

I see purple, green, and dark blue when I pray. Feel tingles on forehead and top of head. Does anyone know why. Can only see colors when I close my eyes. Is this a demonic attack? Help!


#2

Someone knows why, & its probably God. Does this happen if another person is present ?


#3

Actually, the tingling forehead is a fairly common effect of prayer and meditation in many religious traditions.


#4

I have never heard of that happening, but wonder why anyone would jump to a demonic attack as the cause. :flushed:


#5

It’s very unlikely that this is demonic.


#6

I see different colors and shades of color with my eyes closed. It’s different if I’m in daylight or darkness. Nothing to worry about.


#7

I think what you are experiencing is totally normal. Sitting quietly with eyes closed often causes you to be aware of face itches and tingling no idea why

I see the colors whenever I sit with eyes closed.


#8

please see a medical professional.


#9

Seeing such colours at night or in shade etc is normal, called visual purple


It’s a question of degree as with most things. I’d also suggest that if these symptoms are extreme then you should definitely see your doctor.


#10

This thread caught my eye because recently I was praying w eyes closed before sleep and got such a rush of purple flooding into my “view”. I watched it for a while. So vivid and beautiful.
Not demonic at all. Purple is the color of royalty, ya know. Praise Christ our King!


#11

Just curious—why?


#12

we must first rule out any medical issues, before attributing any other causes to our symptoms


#13

Ah. I guess I wasn’t seeing this as any kind of symptom, since it’s such a common and widely-experienced effect of prayer and meditation.


#14

Seeing colour when you close your eyes is as I’ve posted above, unless you see distinct shapes of beings. Tingling in the head often happens during prayer and I do think that that’s a spiritual matter, though it could be the result of blood flow etc.


#15

The forehead tingling is very common as well. There is a scientific explanation for it: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/why-is-my-brain-tingling/

I remember learning about this in college. We won’t talk about how long ago that was. :wink:


#16

lets not blame the diabolical just yet


#17

Oh yeah—in neither case would I think it’s diabolical. Or even spiritual.


#18

Go to the Doctor dude!!!


#19

Talk to a doctor. It might just be a physiological response. I know conditions like ASMR can cause tingles on the head, or even mild migraines. I sometimes get migraines that don’t hurt, but I see sparkles.


#20

And why is this thread here, in Traditional Catholicism?


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