we love orange!
Illuminating orange piping and stitching details accents chattra divine yoga gear because of it's significance in many spiritual practices -- especially those of India. In the Hindu faith, orange --or saffron-- represents fire, symbolizing the burning away of darkness and ignorance to bring light and the pursuit of knowledge. Sadhus, roaming holy men, wear orange, deities are painted orange, the bright orange marigold is used in puja ceremonies and celebrations. In Buddhism, orange/saffron is the color of illumination. The turbans, flag and ceremonial attire of Sikhs are often orange, a color representing joy and bliss and community connection. Sikhs also believe that orange absorbs the bad, enabling us to let go of what holds us back.