Indigo, Crystal and Rainbow Children
Doreen is the author of several books on these seasoned sages of the
21st Century, including The Care and Feeding of Indigo
Children and The Crystal Children. She has
just released a guide to this new generation of highly sensitive
young people on a 2-CD set called Indigo, Crystal, and Rainbow
Children (Hay House, May 2005).
Meet the Rainbow Children!
They are the embodiment of our divinity and the example of our
potential. The Rainbow Children have never lived on this planet
before, and they’re going straight to the Crystal Children as their
moms and dads. These children are entirely fearless of everybody.
They’re little avatars who are all about service. These are children
who are only here to give—Rainbow Children are already at their
Then, there’s the Crystal
The first thing that most people notice about them is their
eyes—large, penetrating and wise beyond their years. The Crystal
Children’s eyes lock on and hypnotize you, while you realize your
soul is being laid bare for these children to see. Perhaps you've
noticed this special new "breed" of children rapidly populating our
planet. They are happy, delightful and forgiving. This generation of
new lightworkers, roughly ages 0 through 7, are like no previous
generation. Ideal in many ways, Crystal Children are the pointers
for where humanity is headed . . . and it's a good direction!
The older children
(approximately ages 7 through 25), are called "Indigo Children."
They share some characteristics with the Crystal
Children. Both generations are highly sensitive and psychic, and
have important life purposes. The main difference is their
temperament. Indigos have a warrior spirit, because their collective
purpose is to mash down old systems that no longer serve us. They
are here to quash government, educational and legal systems that
lack integrity. To accomplish this end, they need tempers and fiery
Those adults who resist change and who value conformity may
misunderstand the Indigos. They are often mislabeled with the
psychiatric diagnoses of Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity
Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Sadly, when
they’re medicated, The Indigos often lose their beautiful
sensitivity, spiritual gifts and warrior energy. I wrote about the
Indigos at length in my book, The Care and Feeding of Indigo
Children. I also recommend The Indigo Children
and An Indigo Celebration, two other Hay House books
written by Lee Carroll and Jan Tober.
In contrast, the Crystal Children are blissful and even-tempered.
Sure, they may have tantrums occasionally, but these children are
largely forgiving and easy-going. The Crystals are the generation
who benefit from the Indigos' trailblazing. First, the Indigo
Children lead with a machete, cutting down anything that lacks
integrity. Then the Crystal Children follow the cleared path, into a
safer and more secure world. And now, the fearless Rainbow Children
are pure givers ready to fulfill our needs.
The terms "Indigo," "Crystal"
and “Rainbow” were given to these three generations, because they
most accurately describe their aura colors and energy patterns.
Indigo Children have a lot of indigo blue in their auras.
This is the color of the "third eye chakra," which is an energy
center inside the head located between the two eyebrows. This chakra
regulates clairvoyance, or the ability to see energy, visions and
Many of the Indigo Children are clairvoyant. The Crystal Children
have opalescent auras, with beautiful multi-colors
in pastel hues. This generation also shows a fascination for
crystals and rocks. The Rainbow Children radiate rainbow energy, the
kind that we were created with, to instill within us health and
Indigo Children can sense dishonesty, like a dog can sense fear.
Indigos know when they're being lied to, patronized, or manipulated.
And since their collective purpose is to usher us into a new world
of integrity, the Indigos' inner lie detectors are integral. As
mentioned before, this warrior spirit is threatening to some adults.
And the Indigos are unable to conform to dysfunctional situations at
home, work, or school.
They don't have the ability to dissociate from their feelings and
pretend like everything's okay . . . unless they’re medicated or
Crystal Children's innate
spiritual gifts are also misunderstood.
Specifically, Crystal Children have telepathic abilities that
lead them to talk later in life. In the new world, we will all be
much more aware of our intuitive thoughts and feelings. We won't
rely so much upon the spoken or written word. Communication will be
faster, more direct and more honest, because it will be
mind-to-mind. Already, increasing numbers of us are getting in touch
with our psychic abilities. Our interest in the paranormal is at an
all-time high, accompanied by books, television shows and movies on
So, it's not surprising that the generation following the Indigos
are incredibly telepathic. Many of the Crystal Children have delayed
speech patterns, and it's not uncommon for them to wait until
they're 3 or 4 years old to begin speaking. But parents tell me that
they have no trouble communicating with their silent children. Far
The parents engage in mind-to-mind communication with their Crystal
Children. And the Crystals use a combination of telepathy,
self-fashioned sign language and sounds (including song) to get
their point across.
The trouble comes about when the Crystals are judged by medical and
educational personnel as having "abnormal" speaking patterns. It's
no coincidence that as the number of Crystals are born, the number
of diagnoses for autism is at a record high.
It's true that the Crystal
Children are different from other generations.
But why do we need to pathologize these differences? If these
children are successfully communicating at home, and the parents
aren't reporting any problems . . . then why try to make it a
The diagnostic criterion for autism is quite clear. It states that
the autistic person lives in his or her own world, and is
disconnected from other people. The autistic person doesn't talk
because of an indifference to communicating with others.
Crystal Children are quite the opposite. They’re among the most
connected, communicative, caring and cuddly of any generation. They
are also quite philosophical and spiritually gifted. And they
display an unprecedented level of kindness and sensitivity to this
world. Crystal Children spontaneously hug and care for people in
need. An autistic person wouldn't do that!
In my book, The Care and Feeding of Indigo Children, I
wrote that ADHD should stand for Attention Dialed into a Higher
Dimension. This would more accurately describe that generation.
In the same vein, Crystal Children don't warrant a label of autism.
They aren't autistic, they're AWE-tistic!
These children are worthy of awe, not labels of dysfunction. If
anything is dysfunctional, it's the systems that aren't
accommodating the continuing evolution of the human species. If we
shame these children with labels, or medicate them into submission,
we will have undermined a heaven-sent gift. We will crush a
civilization before it has time to take roots. Fortunately, there
are many positive solutions and alternatives. And the same heaven
that sent us the Crystal Children can assist those of us who are
advocates for these children.
I first began noticing the Crystal Children during my travels around
the world, giving workshops about the angels. I noticed their eyes
and magnetic personalities. I held mental conversations with the
children, and could clearly hear them answer my questions in mind.
I’d watch them smile in response to my mentally sent compliments.
These kids hear my thoughts! I realized.
Over the next few years, I interviewed children and parents for my
book, The Care and Feeding of Indigo Children. I've
always been fascinated with finding patterns among human behavior.
Although we're all as unique as snowflakes, the snowflakes share
commonalities. With the Indigo Children, I found the traits
described earlier. With the Crystal Children, my research took even
more interesting twists and turns.
Whenever I met them, I found
myself falling in love with each young Crystal Child.
Their hearts were as open and loving as any angel with whom I'd
interacted. I found them unguarded and unpretentious. I'd go to
sleep thinking about these children, and wake up with volumes of
information given to me by the spirit world (or perhaps by the
Crystal Children themselves) while I slept.
Each morning, I'd wake up knowing more about the Crystal Children
than I'd previously known the evening before! I began lecturing
about the Crystal Children and found my audiences very receptive.
Many of them were parents, grandparents, or teachers of these
special youngsters. They instantly recognized their child's
characteristics as I described them.
I asked audience members and subscribers of my newsletter to
complete a questionnaire about their Crystal Children. Within one
day of my putting out that request, I received hundreds of replies.
For my book The Crystal Children, I reviewed
hundreds of pages of stories submitted to me by people who were
raising and teaching these remarkable children. As I reviewed the
survey results, two things happened. First, I felt my heart swell
with love and gratitude. Just reading the stories was like being in
the presence of mighty angels! I felt ecstatically high by these
amazing youngsters' presence on our planet, and also reassured about
our collective future. God wouldn't have sent this special breed of
humans to earth, were we on our last leg as a civilization or
Just like humans have evolved
from ape-like postures, the Crystal Children are concrete evidence
that we're progressing in evolution.
Secondly, I found crystal clear patterns among each survey
respondent. I read dozens of similar stories about the Crystals and
their relationships to animals, plants, rocks and the elderly, for
instance. I poured over many stories with eerily similar accounts
about children telepathically communicating with their parents . . .
while eschewing verbal communication.
Many parents told me, "I never could relate to the descriptions of
Indigo Children. My youngster seemed different. But the Crystal
Child description was one that perfectly described my child!" Most
parents reported a happy relationship with their Crystal Child
marked with very few problems. I heard from parents and grandparents
around the globe as they described their Crystal as "an angel," "the
love of my life," "a true joy," and so on. I noticed that not only
were the Crystal Children highly spiritually sensitive, but so were
their parents. The souls of Crystal Children were obviously
selecting parents who could raise them in a spiritually nurturing
environment. Occasionally, I met children who came through parents
who were spiritually unaware. In these cases, their grandparents
were highly evolved lightworkers who helped to protect and hone the
child's spiritual knowledge and gifts. Most people told me that
their Crystal Child was a profound spiritual teacher, who taught
parents a great deal about being an exceptionally loving and kind
One day, I was lecturing about Crystal Children in Sydney,
Australia. At the break, my publisher (who was there selling my
books) said to me, "What is this book that everyone is asking me
about? They're all asking to buy a Crystal Children book!"
I laughed and told him that there was no such book. I was simply
reporting the data that I'd gathered from interviews and my own
channelings. My publisher said, "Well, they obviously want the book.
Will you write it?" Without hesitation, I heard myself reply, "Yes,
of course I will." My book, "The Crystal Children" is now available
at most bookstores and can also be purchased on this Website. (See
We also recently launched a new Website:
www.TheCrystalChildren.com (Note the "The" before the term,
"Crystal Children"). This site includes articles and a special
message board for parents, grandparents, teachers and crystal
children to support one another.
These children are the answers
to our prayers. The Rainbow
Children are now being born as the Crystal Children become adults.
And these are a few adult Crystal Children that are in their 20s
now. Rainbow Children are coming about because the full spectrum of
light that we need to assimilate serotonin in our body has been
reduced. In other words, when we go out on a clear day with no smog
and we’re out in the sunshine, we’re receiving in our body a
“rainbow” through the sun waves. And that’s the way that we were
created—to need rainbow energy.
As a team, we Earth angels, Lightworkers, Indigos, Crystals,
Rainbows and whatever generations that God/Goddess has in store for
us after that, are all here working together. We’re all here for
peace. And we can do it!
From Dr. Doreen Virue's Ph.D. website