A Living Room can also be called as a sitting room or a
family room. Most people try to enliven this space in the most ideal way to
attain warmness and cozy feeling. Moreover, this room has capability to fulfil
two purposes of the home owners - socializing and entertaining the
guests/friends/relatives as well as spending private and quality time with
family members here. In a way, living room is the heart of your home.
Also, in most houses, the entrance door is in/near the main
room from where positive and negative energies keep flowing. This is the major reason you need to take
help of the Vastu Shastra to attract wealth, happiness and prosperity easily.
Read on this article to understand the Vastu errors and
solutions to fix them when designing a living room -
- It is prudent to place heavy
furniture in south or west direction. However, in case of no option, you
can utilize a base of 1-3 inches height to keep furniture in North or
- Make sure the shape of
your furniture is in rectangular or square. Circular, oval or any other
odd shapes should be avoided.
- Avoid cluttered sofa
arrangements as it can create tensions and stress in the family.
Television and Air
- Observe the position of
your television in the living room. The recommended Vastu location for TV
is North or East. If placed in South-East corner, it will kill a lot of
precious time of family members by sitting idle.
- When it comes to set an
air conditioner in the sitting room, always prefer East, West or
- There is an immense
significance of placing beautiful and entrancing fish aquariums in the lounge
room. They act as a rectification for several vastu defects. If you are
able to locate the correct place for these aquariums, they will definitely
bring peace and harmony in your life. North, East and North-East
directions are highly recommended.
- If you are planning to
place an indoor water fountain in your living room, be certain to keep the
water flowing towards the entrance of your house. The recommended Vastu directions are South-East
and North-West. Use the fountains made up of copper, glass, stone or clay.
The soothing sound of falling water is always pleasing and relaxing to the
- Hues have the ability to
rouse our behaviour, create hallucinations or just set the atmosphere for
a house. From quite a long time, Vastu colors have been utilized by
interior designers to make the home healthy and beautiful place to live
- As per Vastu, the
preferred paint colors for a living room should be white, green, yellow or
blue. They help in making the room brighter and bigger. Red and Black
colors should be avoided.
- Right illumination in the
house can impact the harmonious living and prosperity of the people. It
uplifts the mood and eliminates the imbalances of the home.
- When it comes to
placements, light fittings should always be situated in the north or east
walls. They are considered positive while lighting in the south east
corner are unpropitious.
- Natural lighting like
candle light and fire light is alleviating and create relaxing atmosphere.
- Paintings have an
overwhelming effect at home. They can either create positive or negative
influence on people. Thus it is advisable to hung pictures that are
harmonious and relaxing.
- The negative sentiments
like outrage and aversion should be avoided. Stay away from paintings that
portray death, viciousness, dreadful scenes, fights and injured creatures.
The reason is simple that they remain in our subconscious mind bringing
negativity in us.
- Make sure you have a
photograph of any God in your living room or at the entrance door.
The North Wall works well for paintings of
water. It attracts wealth.
The East wall is great for the picture of the
rising sun. You can also hang bright blooms and fruits paintings here.
The South and West walls can have creative
sketches of high rise mountains which signify strength.
Each part of your house has ability to provide some sort of
energy to the family members. Thus, follow the Vastu guidelines accurately to
bring peace and prosperity in home.