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Vastu for Living Room and Drawing Room | Vastu Dekho

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VASTU FOR LIVING ROOM

The living room is very important to us no matter if we have a modern type or ancestral or traditional type of home. The living room is the place for the social gathering of family members where they sit together and enjoy spending quality time.

As per Vastu Shastra, the living room brings in positive energy that will attract wealth, happiness and prosperity all that is required for our living.

The living room has several important aspects as this is the place where we socialize with guests, friends, or relatives.  It is also a place where family members together watch TV, movies and assemble for family discussions.

Here are few tips as to how good to construct a living room:

1. The living room has to be constructed in East direction or North. A living room is considered very good for health and wealth if it is constructed in the North direction.

2. Living room in the North West direction is also good, and this is the place for “Air” element.

3. Avoid living room in the Southwest direction. In case the living room is constructed in this direction, you may feel difficult to manage the relationship. This place is good for Master Bedroom and not for a living room.

4. Always the living room area (the floor) should slope towards an East direction or North direction.

5. Living room door if placed in either East or North are good as they bring wealth and overall harmony with family members

6. Living room in the South entrance is considered inauspicious.

7. Place the TV in the Southeast corner

8. The northeast corner of the living area should be always clean and clutter free.

 

VASTU FOR DRAWING ROOM

We all understand that the purpose of Vastu Shastra is to live in harmony with nature. Every room has its own significance and importance. Here are a few tips shared on how to design a drawing room:

1. Unlike the living room, the drawing room should be placed in the North or East direction as this direction gets morning sunlight which brings positive energy.

2. Care should be taken to place the door of the drawing room. The door has to be in the East or West direction.

3. Heavy furniture or decorative items have to be placed in the west or south direction

4. Furniture should be in the shape of a square or rectangular. Avoid circular or triangular or oval-shaped furniture.

5. If a fireplace is designed for the drawing room, then it should be placed in the Southeast part of the room.

posted Jun 26 by Team Vastu

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Feng Shui is a Chinese Spiritual philosophy that brings harmony to an environment. Feng Shui symbols are considered bringers of good fortune by the faithful; attract energies of prosperities and wealth.

1. Conch shell (Right turning) - It is considered very auspicious when kept in sacred place or place of the worship in the house, it is White in colour with brown lines on them that runt towards the right. This shanka brings good luck, prosperity, success and happiness in the family

(i) It invalidates the harmful effects of planets.

(ii)Any black magic, evil effect can be removed just by sprinkling Ganges water from it.

2. Lotus Flower - According to Feng Shui, this flower is said to replace negative energy with positive, clearing the mind and causing clarity to achieve enlightenment.

(i)Place the Crystal in the Northeast of a bedroom to embellish the occupant's educational luck.

3. Fu Dogs - Foo Dogs are valued and used in Feng Shui as protection and loyal symbol. They are defenders that ward away evil influences and spirits. 

(i) A pair of Foo Dogs helps to prevent negative energy from entering your home.

4. Three Legged Frog - This must not be installed or kept in the kitchen or bathroom or bedroom. Never keep it on the ground. It should be placed near the entrance and it should face inside. Place the fortune frog inside on a place which is located diagonally from the front door and make it face inward.

(i) One frog measuring 3 inches long and 3 inches wide is generally enough.

5. Double Golden fish - As per Feng, Shui fish improves the sphere of wealth and prosperity. It should be kept in the north direction of the house in a way that it faces the east. It is the first avatar of Lord Vishnu.

  • Hang Wind Chimes:

 Wind chimes are very popular and it is one of the most common remedies of Feng Shui. All Spirit is a vibration -- including Sound, especially the sound made by wind chimes. According to traditional Feng Shui schools, wind chimes are used mostly to cure negative energies and to bring desired for a healthy, happy and lucky life.

  • Display the bird Phoenix:

The Legendary Phoenix is the most famous bird in Feng Shui. It is said that Phoenix brings an incredible turnaround in once life. It stands for the energy of great Strength, Transformation, longevity, endless luck and purity. Hanging a phoenix picture or painting on a wall will help those who had been through tough times, suffered a lot in past, gone through bad luck phase in life and helps to overcome the pain, suffering and losses.

  • Place a Globe in the North-East for Knowledge:

Globe is the ideal energize of Knowledge, Place the globe in the Northeast (earth) section or corner of your home. It helps to reach success in your business, helps you to move up in the career and brings you good education luck and further improves in your studying abilities.

  • Put-up pictures Depicting Greenery:

In paintings there are both positive and negative energies. While positive energy brings your life better, negative energy can wreak havoc in your life. It is said that According to Feng Shui hanging a painting of Forest landscapes, trees, and waterfalls etc, any pictures of greenery. It will deeply affect your confidence, family life, relationship, career etc. and brings positivity in your life.

  • Place cream coloured flowers in the west for Happiness from and relating to children:

According to Feng Shui colour, therapy plays a superior role in balancing our body, intelligence and spirit. Placing a cream coloured plant in west direction gives you good opportunities in a career as well as encouraging creativity in children.

  • Setup in the house the idol of laughing Buddha:

It is said that placing an Idol of Buddha protects your health, brings you Longevity, Good Luck and also increases in overall ambience and happiness in homes.

(i) Facing the main entrance door is the best location to keep laughing Buddha.

(ii) Buddha's birthday falls on 8th May and it is considered auspicious if a candle is lightened on his birthday. It is said that it fulfils desires.

(iii) Do not place Buddha on the floor or in the Kitchen / Bathroom.

  • Place a Metal Tortoise in North Side:

Tortoise is a symbol of good luck and it has a great significance in Feng Shui. As tortoise is gifted with long life and therefore it gives Long Life in Feng Shui. One can be placing Metal Tortoise in the north direction of your home, office or workplace will watch over your career Luck.

  • Place Chinese coins in the chest (for prosperity):

Feng Shui coins are the very old and traditional method of inviting wealth into your life and the most effective protector of long-lasting finances. The uses of Chinese coins in Feng Shui are to attract wealth and money. So placing a Chinese coin on chest give signifying prosperity and owning many riches.

  • Family Photographs of the members in a cheerful mood:

One can be hanging cheerful, happy family photographs bring harmony in relationship and south-west is the ideal direction to hang.

  • Listen to the Gayatri Mantra every day for a healthy life:

In the Hindu religion, Gayathri mantra is considered to be one of the most powerful mantras with divine power. Chanting mantra daily can help us to come closer to the divine. And there are some important benefits of reciting Gayathri mantra-like Bring Calmness to mind, Improves breathing problem, Reduces depressions, successful marriage, Improves learning ability, increases concentration and many more.

 

Om Bhur Bhuvah Swah

Tat-savitur Varenyam

Bhargo Devasya Dhimahi

Dhiyo Yonah Prachodayat

  • Burn Incense sticks for mental peace:

Burn incense sticks in the Morning and Evening, and you feel like positive energy is flowing into your home. People use it for the purpose of spiritual invocations to boosting energy, love, positivity and also it has the power to cure stress and worries of life.

 

 

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Tortoise is a symbol of good luck and it has a great significance in both Vastu Shastra and in Feng Shui. As tortoise is gifted with long life and therefore it describes Long Life in Vastu Shastra.

In Puranas, Lord Vishnu took the form of tortoise to carry the weight of the mountain on his back during the Sagar Manthan; Lord Vishnu’s second avatar is Tortoise and is called as Kurma avatar.

These days you can find tortoise in all homes who believe in Vastu Shastra and in Feng Shui. They are made up of Metal, Resins, Brass, Mud, crystals or else Wood.

While placing a tortoise at your home or in your office, there are few Vastu rules which you should know and follow them and this can give you good benefits in your life.

 

Where to place the Tortoises:

  • One can place a Brass Tortoise in East direction of your house will create a sense of security and long life for all members of the family.
  • Place the Brass Tortoise face outside at your main entrance to protect against dangers and to prevent accidents for family members.
  • One can be placing Brass Tortoise in the north direction of your home, office or workplace will watch over your career Luck.
  • The tortoise which is made up of earthen material such as resin or mud, they should be placed in the North East, Centre or in the South West.
  • Metal Tortoise is to be placed in the North and North West area of the house
  • Tortoises made of crystals are to be placed in South West or North West.
  • One can be keeping crystal tortoise in cash locker. This will bring good flow of money.
  • Tortoise figure made of wood is to be placed either in East or in South East.
  • Placing the tortoise at the top of your bed will remove anxieties and can help with Insomnia. It will also relax children who are afraid to sleep in their own bedrooms.
  • Placing a tortoise in the kitchen or bathroom is considered inauspicious.

Uses of Brass Tortoise:

  • Those who are suffering from chronic illnesses, placing a brass Tortoise is a good cure.
  • Brass Tortoise removes negative energy.
  • It provides stability for your money.
  • Use this Tortoise for long and healthy Life.
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Feng Shui and Vastu Shastra advocates Frog as a powerful tool to attract wealth and prosperity. The money frog has other names such as fortune frog, wealth frog, money toad, lucky money frog, three-legged prosperity toad, and many others. Feng Shui and Vastu Shastra attach great importance to money frog and contain several prescriptions on how to make the best use of them at homes.  An idol of a frog having three legs with a coin in its mouth should also be placed in such a way that it may seem to be entering the house with wealth.

  • Place the money frog near the entrance of your house and it should be facing inside. It is important to place the money frog rightly so that you receive the desired benefits of attracting wealth instead of losing it further.
  • Do not place any Money Frog in your bedroom, toilets or kitchen because it can bring a bit of bad luck.
  • A frog measuring 3 inches long and 3inches wide is generally enough. It can b kept hidden also. It comes with several size and colours. You should not gift any money frog it would mean that you are gifting a part of your good luck. The direction and sequence of money frog should not be changed over and over. It would affect the stability of the income in the house.
  • After placing at the right spot, you must activate the toad by tying a red ribbon around it and only then it can start working. Generally, the money frog will come with a coin in its mouth. If not, then you have to buy a coin separately and place it in the frog’s mouth.
  • Placing money frog in the South-east direction of the living room is Favourable for businessman.
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 It is very important to make Drawing Room as per vastu. Drawing Room or Living Room-  A place where you meet with outside people friends, relatives and your guests. It is a Place where most of our Happy moments are shared, so make sure it is Vastu Compliant too.

Easy Effective Vastu Tips for Drawing Room/ Living Room:

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  1.  The best possible direction for a Drawing room is East, North or Northwest.
  2.  A Drawing room in the North brings lot of wealth and good health for the family.
  3. Windows in the East and North directions of the Drawing room are beneficial to bring in positivism.
  4. Sofa sets should be placed against South or West walls
  5. Avoid the placement of chandelier in the exact center as this is the Brahmsthan.
  6. Decorate the Drawing room with paintings depicting beauty to generate positive energy
  7. Make sure that drawing room is well lit, ventilated and spacious. 8. the furniture in the drawing room should be square or rectangular in shape.

 

Seating Arrangement In The Living Room

  1. The head of the family or house and his life partner must sit in the southwestern corner of the living room, facing north-east or east. This ensures strength and positivism.
  2. The guests must always be seated in the southeast or northwest. 
  3. The seating for the guests must be done in such a way that they face west or south.
  4. Also as per vastu for house, there must be more open space in the eastern and northern corners

Color Selection for Drawing Room/ Living Room:

 

  1. According to Vastu Shastra the suitable color for living room is pink,light yellow and sky blue.
  2. A green scenery on northern wall and a yellow flowerpot with multiple color flower's should be kept at the middle of living room.

 

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