The one major theory which fascinates Indians is “Vastu” and “The concept related to Vastu” Out of the total population of India, there are people who consider that the colors which are used in a home have a great effect and influence on the people living in the home. Nowadays, there are experts who advise people on We get the experts advice on questions related to “Vastu”. “Vastu Shastra” is a vast concept but for now in this blog, the major focus will be on selecting the right colors for various rooms in your house.
This fact is not hidden that colors have a major psychological effect on people. Interestingly when we talk about a home, It is basically a place where a person spends a major part of one’s life. We are aware that each color has a specific kind of emotion connected to it. it is important to have a proper balance of colors in one’s home, to feel fresh, and live a healthy life.
Paint your home as per Vastu
The colors used in each room are decided, based on the date of birth of the owner and the house.
While each direction has a specific color, at times, it may still not suit the owner. Therefore, owners should stick to the general guidelines for colors as per Vastu Shastra, which is listed below:-
- North-East –Sky blue.
- East – White or Sky blue.
- South-East – Orange or Pink
- North – Green
- North-West – White or cream
- West – Blue or White.
- South-West – Peach, or Light brown.
- South – Red or yellow.
Color guidelines as per Vastu
According to the experts, each part of your home requires colors as per its energy requirement, size and direction. The color requirement of your home should be as per its usage. People living in a home should keep the below-given points in mind, while painting the rooms:
Master bedroom: Generally, the master bedroom should be in a south-west direction and should be painted with blue color.
Guest room/ drawing room: For the guest room or drawing room the best direction will be North-west and the color used should be white.
Kids’ room: The appropriate place for kid’s rooms and for study purposes will be North-west. It is considered this direction is governed by the moon, and should be painted with white color.
Kitchen: The kitchen should be in the south-east zone and could be painted with orange or red color.
Bathroom: The bathroom should be painted with white color and the best place will be northwest.
Hall: The hall could be in the north-east or north-west direction and paints used could be yellow or white.
Home exterior color: The exterior color should be based on its owners. yellowish-white or off-white or light mauve or orange, are some colors that can suit people of all Rashis.”
Pooja room: According to Vastu Shastra, the place where we worship or pooja room should face the north-east direction, so that it can get maximum sunlight. Yellow is the most suitable color for this part.
Main door/entrance: The front door should have colors, such as white or silver. Avoid dark colors such as black, red, or dark blue. Another important tip is that the main entrance gates should always open in a clockwise direction and open inwards.
Study room: According to Vastu consider colors like light green, blue, cream, and white, light colors make the room look big and our calm as well. Avoid dark colors as it will add gloominess to the space.
Balcony: The balcony should be in the north or east direction according to Vastu Shastra. Usually, calm colors like blue, cream, and light tones of pink and green are used. The space where the occupants connect with the outer world. Therefore, all dark colors should be ignored.
Garage: the ideal location for a garage according to Vastu Shatra is on the north-west side. Ideal colors are white, yellow, blue or other light shade.
Wall colors need to be avoided.
According to the experts, light colors are always recommended as Dark shades like red, deep yellow, brown, pink, grey, and black may not suit everyone, as they represent some of the fiery planets like Rahu, Shani, Mars and Sun. These colors generally have high intensity and it may disturb the energy pattern inside your house and might have negative effects.