Vastu For Living Room

A living room is relatively a new term in the home industry. This room is commonly addressed as the sitting room, lounge or lounge and is generally used by the house owner and his family members for relaxation, entertainment and recreation. The living room is a versatile room and is also used for other activities such as watching television, reading books, gossiping with family members, spending time with children, drinking, eating and many more casual activities.
Vastu for Living Room is a methodical knowledge bestowed upon us by our seers. The principles laid down by this system can be cleverly incorporated in creating and designing beautiful modern-day living rooms which can make our lives healthier and more meaningful. The living room is an important component of the house, which makes the house favourable or unfavourable for residence. It is that part of the house where the members spend a lot of time and which is also used to entertain guests.


Living Room Dictates Your Destiny
The living room is always the center of the house and each one of us wants to decorate it in the best possible manner. But it is not just about decor and style; the room has to give a warm and comfort feel as well. Therefore, it is extremely important to do a careful setting of your Living Room, so that it exudes positive energy and fosters healthy relationships.
Here are some valuable vastu tips to plan your living room in the best way possible. Follow the advice given to keep your living room a positive and happy place.

Locating The Living Room
Let us see how directions influence the location of the living room:
  • • North-west Location: The north-west quadrant, belonging to the element of air, is an ideal location for the living room, that is, if you want to avoid late night parties, get-togethers, etc. This quadrant indicates movement and makes guests restless, encouraging them to leave.
  • • North-east Location: This makes the living room a storehouse of positive energy and bestows the users with serenity and mental peace.
  • • Northern Location: This quadrant of wealth and health adds a congenial ambience to the room and infuses it with positive vibrations.
  • • South-west Location: This attracts guests like flies to sugar! Since this corner makes one feel quite at home, the guests may become pests. However, this quadrant is favourable for the occupants.

Living Room Entrance
The main entrance of the house is usually through the living room. When locating the entrance, ensure that there is more space towards the right. The direction of the main entrance is significant. Let us see how:

General Vastu Tips for Living Room

  • • Never have beam or girder running along the ceiling of the living room, since sitting under one causes mental turmoil and stress.
  • • Colour the walls with either white or light green as this promotes a sense of togetherness and affection between the guests and occupants. Do not use dark shades except on the east wall.
  • • Use light curtains on the windows and doors in the north-east wall and heavy curtains for the south-west wall of the living room.
  • • Keep some space in the north-east corner of the living room. Ensure that it remains clean and clutter-free. Enhance the tranquility of this space by placing a few potted plants.
  • • Place television and air conditioner in the south-east or the agni corner.
  • • To generate positive energy and elevate the mood, display paintings depicting beauty of nature or scenery that adds tranquility to the room. Avoid disturbing pictures of war, wild animals, horror, etc. and even those of the deceased family members.
  • • Never display artificial flowers as it is deemed inauspicious. Even dried flowers attract misfortune as they represent the autumn season. Also, never keep cacti or bonsai as they have a negative impact on the careers and financial prospects of the occupants.
  • • Hang heavy chandelier in the south or west of the room. Avoid hanging it in the exact centre (Brahmsthan). The living room should be lit brightly.
  • • Seat the guests in the north-west portion of the room. This quadrant of air and movement ensures that they do not overstay their welcome!
  • • The head of the family should always occupy the south-west quadrant, facing either east or north. This ensures his remaining in command and prevents guests from dominating

Vastu Colors For The Living Room
The color of the walls should be :
  • • White
  • • Blue
  • • Green
  • • Yellow
Choose light colors over the darker ones. This is because lighter tones help brighten up the mood and spread the feeling of warmth.

Placement of Carpets and Rugs According To Vastu For Living Room
You can buy carpets and rugs for your living room in colours pertaining to the direction you want to use them in:
Planet Direction Colour
Jupiter North Yellow
Mercury Northeast Green
Moon NorthEast Green
Venus SouthEast Rainbow Colors
Mars South Dull or Pastel colors of Blue
Rahu SouthWest Black or Blue
Saturn SouthWest Blue or Black
Sun East Red

Seating Arrangement In The Living Room
  • • 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 positivity.
  • • The guests must always be seated in the southeast or northwest. The seating for the guests must be done in such a way that they face west or south.
Also as per vastu for house, there must be more open space in the eastern and northern corners.

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