A pooja room is a place of worship. It should be clean and well-designed so that it creates an ambiance that is serene but also filled with positive energy.
While a pooja space is present in almost every Indian home, have you ever wondered why some give out a good vibe as soon as you enter, while others don’t?
The difference might be due to Vastu Shastra as the ancient system of Indian architecture prescribes dos and don’ts for designing a perfect pooja room.
We’ve put together this design book to introduce you to some of these tips.
If you want to have pooja room in your house it should be in the northeast corner, as this is the best location for it according to Vastu.
A room on North or East can also workout such that first rays of early morning sunlight come at pooja room adding a soothing feel.
Pooja idols and photos are considered sacred, so they should not directly come in contact with the floor.
Put a table or fix a shelf for idols remember pooja room should be clean so pick a design likewise easy to clean.
Don’t place idols and images on opposite walls there are various explanations for this but a logical explanation is at the time of prayers we should not turn our back towards scared idols.
And trust me you don’t have to place idols in 2 or 3 walls instead keep it simple on one wall check out the designs.
You had observed that temples have lower ceiling inside the temple as compared to the outer of the temple.
The reason behind is to provide a sufficiently small cozy, soothing space for meditation.
So that all positive energy should retain at that small area.
This is to ensure the proper flow of air and incense smoke through the room. And also easy to clean.
Dahleez prevents ants and insects from entering and this is useful in a Puja room. As foodstuff may be offered in prayer.
Less no of idols more is your concentration and less distraction to enhance positive energy in your cozy space.
It can be white, light yellow or light blue.
These colors are considered as the color of Krishna hence they are auspicious and light colors reflect light thus enhancing the bright and well-lit look of a space.
It is known scientifically that the energy under a pyramid is extremely positive and can give you a more peaceful environment and can help in meditation.
You can place an Agnikund in South-East corner and face East while making offerings to the fire.
This direction is traditionally considered the position for a fire in Vastu Shastra.