Colors pacify our mind and stimulate energy. The
colors have significant effect on our mood, health and happiness. The
impact of colors on us is emotional, intellectual, materialistic,
physical and intuitive.
The right choice of color helps us in enhancing the flow of energy in the house. Here are some Vastu guidelines, which will help you to pick the right Vastu colors for every room of your house.
Directions and Colors
Colors are based on directions represented by various planets. For
example, north rooms of a house, represented by the planet ‘Mercury’ can
be painted in light shades of green as the green is representative
color of Mercury. The colors of the planets govern directions as follows
|| Pink, Coral Red
|| Tone of yellows, Cream
|| All Greens
|| Silver White
Impact of Colors
Colors inspire our emotions and behavior. These have great impact on
our life. The following colors are considered auspicious for the
enhancement of ‘Vastu’ of a building.
Red: It symbolizes bravery and power. It’s
dramatic, emotional and active. It should not be used in bedrooms
because of its energizing quality. It can also be stressful for those
who are nervous.
Orange: This color inspires spirituality and power.
It encourages positive feeling, happiness, joy and good social
relationship. Peach color can also be used as it is a cool color.
Green: It represents nature, hope, freshness. It
brings harmony, quick healing, good and healthy environment to the room.
Most of the hospitals are using this color because of its quick healing
quality. Green color is good for study room as it rejuvenate the
Yellow: It gives a sense of patience and wisdom. It
represents sunlight which symbolizes power. If a room gets direct
sunlight, do not paint the walls with yellow color. For ’Pooja’ room,
yellow color is perfect.
Blue: It symbolizes spring, new growth and relaxation. This is cool color can be used for bedrooms or meditation room.
This color inspires faith, respect and trust. Never paint entire room
in purple color as it may be overpowering. However a light purple color
can be used for a calming environment.
White: it’s an elegant color and looks good when
combined with other colors. White ceilings are suggested by most of the
people as it reflects the light and brightens the room. This color can
be used in north-west bedroom.
Pink:This color represents joy, happiness and pure
feeling. It can be used in master bedroom and bedrooms in the South and
Black: it indicates lack of hope and confidence. It
gives us depressed and tensed feel. Avoid black and gray color in house
as these may cause frustration and hopelessness.
Choosing the Paint Color according to Vastu
Bedroom : Pink is an auspicious color for bedroom.
Light blue and light green are also good for bedroom. Choose green color
for children’s bedroom because it can helps in study of children.
Living Room: Yellow, blue, green, tan and beige are best colors for living room as these colors are pleasant for guests.
Kitchen: The white is the best color for kitchen. Yellow, orange, rose pink, chocolate and red colors are also good colors for kitchen.
Bathroom: It can be of white or a mix of black and white or gray colors. Pink and other pastel colors are also good.
Dining Room: The Pink, green and blue colors are
good for dining room as this place needs to be painted in refreshing
colors for the family eats and entertains there. Avoid black and white
or mixture of black and white in the room.