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3 essential Vastu colours to bring home happiness


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Colours have mystical effect in our mind and soul. The feel of colours around us stimulates our mood and has profound impact in our psychological and emotional health. Vastu shastra understands the importance of colours and the influence it have in the energy around it. While some shades bring in positive vibe and neutralizes the negativity of the space, some attracts negative energy and subdues the positivity of the room. Colours have the power to create healthy and happy homes and attract prosperity, health and happiness. Dive in and know about the Vastu colours and the impact it will have in the space around it.

​1. The power of Red

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Red in all its hue especially in bright shade is attention grabbing colour. Hence universally this colour is used in warning signs to demand immediate attention. It is also the principle of Vastu and a universal law that energy flows wherever attention goes. So, never underestimate the power of red and use it judiciously in your advantage.

Colour it red​

Vastu suggest harnessing the power of red by using it in the positive section of your home to enhance the positivity of the area so that it can spread all over the home. Use it on a wall or by splashing it on the cushions, curtains, furniture or accessories, but don’t overdo it. Remember… it is a powerful colour and even a small amount of it can make a deeper impact. The positive sector of the home can be identified by your intuition. The power of positivity can be felt. The place where you feel happy, you love to sit and spend time there, sleep is better in that particular space… in short the place where you are happy to be is the positive sector of your home. Add the colour red here and the positivity of the space will rise exponentially. Try it!

​2. The healing feel of Orange

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The power of red and happiness of yellow comes together to bring up the warmth and healing touch of orange come alive. This Vastu colour has a hint of positivity imbibed in it which spreads into the area it is used in. It is great colour for your home and fills it with positive vibes and balances the energies.

​Colour it Orange

Use this colour in the space where you feel the collection of negative energy, where the clutter easily tends to gather or the space which looks dark and dull. Use it in the negative area of the home and feel it being absorbed by the healing touch of orange on the walls or accessories in the space.

​3. The cheerful vibe of Yellow

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The freshness and cheerful vibe of yellow is alluring and freshening. Vastu associates the colour yellow with simplicity, exuberance and positive energy. But yellow is also considered to have deceitful quality hidden in it. So use it judiciously to balance off and neutralize its effect into the space.

​Colour it Yellow

Yellow has the ability of reduce the effect of energy in whatever area it is. Hence, Vastu recommends using this colour in the negative sector or problem area of your home. Use this colour in the area of your home that suffers seepage and leakage, electrical malfunctioning, or faces regular breakdown. This Vastu colour will neutralize the effect of negative energy in the space.

4. The power of colour

Armed with the knowledge about the Vastu colour and its importance in our home, we now request you to follow this general colour recommendation for each room of your home to make it a happier place to dwell in.

​Vastu colour for living room

The living roomis the introduction of the house and so it should have soothing and welcoming colours dominating its décor. Choose soft and pastel shades for the living room of your house.

​Vastu colour for bedroom

Avoid dark and deep colour, like dark shades of blue, red and black for the bedroom since these are considered to be gloomy and is believed to cause depression and relationship issues.

Guide to Vastu colour for bedroom: 7 Simple Vastu Shastra colour tips for your bedroom

​Vastu colour for Pooja room

Go for vibrant and happy colour for pooja space. Usually orange, yellow and shades of both the colours are considered to be pious and auspicious for pooja space. However, if you wish you can choose shades of blue too. It has calming effect and brings down peaceful vibe in pooja and meditation room.

​Vastu colour for kitchen




Kitchen should have a splash of colour but not on the walls. Instead add colours through accessories, jars and bottles.

Get to know more about best Vastu colours for your home: Best colours for your home according to Vastu

Which Vastu colour tip do you already follow for your house? We are waiting to know.
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