8 Pooja Unit Designs for Modern Living Rooms

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8 Pooja Unit Designs for Modern Living Rooms

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The Pooja room is the most serene and pious corner of Indian homes. However, nowadays, especially in urban apartments with space constraints, having a dedicated place for prayer is a luxury. From finding a perfect corner for the temple to building a creative Pooja space which merges with the aesthetics of the living room, it takes the help of professional interior designers and decorators to execute the perfect design. Have a look and get ideas for building a small mandir in the living room.

1. Pooja unit on a wooden pedestal in the living room

3BHK Interiors Classic style walls & floors by Fabmodula Classic

3BHK Interiors


Compact and defined by simplicity, this wooden pooja unit fits perfectly against a narrow wall, creating a beautiful piece of wall décor for the living room. Two drawers under the pedestal are designed to store the pooja essentials.

2. A living room wall dedicated to the pooja unit

Pooja Room Concept Classic style living room by Kphomes Classic

Pooja Room Concept


One wall of the living room is converted into a beautiful temple of wood and marble. A backlit wall displaying a picture of Radha-Krishna, small bells, hanging lamps and a shiny brass idol of Ganesha create a pious atmosphere.  An elevated platform separates the pooja unit from the rest of the room and defines it as a space for pooja and meditation.

3. Compact pooja unit in the living room

Foyer Area Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by Wow Homz Modern Wood Wood effect
Wow Homz

Foyer Area

Wow Homz

A well-defined wall mounted pooja unit with a backlit pedestal, and a beautifully carved wooden backdrop will surely elevate the look of any living room with its presence.

4. Marble and wood pooja unit

Designed in a corner, an elegant pooja unit made with marble and wood is separated from the rest of the room by a wooden partition for privacy while praying. A hanging brass bell and back-lit wall further enhance the look of the pooja space.

5. Chic and contemporary pooja unit in the living room

This innovatively designed pooja unit becomes an integral part of the living room with its pure elegance. The wall-mounted wooden cabinet in two different shades and long panels of mirror placed in an angle add depth and style to the pooja unit. Its modern design is chic and stunning.

6. Pooja unit at the entrance of the living room

Entrance Foyer Asian style corridor, hallway & stairs by Uncut Design Lab Asian Metal
Uncut Design Lab

Entrance Foyer

Uncut Design Lab

Designed right at the entrance of the living room, this pooja unit rests on a fixed wooden swing. A cabinet under it has space to store other household items too apart from the pooja essentials.

7. Extended pooja unit in the living room

2BHK Residential Interiors at VGN Hazel by Interios by MK Design
Interios by MK Design

2BHK Residential Interiors at VGN Hazel

Interios by MK Design

The TV unit of the living room is extended to form the pooja area. This pooja unit also doubles up as the partition dividing the integrated social area in the small apartment.

8. Customised pooja cabinet in the living room

Shoe Rack & The Puja Unit: modern  by U and I Designs,Modern
U and I Designs

Shoe Rack & The Puja Unit

U and I Designs

An independent cabinet has been customized to house the pooja unit. It stands tall in the living room with its intricate jali work on the sides and glass doors that keep the idols visible even when the doors are closed. 

For incorporating the pooja unit in the dining room, get inspired by these 7 fascinating pictures.   

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