Paintings, Artwork & Symbols as per Vastu Shastra
Do you have pictures that depict vitality force, liveliness, spark, tranquillity, and harmony?
Do you have pictures that portray grief, isolation, instability, and exhaustion?
Vastu paintings are a great way to add life and color to your space. Balancing five elements is a fundamental principle of Vastu Shastra. This concept can be exposed through paintings or symbols either in-home or office. These paintings guide the energy flow of space and promote different frequencies to enhance feelings.
During our consultation, we have noticed that there are correlations between what is going on in a person’s life and what is on their walls. Many symbols originate from ancient culture as well as traditions passed down through generations- all signs of great history!
Importance of paintings
The wall art was hardly ever noticed or utilized a few years ago. It was the last alternative after all the home accessories had been taken care of. The importance of wall art has risen significantly lately. Because wall art is one of the best home design items, interior designers are emphasizing its usage to improve the appearance of the house.
The artwork is super-important in Vastu because it helps attract a good flow of energy and can anchor your intentions when you place it with care in the proper direction.
Most of all people live in a very high-stress environment, and artwork with a positive element promotes space healing. It improves overall energy in your home or office. Many people have experienced the benefit of artwork. It adds joy and love to live. Even paintings in the children’s bedroom can improve their academic performance.
A beautifully designed painting touches your heart very deeply. It influences your mind and your personal surrounding. A wall without inspiring and valuable art are like an artist without creativity.
Message in the picture
Painting in your home should depict a positive message. Most important, pictures on your wall actually speak to you. When you are closer to that painting, a subconscious mind picks up the message from the picture.
A wall with a beautiful and life-enhancing picture transforms the energy of your living or working space. Painting promotes a happy mood in people around them. The interaction of art provides a break from the pace of daily routine.
Display artwork that makes your heart happy and energies a specific area of your life. Furthermore, artwork that embodied the Vastu Shastra theme can do wonders for your luck. Many artworks have an auspicious meaning. Similarly, Idols, metal and stone handicrafts, wooden carvings, home decorative items, etc. have multiple different meanings based on the location and its element. It can be placed in the living area, bedroom, study room as well as dining area.
Why would you want to have a boring wall?
An empty wall signals depression and anxiety. It gives soul to your wall.
White-walled sitting or studying rooms create an oppressive atmosphere that is hard to live in.
We are receiving numerous queries on:-
Which is the best painting for a home?
Which painting is good to hang in a bedroom or living room?
We have provided some guidelines, Vastu tips, and suggestions to follow in your home as well as a business location.
Benefits of Paintings as per Vastu Shastra:-
- It reduces stress.
- It relieves depression as well as low mood.
- Some paintings in the patient rooms are vessels of healing. Many hospitals seek help from a professional art therapist.
- It provides deep relaxation and peace.
- Painting improves the positive energy level.
- It aids in better sleep when placed in the main bedroom.
- Painting connects you to a much deeper level.
- Artwork and Painting as per Vastu bring harmony, tranquillity, and goodness in your house and your life.
- It can heal the family issue.
- it can change the mood of an entire room with its simplicity or inspire someone to take action if their work is lacking ambition.
Painting and Vastu Zone
Painting of Sun
The artwork of the sun celebrates the endless beauty of this globe and connects deeply with nature. It emits light and warmth, or solar energy, enabling life on Earth. Plants need sunlight to grow. Animals, including humans, need plants for food and the oxygen they produce.
The sun is without a doubt one of the most celebrated and appreciated symbols across all cultures. The artwork that celebrates this glorious symbol fills homes with additional personality, making them feel as if they are in nature themselves. The great sun is all-universal, shinning from the heavens upon land and sea, its rays reaching out to all and it is the supreme source of all life.
According to Vastu, painting of the sun is a useful correction for homes having a washroom towards the east and south-east according to Vastu Shastra. Painting of beautiful sun or green vegetation improves solar and fire energies towards the east and south-east zone. This is an excellent painting for the living room as per Vastu.
North Direction – A zone of Money
The north zone of your space is related to money aspiration in your life. A water-related painting enhances the earnings either through a job or business. Also, a painting of a deep path on the north wall is believed to bring endless opportunities in the career.
Painting for North East – a zone of tranquility
The peaceful northeast is a good place to place spiritual objects and waterfalls. Such paintings become a channel of communication with the source of God.
A beautiful canvas painting of the right color can transform your space into a tranquil atmosphere. Even painting with a vibrant shade of ocean blue or turquoise will bring water elements into your urban dwelling. Emblems of the river, shells, conch, etc are associated with fluid, which signifies water. Water has a traditional link with regeneration and prosperity.
North-west, A zone of wind
A zone North West helps in connecting you to help people in life. A beautiful painting of the wind element brings auspicious and positive energy associated with this corner.
Painting on the south wall
The south sector symbolizes name as well as reputation. Ideally, the display of awards and certificates in this corner improves the goodwill of the person. A Vastu painting of running horses on the south wall indicates speed and strength in the career and business.
One of the strong elements of Vastu is the earth. A painting of a solid rock mountain or a tall building improves the earth’s energies. This is a highly beneficial painting for the main bedroom in the southwest when placed according to the advice from a Vastu expert. A rocky grey or dark brown painting helps to bring mountain retreat feeling and brings earth element qualities in the desired direction. The wrong location of mountain painting invites trouble in personal as well as professional life.
West, A zone of profit
West, a zone of monetary gain can be energized with a display of beautiful camel paintings or artwork. People looking for overseas opportunities must use camel painting in their bedrooms as per Vastu. This is also a highly recommended painting for offices and cubicles. The camel is believed to safeguard your business, leading it out of troubled times and away from bad fortune.
Paintings in hospitals
Fine art is good medicine. People often find hospital environments dull and uninviting. Artwork of natural landscapes, Animals (not wild) makes them feel warmer, more positive, and less painful.
Research indicates that spending time in nature with a view of the scenery is good for patients’ health. In hospital studies, patients who are exposed to natural scenes have been found to recover from their illness more quickly than those without such an experience.
During our Vastu Consultation for hospitals, we have recommended healing and natural paintings in the waiting room, lobby, and patients room. Such artwork plays a key role in improving the patient’s response to medical treatment. It helps in reducing depression and stress.
Paintings in hotels & restaurants
Artwork and paintings are the first things, guest notices upon entering the hotel. Study shows that art on the wall certainly helps to make their visit or stay memorable. Positive Vastu paintings make them feel welcomed. It creates a brand and identity for the hotel or restaurant.
For many hoteliers, art is the key to making their hotels stand out. In order to provide a creative and exclusive experience for customers who pass through their doors, they use eye-catching artwork in hallways or lobby areas that will make staying there more memorable. Artworks can be found not only in luxury hotels but also in smaller cafes or restaurants that still want to provide their guests with something special like art.
Decorating with different elements paintings in the hotel as per Vastu creates a “Wow” effect in the space. Paintings of rock (earth-element), flowing river or waterfall (water-element), flowers and trees (wind element), etc. generate wonderful vibes around the premises. Ultimately it leads to more footfall and increased turnover.
Business Vastu Paintings for Offices
Sometimes negative thoughts cloud people’s minds and distract them from our work. The best way to combat this is to add the artwork to your workspace that is both motivating and inspirational. It is like a reminder to stay focused and positive throughout the day. Invest in art, paintings, and pictures to beautify and harmonize your office environment. Properly executed, art energizes and personalizes a work environment.
In business, it promotes new connections and networking opportunities. Images that are visually appealing and enhancing are the best things to display in your surroundings. Prosperity paintings are found in many corporate and small offices.
Virtual Vastu paintings
Modern homes are designed in such a way that there is a limited scope of physical changes. Also, every house is not fortunate to have its entrances, windows, courtyards, etc. in auspicious locations.
Virtual correction is the most scientific and reliable method of Vastu corrections at any location. The use of various Vastu paintings creates positive vibrations and reduces or nullifies the negative effects. A virtual door painting can be placed when the entrance of the house or the office is in the negative zone. By keeping this painting, you will create an auspicious Vastu entry into the home. Similarly, virtual window painting can be placed to create a dummy window.
- Do not hang prosperity paintings on the bathroom wall, beam, or pillars.
- It is unwise to hang sunset paintings in the bedroom of an elderly person.
- Avoid placing a painting of a water element in the main bedroom in any direction. Such paintings should be considered for the northeast corner of the house.
- Avoid placing any painting behind the main entrance.
- Keep in mind that the size of the painting should be proportionate to the size of the room.
- Images of solitary people should not be displayed in the bedroom.
- Violent pictures should not be displayed in the bedroom.
- Avoid black paintings in the bedroom, or you will oversleep and stay up late because the room will look depressing.
Too many painting or pictures creates confusion and conflicts, hence it is better to consider the importance of painting, directions, and also its element. Your focus should be on simplicity and positive vibrations. For example, a cool painting with watercolor-like blue will enhance the water element in the northeast corner of your premises.
Other beneficial paintings to hang are blessing buddha, medicine buddha, birds in pairs, flying birds, and many more.
Finally, paintings should be according to the element and their associated colors. The specific type of artwork and different wavelength of various colors promotes harmony in the desired zone. This helps in creating a healing environment. The best rule of thumb is that your artwork, photo frames, and paintings should be meaningful, inspiring, and food for your soul.
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Article by Nitien Parmar, Chief Vastu Consultant, vastuplus.com
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