According to Vastu Shastra  living room or drawing room should be located in east or northdirection. The ideal location of a living room depends on plot facing. The living room can be innortheast direction for east and north facing house. The living room can be in northwest for west facing house. In south facing house, living room can be in southeast. 

Where to Place Furniture as per Vastu

The furniture should be placed in west or south direction. The furniture such as showcase or heavy articles etc. should be in south or west direction. It should be rectangular or square, not in oval, circular or odd shape.

Television, A.C and Telephone Place according to Vastu—


T.V. should be placed in southeast direction. Living room vastu opposes to place T.V. in north-east or south-west corner.

Cooler or A.C should be placed in west or north direction. Avoid A.C or Cooler in southeast and northwest. Telephone should be placed in East, North or south-east. It should not be in south-west or the north-west corners.

Aquarium Placement as per Vastu Directions—



Aquariums are beneficial to place in the North, East and North-East of living room. The faults related to north-west corner can be corrected by putting an aquarium. Avoid aquarium in south direction as it draws out positive energies from house.

Painting and Pictures according to Vastu

The use of painting can create a pleasant environment in the room. Painting of waterfall, rising sun provides positive energy. Avoid paintings that symbolize death, violence and negative aspects of life.

Vastu Color Scheme

The color of wall in living room should be white, yellow, blue or green. Prefer light color over dark colors. Avoid black and red color in living room.

Vastu and Lighting

Lighting of living room should be bright. If chandelier is in living room, it should be slightly towards west, not at the centre of the room.

Vastu for Doors and Windows

The door of living room should be in east or north direction because doors are very auspicious in these directions. There should not be a photograph of any God in living room or at entrance door. Windows in east and north are beneficial.

Living room vastu

Vastu Tips for Living Room

  • The East and North are best directions for living room.
  • The furniture should be square or rectangular.
  • Air-conditioner or cooler should be placed in West direction, not in South-east.
  • Portraits of women, animals, birds, scene of war should never be displayed in living room.
  • The sitting arrangement for the head of family should be in East or North direction.
  • A painting showing depression should not be placed on a wall.


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