Painting, Pictures or Artwork as per Vastu Shastra
Not having an art in your space is like living in a black and white world when a color is an option.
We all love painting. Painting includes all sort of creative impression. Peoples interest for an art or painting can be said to be as old as the history of mankind. Discovery of cave art shows clearly that the love for art has passed from generation to generations. The real purpose of painting has been to communicate a message. During ancient time, art has been used to express ideas that were not acceptable in society. Many messages are conveyed through colors, symbols, artwork, and also by way of quotes in painting. Many people do not realize how much of a role art plays in our life.
Symbol, arts or paintings impact our subconscious mind which controls more than 90% of our behaviors and decisions. There are a number of arts, symbols or paintings exits in your home or workplace which brings inspiration, coolness, creativity, and also comfort in your life. A painting around us influences on daily basis, whether you realize or not.
Art is like music in our atmosphere makes our life extremely joyful and it has a huge impact on our feeling.
Inspirational paintings are often found in workplaces to motivate and encourage employees to continue being more productive. Many modern offices are now increasing uses of art as well as paintings as per Vastu Shastra in their cabins, meeting rooms, workstations and also at the reception area.
Blessing Buddha for protection from fear & anger
Buddhism originated in India and spread to China during the Han Dynasty beginning in the first century AD. Each of the fingers, starting with the thumb, is identified with one of the five elements of Vastu Shastra, namely water, space, fire, wind, and the earth. The main features of this pose signify courage and offer protection from fear and anger. His serene posture depicts Buddha with hand raised in the blessing mudra, a sacred gesture meaning no fear. His other hand rests peacefully in his lap in the Dhyana mudra, a sign of inner balance and tranquility. Mudra posture brings deity to be closer of the worshiper. Buddha in a blessing manner can be placed near the front entrance or in your prayer room. Even study room, meditation zone, and library room are also a good place to display a Buddha painting or idol.
Horses for speed & success
The horse symbolizes perseverance, achievement, loyalty, victory, power, freedom, speed, and also a success-all great attributes to hasten your goal to climb up the corporate ladder or get your business roaring. At work, you are constantly faced with the performance issue, display horses near your working desk. This results in the rapid growth and fast harvesting of creative ideas. Horses running forward means that you can do business without any difficulty. When displayed in the home or office, it brings a triumph, victory, strength, and success. Colors, number of horses and a direction is very important when horse painting is used for home decor or Vastu Shastra (even feng shui) corrections. A large wall canvas painting of brown and dark colored horses are more impressive, attractive and, also energetic according to the Vastu Shastra.
Precaution about the horse painting:-
- Avoid having an image or logo of the sun in the horse painting, if placed on the south or north wall of the premises.
- Place horses in odd numbers.
- Avoid horses in with a sad posture.
- Refrain from displaying incomplete horses in the home or office
- Avoid water body in the horse painting.
- It is not recommended to have pictures of horses in the bedroom.
Popular Phoenix for a Name, Fame & Recogniation
A phoenix is found nearly in all culture and civilizations. In India, it is known as Garuda, In China as a Feng Huang, In Japan as Ho-oo and Benu in Egypt.
To achieve a fame means desire to be valued or seen. For some, it means a high-status lifestyle. A Phoenix (most popular symbol of Feng Shui) is a popular symbol of fame & reputation. It is believed to brings new opportunities in life. It is an indicator of how you sparkle your light out into the world. Place it on the south wall of home or office to energize your luck of fame and reputation for yourself or business. Phoenix is an excellent painting for actors, politicians, musicians, dancers & all types of professionals. Most important, the feng shui phoenix is also believed to bring an incredible turn around good fortune to those who have previously suffered from bad luck.
Water painting for abundance
Painting of water in the house or business location keeps the energy flowing and prevents it from being “stuck”. Its real function speaks of movement and the flow of life. It invites everyone to proceed & curve and not to stay rigid or to struggle. According to Vastu Shastra, water represents knowledge in the North-east direction. It can assist with the free flow of money. Hang beautiful waterfall painting or a river picture in the home or office. It has the power to create more blissful vibrations in your space. Avoid placing a fountain near the front entrance flowing outward. It will cause a loss of money and wealth.
Money painting for financial luck
Real wealth is having things you desire, which ultimately comes from hard work. But Vastu can help you invite more money and abundance into your life. Would you like to increase your wealth significantly with Vastu Shastra? Display a symbol that speaks to you of wealth. Beautiful painting of money can be placed to stimulate financial luck. My first billion, a very famous and popular painting can be displayed in the prosperity corner of your home or office. Believe it or not- wealthy people of far east have used arts, painting etc. (along with feng shui) to increase their wealth and success. It is a good idea to display a painting of multiple currencies when you are also in the business of export or having a foreign income.
Painting for the students
Arts around the student desk express themselves be creative, scholastic and, also empowered. Maa Saraswati is a goddess of learning and arts. Many students or even scholars worship goddess Saraswati for blessing in their academic success. She makes the devotee an intellect and helps the devotee master in gaining different types of knowledge and arts.
Avoid following types of paintings or arts
Do not use the painting of mountains on the north wall of your house. According to vastu direction north should be lower with more open space. A painting of mountain will restrict financial gain and career growth if placed on the north wall.
Avoid painting which creates confusion and has no clarity. Avoid modern arts in the home which has no meaning and exhibits puzzles.
Refrain from displaying a painting as well as pictures that depict sadness, hopelessness, and tears. Anything that symbolizes suffering, sorrow, sadness, and also violence should not be in your personal surrounding.
Do not make your house an exhibition gallery. Too many artwork or paintings are more harmful. Family photos, artwork, trophies, awards etc. tend to pile up over the years. Sometime, it may be difficult to say goodbye to such things. Too many displays forms a wall clutter. Remember that positivity in your space is more important than your home decor. Even if you have an expensive painting or artwork from a famous artist, you must clear your cluttered wall.
Painting in the bedroom should always display an object in a pair. Single object indicates loneliness. When it comes to decorating a house or bedroom, Vastu says big No No to such objects or paintings. Display a beautiful pair of loving birds figurine or painting enjoying each other’s company. A painting or object may be unnaturally beautiful but to protect your happiness and harmony in a space, you should avoid putting up works which exude any negative feelings. Also, avoid wild animals in the house especially a bedroom. Replace the lonely scene with the symbol or object that are paired, coupled, or romantic to make you space tuned in the right frequency.