By Dr. Rupa Batra Last Updated:
With a task like cleaning every nook and cranny, scrubbing the floor till it sparkles, and getting rid of the rubbish that has accumulated in your house throughout the year, Diwali cleaning can be really tedious. While house cleaning is an important part of everyone’s Diwali routine, decorating your house to welcome goddess Lakshmi can be tiresome, but an amazing experience.
If we go about comparing different sciences of different nationalities, we would come to the conclusion that they all have almost the same ideologies and relevance. For instance, Feng Shui has lots to offer when it comes to Diwali- our festival of lights.
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So, take a closer look at how Feng Shui can be used by you to decorate your house for Diwali.
The number one Feng Shui rule is that air and fragrance can work wonders in your life and environment. This Diwali, get decor items made of real flowers for your stairs and for the entrance to your house. It will do away with the negativity of the previous year right from the entrance. (Checkout: 10 Unique Ideas For The Entrance Of An Indian Bride)
Fire and water help create the right ecological balance. So, arrange for a small water fountain for your living room or garden. This will not only beautify the environment, but will also create a balance in the energies created by lights around your house. Your Diwali decor will get a beautiful uplift with a fountain. If you live in a flat, then you can try putting up a small fountain in the balcony of your house.
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Place a metal wind chime at the entrance of your house, as the sound created from metal helps in easing out the tensed vibrations. Since Diwali is about new beginnings, it is always good to keep negative energies away.
Bring good luck to your business with the help of Feng Shui. You can place the picture of a Chinese Pagoda in your business establishment as it has various layers and signifies growth. Since the picture of a Pagoda is beautiful, it will also add to the ornamental value when you go about decorating your office for Diwali.
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Lakshmi puja is a very important part of Diwali celebrations. Feng Shui coins should be placed in your safe or wherever you keep cash. They are believed to attract vibrations of money, and thus, will bring good luck and positivity in your life.
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Your child’s room should always be brightly decorated, especially for Diwali. A new picture of a lovely butterfly will be a great addition to your child’s room. A butterfly is one such creature that overcomes lots of problems before actually getting to this final stage of beauty. The fresh painting will make your child cheerful, and will also add to the vibrations of motivation and development in the house.
No Diwali decoration is complete without cleaning up and re-setting the kitchen. It is a very crucial place in any household. Decorate it with perfumed designer candles. Perfumed candles are an amalgamation of three energies- wax, light or fire, and fragrance or air, and this amalgamation helps clear all the negativity from the kitchen.
We hope these Feng Shui tips will help you to add that missing piece of good luck charm in your Diwali preparations. Do let us know in the comments section below of how these tips helped you. Happy Diwali!