Vastu Sasthra and panchbhootas are basic principle to manage Indian house interior design. As we know, Indian is a country in which tradition religion and heritage are being hold for generation to generation. They believe in karma. They have to obey the rules to make them free from bad luck. Vastu Sasthra and panchbhootas are rules for Indian house interior design.
The Indian obey vastu sasthra and panchbhootas to make their happiness life, and full of luck. Panchbhootas means five main elements. They are air, water, fire, earth, and space. The Indian believes that their house should fulfill those elements. Therefore, they try to put those elements in the term of color, decoration, and furniture.
The Indian use silver furniture or decoration and white furniture to represent air in their house. They build house with a lot of big window and door also to make the house full with air. The blue color represents water element. Gold, red and orange colors represent fire. Natural material represent earth element. The big window and door also represent space instead of air element. These elements can be the basic theme for your Indian design interior design.
Beside vastu sasthra and panchbhootas, there are two rooms that hold the important role in the house. There are bedroom and kitchen. Bedroom is a place to raise their children. They put a lot of ornament in their house to teach their children about religion and philosophy. Kitchen is not only a place to make a food but also an area for praying. They never use the kitchen for playing, or gathering. To respect the god of fire, they paint the wall with red and put very small amount of decorations.
There are still so many rules in the Indian house interior design. However, by knowing little bit about the basic principle, we can start to apply this house interior design in our house.