Chromo Therapy: An Integrated Approach for Home Décor - Home Loan Stories - Kotak Bank

13 SEPTEMBER, 2019

Joyful yellow, passionate red or soothing blue, every colour has its own potent feeling. The bright and pure colours radiate positive energies, thus have healing powers. Whereas murky and dull colours radiate negative vibes. The colours that you choose for your house impact every member living inside it. The frequency and vibration of colours in a house profoundly affect human life.

What is Chromo Therapy?

The sun emits the energy in the form of golden coloured light. A sunray is made of seven different colours, namely, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Chromo Therapy is a type of colour therapy that involves the use of the healing properties of colours. Using wrong colour combinations is avoided in colour therapy. Such wrong colour combinations may lead to stress and conflicts in the minds of the inhabitants.
Chromotherapy involves using the colour by considering the right directions. The colour combinations suggested by the colour therapy enhance your health as well as bring prosperity.

Significance of colours in Vaastu Shastra

The colours are neither good nor bad, but their energy levels affect human life. Sometimes, such effects can be beneficial, while sometimes they are detrimental. For example, black and grey colour emits negative energies that can make you feel low, whereas bright and warm colours make you feel energetic. Therefore, colours have given significant importance in Vaastu Shastra- the ancient Indian science of home décor.

Chromotherapy for your home

The different energy levels of some colours attracts wealth and prosperity. Fascinating, isn’t it?

When you incorporate such colours in your home, the result is always delightful. These colours fill your house with positive energy, which helps you to avoid stress caused by financial problems. Call it paying EMIs on your home loan or your annual budget, managing your finances gets simplified when you are not stressed. Let’s find out how a colour works like a charm when used in different rooms.

Red

Along with Vaastu Shastra, the Chinese also believe that red symbolises wealth and strength. Furthermore, red has a high emotional impact as this colour also expresses love and passion. Incorporating red in colour combination of a room maintains the warmth in it.  

Ideal for:
Living room and kitchen

Yellow

Yellow colour emits the energy that attracts wealth in your house. Yellow is a joyful colour that make the human mind more creative by increasing its activity. Moreover, yellow has an excellent effect on children, as it helps them concentrate on studies. Shades of yellow attract better opportunities, and achieving your goals becomes more effortless.

Ideal for:
Children’s bedroom   

Orange

Being a mixture of red and yellow, orange combines their energies. Orange symbolises knowledge, loyalty, and generosity. Orange strengthens your mind and improves the determination. It is often associated with accomplishments, prosperity, and money. Incorporating orange colour in the house will help you to maintain a healthy social environment.  

Ideal for:
Study room, living room

Gold

Gold is the colour of fame. This is the best colour to attract wealth in your life. The colour gold is known to draw prosperity and success in business. Integration of gold colour also helps to reduce your financial burdens.

Ideal for:
Living room

Brown

It is a neutral colour with energy that can increase stability as well as financial security.

Ideal for:
Office or study room

Green

With a proven therapeutic effect, green symbolises freshness and abundance.

Ideal for:
Bedroom

Blue

Blue has calming effects on the mind as it symbolises tranquillity and comfort. As blue is associated with water, it has a soothing effect on the mind. It is also known to induce sleep by the calming mind.

Ideal for:
Bathroom and bedroom

Pink

You can call pink an emotional colour, as just a sight of it makes you feel loved. Pink colour bedrooms are lively and peaceful.

Ideal for:
Bedroom

White

White is the colour of purity. It is also known to enhance the light in the house. Thus, Vaastu Shastra suggests to colour ceiling in white colour.
When you use the right combination of colours in the right direction, you start experiencing the positivity in your house. In Chromotherapy, the directions are also given the same importance as colours as they are known to influence the effects of different colours in your house.
Here is the list of colours and appropriate direction to use them,

Colour

Direction

Golden Yellow

North-east

White

North-west

Green

North

White or silver

South-east

Green or pink

South-west

Red

South

White

East

Blue

West

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Disclaimer: This Article is for information purpose only. The views expressed in this Article do not necessarily constitute the views of Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (“Bank”) or its employees. Bank make no warranty of any kind with respect to the completeness or accuracy of the material and articles contained in this Newsletter. The information contained in this Article is sourced from empaneled external experts for the benefit of the customers and it does not constitute legal advice from Kotak. Kotak, its directors, employees and the contributors shall not be responsible or liable for any damage or loss resulting from or arising due to reliance on or use of any information contained herein.

Disclaimer: This Article is for information purpose only. The views expressed in this Article do not necessarily constitute the views of Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (“Bank”) or its employees. Bank make no warranty of any kind with respect to the completeness or accuracy of the material and articles contained in this Newsletter. The information contained in this Article is sourced from empaneled external experts for the benefit of the customers and it does not constitute legal advice from Kotak. Kotak, its directors, employees and the contributors shall not be responsible or liable for any damage or loss resulting from or arising due to reliance on or use of any information contained herein.