Colors are vibrations of light. White light can be seprated into seven basic colors of the spectrum i.e. red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. These colors can be combined to create secondary colors and shades. The impact of colors on us is emotional, interrectual, materialistic, physical and intitutive. The ancients corresponded colors to planets, Seven major chakras(energy centers in our body) and seven days of the week. Let us see the properties of colors so that we can harmonize the vaastu environment and our different life aspects.
Red: It is a color of blood and has obvious association with life and body. It is color of lust, passion , materialism and base energies. Red is associated with fire. It gives activity, energy and will power. Structures facing the south direction can give the red color in there front elevation(facing) Those who do not like the red color can give some red color element in the exterior. In the interiors one can paint the south walls of living room with red to create life force energy. Rosy red shades show deep love hence this shade can be given in bedroom. Clear red and dark red shades shows anger and should not be used in bedrooms.
Orange: It is a color for pride, ambition, communication and manipulating the people. It also shows health and vitality. Orange shades can be used on the south walls of the bedrooms of young aspiring people who are yet to achive their goals in life. since it is firey color it should not be used where occupant have furious kind of nature. Orange shades can be given in kitchen if it falls in the south or south eastern directions.
Yellow: It is a color of illumination, light, intellect. It is a color of higher mental activity. It is a color of goddess. Yellow is good for studies, concentration and stablizing the mind. This color is best suited on the north walls.
Green: It is the color of nature, symbolizes fertility, abundance, growing positive energy, prosperity. It also symbolizes rebirth, this means recreation of new ideas. Green is also a healing color, good for heart and high blood pressure problems. This color gives a cooling effect on irritating, stubborn nature. Can be used as remedy measuer for couple with clashes in there married life. Pastel green shades can be given in the southeastern bedrooms give a soothing effect. It is a harmonious color for east direction. Structure facing the east direction must give some green shades element in there front elevation. Consultants, architechts, designers, fashion stylists people with consulting proffesion must give place to green in there offices.
Blue: The color of sky, the color which represents the water. Also represents the emotions, inspiration,devotion and truth. Blue is also a good healing color.It is a reducing color, color for mercy, reduces pain in the physical body also. The harmonious direction for color blue is west. It should not be given in kitchens and returants, offices, shops etc. It can be used in children bedroom. Blue color is strictly prohabited in southeast direction as southeast is a direction for fire and blue represents the water. This will create the placement of two anti elements at one place.
Indigo: This color gives a deep connection to the inner self, creates spritual qualities, enhances the pyshic abilities. Thsi color can be used any where expect toilets and kitchens. It is best in meditation and study rooms. Good combination is with white or yellow.
Violet: Color for religious devotion, knowledge, temprance. Enhances spiritulism, memory, concentration and gives stability of mind. Best for pooja, study rooms, good for students, shcolars, people with lot of mental work. This color is also good for those who are dicey in there decsions, can not think much about there better self etc.
Pink: It is a color which is mostly assosiated with love and heart. It is a best suited color for newly wed couples. Couples who are always at clash and fights should use this color. People who remain angry, irritated, always complaing and blaming other can be benefited by this color. This color can be used any where.