7 Beautiful Pooja Room Designs

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Featured here are 7 beautiful and unique pooja room designs by Indian interior architects and interior designers at homify. Pooja or prayer rooms are designed to create a sacred space where we send our prayer vibrations to the Gods we adore. It is a place where we conduct rituals to show honour and reverence for our creators. We adorn our shrines with gold, glitter and fragrant flowers; we light up lamps and incenses, creating an island of calm where we join our hands in prayer to the divine beings in which our faith lies. 

A Platform for Prayer

This platform for prayer is designed to be integrated into the main living area or dining area. Pooja rooms are auspicious, and send positive vibes throughout the home, hence it is not surprising that many people choose to make it the sacred center of their home.

The main altar is supported by a wooden platform which is atypical of Hindu shrines, making it unique. While the wooden platform on the floor creates a niche space where one can sit on the floor to pray or kneel in worship. In essence, the use of wood in the pooja room design seems to speak about staying grounded in spirituality, and is humble yet elegant. 

Simple Pooja Room Design

This simple pooja room design is highlighted by an elegant background panel and soft lighting. The overall design and lighting give this pooja room a spiritual glow that resonates with the vibrations which created this world.This pooja room radiates with serenity, calm, and will put you into a deep meditative trance. 

Unique Pooja Room Design

This unique pooja room is awe-inspiring, and cultivates fiery devotion. The fiery lights highlight the stained glass on the ceiling. The stained glass depicts the sun, the source of life, casting a spectrum of pure light throughout the cosmos. If there is such a thing as a materialisation of a spiritual awakening, this must be it. 

Modern Pooja Room Design

This modern pooja room is very minimalist, and creates a space and mind that is clear of clutter and ideal for spiritual reflection.The mirror in the background reflects the natural light shining through the window and creates a spacious room. A soft limelight envelops the idols creating a peaceful ambiance. Imagine listening to devotional songs and meditative chants in this tranquil space. 

Given that this altar is rather small and may not have the space to hold all the precious collections of idols and deities a religious collector might have, creating  showcase shelves in the pooja room might be a good idea. 

Prayer Zone

This elegantly designed prayer corner is ideal for houses with space constraints.Tucked away cosily in a corner of the living room, a wooden panel with organic patterns divides the hall from this oasis of calm. A niche space for prayer can easily be designed to fit your home no matter how small it may be. 

For those of us who prefer to keep our our religious beliefs more private, this prayer cabinet keeps our faith in the mysterious a mystery. The golden motifs on the cabinet aptly express the precious beliefs that are materialised inside.

Traditional Pooja Room Design

This traditional pooja room designs almost seems like a replica of a quaint little temple in the village. Like many temples, it is designed with tiling around the door frame, and has a bright doorway that guides us to the right path.The dark tiles contrasted with the bright interior is intriguing. While the window placed right above the deity allows natural light to illuminate the room, and also provides good ventilation for all the smoky rituals that are due to take place.

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Pure Pooja room design

The single glowing brass statue placed against a pure tiled marble backdrop on a pedestal is enough to invoke feelings of sancity, adoration and love for the almighty. Here the deity of worship to millions of devotees is asking his followers to bow down in prayer, so he can bless the family with peace, joy and good health.

Another image of a prayer area in living rooms

If you are looking for ideas for a pooja room in hall, this one will suit your requirements, especially if you don’t want it to intrude into the living room décor. Tucked away in the recess in the wall, this prayer room design allows for privacy, so that the pooja area isn’t in full view when you have visitors.

An idea for Christian prayer room designs for homes

While designs for traditional Hindu pooja rooms are more commonly seen in Indian homes, many of them can be adapted to suit a Christian home. The design featured here is a perfect example, with its chapel-like appearance. The statue or image of Jesus can be placed on the far wall with ample area in front where the entire family can congregate for prayers. You can work with a designer to custom-make a pooja area in your house.

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