Even though a living room is meant to welcome guests, all the important decisions in the family are taken in this room. This room should be beautifully kept always. Even the seats should be arranged and kept neatly. While building a house, if this room is positioned in the auspicious place, it may bring good results like good marriage alliance and prosperity in business. According to vastu shastra, this room can be planned in the eastern or northern side of the house. If the living room is in the northern side, the roof height should be less than the southern side. The foundation should be slanted slightly towards the eastern and northern direction. The television should be placed at the southern side of the living room. It can be kept in the eastern or northern side also. Telephone should be kept in the south eastern side.
Furniture and shelves should be arranged neatly and also should be in the right position. The shelf should be kept in the west or southern part of the living room. The doors of this room should never face in the south eastern direction or south western direction. The head of the family should sit facing the east or north while talking to guests. Pictures of God can be hanged on the wall in the north eastern side. The walls of the living room should be painted with colors like yellow, blue and white. The air conditioner can be kept in the western side. According to vastu shastra, the stair case to the first floor should be positioned in the southern, western or south western part of the living room. The furniture should be square shaped. By keeping all these in mind, we get a good living room.