Guest Writer: Kuntal Vyas Aggarwal, Founder and Design Head, Resaiki interiors and architecture design studio
In our fast-paced world, we are constantly bombarded by various energies, from the digital stimuli of social media to the emotions carried by those around us. The impact on our mental health is undeniable, with rising rates of depression and anxiety. Recognising the importance of our environment in shaping our well-being, creating spiritual healing spaces has become a crucial endeavour.
Elemental Harmony: Touch, Smell, Space, Taste, and Sound
Our bodies are composed of five elements, and aligning our surroundings with these elements can significantly alter energy reception in a space. Focusing on touch, smell, space, taste, and sound can create a frequency that fosters positive emotions. From the softness of materials to the soothing scents of natural fragrances, each element plays a vital role in shaping the healing atmosphere.
Architectural Influence on Frequencies
Architectural elements such as sharp edges, protruding structures, and heavy colours create a cluttered and triggering environment. Softening edges, incorporating soothing colours, and choosing materials like clay plaster can counteract these disturbances, promoting a neutral and peaceful setup. By mirroring the frequencies in spaces like spas and temples, we can achieve a mindset that facilitates inner peace.
Visual Harmony and Positive Energy
Green, symbolising nature, has a profound impact on our psyche. Incorporating biophilic interiors with plenty of greenery creates a positive frequency. Clay and mud plaster, combined with holy signs and patterns like ‘Om’ and ‘Shri’, create a balanced energy and promote positive health effects in the space.
Aroma and Natural Scents
Returning to natural scents through incense sticks, flowers, and clay can reset our olfactory senses in a world saturated with artificial fragrances. Aromatherapy, often underestimated, plays a crucial role in influencing overall health. Choosing scents wisely, such as ginger and lemongrass for appetite stimulation or lavender for better sleep, enhances the healing environment.
Healing Frequencies through Auditory Stimulation
Recognising humans as receptive beings incorporating healing frequencies through auditory elements becomes paramount. Frequencies like 432 for general healing and 528 for anxiety align with the natural rhythms of our bodies. Sage path burning further contributes to the healing space, creating an environment conducive to growth, sound sleep, and overall well-being.
Vaastu Principles for Balance
Applying Vaastu principles ensures a balanced and harmonious space. Aligning with directional energies, utilising a subdued colour palette, and keeping central spaces free contribute to the overall well-being of the user. Considerations like the placement of mirrors, clocks, and water purifiers, along with energy scanners to analyse the space, enhance the positive energy flow.
Creating spiritual healing spaces involves a thoughtful blend of elements that resonate with our essential nature. By aligning with these principles, we can design environments that nurture our mental, emotional, and physical well-being, fostering a sense of peace and balance in our lives.