Pooja Room Designs & Ideas

No Indian home is complete without a prayer room more commonly known as a pooja room. A rather small space, the puja room houses gods and is a place for rituals and festivities. Here is a guide with some basic tips and puja room ideas.

Pooja Room Size

Given most Indian homes are shrinking in size, modern pooja room designs are becoming the top choice. If you are building or renovating a home, talk to your architect and interior designer about your prayer room design. If not you can explore puja room ideas in a small house and puja mandirs on Houzz.

Pooja Room Layout

The next step is to find where you want the room to be located. Given the serenity of the puja room, try to place it close to the kitchen or living room. Also, take the time to explore the best puja room as per vastu, this could also give you an idea of fitting the room within the existing layout of your home.

Pooja Room Customization

Puja room designs are diverse so set up the room and deities as per your practice and preference. As far as puja room decoration think painted walls, brass hanging lamps, Tanjore paints, and other devotional items. Another important element that adds to the appeal is the puja room door design. You can pick an ethnic one with bells or a modern folding sleek one to match the vibe of your home. Also, don't forget if this is too elaborate you can always look in the market for modular options. Now you can browse through Houzz to find puja room images that not only are aesthetically appealing but also invoke a divine vibe.

STUDIO 7 DESIGNS Tejas shah photography
marble slab on top of puja table - gauri407

the sarod handles of the glass door - rohatgi

The stained-glass doorway ensures the puja room is a vibrant, welcoming space. - drvanhelsingh

1. low height seating stool 2. Backdrop of emanating light - sudha_raj

kiran nama , t ganapathy
stone accent wall with wooden door for puja room - harishireddy294

A very inviting modern puja space - evahen

pooja room... White n golden bead ing - smitha_kalluraya

The simple white moder pedestal design - evahen

“The home abounds with an array of textures, colors and materials”. However, the Botticino Italian marble flooring provided originally by the developer, blends well with our design, helping the client save on budget to a certain extent. Having a deep traditional route, the client wanted a Pooja room to be the most dedicated and dominant area of the space planning. This was combined with a study area which made it a dual functional space. A simple ethnic touch was added with a MDF Jali fixed a wooden frame door finished in champagne leafing. A silver foil leafing over a carved band highlights the backdrop of travertine marble giving a perfect vibe to the room.
Wooden board, side slab, hanging lights, kuthu vilakku - pradepapreethi

Atul Pratap Chauhan
The wall arch design with jali-style work on it bestows personality to the all-white puja space - drvanhelsingh

Multicolored Walls, can appoint an artist and see the possibility - akshaydhami

Deepak Aggarwal
backlit accent lights for puja room - rupa_h_rao

villa 2016 Picture Credits :Vibhor Yadav
This extensive puja room shows multiple images of gods and goddesses seated within a soft, neutral space. Giving character to the room’s design is the carved, archway-style wall. - vinitakunnath

puja/partition - atreyee87

Sai Ram, great Pooja Room - saichandra_shekar

glass designs on the side walls - webuser_989438936

Contemporary worship alcoveThis puja corner has been worked into a well-planned wall niche. The earthy palette of this alcove is enhanced by recessed lighting. The central geometric floral motif is mirrored in the latticework frame as well as the white panel that forms the backdrop. The illumination accentuates the embossed design on the wall panel through a lighting technique called wall grazing. Also, notice how just one magnificent idol makes for a compelling focal point - vinitakunnath

things hanging on the left wall, bridge - rkumar_roshan