If you’re looking for a unique mandir design for your home, you’ve come to the right place. From intricate jaali designs to modern mandirs made to fit compact spaces, we have it all. Whether you like simple divine corners or ornate ones, your home can accommodate them quite tastefully. Take a look at some of the best and stunning mandir design ideas!

Mandir Design #1: Mandir corner with jaali panels

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Wooden jali panels provide you a calm space while achieving the  perfect look

Do you love the idea of having jaali panels for your pooja unit? Then this one’s perfect for you. While this design fits seamlessly into any living room, it is ideal for people who have a wood-finished TV unit. Since lattice looks best in laminate or wood, this white-and-wood pooja unit is high on aesthetic value. The drawers can be utilised to store pooja samagri as well.

Mandir Design #2: Carved wooden home temple design

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This mandir design for home is ideal for corners

If you have a corner in your living room that is lying empty, then it’s time to utilise that space. Place a compact pooja corner unit with beautiful jaali work and a traditional dome. Make sure you have a soft-focus light inside that illuminates the corner and you will be surprised by the transformation.

Mandir Design #3: Sleek pooja room in an open living area

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Stick to neutral colours for a modern look

So, you think a pooja unit might not work well in your modern living room with Scandinavian design and sleek furniture? Well, think again! You can turn a wall niche into a small mandir, with a base unit and pretty lights like this one. Make sure you stick to clean lines, and choose neutral colours so that it  complements the modern design aesthetic.

Mandir Design #4: Go compact with a mandir on the wall

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All you need for this mandir decoration is an empty wall with a base unit 

More often than not, we all have at least one wall in the living room that is not being utilised. This is a great spot to place your deity. Take a look at this wonderful design that has a simple, low-height base unit with drawers and brass bells that add glitter to this otherwise neglected corner.

Mandir Design #5: Create a corner for your temple

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This will help you create a miniature mandir at home

A pooja room inside the living room, anyone? If you have a separate section in your living room that you can convert into a mandir, then you’re in luck. A beautiful carved marble unit with matching dividers like this one is perfect for this setting. It will give you the feeling of having a full-fledged pooja room, while still having an open design.

Mandir Design #6: Get a traditional wooden pooja unit

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Adorn your house temple design with brass decor for a traditional look

You can use a living room corners to set up a home temple. Get an ornate, traditionally carved pooja unit in wood to adorn this space. Additionally, do not forget to highlight this area with focus lights and lovely bells suspended from the wall over the unit. You will soon have compliments pouring in from friends and family for this one.

Mandir Design #7: Add little decor details

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Add drama to your pooja corner with lamps and diyas

A pooja corner that’s minimal and simple is suitable for any kind of living room aesthetic. However, if you want to place your mandir against a plain wall, consider adding a veneer panel as the background with a matching wooden base unit to create an interesting visual. Complete the look with shimmering lamps on either side and light candles around the unit to add to the effect.

Want more ideas on decking up your pooja room? Check out 6 Pretty Mandir Designs for Your Home and find out how to amp up this serene space!

Mandir Design #8: How about a half-open mandir?

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Maintain privacy while not shutting it out completely

The pooja corner in your living room does not need to be open at all times. However, this is a wonderful idea for everyone who likes to have an elaborate home temple. You can add colourful glass doors along with a wooden door with bells to complete the look.

Mandir Design #9: When your display unit doubles up as a mandir

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Multi-purpose and beautiful

This is a simple idea for people who are not very religious but like having a few idols placed in their living room. Subsequently, a display-cum-pooja-unit like this one is ideal for placing beautiful idols with similar decorative items alongside.

Mandir Design #10: Clever use of space

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Modular pooja unit to make the best of every corner

This space-saving mandir design has a very modern vibe. The laser-cut acrylic panel pops with its vibrant yellow colour. And the modular unit effectively utilises space between the door and wardrobe.

Mandir Design #11: Glass Pooja Room Designs

Enclosed glass pooja room

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Modern mandir design for your home tucked onto the staircase landing

Glass pooja rooms are quite the trend, like this mandir, neatly placed on a staircase landing. This pooja room has good space-utilisation with religious Sanskrit writings on the glass panel.

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Elegant white pooja rooms that keep it sleek and classy

Glass pooja rooms give you complete connectivity with your deity even when you are not praying inside the mandir. plus, those doors for your pooja rooms keep the sanctity of the room intact, like this mandir with its double glass doors and a frosted-glass backdrop.

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Frosted glass, back panel and elegant designs to add layers to your house mandir designs

This elegant open pooja unit has a backlit glass panel placed behind the idols. The perfect amalgamation of modern and traditional aesthetics for your home. Since the balcony is a fairly open space, it lets in sufficient amount of sunlight as well.

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Embossed glass doors keep the mandir design in house efficient and accessible

These versatile glass doors incorporated with wood frames are perfect for a semi-private mandir design. The doors are ribbed with etched glass and one can get a nice peek into this pooja room. These semi-private pooja rooms can be placed just about anywhere in your home.

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Frosted-glass mandirs fit well in any space

Glass pooja rooms are definitely in vogue. Check out this mandir, with its  blend of frosted glass with wooden frames. The layout sits elegantly into the living room and is semi-concealed.

Mandir Design #12: Wooden Pooja Room Designs

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A wooden backdrop with ample storage keeps it conventional

Wooden pooja rooms add to the aesthetic of your home. This pooja unit comes packed with storage space and a wooden backdrop. Perfect to fit extra space in any room and can effectively be demarcated with a partition.

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Wall-mounted brackets are the mandir cabinet designs for a stunning home

If you have a shortage of space, you can always go for wall-mounted units. This unit consists of wooden jaali brackets and wooden ledges. To add more utility to this, you can always add in more shelving space.

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Backlit panel adore the pooja room with warmth

A backlit jaali panel is always a good idea for mandir design. This design is high on simplicity. Moreover, not all wooden designs need to be brown in colour. This open mandir design has a laser-cut wooden back panel with inlay detailing.

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Traditional elegance never goes out of style

This elaborate mandap evokes heritage with its wooden doors. The intricate carvings on these double doors are sure to give you a sense of walking into their own private temple.

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Wooden jaali doors are convenient and stylish

Jaali doors can add an element of privacy to your pooja room. In addition to this, wooden jaali doors are vastu compliant and therefore act as a great addition for any section of a mandir.

Check out more mandir design looks here.

Mandir Design #13: Pooja rooms in other materials

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Marble and wood blend to make one dazzling beauty of a pooja room

A mix of materials, this pooja room has it all — marble flooring, a carved wooden design for a backdrop, and metal lamps and bells. Notice how subtly the ‘om’ is neatly placed, almost  camouflaged amongst the intricacies of the panel. The purity of white in this room easily sets the mood for prayer.

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Weave the marble magic into your pooja room

White is an ideal colour for a pooja room setup. And what better material to use for it than marble. The gold detailing easily complements the pillars for this mandir, thereby creating a beautiful tranquil  aesthetic.

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A wall-mounted open mandir design is for all

If you have a lack of space, any wall in your home can be converted into an open pooja room. Add shelves  in any material, from glass to wood and marble. Moreover, you can completely recreate the wall by changing its colour or by adding a wallpaper.

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A centre of celestial energy is great for creating a focused energetic field

Glass and wood are a perfect combination when used well. Like this mandir, which has transparent glass doors that open into a vastu-friendly pooja room with a wooden jali backdrop. The brass idol and metal lamps complete this mandir design.

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Perfectly pristine for a compact pooja room setup

Small pooja units can work wonders. A modular floating unit like the one above is perfect for any small space in just about any room. Furthermore, this white marble unit is packed with all the amenities needed for a mandir design — drawers, blinds and even a backlit panel.

Moreover, these ideas are perfect for people who want to have a prayer corner in the common area of their home. Looking for more ideas? Check out Do You Want Unique Mandir Designs for Your Home?

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