Vaastu Shastra For Your House
The most important things you need to know while building your home or renovating it. A complete guide to Vastu Shastra for home. May peace and prosperity reside in your house.
13 doors lower a man’s life span while 14 doors increases his wealth. 15 doors can cause destruction of the goods.
2 doors are very auspicious while 3 doors cause enmity and 4 doors cause extended life. The handles of doors should always be uniform.
5 doors in the house lead to diseases of the inmates. Don’t place any frame above the height of the door.
6 doors ensure good child bearing. Extra doors can be added to kitchens, puja room and study.
7 doors can cause death and doors help growth of wealth. Keep the numbers in mind for peace.
A bathroom attached to the bedroom can be to the North-West or South-East of the room. Make sure you water proof the wall well.
A bathroom in the East is most preferred as the beneficial rays of the morning sun can enter and promote the health of the user.
A bedroom in the North west should be used as a guest room or only for unmarried daughters. Use neutral colours for a guest bedroom.
A cut out in the roof should be provided in North East to ensure proper ventilation. This works as natural air conditioner.
A fridge can be placed in the southeast corner of the hall. The newest trend is to have a fridge flushed with the kitchen shutters.
A kitchen in the Southeast must have a hob against the east wall. Taps in the kitchen must be in the North eastern direction.
A ladder to go up stairs curved on the right side should be divided into two parts. Use composite materials for a new look.
A main door cannot be placed in the south west corner of the flat. This will cause severe financial losses.
A master bed positioned in the northern and eastern zone of the bedroom would cause mental stress and financial instability.
A paint of light color is good as per Vastu. Light blue, green, pink and cream color for rooms are much preferred.
A pond or a water body should be placed in the North east corner of the house. Make sure the water is mobile.
A room in North West direction representing the moon should use white. Avoid grey and black colours specifically.
A shoe rack, if needed, can be built or placed in the north-west portion of the hall. Try to bring some design element to the shoe rack.
A staircase inside the house should be from east to west or north to south. Use materials like toughened glass that look very elegant.
A swimming pool is favorable in the East, North or even in the West. Don’t use very dark tiles for the pool.
A television should never be placed in the bedroom, but if it is necessary it can be placed in north-west of the room.
A temple can be constructed in North West and South West corners. But North East corner of a plot shall not be used for a big temple.
A wardrobe that faces east be being placed in the west is a permanent source of financial boost.
A water fountain in the north east section of the house or factory is very good. The size of the fountain does not matter.
According to vastu the dining room and kitchen should be on the same floor. For a more casual look opt for an open kitchen.
All electrical and heat generating appliances should be kept in south east corner of the room.
All heavy machines and equipments should be kept in the south west part of the house. Old goods can also be stored here.
All the doors must open towards inside so that the energy of the house remains inside. It is easy to achieve this with hinges.
All the materials used for pooja should be placed in the south east of the room. You can create a tiny glass shelf for this.
All windows should be at least 3 feet 6 inches above ground level, and should be at the same level from the top.
Allow a bright light on the main door. If there is no natural light, place a decorative ceiling lamp.
Almirahs and beds should be set very close to the South West wall and at a distance from the north east wall.
Always arrange your furniture to form a square, circle or octagon, specially in the living room. Don’t leave it open ended.
Always buy a plot that is square or rectangle in shape. Other shaped plots are best avoided as it can be instable for users.
Always ensure that the center place of the bedroom is empty. Place the bed in the off-center of the room for a well nourished life.
Always keep the photos of ancestors facing towards north side. Change the flowers on these photos at least after every 2 days.
Always leave the eastern side vacant in the store room. This should be left empty for proper air circulation.
Amongst the beneficial plants, the best is Tulsi. Keep at least one Tulsi plant in the north east area of the house.
An attached bathroom to bedroom can be planned in north-west or south-east of the room, but never in south-west or north-east.
An exercising machine like a walker, treadmill, slimmer can be placed in the south west corner of the hall.
An overhead tank should always be on the north west side of the house. Try to conceal as much of it as you can.
Ancestral photos should not be hanged on the walls of the dining room. This should be the happiest room of the house.
Any bedroom in the north west assures peace and prosperity at their best. Bedrooms should be warm and cozy.
Any garden should never be placed in the north east. A garden must always have a small seating to enjoy the view.
Any type of construction like security room, E.B room, garage, shall not be built on the north east corner of the plot.
Aquarium in the North, East or North-east is good as it has water. The North, East and North-east are directions of water.
As a part of Vastu guidelines for children room, it is recommended to avoid placing mirror on the opposite side of the bed.
As a part of vastu remedies for bathroom, it is suggested that the geyser should be placed in the south east corner.
As per Vastu for bathroom, the door should not be in the South West direction. Use back of bathroom door for clever storage.
Avoid any step ups in the home. This causes a lot of imbalance in the life of family members.
Avoid children in the north west corner of the house, especially bedrooms of boys. Boys bedrooms must have ample floor space.
Avoid hanging bells in the puja room. This is considered inauspicious. It is your home, and not a temple.
Avoid having garbage dump, street light pole or boulders in front of the main gate or door. Use solar lights for streets.
Avoid keeping any water feature or plants in the bed room. This can cause a big problem in the relationship.
Avoid placing idols in the bedroom. The best place for it is a separate pooja room. You can achieve this by a partition in the bedroom.
Balconies should be planned towards the east and north . They should be definitely avoided in the south and west.
Balcony in the Eastern direction is very auspicious according to Vastu. Place a nice vertical garden here.
Bathtub can be placed on the West, East or North East with the head facing the South side. Use this only in big bathrooms.
Bed rooms should not be in the central portion of the building or in the basement, as it may lead to mental instability in person.
Bedrooms other than master can be in the Central South and Central West directions of the house.
Bedrooms should never be constructed on four pillars that don’t have any construction below. It leads to immense instability.
Build penthouses in the South West corner of the terrace leaving open space in the North and East.
Cactus or related plants should never be kept in the house. Go for vertical plantations in your balcony for a green look.
Children, can sleep with their heads pointing towards the West. No one should sleep with their heads in the North.
Circular or spiral staircases are generally to be avoided. If unavoidable, keep detail on staircase very minimalistic.
Comprehension of zones is important while doing interior of home. Divide the zones properly.
Construct the front door in such a manner as to avoid the fall of a shadow on it. Use ornate knockers for decoration.
Construction of an eastern boundary wall will give you pleasure and comfort in your life. Boundary walls should be light in colour.
Cooking stove or other appliances are to be kept in south east corner in the kitchen. Plan your kitchen in such a way.
Daily wastes from the kitchen should be kept covered in the South West corner of the kitchen.
Dining Room should be towards the West as it is ruled by Saturn and it is in the way of Bhooteshwara, the representation of the hungry.
Dining table can be placed in north-west of the kitchen, living room or dining room. A round table always occupies more space.
Do not construct the kitchen, toilets and prayer room next to one another. The prayer room should have warm light.
Do not hang a chandelier in the center of the room. This will pull all the negative energy in the center and multiply it.
Do not have a toilet or prayer room under a staircase. The area below the staircase can be used for services and storage.