Vaastu shastra is an ancient science which helps one to get the natural benefits freely offered by the five basic elements of the universe in which we all live. These basic elements are Akash (SKY), Prithvi (EARTH), Paani (WATER), Agni (FIRE), and Vayu (WIND).
Vaastu Shastra can be applied by keeping in harmony with these basic five elements of nature.
Vaastu Shastra is an edifice science that was developed by our learned people thousands of years ago.
Free Vaastu Tips for Peace, Success and Prosperity
Growing of pricking plants like cactus in your house is not advisable.
Television and Computer should ideally be placed in the Southeast corner of the living room or study room. They should not be placed in the Northeast corner or Southwest corner.
Keep the Gas in the south east corner of the kitchen and a person should face the east while cooking. Drinking water should be in the north east of the kitchen.
Bed should not be put under a beam.
Square and Rectangular plots are best and you should try to have boundary in all sides of the plot. The main house should have empty place all around it.
Try to keep vacant place in North and East corner of your house.
Head of the family's bed room should be located in South or South West corner.
For good health sleep with your pillow facing South or East. Avoid sleeping with your pillow facing North or West.
It is good to have courtyard (aangan) in the mid of your house.
Do not keep broken mirrors and stopped watches in your house.
Kids or Students should look at East or North while reading.
You can have Tulsi (basil) and other herbal plants in your house preferably in the North East corner.
should not construct toilet in North East corner of your house.
In the South, West or South West corner, you can keep heavy articles like almirah, furniture etc.
Do not have temple or toilet below stairs. You can however use this place for keeping some articles as store.
Temple could be constructed in North East corner of your corner. Deity or image of god should not face the south direction. Ideal position for making prayer etc is east or west facing sitting.
Keep Brahma sthala (center of your house) neat and clean. A cluttered center of house or no open space in that part of house can cause poor communication in relationship. Toilet, kitchen and under ground water tank in the center of house may cause disagreement.
Kitchen should be in South-East corner. The face of the cook should be towards the East. The water tap in kitchen should be in the North-East direction. It is better if the stone on which food is cooked, is of red color.
Heavy structure & Stairs should be in South-West Direction. Ladder to go up stair curved on the right side should be divided in to two parts. It should be constructed leaving north-east or south-west direction. Ladders stepping down towards north or west create waste of Lakshmi.
A house should not have paintings, which depicts depressing scenes, i.e. like an old woman crying, scenes of war or poverty. It should have picture of say, a sunrise, an ocean, mountains, flowers or laughing children.
Tall trees are nowhere recommended close to the main building. For trees the south in itself is good and so is the west. No tree should be grown in the north and the east. The one at the north-east is the worst.
Balconies should be planned towards the East and North and should be definitely avoided in the South and West. If balconies in the South and West cannot be avoided, then larger balconies must be provided towards the North and East. Care should be taken while providing balconies so that a cut or truncation is not created in the Northeast corner.
In the dining room, appetite could be increased by having colors of walls painted in light pink or orange.
Rectangular dining table is most preferred. While eating one should sit facing East or West.
Grains and other food can be stored in North West. Oil, Butter, Ghee, Milk and other oily liquids can be stored in South East corner of Northwest room.
Heavy equipments like refrigerators should be placed towards South and West Walls in the kitchen.
Bedroom can be painted in light to deep blue colors to induce sleep. Green in advised for study rooms to promote intelligence. Sandal or yellow color would be good for prayer or meditation room.
You can paint your living room in white, yellow, light pink, light blue or green color.
Avoid circular or spiral staircases. Number of steps in a staircase should be odd including the landing step. Stairs should be constructed in such a way that the movement is in a clockwise direction while going upwards, i.e. from ground to higher floors.
Southward portion of every building should be higher than northward portion. The inclination of land, building, floors of rooms etc should be towards North East. Thus West and South of a building should be slightly higher than North and East corner.
Keep more windows and doors in East and North.
Fish aquariums help in attracting wealth. Therefore, buy an aquarium for your house. However, make sure you choose lively, beautiful, healthy fishes as their continuous movement helps keep the energy of wealth on the move. Also, keep the water aerated and clean.
Avoid Computer and T.V in bedroom as they will reflect like a mirror. If you place T.V and Computer in bedroom, cover them with a cloth while sleeping in the night.
Mirror can be affixed on East or North Wall. Never put mirror in kitchen.
Install Abhimantrit Dakshinavarti Shankha and Shree Yantra at your house. It will remove all kinds of Vaastu Dosha and will also bestow wealth and prosperity for the native.
The above few tips may be useful for improving your peace, prosperity and success at home and in business.
It happens many times that construction has already been done against the principles of Vaastu. In such cases, it is advisable to consult a Vaastu expert for correction of Vaastu.
The application of Vaastu principles are based on becoming one with nature.
Consult for all your queries relating to Vaastu of office, home, factory other premises and get answers to questions relating to:
Is my home, office and factory is compliant with Vaastu principles?
How can I improve my home, office and factory Vaastu without demolition and with small and effective changes?
Is bad Vaastu affecting my health or the health of my family members?
How could I gain in my business through improvement in Vaastu of my home, office or factory?