Vastu tips for House constructions

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Meaning for Vastu Shastra

Vastu Shastra is an ancient Indian science of harmony and prosperous living by eliminating negative and enhancing positive energies around us.

A home other than being just a house to live, it is an augmentation of our mental space and manifestation of our personality. Each fragment of our life is deeply entwined with the design, décor and maintenance of our home.If the home is not designed according to the Vastu principles then the energy which gets resonated in the house may result to some irreparable harm and loss to owner and the inmates.

Vastu tips for House Construction

Vastu provide basic tips for the house construction that can be followed at the time of construction even they are also applied during the head hunting of plot. These enormously useful tips of Vastu if followed religiously can yield best results immediately in terms of good health, wealth, prosperity and contentment. Here are some important and authentic Vastu tips for the house construction:

  • Before starting the construction some things have to be considered such as shape of plot which is the most important to determine. Irregular shape plot can have bad impact on occupants, so choose regular plot such as square or rectangle.
  • Vastu suggests digging a well in North-east and after that to start the construction.
  • Open space should be given more towards the North and the East and less towards the South and the West.
  • Open space at South-east and North-west should be equal.
  • Avoid planting trees in North-east corner while all other directions are suitable. Heavy trees must be grown towards South, West and South-west side.
  • More windows must be given towards East and North while Southern and Western sides must be avoided for windows and doors.
  • Avoid doors in straight line.
  • Front door must be larger than other doors especially exit door.
  • In the plots Western side must be elevated than Eastern side and Southern must be elevated than North to determine the auspiciousness.
  • As discussed North-east is the first to dig and Vastu recommends starting construction from here and then move forward to East, North and finally South & West.
  • After the foundation is dug in North-east pillars must be stand starting from South-west and later to go in South, West direction and finally in East and Nort

 

Vastu  for the Bedroom

The Vastu plays a major role in placement and designing of the master bedroom. The way you sleep with your head in different direction and your placement of bed is a major decision which must be taken properly with utmost care. Here are some basic points one must adhere to get peace and prosperity in your bedroom.

  • The master bedroom should always be located in the Southwest part of the house as Southwest represents the element Earth which implies the heaviness, which makes it as the ideal place for the master of the house.
  • The master bedroom should always be located in the Southwest part of the house as Southwest represents the element Earth which implies the heaviness, which makes it as the ideal place for the master of the house.
  • This is not at all suitable for children room, guest room, servant room or any other room.
  • A great deal of attention should be paid to bedrooms in a house. One should sleep with head towards South, East or West and never in north.
  • There should not be any beam crossing over the bed. If it exists, proper rectification should be done immediately otherwise the health will be affected.
  • The bed placed should be on the South/West walls and if not there, it should be kept at least 4” away from the walls.
  • The heavy almirah should be on the South/west wall.
  • The construction material for the bed should be the wood and the wrought iron beds should be avoided.
  • All the electronic gadgets should be placed at a distance from the bed as the Electro- magnetic waves emitted by them interferes with the sleep.
    • There should not be any mirror in front of the bed.
    • The shape of the bed should be regular and any irregular shape should be avoided.
    • The bed should never be placed in front of the bedroom door.
    • The mattress used on the double bed should be a single one.
    • The door of the bedroom should never produce the creaking noise.
    • The colour scheme for the bedroom in Southwest direction should be in any earthy tone like browns, shades of almond, all families of earthen colour.

 

 

Vastu Advice For The Kitchen

Kitchen is the most affected area of house from where all kind of energies prevails while an expert Vastu consultant would surely identify about the adverse situation of house if kitchen is placed incorrectly. This important part of house must be placed on its corresponding place i.e. South-east governed by element Fire. Kitchen being the important part of home is the primary contributing factor in the general health and well-being of occupants.

Some essential things need to be considered in Vastu of kitchen, read out related Vastu tip for kitchen:

  • Element Fire governs in the direction South-east, so this portion of house ideal for locating kitchen. However, if choosing alternative then North-west part could be taken for constructing kitchen but avoid making kitchen in any other direction.
  • Cooking gas or stove should be placed at South-east in such a way that while cooking the person face East.
  • Kitchens in north quadrant tend to affect health female members.
  • Place water sink in the North-east with the maximum distance from cooking gas.
  • Larger windows in the kitchen should be in Eastern side while small ventilators should be placed in South.
  • Provision for water storage and taps should be made in North-east of the kitchen.
  • Avoid placing dining table in the centre of the kitchen instead locate it in the North-west direction.
  • The sink should be in the Northeast corner of the kitchen.
  • Electric equipment like microwave, oven or refrigerator should be placed in South-west.
  • The slope of the water flow should be from Southwest towards Northeast.
  • The cylinder should be placed in the Southeast corner.
  • The Geyser should be installed on the Southeast side.
  • The storage for all the food grains, utensils, the overhead almirah should always be on the Southern and the western walls and not on the Northern and the Eastern walls.
  • The fridge should be in placed in the Southwest corner of the kitchen.
  • A dishwasher can be placed in the north west of the kitchen.
  • The exhaust fan should be installed either in the Northwest corner or the South wall.
  • There should be no toilets and bathrooms adjoining, and above or below the kitchen.
  • The door of the kitchen should never face the door of the toilet.

 

Vastu Advice For The Dining Room

Managing interiors with the Vaastu is a bit creative job but if everything is planned carefully, one can open the doors of the prosperity for themselves. Now we will discuss dining room in detail.

  • The dining hall should be placed in West corner, as the setting rays will kill all the harmful bacteria present in the stored food.
  • The dining can also be made in the East direction of the house, as the morning sunrays are very good for the health.
  • The dining table should be perfect square/rectangle.
  • Dining table should not be sticking to the wall.
  • If you want to place a fridge in the dining room, it should be in southeast direction.
  • While eating the members should face the east, north.
  • The wash basin should be in Northeast side of the room.
  • The main door of the house and of the Dining Room should not face each other.
  • The dining should not be adjacent to toilet.
  • The door of Pooja room/ toilet should not open in front of dining area.
  • If console has to be placed near dining for storage of crockery and utensils, it should be on South/West wall of that area.

 

Vastu Advice For The Pooja Room

Universe is one of the beautiful creations of nature and everything stands alive only in the limelight of truth. Just like every subject of human aspect is governed with rules, regulations & acts, similarly the art of worshipping has got certain key factor principles to attain all its benefits.

While planning a house, due to the space constraints, many people tend to ignore a separate pooja room but we must not sideline the need to make a place for GOD. Thus by creating a room for worshipping, we are creating a room to get charged with positive vibrations every morning and that energy will energize our environment, mind, body and soul. Our work efficiency will increase and so the progress, prosperity and peace.

This room should be designed carefully because when you do meditation, you should gain the positive energies and then you can feel charged. If it is in wrong direction, then no matter how much meditation you do, you will not feel charged. There are certain rules which one must follow before the commencement of designing a pooja room.

 

  • The pooja room should always be situated in the North, East or the Northeast side of the house.
  • One should face towards East/North while worshipping.
  • Ideally there should be no idols in the worship room. But if one wish to keep, the height of the idol should not be more than 9″and less than 2″.
  • While worshipping, the legs of the idol should be at the chest level of the person worshipping depending on the position, whether standing or sitting.
  • Nothing should be stored above the cabinet or slab here the God’s idol is placed.
  • A Pooja room should never be made in a bedroom or on a wall adjacent to the bathroom wall.
  • One shall not enter the pooja room for any purpose without washing his legs and hands. Cleaning the feet by rubbing them against each other is prohibited. The left hand must clean them and the water must be poured by the right hand. Reared side of the feet must always be cleaned first.
  • In pooja room, copper vessels only shall be used particularly where water is collected.
  • Triangular pattern of any God should not be drawn in the Pujaghar.
  • The colour of walls of pooja room should be white, lemon or light blue and the marble used should be white.
  • The worship room should have doors and windows in the north or the east
  • The Agnikund should be in the southeast direction of the worship room. The sacred offerings to the fire should be made with the face towards the east
  • Lamp stand should be placed in the Southeast corner of the pooja room.

 

Vastu for Garden

A well develop landscape lures our guests in most effective way thereby keeping the mood fresh and healthy. Landscaping is not only necessary for occupants to get healthy and clean ambience but lush green plants and trees livens the area. Greenery around the mansion instills few clean breathe every time we take a round around it which also renders relax and restores peace within us.

A Vastu directed garden can bring better results if everything is set & placed accordingly with Vastu norms including plants, trees and water fountain. Vastu can be followed to energize the surrounding with immensely healthy plants for the betterment of occupants and peace.

Vastu tips for garden are as follows:

  • Following a general in Vastu, garden should be made in East or North portion of mansion while South-east and South-west should be neglected for any kind of plantation.
  • A water fountain can be constructed in the East or North siding the exact North-east and North-west.
  • Do not keep plants taller than three feet in home garden area.
  • Swings should be placed in East or North direction.
  • Do not plant huge trees or plants in the middle of the garden.
  • Entertaining section for children should be located in North-west.
  • Avoid thorny bushes in the garden arena and keep the garden free from dry creepers, leaves etc to make it a comforting & relaxing place.
  • Always add some centre of attraction in garden such as any idol, artistic creation with stone like rock landscaping etc in order to make the environment peaceful and pleasant.
  • Fruitful trees should be planted in East direction and if there is swimming pool it must face North or North-east.
  • Placement of swimming pool or any other water resource in Centre, South, South-east, South-west and North-west should be avoided because water resource in these directions lead to mental instability, causes health problems and also have other adverse effects
  •  Stairs Vaastu
  •          Stairs of house or building must conform some norms as per Vastu because oddly made stairs can lead various mishappenings in house related to disease, odd things and losing mental peace. There some rules laid down in Vastu-Shastra as how stair case should construct:
  • Ideally stairs should be constructed in South. West or South-west corners to gain good wealth and for inmates health. However, stairs in other corners lead to loss of wealth.
  • Stairs should be constructed clock i.e. clock wise and anti-clockwise stairs should be avoided.
  • Number of stairs should not be even numbers or zero at unit place such as 10, 20, 30; stairs are good in odd number for instance 3, 9, 11, 13 etc.
  • Avoid stairs in Brahmsthan- Centre of the house which is inauspicious. Main stair should never originate from strong room, kitchen and pooja room.
  • Circular stairs should also be avoided.
  • Stairs arising from South, West or South-west are auspicious and beneficial in terms of financial gain.
  • The starting stair should not be round.
  • Unruly and bad conditioned stairs create mental instability and stress among inmates. Thus stairs should be kept in good condition through repair.
  • Room having staircase in South-west direction is not good for occupant and lead to problems like hypertension, anemia and other complicated disease which are sometimes incurable
  • Vastu for Well and Tube-Well

    Water is one of the significant elements among Panchbhootas that constitute the entire concept of Vastu-Shastra. The placement of well or tube-well in a house should be proper so as to gain profits and over-all prosperity. There are some set of rules involve in Vastu for the location of under-ground well or tube-well and it has been observed that well or tube-well if placed in wrong direction leads to numerous problems in terms of health, wealth and prosperity. Thus it is important to give water its essential space so as to counteract negative energies and making the environment positive.

    Some problems faced by occupants if well-or tube-well is located in wrong direction are:

    • Wealth loss
    • Low virility
    • Sexual problems in male member
    • Enemy trouble
    • Quarrel with children
    • Death in extreme cases
    • Problems in female members or no female in family

    Therefore it is best to make well/tube-well in proper location to avoid any kind of mishap or loss. Some ideal directions for water resource are:

    • North
    • North-east
    • East

    However avoid locating underground water resource in South, South-east, South-west or North-west because these directions are inauspicious for under-ground water and only lead to heavy losses.

 

Vastu Advice For Toilet

Placement of toilet in a home is most important for the health and wealth of the inmates living there. If by hap toilet is placed at undesirable place then surely it would lead to major problems such as finance loss, health problems, mental tension and stress etc. Vastu-Shastra lays down rules for the placement toilet and WC so that it won’t create any complication for any occupant. The positioning of toilet should be complaint to Vastu norms in every way, here are some rules for placement of toilet:

  • North-west is ideally considered for the placement of toilet while attached toilet in bathroom must also be in this direction only.
  • Alternative direction for the construction of toilet is South-east.
  • Avoid toilet in North-east and East.
  • The toilets should be located at a safe distance from the kitchen and the dining room.
  • W.C should always be on the Southeast/ Northwest Side and facing North/South.
  • WC should never come down just below the running stairs.
  • The bigger window should be on the north and a smaller one in the west.
  • Door of toilet should be placed in Eastern sides.
  • Mirror should always be on the East or North wall.
  • The WC should never come in front of the bathroom door.
  • If there is almirah, it should always be on the Southwest Side of the toilet.
  • The slope of the bathroom floor should be towards north and east so water drains to the northeast side of the bathroom.
  • The suitable directions for keeping the washing machine are southeast and northwest.
  • Avoid dark shades on toilet walls.
  • Vastu for Entrance Gate

    Entrance of a house explains everything because this is the gateway from which energies constantly goes in and out. This important gate should be maintained with utmost care while direction should be appropriate to reap rich benefits. Specific directions decide fate of occupants and if unfortunately placed in wrong direction then remedies should be followed by traditional rituals prescribed.

    All the negative and positive energies surround here and which is why is important to locate main gate in proper direction to maintain well-being and prosperity in house. Vastu tips for entrance are:

    • Entrance of house is best in North and East sides
    • Entrance gate should be heavier, stronger and bigger than other doors of house.
    • Keep the entrance clutter free and tidy to make the surrounding positive.
    • Entrance should never be dark and ensure that this place is well lit throughout.
    • Avoid keeping garbage or dustbin near the entrance.
    • Main should not make any creaky noise.
    • Main gate should never face intersecting roads.
    • There should not be any obstruction in the entrance gate with things like poles, tree, wires and vehicles.
    • Main door should always open inwards.
    • Entrance of house should not face temple.
    • Embellish main door with Om, Swastik, and flowers.
    • Avoid any under-water or septic tanks under the main entrance.
    • Lift of building should not face entrance.
    • No wall should obstruct in front of main gate.
    • Avoid self-closing door.

Source : Shivamcement.com.np

 

August 26, 2017 |

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