Why Vastu Need ?
One can take advantage of Vastu in many different ways. The primary Vastu Shastra rules are regarding the directions and elements of the nature. There are specific rules for each direction in Vastu Shastra. The eight primary directions actually stand for eight particular things in life and the right energy in all these eight corners can really be beneficial.
As the kitchen forms an integral part of the house, the science of Vastu steps to enhance the aura of the kitchen, taking into consideration certain essential elements. These include the direction, in which the kitchen is located, placements of the windows and doors in the kitchen, location of the kitchen in the house, placement of electronic gadgets, gas cylinder, refrigerator and even the sink.
It would be ideal if the kitchen was made in the south-east corner of the house. If not, another great option is the northwest corner of the house. The south-east corner is considered the best as the element of fire governs in this direction. Hence, it is the best option for making the kitchen.
Sinks and taps in the kitchen indicate flowing water. They should be placed in the north-east direction and away from the cooking stove. This is because fire and water are opposite elements and they repel each other.
Drinking water vessels, be it an earthen pot, filter, RO, pitcher etc. these should be placed in the north-east side.
As per pooja room vastu, north-east corner of home is best site for pooja place. East and west are second best locations.Keep the pooja place on ground floor. In big plots or factories etc. construct pooja ghar at center; this is very auspicious. Keep the idols in east and/or west of the prayer room. Place the idols a few inches (at least an inch) away from wall. Make sure that all the idols are always in perfect condition. Have two shutter door of high quality wood for prayer room. Pooja Room can have doors and windows in north or east walls. White or light yellow colored marble work in prayer room makes it more auspicious. Use white, light yellow or light blue colors for walls of pooja room.
As per Vastu for Master Bedroom, it should always be in the South-West corner of the home and head of the family must occupy this bedroom. The master bedroom should always be bigger than other rooms of the house. If the house is multi-story then master bedroom in the South-West corner of the top floor is best. Perfect place for bed in master bedroom is towards South or West wall, so that while sleeping the person’s head is towards South or West and legs to towards north or east .
Place study room in West, East or North-East of a home. Student, while reading must face either East or North direction. Provide windows in learning area in East, North or West wall. Provide doors of study room in North-East, North, East or West. Avoid doors in South-East, North-West and South-West corners of Study Room. Do not sit below beam while reading. Study place should have ample amount of light. Student should not face blank wall or window while learning. Space between student and wall in front facilitates open mentality and new ideas come to mind. A solid wall behind student signifies support. Avoid toilets in study place as far as possible.
The guest room should not be constructed in the southwest direction of the house because it is meant for the owner (Head of the Family) only. You can plan the guest room in the northwest direction of the house. It is a clear and suitable place for the guests to stay in your house. You may plan to construct the guest room in the southern direction as well. However, it will be better to consult a vastu expert before choosing this direction. You can place or plan the guest room at agneya corner (southeast corner) also. There is nothing troublesome with this direction.
When considering doing vastu for home, you must pay special attention to make toilets and bathrooms in your home as per rules and guidelines of vastu shastra. Toilets and bathrooms are – or tend to become – a major source of negative energy if they are not built as per rules and guidelines of vastu. Hence, in this article, I will reveal to you the best location, internal arrangement of items and the most efficient vastu tips which you can – and must – apply to make vastu compliant toilets and bathrooms in your home .W.C. should be placed facing North or South direction.
The main door of the building should always be in the east or the north direction, if it isn’t then it is advised to put a Swastika made up of gold, silver or copper metal above the main entrance.
It is advised to immediately see, if the main water drainage of your house is in the north-east or east direction.
It is auspicious that the eastern part of your house is slightly lower than the rest of the house. If not, then it is advised to instantly construct the eastern platform a bit lower, by either making the platform of the rest of house rising a bit high.
Make sure that none of these- puja room, kitchen and toilet, are built next to each other. If re-building or construction isn’t possible, then it is advised to stop using the space for mentioned purposes.
Almost every Indian household has a routine of keeping their garbage or any leftover, right outside their entrance so that the garbage cleaning person, cleans it out; which is a big vastu ‘dosha’. Litterbins, must never be put or place opposite the main entrance of the building or anywhere near it.