Thursday, November 12, 2009

Vastu Tips

Vastu Shastra is the traditional Indian system of architecture and design of Vedic origin, applicable for all kind of dwelling areas. The Principles of Vastu date back to about 1000 years ago and constitutes the norms and specifications guarding the constructional and architectural pattern of a building. Vastu means the dwelling of humans and Gods. Following are some tips.

  • The main entrance should be in the East or in the North direction. It should not be in front of the compound wall. It should not be in front of the main entrance of the opposite house.
  • The height of the wall of the house in the North-Eastern side should be the least.
  • If the wall of the house in the East is tall, it stalls the entry of prosperity, the Goddess Lakshmi, into the house. Therefore, it should be small in height.
  • The Southern side of the house should be as tall and heavy as possible.
    In any room of the house the beam or column should not cross in the center.
  • Rooms should not be triangular, oval, or round in shape.
  • Terrace or balcony in the house should be either in the East or in the North.
  • The slope of the house as well as the slope of the plinth should be towards East, North or North-East.
  • Plinth should be the highest in the direction of South-West.
  • The house should be equipped with a protective wall.
  • The upper storey of the house should be constructed on the Southern or Western part.
  • The cupboard in the wall should be the Southern or Western part direction of the house.
  • Stale food, torn clothes, withered flowers, waste paper, empty bins and jars should never be stored in a house as it hinders the entrance of Goddess Lakshmi in the house.
  • East (Purab) Pitrustaan(Manes): It should not be blocked , since it is the source of male issues.
  • South-East (Aagneya) (Fire): Source of health, place of fire, cooking and food.
  • South (Dakshina): Source of wealth, crops and happiness.
  • South-West (Naryuthya)-(Earth): Source of character, behavior, cause of longevity and death.
  • West (Paschima): Source of name, fame and prosperity.
  • North-West (Vaayavya) (Air): Source of change, income from business, enmity and friendship.
  • North (Uttara) Maathrusthan-This should not be blocked as it is the source of female issues.
  • North-East (Eshanya) (Water) Source of health, wealth, prosperity and of male issues.

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