What is Vaastu Vaastu shastra, which means the science of the built area, is an ancient Indian architectural science

. It is the study of the forces of nature and their effect on an individual's immediate environment. This science is perfectly in tune with the natural laws and lays down the rules to create harmonious environs for living by connecting the individual with the cosmic forces surrounding us.

Vaastu Shastra is divided into seven main parts: Method of soil testing. Selection of suitable land and finding out its directions. The division of land into squares. Method of construction. Placement of entrance gate. Knowledge of construction of temples. Knowledge of construction of palaces. Vaastu Shastra is based on the laws of gravitational forces, magnetic forces, flow of electric current, flow of wind and water, and takes into account the importance of the sun's rays also known as the solar energy. The proper effect of all these in necessary to keep good health and balance of mind. Vaastu is an ancient architectural tradition of India based on the Vedas. Vaastudeveloped its building technology on the fundamental premise that the earth or soil is a living organism out of which other living creatures and organic forms emerge. Vaastu by tradition is the life force contained within the earth. Vaastu also means living space or dwelling space. Vaastu is the individual site or land identified for a village or neighborhood. Vaastu is also the building enclosure. Man does not inhabit this earth alone; he inhabits akasham or space. He is linked with his Shakti or energy to other energy form. He is part of a movement, a cycle of life and death, which is known as Kaala (time). Space, Time and Energy are traditionally primed as existing in their free, unlimited state. Vaastu experts have not only devised an order pertaining to the creation of manifested space, but have also ascertained a link between time cycle and the life of a person. Vaastu is not about magical cures but about the physical, psychological and spiritual order of the built environment and its consonance with the energies of the cosmic universe. The science of Vaastu revolves around the affect of the 5 elements (Panchbhuutas), on the human body. Vaastu Tips - Land Choose a plot that doesn't have an irregular shape. Square or rectangle shape plot is considered good.

A plot situated between two larger plots is not good as it brings poverty. The land should not be too porous i. Nitrogen 78%. swimming pool.e. factory etc. as it is likely to cause some sort of destruction. A plot-facing road from all sides is considered auspicious. The house should not be constructed on the land which is a dead end. Its main charecterstic is Shabda (Sound). You can compromise if it is on the south or west side. shoe shop. . A plot that has more length in the east west direction is good for purchasingpurpose. A valley or a large pit around the land or a depression in the land is inauspicious. The house should be at least 80 ft or more away from any temple. The length of the land should not be more than twice the breadth. then the land sloping down toward the north or east is ok but if it is sloping to the west it is not good. gravitational force and waves. If the plot is next to a bridge it is not auspicious . The slope of the roof should be such that water should flow towards North or East. If the distance is more than that then it is ok. or a crematorium is not suitable for living. laundry. etc. hospital. Its effective forces are light. Vastu does not advice the buying of such a plot that has more of open space in southern portion as compared to the northern side. The gate should not face a temple and the shadow of a temple should not fall on the house. The fence or the boundary wall should be higher on the west and south and lower on the north and east sides. A land on a hill is also not a suitable.particularly if the bridge is on the north or east side. but the entire Galaxy (Brahmaand) exists. Avoid plots near a meat shop. If it is on a slope. other kinds of gases. workshop. Ideally it should be flat level ground. Helium.A land that was a burial ground. river or a stream flowing on the north east it is auspicious. Carbon Dioxide. in depth and consists of 21% Oxygen (Praan Vaayu). lake. Air : Vaayu Atmosphere of the Earth which is about 400 kms. heat. Avoid buying a plot having cracks. The 5 Elements (Panchbhuutas) Sky : Aakaash It is the unending (Anantha) region remote from the Earth. If there is an electrical power supply station or large electric pole on the north east side of the plot it is not good for the vibrations. Water source located on the southwest side of a building will bring misery. The plot should not be within twice the distance of the height of the house to any public place like temple. in which not only our Solar System. If the plot has a well. magnetic field and others. dust particles. should not absorb water very fast.

Its magnetic field and gravitational force have telling effects on everything on Earth whether living or non-living. spirited vigor. energy. Its main characteristics are Shabda. It is tilted by about 23° at the meridian of its either side for six months called Uttaraayana and Dakshinaayana and rotates on its own axis from West to East resulting in day and night. Sparsha and Roopa (Form). Three fourths of Earth's surface is water and one fourth is land. water exists in certain proportion and its main characteristics are Shabda. In every plant and life on Earth. Sparsha. days and nights. is a big magnet with north and south poles as centers of attractions. the heat of fever or inflammation. and gas steam. ice. Sparsha. Fire : Agni Represents light and heat of fire (burning). the third planet in order form the Sun. Roopa. cloud. ardor. Life of human beings. passion. Its main characteristics are Shabda. sea and is in the form of liquid. river. perfectly neutral in reaction. and Guna (quality). lightning. Its one orbit around sun takes 365 days (1 year). Water : Jal This is represented by rain. Its main characteristics are Shabda and Sparsha (Touch).humidity and vapor in certain proportion. seasons and other aspects of solar system. Rasa. plants and animals and even fire depends on this. Roopa and Rasa (taste) Earth : Bhumi Earth. Directions and Role of planets and stars in Vaastu Planets and their influence on Directions Star/planet (Hindi) Ravi Shukra Angarka Rahu Shani Chandra Chandra Buddha Ketu / Brihaspati Star/planet (English) Sun Venus Mars North Lunar Node Saturn Moon Moon Mercury Direction East South East South Direction West North West North West North East South Lunar Node / Jupiter North East . and also enthusiasm. It is a combination of hydrogen and oxygen in the ratio of two to one. volcanic or plutonic heat.

West The room in this direction is suitable for guests and girls.While construction a bed . . The directions according to which rooms should be constructed are as under: o North . Bedroom: . directions should be specially chosen.West The Chief of the house should have his room in this direction.Rooms and Positions based on Vaastu Ideal directions of rooms based on vaastu Different planets have beneficial influences on certain rooms and hence the positions of rooms should be based on that. o South .room.

Children's Room: . The children do not take interest in studies. The children's room.The doors should be in the North and East. these are built attached with each other within the house. 2. Drawing Room: . Entertainment Room: . Toilets should not be built in the direction of naikritya or eeshan kona.The children are future of the nation. 1. Decisions are generally taken hurriedly. If the parents are able to give right direction to the children at their tender age then tomorrow they will turn into disciplined citizens. These days. Methane nullifies the pollution of Carbon dioxide.The store should be in the kitchen and in the South-East corner.East No bedroom should be situated in this direction. should be constructed in the NorthWest corner but the bathroom should be arranged in above noted direction only. the symbolic representation of the hungry. Toilets and Bathroom should be situated separately. Balcony: . General Room: -Though. Cowshed: . the balcony is in South-West. Therefore cows should be kept in the North-West as far as possible. 3. There is no sound sleep. in the modern drawing room. Exhausts fan can be fixed on North and East walls. South or Vayavya kona directions and the flow of its drains should be towards North-East. Delivery Room: . covered with white sheets of cloth are spread in the entire room and round pillows are kept in South and West walls.It should be in North-West corner. The face should be towards soutrh or West while discharging stool. As far as possible the open space should be maximum in North and East direction Dining Room: . People have much anger. Some painting or window should be opposite each door. which is harmful. Toilet: -According to Vastu principles. too. Doors: . Similarly. it is sparingly used.It should be constructed in the North-East to achieve good health and wealth and if in the houses already constructed.North .It has been scientifically proved that the cow discharges Methane gas. When someone enters through the door. In the traditional drawing rooms mattresses. Food Storage: . o West There is a possibility of birth of larger number of girls in the family. yet it should be constructed in the North-West. the furniture should be kept in South and West directions.If the delivery of child is to be made in the house. Commode should be South or West facing.In such situation there is a possibility of increase number of girls in the family o South-East No bedroom should be located in this direction. Garages:-It should be in the South-East or North-West corner but load on North and East Walls be kept at the minimum.The dining room should be towards the west because it is ruled by Saturn and it is in the way of Bhooteshwara.It should be in North-West.This is an important place and the suitable directions for it is North-West or South. it is not possible because of paucity of space. We exhale carbon dioxide. o .It should be in the West. Bathrooms should not be built in the naikritya or eeshan kona. it should be done in North-West rooms. South or west direction. The following points need special attention for such construction. Bathroom: . the waves emerging from the doors affect his mind because the magnetic waves always flow around us. it should be covered with glass or screens. Guest Room: . These should be constructed mainly towards South or West. Geysers should be SouthEast since it is 'Agneya' corner and Geyser is associated with heat. As such.

Portico: . Well & Tube well: .Puja / Pooja Rooms Place of Worship /puja room: . the South-East corner has been considered best for it but the flow of drains should be towards NorthEast. If it is in the North-East and the face of the idol is towards North or East then the property of the house is assured. Main Gate: -The main gate is dependent upon the direction on which the plot lies. Vaastu / Vastu Tips .As the hot water is also used while laundering the clothes.The puja room should be towards the north east because it is governed by Jupiter which is also the causative planet of Moksha. Main Switch: -The junction of electric cables of the house should be in the South-East corner along with the main switch. Laundry: .These should not be in North and East but in South and West only. Verandah:-This should be in the East as this is also a form of open space. enjoys great importance in Vastu-Shastra. then a room should be constructed in South-East to lessen its illeffects.It should be in the North-East. Water Tank/Overhead Water-Tank: . the . It has been observed that if a well or tube well was in any other direction. Safe(Cash): -Petty cash for daily expenses should be kept in the North.If the kitchen is located towards north then the head of the family will have easy means of earning and prosperity. East and NorthEast than in South and West. Jewelry and other valuables should be kept inside a safe in the South.Kitchen: . It is better if the stone on which food is cooked. To gain knowledge. Open Space: -In every plot more open space should be kept in North.Water. The kitchen ideally should be towards the south east because it is in the direction of God of Fire or the Agneya Kona. is of red colour. Patient's Rooms: . he recovers early. However. Both-East and West directions are considered best for the main gate of the house.It is best to keep this room in South-West or North-West corner. This adds to prosperity. If in some old house. Mezzanine Floor:-According to the rules of Vastu-Shastra we have to keep the SouthWest portion higher. Trees: .It is best to keep it in the North-West. Terrace: . But load on the north and east walls should be kept at a minimum. If the study room and place of worship room are adjacent then it is considered most beneficial. If the head of the patient is kept in the South. This will keep the servants also happy.According to the principles of Vastu Shastra the staircase can be constructed in any direction except North-East. The water tap in kitchen should be in the North-East direction. The face of the cook should be towards the East. so it should be in the Eishan Kona or North-East corner which is the most suited direction for it. but could be kept in West also. too. South or West. one should offer worship keeping his face Northward and should sit near the northern wall and to gain economic prosperity one should keep one's face towards East and should sit in the Eastern side of the room. Servant Quarters: -These should be in the North-West corner. Therefore the mezzanine floor should be constructed in. Stair Case:. Study Room:-The North-East corner is best for a study room.It should be in the Borth-East and its height should be less than that of the main roof. the staircase is in the North-East.

Its height should never be more than seven feet. Heavy furniture and objects should be placed in negative zones whereas light furniture can be placed in positive zones. pegion. Vaastu Tips .Interiors Interior Decoration Bright colours should not be used in the house. But when it was closed and the tube well was constructed in the North-East. birds like owl. This provides happiness and progress to the family.room is always constructed by the main gate. Paintings or photographs depicting war. Zones are divided into two categories like negative and positive zones. crow. Almirah having valuables or jewellery should be kept in southwest of the room leaving southwest corner. Dining table can be placed in north-west of the kitchen. It should be opened towards the North. West and Southwest.house owner suffers heavy losses. Watch & Ward: . Furniture Sofa set should be placed in south and west portion of the room. . Negative zones or heavy directions are the South. Given below are the directions and their effects. .For these the South-West direction is considered to be the best. erotic pictures etc.The guard. North East South West North Peace and Happiness Extreme wealth Shortage of female members or miseries Stomach and sexual troubles among male members West Enemy creates trouble South-West Disagreement with the son South-West Fear of death Center Causes Heavy monetary losses Windows: -These should be opposite to the doors so that both the positive and negative cycles could be completed. East and Northeast. The person sitting on sofa should face north or east directions. Study table should be placed in the North or East of the room. sad faces. Weights & Equipment:. Here are given some tips for interior decoration of the house according to Vaastu. Cold and light colours should be used for painting the house. living room or dining room. Bed should be kept in southwest direction of the bedroom leaving southwest corner. Vastu clarifies to keep positive zones light as compared to negative zones. Positive zones or light directions are the North. Comprehension of zones is important while doing interior of home. Vastu provides some guidelines for interior decoration of the house. the owner started earning profits. should not be used for decoration in the house.

Paintings and Statues Paintings of natural scenes like sunrise. green. Indoor Plants Indoor plants are very popular in home decoration. Ceiling . Avoid big plants in north-east of the house.V can be placed in the North. Avoid keeping heavy statue in North-east of the room and house. ovens. Heating appliances like gas. The statue of God should be avoided in bedroom. Avoid mirror in study room and opposite to bed in bedroom. Avoid red and black color curtains in bedroom. A. Avoid electrical appliances in north-east of the room. The statues of Lord Ganesha are used as decorative pieces popularly. Avoid cactus and thorny plants in the house. Electrical Appliances Electrical appliances should also be kept in right directions. Paint Colors The paint of light color is good as per Vastu. Curtains Prefer curtains of light color for bedroom. Place the statue of God in prayer room. The paintings depicting scenes of war. Mirror Vaastu recommends placing mirror on north and east wall of the room. East or North-east is good as it has water. T. East or Southeast of the room. are suggested by Vastu. Prefer light blue. water fall etc. This is considered auspicious for Pooja room and Temples. Geyser should also be installed in south-east of bathroom. violence should be avoided. East and North-east are directions of water. Ceramic Tile and Marble are good choice for flooring. The curtains of dark color can be used in living room. Avoid white marble in rooms. Avoid red and black color in the house. Cooler. microwave should be kept in southeast directions.Aquarium in the North. pink and cream color for rooms. Flooring Mosaic. The North.C and Fridge should be placed in northwest of the room.

2. If you are going for tiles for the bathroom. then bad dreams. If the head is towards the North. Bathtub can be placed on the west. Lighting Lighting should be bright in the house because dim light is not favorable for the residents of the house. then improvement in knowledge. then keep them in neutral shades. An overhead tank then it should always be on the northwest side of the house. 3. Toilets should always face the south and not the east or west.Bedroom The main bedroom should be located in the South/South West (nairuthi). then ill health. east or northeast with the head facing the south side. The geyser should be placed in the South east corner.Bathroom The bathroom should ideally be located in the East. The bed should be placed in such a way that while sleeping. the suitable directions are southeast and northwest. head can face towards the West. For a soothing and relaxing experience light colors are recommended. 4. If the head is towards the South then. But the bathroom should never be located in the North East. Vaastu Tips . The ceiling of a room should not be elevated. it can be located in the North-West. this is not good for owner's health or finances. . There must be a provision for proper lighting and cross ventilation. Alternatively. If the head is towards the West. east or northeast wall of the bathroom. Alternatively. the health improves. According to Vaastu. Sound sleep and lesser tensions. Following are the implications of having head in different directions: 1. The door should not be in the southwest direction of the bathroom. The bathroom colors should be light to give a fresh look. If the head is towards the East. dark colors create a disturbing element. The taps and showers should be fixed on the northern side. light blue and pale green are ideal available. Wash basin / sinks etc. ill health and disturbed sleep. Drainage system should be in the northeast direction. The north side is also suitable for putting up the mirror. Keep the bathroom shiny and clean. Avoid dark colors like black or dark red. there would be unrest in the family. For keeping the washing machine. If the bedroom is located in the North. the head is towards the South.Flat ceiling is good for residential purposes. Vaastu Tips . The toiletshould be on the west or the northwest side of the room with 1 or 2 feet above the ground. should be mounted on the north. White. The bedroom should not be located in north east. Geyser should be installed in the South-East corner.

The most suitable wall colors for the room are the shades of pink and orange. Divine idols should not be kept in the bedroom. Square or rectangle shape dining table is perfect for the room. Vaastu Tips . the symbolic representation of the hungry. It is not advisable to have an aquarium or real plants in the bedroom. Avoid hanging pictures that depict violence or sorrow. Construction should be done in such a manner that the dining room and kitchen both are on the same floor. If you have an attached bathroom. The bed should never be placed below a beam. especially while they sit on the bed while eating. Square and rectangle shape bedrooms are perfect for ensuring peace and prosperity. If you want to make provision for the fitting of washbasin in your dining room. Dining table should not be sticking to the wall. then the right place would be either eastern or northern corner. then west or southwest corner is apt for this purpose. There should be no arches. Keep the number of dining chairs always even or there can be dispute in the family. The rest of the family members can face east. Most of us nowadays like to go for the stylish round or oval dining tables. Nature portraits and paintings in the dining room makes the atmosphere happy. The dining hall should have a door in the east. If you want to have a bookshelf in your bedroom. microwave oven should also be placed in southeast. Avoid hanging pictures that depict violence or sorrow. If the Kitchen is on the ground floor. Beds should be placed in the south-west corner of the room. . But according to Vaastu shastra this should be avoided. The door of the dining room and the main entrance door of the house should not be facing each other directly. the north or the west. then southeast direction would be just apt. north or west. but avoid facing south.Dining Hall Dining Room should be towards the West as it is ruled by Saturn and it is in the way of Bhooteshwara. If you want to place a fridge in the dining room. Minimise clutter in your room as clutter represents the unfinished tasks of your life. Other electronic items like television.The inmates should not take meals in the bedroom otherwise they will suffer bad health. The placing of the chairs should be such that the head of the family should face east while eating. Any reflective surfaces such as mirrors and televisions should be covered at night while sleeping. make sure it does not directly face your bed and the door is closed at all times. The door you enter to your bedroom is considered a symbol of the possibilities your life has to offer you and should open at least ninety degrees to fully allow positive opportunities to flow to you. lying adjacent to each other. A door that cannot open fully will limit this support that makes your life more interesting. the dining hall should not be on the upper floor as carrying the food crossing the stairs is not considered proper.

Lighting should create easy and relaxed environment. . 10. then the owner will have a tough time gaining respect in society. It should have a design and should be painted. Scenery and paintings give positive effect in dining room. If the house is located in east direction.Doors The Main-Gate should have two panels. If the house is located in north direction. but should not end with a 0 i. the face of entrance should be in the South and if it is in north direction. the entrance should be in north direction. 6 etc.There should not be any attached toilet in the dining room. If the door has cracks or is too old.e. If the room is located in south direction. If the front door frame is painted black. The main door should not open inside the house.Main entrance door and dining room door should not face directly to each other. Placement of doors in house The doors should be placed as indicated by stars below. The décor of dining room should be arranged according to the mood and taste of the family. then the owner might have to face hardship. windows and ventilators in the house should be even in number for eg. Candles and lamps give special effects to any meal. the entrance should be in the north. The main entrance door to the house should be made from good quality wood. Window should be placed in north or east side as compared to south or west side. Ceiling lights should fall vertically and mainly focus on the surface of dining table. The main door is the index of the quality of the good vibrations of the house. The entrance for a South West room should always be placed in the North-East. The width of the door should be half of the height of the door. Vaastu Tips . Lights create positive energy. It should look grand compared with the other doors. the face of entrance should be in the east. The total number of doors. It's width should be bigger than other doors of the house. 2. The doors in the house should not be noisy. 4. 20 etc.

juicers and mixers should be located in the South-East corner of the house. these keep the money from going down the toilet.Jewelry and Heavy Equipment Cash and jewelry should be placed in the safe or locker which opens in the north. the direction of God of Fire ((Agneya)). The water filter and other drinking water storage should be done in the North East direction of the kitchen. The refrigerator should be in the northwest. The gas stove should be in southeast corner (the place of Lord Agni). quarrels. The dining table if placed in the kitchen should be in the North West corner and not in the centre with the face in East or North direction while consuming food. should be towards South-East. Gas stove or any other cooking material should be placed in such a way as allows the cook to face only towards the East while cooking.Kitchen The kitchen ideally. All heavy machines. Old goods can also be stored in this direction. Vastu Shastra suggests that place a birdbath or feeder in the yard to attract wild life. generators. The Kitchen sink should be placed in North East.Vaastu Tips . which will increase the amount of energy around your home. This brings good health for the family members and violating this with face towards South while cooking could bring financial losses to the family All items pertaining to fire or heat should be installed in the South-East corner. North East or East direction in clockwise manner. tension or unnecessary expenditure. because symbolically growing things reabsorb water energy and keep it recycling. Hang a mirror to reflect your cash box or locker. microwaves. south or west. The Main-switch. it can located in the NorthWest(Vayavya). The kitchen must have adequate provision for cross-ventilation.It results increase in wealth. It symbolically doubles your wealth and opportunities. The cooking stove should not be visible from outside should always be shielded from outsiders. Vaastu Tips . The ventilators and larger kitchen windows should be in the East direction and smaller windows in the South. The kitchen door should open in North. No shelf should be placed above cooking gas. Cook should face the East or North. should be kept in this part of the house. it may lead to health problems. Alternatively. . It is also recommended to avoid kitchen at Southwest side as this can also cause difficulties and worries. place live plants or grains in the toilets. If you find your expenses beyond control. Birdbaths and bird feeders are wonderful acts of cleaning up your finances and attracting prosperity from all directions. equipments etc. It should not be in front of the main door of the kitchen. southeast. If the lady faces west while cooking. a few inches away from the wall. Cooking with face towards the south may lead to financial problems in the family. You should avoid having the kitchen at the North East corner of the house as this may lead to unrest.

north and north-east . not at the centre of the room. The storage racks should be made on southern or western wall Essential commodities like boxes of grain. The furniture should be placed in west or south direction. blue or green. Southern and western corners of the room are perfect for placing the furniture. Painting of waterfall. Ceramic tile flooring is recommended to accommodate Indian conditions as it is stain-free. spices. Exhaust fan should be installed on the eastern wall in the south-east corner. it should be slightly towards west. The color of floor and walls should be yellow. not in oval. The furnituresuch as showcase. Location of Pooja Rooms According to Vaastu Shastra. The ideal location of a living room depends on plot facing. rose. Avoid black and red color in living room. chocolate or red. If possible. Empty Cylinder should be kept in southwest. marble are good choices for kitchen flooring. You can opt east. rising sun provides positive energy. almirah or heavy articles etc.C or Cooler in southeast and northwest. should be placed in southeast direction. Windows in east and north are beneficial. Avoid placing L shape sofa in your drawing room. mosaic. pulses. Ceramic tiles.Any toilet or bathroom should not share a common wall with your kitchen. If chandelier is in living room. should be in south or west or southwest direction. may be kept in north-east. Pooja room in north quadrant provides good results. It should be rectangular or square. etc. In south facing house. etc. dustfree and scratch resistant. living room can be in southeast. Cooler or A. Showcase and almirah can be kept in the southwest corner Lighting of living room should be bright. yellow. Avoid A. Living room vastu opposes to place T. Prefer light color over dark colors. North or south-east. It should not be in south-west or the north-west corners. in north-east or south-west corner.Living Room According to Vastu Shastra living room or drawing room should be located in east or north direction. Vaastu Tips . The living room can be in northwest for west facing house. Avoid paintings that symbolize death. water filter. The color of wall in living room should be white. orange. There should not be a photograph of any God in living room or at entrance door. Gas Cylinder should be kept in south-east.V. violence and negative aspects of life. The reason is that fire and water are not compatible being close to each other. The door of living room should be in east or north direction because doors are very auspicious in these directions. North-east is an excellent location for Poojaroom. the cooking gas and the washing sink should not be kept very close to each other. should be in south or west direction. Telephone should be placed in East. T.C should be placed in west or north direction.V. It should not be black as far as possible. circular or odd shape. The water source including pitcher. The use of painting can create a pleasant environment in the room. The living room can be in northeast direction for east and north facing house.

Idols in Pooja Rooms Idols should not exceed 6 inches in height. light yellow or light blue color. Pooja room should not touch the same wall as the toilet. Avoid Pooja Room under the stairs. pooja room can be in Brahmasthan (central portion) of the house. The room should not be used for other purposes like storage or other room. The floor of pooja room should be of white or off white marble. It is beneficial to have a threshold in pooja room. Cupboard for placing things should be in South or West of pooja room. Other Pooja Room Tips Avoid photos of dead people in pooja room. Broken idols should not be placed in pooja room. Heavy or large idols should be avoided in pooja room. One should not sleep in the Puja Room. In big plots. It should not be made above. There should be one pooja room in a house. Avoid other directions if possible. ‘Kalash’ or water body is in North or East of the room. There should be a ventilator. Vaastu Tips . The doors should not have any door closer. Walls of pooja room should be painted in white. Doors of pooja room should have two shutters. It should be on ground floor. . Keep pooja room clean and clutter free. Pooja Room should not be under the stairs and should also be on ground floor and not first floor.for pooja room. The idols should not face one another and the door of pooja room also. Special pooja’s can be performed in Brahmasthana (center of house). While worshipping. not on first floor or in basement. then the master of the house will face problems with his career and his expenses will soar. below or next to toilet or kitchen. The two idols of same god should not be placed in pooja room. ‘Deepak’. Pooja Room Doors and Interiors Doors and windows of pooja room should be in North and East. Pooja room should be clean and neat avoid dirt or clutter and keep it fragrant. Idols of God should be kept in north-east portion of pooja room.Staircase If the steps leading to the entrance are damaged or broken. the person should face the East. The idols should be 1 inch away from walls. Also. Pooja room should not be inside bed room. lamp and ‘Agni’ kund are in south-east. Pooja room should not be opposite bathroom or toilet.

Avoid placing the electronic gadgets like TV and Computer in the kids' bedroom. Paint staircase in light colors. agneya. west. Do not build any room such as kitchen. Northwest corner would be fine. While ascending the staircase. East is the most appropriate direction. the face should be either towards the north or the east. bathroom and �Pooja� room under staircase. The number of risers should be such odd numbers that if divided by 3. Vastu for children room suggests that a married couple should not use East direction bedroom. north and east sides. the right place is Southeast corner and for TV. There is no problem if an unmarried child uses that room. .Study and Children's Room The apt direction for constructing children's room is west. as it obstructs the flow of positive energy. Do not make staircase circular as it may cause ill effects on health. If you have more children and need more rooms. northern or north-eastern corner while studying. Do not use common staircase for going upstairs and basement. While sleeping children should place their head at east side and legs towards west side. Use up-lighters at south-east corner in children’s room as it is good for health and generates positive energy. then a room should be constructed in South-East to lessen its ill-effects. Bed can be placed in the southwest corner. You should not have children's room in the eshan corner. south or west as lots of books and papers in study room create clutter and mental pressure. But still if you wish to install one. construct bedrooms at southwest . North or East directions can also be used for constructing kids room. the staircase is in the North-East. The colour scheme should be mild. According to the principles of Vastu Shastra the staircase can be constructed in any direction except North-East. south. Almirahs and cabinets should be located in south or west direction. If in some old house. it is supposed to be bad for knowledge and memory power.The books should always be kept in south-west. Must be located as far as possible to the South or S-W portion of the building. the remainder is always 2. A clockwise movement is beneficial. then for computer. Do not design staircase of a building in the north-east portion. The rise of the staircase should be from east to west or north to south.The number of steps in stairs should be odd. knowledge and memory. Avoid red and black color. vayavya. Never use sharp lights and spot lights as it creates mental strain. It should not end with zero.As a part of It is recommended to avoid placing the mirror just on the opposite side of the bed. this is good for intelligence. Your child not have his or her head in north direction while sleeping. Vaastu Tips . The study desk should be placed in such a manner that the child faces eastern. Don't place the furniture sticking to the wall. as it paves way for enhanced concentration. However it can be used for storage.

Color affects mood and every aspect of life. The person should face towards north when storing or retreiving cash. Windows in the East and North of the room are beneficial. heavy almirah) then it should be kept in the South west corner and the door of the almirah should open towards the North. The door of children room should be in the East or the North.Treasury and Strong Room Cash boxes can be located in the room towards the North (treasury). peace and increases brain power. Green color is ideally recommended for children’s room as it gives freshness. . Vaastu Tips . But if the box is heavy (such as a safe.