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VASTU TIPS

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This information gives the basic understanding of vastu. If a plot or construction does not comply with the vastu principles enunciated here, vastu expert can be consulted to seek remedial measures/corrections for reducing the ill effects. This is for general information for whom, who have interest in vastu, this should not be construed as any recommendation by the Company.
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SITE SELECTION

SITE SELECTION
  • Select site that is oriented to the cardinal directions i.e. north, east, south or west.
  • Square and rectangular plots are good for constructions.
  • Avoid triangular, circular, oval and other irregular shaped plots.
  • Plot with north-east corner extended brings health, prosperity, name and fame.
  • Plot with extension in east brings good name and fame, but not good for financial progress.
  • South-East extension on east and also on south should be avoided.
  • West-north extension on the western side brings health and prosperity whereas north-west extension on the north should be avoided.
  • Avoid plots with south-west extension.
  • North-east corner plots having roads on north and east is considered good.
  • Corner plots with roads on south-east, north-west, south-west should be avoided as far as possible. However, if it is unavoidable to construct in such sites the principles of vastu shall have to be followed to minimize or eliminate the ill effects.
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VEEDHI SHOOLAS

SITE SELECTION
  • Veedhi Shoolas is a situation where the road hits the plot. Some of the Veedhi Shoolas bring positive energy and others bring negative energy.
  • Veedhi Shoolas on the north of north-east, east of north-east are considered best; south of south-east, west of north-west are considered moderate.
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WATER SOURCES

SITE SELECTION
  • Water source should be preferably placed in the north or north-east.
  • East and western sides can be considered as an alternative if water is found on those sides.
  • The bore should be dug on the north-east corner away from the line joining the corners of the plot and the building. It can also be dug in the north side of the plot.
  • Overhead tanks should be located on the south-west corner of the building.
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POSITIONING OF MAIN DOORS

SITE SELECTION
  • Location of the main door/entrance changes depending on the direction its facing.
  • To decide the location of the main door, divide the wall facing the proposed direction of the main entrance into 9 equal parts.
  • For east facing, the position of the door should be in 2nd, 3rd & 4th part from north side. Similarly, for north facing, it shall be in 3rd, 4th & 5th part from west; for south facing, it shall be in the 4th part from east and for west facing, it shall be in 4th & 5th part from south.
  • The doors and windows should be in even numbers e.g. 2, 4, 6, 8 etc. and should not end with a zero i.e. like 10. Doors and windows will have to be counted separately.
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lIVING ROOM

SITE SELECTION
  • The living room should be in the north-east for north and east facing houses, in the north-west for houses facing west. For houses facing south, it may be in the south-east.
  • As far as possible, exposed beams should be avoided. If unavoidable, avoid sitting close to or under the beam.
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MASTER BEDROOM

SITE SELECTION
  • The master bedroom should be located in the south-west of the building, which should be occupied by the master of the house (head of the family).
  • In case of a multi-storied building, the head of the family should occupy the south-west corner room on the upper floor.
  • Positioning of the head for adults should be south, positioning of the head in the west is least preferable. It should never be towards the north.
  • Avoid placing beds under beams in any room
  • Wardrobes can be fixed to the south and west walls. Preferably located in the north-west or south-west corners.
  • Safe containing cash & jewellery should be located in the south-west corner in such a way that the door opens towards north.
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CHILDREN'S ROOM & GUEST ROOM

SITE SELECTION
  • Children's bedroom can be in the west, north or east.
  • Children should keep their head preferably towards the east, this enhances their knowledge and memory.
    It should never be towards the north.
  • the study table should be located either at the north or east walls.
  • The guest room should be located towards the north-west.
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KITCHEN

SITE SELECTION
  • The kitchen should preferably be located in the south-east direction.
  • The second option for the kitchen is the north-west corner.
  • While cooking one should face east.
  • Microwave ovens and gas stoves should be placed towards the south-east corner.
  • The sink for washing should be in the north-east corner of the kitchen.
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DINING ROOM

SITE SELECTION
  • Dining room can be located in the east, west or south.
  • Dining room can be independent or an extension in the kitchen.
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POOJA ROOM

SITE SELECTION
  • The pooja room should be in the north, east, and north-east direction of the house.
  • While performing pooja, one should face east or north.
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BATHROOM

SITE SELECTION
  • Toilets should never be in the north-east corner of the building. Also, south-west corner has to be avoided.
  • They should preferably be located in the north-west and the second alternative should be in the south-east of the building or the room.
  • It can also be located in the east, north, west and south.
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BALCONIES

SITE SELECTION
  • Balconies should be located in the north-east corner, the western side of the north-west corner and on the southern side it shall be in south-east corner.