Chief Principle of Vastu Shastra

Principles of Vastu Shastra - Vastu Tips

It is very important to follow Vastu Shastra while selecting a piece of land (plot) for making any house. Vaastu shaastra has many principles of entering in the house, in which different types of principles have been made for starting the base of the house, fitting door’s frame and for all the rooms according to use like- which type of smoothness should be done while constructing house?, which type of artist should be for making smoothness? In which place the door should be fitted and which type of lay out of the house should be made, etc. but, adopting (following) all these principles is very difficult in present time, so we are describing the chief practical Principles of Vastu Shastra through this chapter-




Open place

  • It is very important to leave open space around the house while construction.
  • It should be kept in the mind while constructing house that the east direction should have enough open space so that maximum sunlight could enter inside the house in the morning at the time of sunrise and less open space should be left in south direction that east.
  • If you are going to construct two storeyed house, the height of the house should be less in east and north direction.
  • It should also be kept in the mind while constructing the house that leaving open terrace in north and east direction is considered as good.
  • The house should have maximum doors and windows in its north-east direction and should be in equal number as far as possible like- 2, 4, 6, 8, etc. but the last digit should not be ‘0’ like- 10, 20, 30, etc.
  • The four walls of north-east direction of the house should be kept as lower.
  • Minimum windows should be made in the west and south direction of the house.
  • The walls should be constructed as thick in the south and west direction of the house.
  • It should be kept in the mind while constructing house that auspicious and religious mark should be must on the main gate of the house like- Om, Swastik, Ganesha, etc.

Main entrance (gate)– the main gate (entrance) of the house depends on the position of main road of the house, but according to vaastu principles, following position of main gate of the house is considered as right (auspicious)-

  1. If the plot is east facing, the main gate of the house in north-east or east direction is considered as very auspicious, because the north-east is considered as the most auspicious direction of the east direction.
  2. If the house is located on the main road of south direction, the main gate should have in south-east direction. The main gate should not have towards south-west direction.
  3. If the house is located on the road of west direction, the main gate or entrance should have in west or north-west towards west direction. If the main gate or entrance will have in south-west direction, the master of this house will go on getting much loss.
  4. if the house has been constructed as facing towards north direction, the main gate or door of this house should have in north-east towards north direction, because the doors of north direction is considered as good.
  5. Making main gate in north direction towards north-east in the house facing north-east direction is considered as very auspicious and the way of this gate can be made in north-east towards east direction.
  6. The main gate of the house facing north-west direction should be towards north-west in west direction.
  7. If the land of the house has south-east face, the main gate or door should be made in south direction towards south-east.
  8. If the land has north-east face, the main gate of that house should be in north-east direction toward east.
  9. In the house of the land facing south-west direction, the main gate or door should be in north-west direction towards west.
  10. If the land of the house has south-east face, the main door or gate is considered as the best in east direction towards north-east.
  11. The main gate or door is considered as very important for entering in a house, so it should be made according to vaastu principles only.
  12. If the house has face towards east direction, the main gate or door should be made in north-east towards east direction.
  13. In house facing towards north direction, the main gate or door should be made in north-east direction towards north.
  14. The main gate or door of the house of the land facing towards west direction should be towards north-west direction.
  15. The main gate or door of the house facing towards south direction should be in east direction towards north-east.
  16. The main gate or door of the house facing north-east direction should be made in north-east direction toward east. It is considered as very auspicious.
  17. The main gate or door of the house facing south-west direction should have in west towards north-west direction or in south towards south-east direction.
  18. The house, which has been constructed in south-east direction, should have its main gate or door in south toward south-east direction. It is considered as very good.
  19. In the house facing north-east direction, if the road is in north or east direction, constructing the main gate of such house in north-east towards east direction is very good.
  20. If the outdoor of the house facing north-west direction is towards north and west direction, having the main gate or door in north-east towards north direction has been considered as very auspicious according to vaastu principles.
  21. If the main gate of the houses facing south-west direction is toward south and west directions, the main gate or door of such house should be made in north-west towards west direction.
  22. If the house has south or east face and its main gate has been also made in south or east direction, the master of such house should make the main gate of his/her house towards north-east towards east direction.
  23. The main gate or door of the house should be made according to auspicious moment only.
  24. If the main gate or door of the house is in less wide section of vaastu, such gate is considered as good and useful.
  25. One should never be constructed the main gate or door of his/her house in opposite direction (wrong direction). This type of gate is harmful and is not considered as auspicious.
  26. It should be kept in the mind while constructing house that the main gate or door of the house should always be open as inward and if the door has two parts, it is considered as very good and useful.
  27. The main gate of the house should be in equal corner.
  28. The door of the main gate should not open and close by itself.
  29. Any type of sound should not be produced while opening and closing of the main gate. One door should not be kept on another one and if necessary, make the height of upper door little less than lower ones.
  30. All the doors or windows of the house should be in equal height and their numbers should be also equal.
  31. It should be also kept in the mind while constructing house that the boundary wall of the house should be thick and high in south and west direction.
  32. Having pooja room in north-east direction in the house is considered as very good.
  33. Having kitchen in south-east direction has been told as the best. If it is not comfortable, the kitchen can be also made in north-west direction.
  34. It is also important while constructing house that constructing bed room from south-west direction to south-east direction and from south-west direction to north-west direction is considered as the best. The bed room for elders should be made in west or south direction, it will be best. Constructing bed room for younger brother and sons in the east or north direction from the bed room of master of the house is considered as very auspicious.
  35. The bed room for your daughters should be constructed in north-west direction.
  36. According to Vastu Shastra, the guest room should be in north-west direction.
  37. The drawing room should be constructed in south or west direction in the house.
  38. It is considered as good to have room for music, dance or meditation, etc. in south-east direction.
  39. Over water tank is always better in north-west direction, but its height should not be much higher than the houses of south-west direction.
  40. In new house, water tank should never be made in south-west direction.
  41. Constructing servant’s room in south-east or north-west direction is considered as very good and its walls should not touch the north-east walls of its main house.
  42. Constructing septic tank in north-west or south-east direction is considered as the best.
  43. Constructing underground water tank in north-east direction is considered as the best and water tanks should not be constructed on the ground in north-east direction.
  44. It is very important to keep one thing in the mind while constructing stairs that the stairs should be made in east and north direction as attached near the boundary wall. The stage of the stairs should not be much high than the construction of south-west direction.
  45. The stairs can be also constructed near the boundary wall of west and south direction.
  46. It should also be kept in the mind while constructing house that fresh (new) materials should be used only in the construction of the house, but should be used old (used) materials for this purpose.
  47. It is better to establish garden inside the boundary of the house always in north-east or north-west direction. Too dense and high trees and plants should not be planted in this direction, but maximum climbers, etc. should be planted in this direction.
  48. Planting high and dense trees and plants in south and west direction in the garden is considered as very beneficial or auspicious.
  49. The houses inside which rising sun lights and fresh air do not enter are not considered as good.
  50. North-east is considered as the most auspicious and holy direction according to Vastu Shastra. Thus, it is very necessary to keep this area pure or holy in every respects and it can be kept also as empty. It has been also seen many times that the people living in the house go on suffering from worry, money problems and body diseases, when this area is not kept as pure or holy.



Portico

  1. If your plot (land) is in east or north-east direction, the portico should be constructed in north-east direction, but not in south or south-east direction.
  2. If the plot is towards north direction, the portico should be made in north-east direction.
  3. If the plot is in north-west direction, the portico should be made in west and north-west direction only.
  4. If the plot is in west direction, the portico should be constructed in north-west and west direction only.
  5. If the plot is in south direction, the portico should be kept in south direction towards south-east.
  6. If the plot is towards south-east direction, constructing the portico in south-east direction is good.
  7. If the plot is in east direction and its road is in north-east direction, the portico should always be constructed in north-east direction. It can be also constructed in east direction.
  8. If the plot is in north-east direction and its road is in north or east direction, the portico can be made in north-east direction towards east. It can be also kept in north direction towards north-east.
  9. If the road of the plots is in north or west direction, the portico should be constructed in north-east towards north direction.
  10. The portico can be also made in north-west direction according to your need.

Drainage system (pile line) – It is also very important to make proper arrangement for drainage pipe line on right place while constructing house, because there is a chance to appear dampness inside the house in case of blocking water as well as it is also responsible for many diseases. Thus, drainage pipe line should always be made in right direction in a proper way while constructing the house. If municipal corporation has already made drainage system near the house, joining the drainage pipe line of the house to it is far better otherwise you should think about it by yourself according to condition, but it must be based on the road of right direction-

  1. If the house faces east direction, making arrangement of drainage pipe line for the clearance of house water in east direction towards north-east is better.
  2. If the house faces north direction, the drainage pipe line should be made in north direction towards north-east.
  3. If the house faces south direction, construct drainage pipe line in south direction towards south-east.
  4. The house faces west direction; drainage pipe line should be constructed in west direction towards north-west.

Garage

  1. Constructing the garage always towards servant’s room is considered as the best.
  2. If a plot (piece of land) is towards east direction, garage should be constructed in east direction towards south-east.
  3. If a plot faces north direction, the garage should be constructed in north direction towards north-west.
  4. If a plot faces west direction, the garage should be constructed in west direction towards south-west.
  5. If a plot faces south direction, the garage should be constructed in west direction towards south-west.
  6. The garage should be constructed according to above said principle only. Construction of garage depends also on the position of road.

Balcony– the balcony has its own importance in living (residential) house, because morning sunrays and natural fresh air can be gotten through balcony in addition to windows. So, balcony should be constructed according to vaastu principles by following ways-

  1. If a plot faces east direction, the balcony should not be constructed in south-east direction, but it should be constructed only in north-east direction.
  2. In a plot having north face, the balcony should be constructed in north direction towards north-east.
  3. The balcony should be constructed in north-west towards north direction only.
  4. If a plot faces in west direction, constructing the balcony in west direction toward north-west is considered as the best.
  5. If a plot faces south direction, the balcony should be constructed in south direction towards south-east only.
  6. Constructing the balcony in a house depends on land’s face (direction), but we should try in such a way that morning sunrays and natural fresh air would come inside the house.

Importance of mountains – The Mountains have their own importance in human life while constructing house, like-

  • If mountain is present in the south direction of a plot, it provides lots of benefits.
  • If mountain or big rocks are present in the west direction of a plot, it also provides lots of benefits.
  • If mouth appears in north-east direction of the house, it is considered as very harmful (inauspicious).

Common vaastu rules (principles)

  • If the rooms have been constructed in north direction in a house, the rooms constructed in south direction must be little bigger than north sided rooms.
  • The shape of the rooms constructed in west direction must be little smaller than the room constructed in east direction.
  • Fitting electric meter in a new or any other house in east direction is considered as good.
  • The electric pillar must be in south-east direction only on industrial places.
  • Closed verandah should be constructed in south direction.
  • Verandah attached with grill should not be constructed in west direction.
  • In any of the rooms constructed in south-east, north-west and south-west direction, kitchen can be made.
  • The rooms constructed in north-east direction should not be used as kitchen. But, few experts of Vastu Shastra recommend such rooms to be used as kitchen.
  • Storeroom should also not be used in the rooms of north-east direction.
  • Constructing the stairs in north-east direction should be considered as auspicious.
  • Even toilet is also restricted in north-east direction, but it can be made in this direction by making few changes as well as following the changes carefully.
  • The room constructed in south-west direction should be used as children’s room.
  • The room constructed in south-east direction can be used as the bedroom (sleeping room) of the masters of house.
  • The rooms constructed in south-west direction, can be also used as bedroom (sleeping room).
  • The rooms constructed in south direction, can be also used as children’s room.
  • The room in west direction can be also used as bedroom (sleeping room).
  • The rooms of north-west direction can be used for taking rest.
  • Like living house (home), constructing factory and industry too according to the principles of Vastu Shastra is very auspicious (beneficial). If the working place and sitting place of all the staffs (employees) holding different posts in the office is in proper according to the Principles of Vastu Shastra, it gives good result.
  • The bed must always be as attached with the wall towards south direction. Sleeping with the head in the south direction and feet towards north is considered as the best sleeping posture (in the sense of directions).
  • You can also sleep wishfully with the head towards east direction wishfully.
  • A beautiful as well as gentle picture on the front wall of the main gate of the house.
  • In drawing room, the sofa should be set as attached to the wall of west direction and the almirah should be set towards south direction. It the ideal place for these things.
  • The platform of kitchen, in south-east corner, must be in south-east. This corner is considered as the best also for keeping gas cylinder. The gems-ornament and cash should be kept towards south direction inside almirah. It is responsible for increasing the wealth and setting this almirah as attached to the wall towards north direction is considered as the best.
  • According to the Principles of Vastu Shastra, constructing the platform in the east direction for planting basil’s (tulsi’s) plant is also considered as the best.
  • Having office in north-west direction is also considered as the best.
  • Machines, weapons or tools should be kept in south-west direction.
  • Such type of trees and plants should be planted in the garden of your house that go on providing us both pure fresh air and energy as well as such type of flowering plants should be planted in this garden that could provide fragrant environment to the surroundings of the house like- Jasmine, Magnolia, Zuhi, Mongra and nightqueen-flower.
  • It must be kept in the mind while constructing the house that the statue (or picture instead of statue) of God ‘Kuber’, Goddess ‘Laxmi’ and Lord Ganesha should be established at the main gate of house.

Basement or underground room

If it is necessary to construct a basement also in the house, it should be allowed to be constructed in north or east direction only. The floor of the basement or underground water tank should not be constructed in south or west direction. The basement should never be constructed in the center of the house.

Read More About Vastu Shastra

  1. What is vastu shastra?
  2. Importance of vastu shastra in architecture
  3. Vastu Shastra tips for home, bedroom, kitchen, living room, house, toilet construction
  4. Vastu Shastra – In the View of History
  5. Special tips and rules of vaastu shastra about house construction

 

 

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