An Ideal House- Vastu Guidelines
Basic Vastu Guidelines
1. Buy a rectangular or square property. Avoid property (ideal house) with any major corner extentions & corner cuts.
2. Prayer room should be ideally located in the north east corner of the house. The lamp should be in the south east & water should be palced in the north east side of the temple.
3. Ensure that you remove broken statues & spoiled pictures from the prayer area.
4. Photographs of the dead or ancestors should be placed in the south west corner. Avoid them in the prayer room and bed room.
5. Living room along with dining room should be ideally located in the North, East, or North East of the house.
6. The master bedroom should be in Southwest corner to enable the head of the family to guide the family’s fortunes wisely.
7. Bath Room should be located in the North west or west region.
8. Over head water tanks can be made on the roof in the south-west direction. Underground water tank are beneficial in the north-east direction .
9. The Images or statues in the house are very much important. Pictures depicting war scenes or painting of sorrow, struggle, violence , tragedy and of calamities has no place in the house or office.
10. It is said that a storeroom in the Northwest corner leads to abundant supply of essential commodities.
11. Central area which is called brahmasthan should not be loaded heavily. It should be free from any kind of obstructions like pillars, staircase, wall etc.
12. Study room should be located in the East, North east or East of the house. Student should face east or north while studying. Use of vibrant colour like yellow, blue, orange , violet should be used more in such rooms. Student can not concentrate in the study room located at the south-west or south room.
13. The width and height of an ideal house building should not exceed 1:2 ratio to draw maximum benefits from the site.
14. If you need to build extra floor or loft ,it is advisable to make it in the Southwest or West area. This will acts as a shock absorber during hard times and protects the sources of income. It is a morale booster to inspire people to get going when things are tough. More weight and height on the Southwest are like solid foundation for good health & prosperity.