Vastu Shastra for Main Door/Entrance
According to vastu, the main door or entrance (main gate) has been accorded prime importance as it lets in or keeps out the vital life-giving force that promotes Health, Wealth, Harmony, and Luck.
Urja (energy) enters the house through doors and windows. However, the front door of your house is where the major part of energy enters and therefore this door plays an important role in determining the flow of vibrations experienced by the household.
It is auspicious to have main entrance in the positive block according to vastu grid layout. Wherever the entrance of any home or building is in the positive location, the residents enjoy better health, increasing prosperity, and harmonious relations with others; but wherever houses are facing in negative zones , vastu correction remedies are necessary to avoid negative impact. Correction of door in negative zone can be rectified with simple vastu corrections under the guidance of experienced vastu expert.
Following house has a main door in east ( zone 5) and a home office door at west (zone-19) according to vastu purush grid makes family enjoying happier life, abundance in business or job & harmony all the time.
The Main Door should open completely. Due to the shoe rack or furniture behind the door in some of the houses, the entrance is not able to open completely. In such a situation the energy is not able to enter in to the house completely. Such house will have short supply of the required energy, which will lead to a limited opportunities and poor luck to the occupants residing. Make sure that your house open at 90 degree paving way to the energy to circulate in without hindrance.
These house should not have cracking sounds from hinges on opening of the main door. It is “Swar Vedha” according to vastu. A sticky door may indicate that something is not working in your life or that you feel stuck or irritated by something.
The entrance area should be neat and clean and avoid having a dustbin in the entrance. Your Main Door should open in clock wise direction. Door opening in anti-clock direction causes delay in work, slow progress and difference of opinion among the family members.
The Main Door should not have cracks. As per vasthu shastra it is indeed very inauspicious to have the main door in an unwelcoming condition.
The entrance door of the house should be larger than the other doors entering the house.
When one enters the house, there should not be a wall in front of the entrance. There should be a door that opens to the next room or open space immediately after entering in to the room. Any shadow e.g. shadow of tree, building, temple, etc. should not fall on the main door.
The main door of the house should not be below ground level. There should not be an underground water tank, septic tank, or canal under the main entrance. There should not be any abandoned, wrecked buildings in front of the main entrance. Such situations are highly inauspicious.
It is good to decorate a house’s entrance with pictures or statues of Lakshmi, Ganesha or auspicious signs such as OM or the Swastika.
Inauspicious pictures should not be on the door.
Doors should have thresholds preferably made in marble or wood. Display two pair of auspicious Lakshmi steps on both the side of threshold to invite Lakshmiji, a goddess of wealth.
Shoes should not be kept in front of the door, but to the side or in the shoe box.
Anything connected with your religion, such as a Yantra, a Ganesh idol, a cross or scriptures from the Quran should be placed above the front door.