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Kitchen Vastu Tips

Kitchen Vastu Tips

Kitchen is the place  where the meals are created–it fuels the bodies, minds and souls of family and guests. According to Vastu shastra, health and prosperity of the family is highly depends upon the kitchen arrangement. More the pleasant, welcoming and efficient your kitchen, healthier & prosperous you are.  It is popularly known as a hub of the home.  It is a bonding space that ties your home together with a loved one.  A  positive  space helps  person to cook tirelessly  in preparing delicious and nutritious meals. Follow a simple recommendations as per Vastu for kitchen and feel a joy of preparing a meal for the family and  friends.

Your day most likely begins in your kitchen with a cup of tea or coffee followed by energizing  power breakfast. You deserve to be in a tranquil environment in early morning.  Everyone knows that kitchen is  the most expensive room in the house. Once you add up all the cost  associated with couter tops, cabinets, modern gadgets  and  appliances, it’s easy to see why this room is so special. Most important, having a Vastu planned kitchen means investing in your family’s health and togetherness. 

Kitchen Location as per Vastu Shastra

Which direction is best for the  kitchen?

According to Vishwakarma Prakash Chapter-2, Shloka-94, the kitchen should be located in a fire corner (south-east) of the house.   Fire is the most important element of Vastu shastra. Abodes with their kitchen in the south-east are always flourishing.

kitchen vastu shastra

  • Location of kitchen other than South-East direction will result in to a frequent complaints about the food from the family members as well as guests. It will have negative impact on your ability to cook and enjoy healthy, nourishing food.
  • Kitchen  in the North-East direction of the house brings  continuous illness to family members. Also people experience more serious misfortune.  
  • Location of kitchen in the south or south-west may invite health issue to the female members of the family.
  • You will have a huge list of problems, if you have a kitchen in the center of your house. 

A frequent query from visitors – Is north west good for kitchen ?

  • Kitchen at the North-West is a alternate but neutral location as per vastu. Female members will find themselves busy in the kitchen for most of the time. Kitchen at north-west neither generates positive energy nor negative. 

Precautions As Per Vastu Shastra

  • Some of the duplex houses have a  bedroom above the kitchen.  According to the Vastu, this is not a good arrangement. You should either reposition a bed or the stove.
  • Avoid  toilet above the kitchen. This may pollute the living positive energy. 
  • Do not place heavy storage on north or east wall of the kitchen.
  • It is important that your plumbing is working properly. Dripping tap or leaking pipes symbolizes that wealth is being drained from your life.
  • Toilet door just opposite to the kitchen is considered unfavourable placement. You can either reposition the door or install an automatic door closer.
  • Non working or half working cooking stove burner will deprive you from free flow of wealth in your home.
  • Avoid dustbin in the north-east direction of the kitchen. It will harm positive energy of the kitchen.
  • Do not keep  cooking gas facing north or south wall of the kitchen.
  • Avoid water outlet towards  south-west corner of the kitchen.

Cluttered kitchen

  • vastu stove fire kitchen tipsIt’s hard to be make food  when your are faced with  clutter in the kitchen. Dirty and  cluttered kitchens attracts decay and polluted energy.
  • Prosperity and health will not come and stay in a dirty kitchen. Keeping your kitchen neat and clean is another key aspect of harnessing all of its positive  nourishing energy, according to Vastu Shastra.
  • An oily or rusted stove will only make your feel unhappy  to cook. 
  • Avoid kitchen drawers from overflowing. 

Colours for kitchen as per Vastu Shastra

  • Use food colours like green, lemon yellow and, also orange, These are very supportive & nourishing colours to the fire. Avoid using black, grey and blue in the kitchen walls. Your kitchen should be a warm, welcoming and inviting room where you can spend some quality time cooking food for you and your family.
  • Selection of dull or unnatural colours in the kitchen can make you unhappy as well as less active.

Remedies & recommendations as per Vastu for kitchen

mint-plant-vastuVastu corrections helps you to balance and harmonize physical space.

  • Align kitchen energy by using Vastu  remedies like kitchen crystal rocks and harmony paintings.
  • Energize your house with the fire  lamps, if kitchen is not in the south east zone.
  • Grow tulasi, mint  or any other type of herbal plants in the kitchen window or balcony.
  • Use shift arrows to move kitchen virtually in desired direction. This remedy is used for kitchen placed in the north east or south-west direction.
  • Apply harmonious colours for more positive energy. The perfect combination of color  can transform your kitchen in to a nourishing space.

Other consideration

There are other thing taken in consideration while analyzing a Vastu of the kitchen i.e. storage of utensils and  food grain, dustbin & broom direction in the kitchen, overhead beam, refrigerator & sink position, water purifier location, windows, microwave oven, flooring, entrance of kitchen, taps, cooking direction, kitchen window plant, clocks, storing racks, cylinder, taps and, also windows.

Vastu case study

A highly qualified lady called  Team Vastuplus few months ago for to an Vastu Audit of her house. She was facing a relationship problem since last one year. A problem floated soon after family moved to a new place. Upon request, we have made complete analysis of her  house. Our Vastu analysis  revealed that kitchen arrangement was responsible for stress in the house.

Both the prime Vastu element i.e. fire as well as water were very closed to each other. There was hardly distance of one feet between the fire and water source. Fighting energy was active in the kitchen due to closeness of sink and stove. They were causing family members to have disagreements. It was generating tremendous stress. Sadly she has spent huge amount in the house  interior including a kitchen.


  • Install Vastu partition so as to cut off the clashing energy.
  • Keep sink area dry most of the time when not in active use.
  • Keep plants in kitchen window to generate healthy positive energy.

Finally, kitchen space should be filled with positive energy as well as aroma. A  cheerful, organized and inspiring kitchen can only mean one thing: joyful, uplifted souls that feel at home!

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