Magnetic Compass Reading
A magnetic compass is a tool that denotes directions. A needle in a magnetic compass uses the earth’s magnetic field to point north. Based on north one can find the rest of cardinal directions. Even we have a GPS system available, a compass is still an important tool. With today’s technology you can now use Google Earth to confirm extremely accurate compass readings.
Do not keep a metal object or wear a metal jewelry mas this can adversely affect the accuracy of a compass reading. In a new building, lots of metals create wrong reading. You need to go through various reading including outside the building for more accuracy.
There are total eight directions (North, East, South, west, North-East, South-East, South-west and North-west), divided in to 32 zones.
Take three Magnetic Compass Readings:-
Most of all Vastu Consultant (Feng Shui Experts also) recommends taking a three compass reading.
Reading-1:- Take first reading by standing stand inside the house near the door facing outside
Reading -2:-Take second reading by standing in the center of the house.
Reading-3:- Finally third reading should be taken from the corner diagonally opposite to the main door.
If you are finding a huge difference in reading then it indicates a too much presence of metal in the furniture or nearest wall.
Degree variations (compare with google map)
Often it is important to be cautious and alert while taking the measurement. The electro-magnetic interference of the environment, the variation in building construction and the environment may give different reading. A few degrees of variation can make the difference between “good locations “to “bad Location”. Observing the direction in which sun rises or sets is not an accurate enough to located true direction. A reliable and authentic compass is definitely the most essential vastu tool to arrive at accurate floor plan reading. During consultation our team always compare the reading with google Earth to compare and arrive at true readings. We always use this method to double check against my military compass reading.
Mobile compass reading
For a layman, mobile compass reading is ok to arrive at some idea about the directions. But for Vastu zoning and accurate degree reading, you need a good quality compass.
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