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Doors and Windows AS PER VASTU

Entrance Door To the House

The entrance door should also be taken in consideration while the application of Vastu to your house. Entrance door should be in North, East or North East of the house. The entrance door size should always be larger than the other doors of the house.
Number of Entrances

Many houses may have more than one entrance on the frontage. Some rules however, have to be followed for providing these doors. If there is only one main entrance door to the house then more wealth is expected over other factors. If there are two doors in the entrance then a comfortable life for the inmates can be expected. If there ar three doors than it is harmful to the residents. If more than three doors are provided as main entrance than it causes many problems.
Placement of Main Entrance Doors

One Door If only one entrance s provided to the house it should be placed in east or north for the best results. Doors in the west and south are not good/allowed, but these directions can be used for a entrance in commercial establishments. Two Doors If a house has two doors than they can be in the following combinations:

East in combination with north and west. West with north and East is allowed. South and West Doors are not allowed. South and East Doors are not allowed.

Three Doors

Three doors excluding the east is inauspicious. Three doors excluding south is auspicious. Three Doors excluding north is inauspicious. Three doors excluding west is auspicious.

Four Doors If the house is aligned to the magnetic orientation than keeping the door in all the 4 directions is very auspicious.
Inner Doors

Height of the doors should be at least 7'-0", and with of the door should be at least 3'-6".
Number of Doors

The number of doors within the house should be even in count, but not ten or multiples of eight. There are several rules to be noted before counting all ten doors within the house. the main gate or the doors in the outhouse are not counted with doors in the house. It is to be noted than two flanged doors are counted as one door. Entrance may without doors but if they are covered overhead to form a enclosed passage, than they are counted as doors. Doors to partitions within the house which do not touch the ceiling are not counted as doors. Following is the explanation of number of doors in the house and their effect: 2 Doors 3 Doors 4 Doors 5 Doors Auspicious Cause Enmity Cause Extended Life Dieses

6 Doors 7 Doors 8 Doors 9 Doors 10 Doors 11 Doors 12 Doors 13 Doors 14 Doors 15 Doors Designing the Doors

Good Child Bearing Death Growth of Wealth Des ease Robbery Destruction of the good Growth of business Lowers the man's life span Increase in Wealth Destruction of the good

Vastu allows decoration and carving on the main entrance and other doors, but has some rules to be strictly followed for the same:

Lakshami seated on lotus with elephants is good to be used on doors. Traditional guard images can be carved. The gods of wealth emitting coins can be used for decoration. Kul Devta, the family deity can adorn the door. Birds like parrots, peacocks, swans images are good to be used on doors Nature paintings etc. Pictures or Sculptures of war scans etc. are not allowed.

One should keep in mind that any god images etc. should not be used on the outer side of the door as it may lead to poverty and other problems. Windows Windows in the house provide us with fresh and light to enjoy our life with. All the windows should be on the exterior walls of the house and not opening within the rooms. All the windows bigger in size should be in the northeast and smaller window should be in the south-west. The number of windows in the house should be in even numbers (when counted in total), and not in the multiples of 10. Sun Shades The slopes of all sunshades constructed above doors and windows should be towards the north-east, so that the rain water must flow from south-west to north-east.
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Vastu for Bathroom


The east portion of the house is best for constructing a bathroom. The morning rays of the Sun are believed to be extremely beneficial for health, hence proper windows (of course with due provision for privacy) should be provided in the bathroom. The slope of the bathroom floor should be towards north and east so water drains to the north-east side of the bathroom.

Garbage Disposal
Waste material, like old clothes and newspapers etc. should be disposed off at the earliest, and should never be stored in the house for a long period of time. Garbage should never be dumped in the north-eastern side of the house. Never collect any kind of empty bottles or boxes in the house for latter use, as this may lead to bad luck. And never keep defective watches in the house, as these cause hindrance in the progress of business and other plans. Never dump any wastage or defective things on the roof of the house, as it may lead to bad luck, and clean the roof/store on mothly basis.

If using any old magazines and newspapers in the house, for any purpose like packing or storage etc., try using the papers with good news i.e. not any news of murders or deaths, as our brain reacts to what we see, and seeing pleasent things and news ensures better thinking and fresh ideas.

A geyser can be installed in south-east of the bathroom. Taps and shower can be in north so the water drains to the north-east. Bath tub can be on the west side with head-side in south. Avoid a door on the south-west of bathroom. A washing machine can be placed in the northwesVastu For Puja Room The puja room the building should be in the east, north or north-east corner. The puja room should never be in the bedroom. The idols should be kept in the north-east portion of the pujaroom.The faces of god should not be covered with anything including garlands and flowers. If a lamp is placed in the pujaroom, it should always be in front of the god. All the material related to pujaroom should be kept in the southeast of the room. Any item, showpiece, idols of god etc. removed from pujaroom for any reason should not be kept elsewhere in the house, and should be properly viserjitin a river.. Pooja room should always be on the ground floor and never in the basement. One should never use poojaroom for any other purpose like store. All the almirahs and cabinets in the room should never be more in height in comparison to the placement of idols. Ensure that the toilet is not adjoining the pooja room, and not even above or below the prayer room. Never place any photographs to dead people in the pooja room.

Avoid keeping the heavy figures/idols of Lord Ganesha in the pooja room, however light weight figures and pictures can be placed instead. The roof of the prayer room should be lower in comparison to the other rooms on the same floor. One can use false ceiling for the same, if major renovation not possible. White or light yellow marble work in the room is auspicious. The color of the walls can be white, light yellow or light blue. The lamp-stand or up lighter can be in the southeast corner of the prayer room. The doors of the prayer room should not close or open automatically. A spring or doorcloser should not be fixed on this door. Idols should not be kept facing each other. Broken idols and torn pictures should not be kept in the prayer room. An aimirah or show-case can be placed in the southern or western wall, but it should be lower than idols. Keep the pooja room absolutely clean. If you are forced to have your prayer in the kitchen, have your deity in the North-east of the kitchen, facing west. Never have the prayer area in the bedroom. If it is a very big plot the prayer room can be constructed in the center of the plot or center of the building. No bell should be hung in the puja room. And if a mandir is built of wood steel etc. the top of the same should never be pointed/sharp. It is beneficial to build a threshold at the entrance of the puja room. Only white and soft blue color should be used to paint the walls in the puja room.t or southeast portion of the bathroom.

Kitchen
The kitchen should be in the south-east portion of the house. The door of the kitchen should be in the north, east or northeast direction opening clockwise. The lady should face east while cooking, for it brings good health to family members. If the lady faces west while cooking it may lead to health problems to ladies; while cooking with the face towards south may lead to financial problems in the family. Cooking Gas/Range should be in the south-east part of the kitchen. Sink in the kitchen should be installed in the north east. Big windows and ventilators should be in the east direction, while smaller windows should be in south. Exhaust fan should be installed on the eastern wall in the south-east corner. A dishwasher can be placed in the north west of the kit chen.. If any storage cabinets are made in the north east, use these cabinets for light weight storage only. Soft pink and orange color can be used in the kitchen. Drinking water should be placed in the north-east; water filter will be installed in the north east, if required.

Refrigerator should be in the south-west corner. No toilets and bathrooms should be adjoining, and above or below the kitchen. If the kitchen is adjoining a bedroom, the wall between them should be thicker than other walls. Food should never be served in the center of the kitchen, i.e. no dining table should be placed in the center of the kitchen. Dining table should be placed in the north-west cornet of the room. If a dining table is placed in the kitchen one should only face east north while consumption of food as it is good for digestion.

Vastu for Bedroom


The master bedroom should be in the south-west area of the building. This room can be used by father or the eldest son in the family. The central south portion is also recommended for the eldest son. Beds should be placed so as the head of the person should be in south or west direction.The bedroom should not be constructed above porch, car parks and kitchen. The bedroom should never be constructed on four pillars with no construction under the bedroom. The room should not be in the central portion of the building or in the basement; as it may lead to mental instability in person using such bedrooms.

When it somes to the placement of beds, Vastu lays clear rules for the placement of bed in the room. Accoring to Vastu, the beds should never be placed under the joint in roof or under a beam. The beds should always be kept away from the walls. If any cabinets of almirahs are constructed/placed in the bedroom, which contain valuable documents, cash, jewelry etc., it should be in the south-west of the room opening towards north. An attached bathroom to the room can be to the north-west or south-east of the room. Entrance door to the bedroom may have a window opposite to it.

If there are more than one floors, the head of the family (elder person) should have a bedroom on the upper floor and in the south-west corner. This room should never be used as a bedroom of young children, or unnecessary quarrels are likely to occur in the house. Southwest corner of the bedroom should never be left empty, always keep heavy things, furniture etc. in this portion in every room as a general rule of Vastu. The southwest side of the house and all the rooms inside the house should always be heavier than the east and northeast side. Maximum open space should be left in the northeast side of the rooms and house. Avoid keeping a TV in the bedroom. If a TV is kept, it should never be in front of bed, as it works as a mirror and keeping a mirror in front of bed generates negative energy. Keeping a up-lighter in the south-east is good. The dressing-table in the bedroom should be kept north direction. Reading and writing activities can be carried out in the west or east of the bedroom. The door of the bedroom should be in the east, the west or the north. Having windows in the east and north and smaller windows in west is beneficial.
Colour of Walls

What we see effects our mind, both in good ways and bad. The kind of paintings etc. in the house also effect the thinking of the inmates. The colours you see when you wake up define you day. As a general rule in Vastu light colours in house are always better than dark shades. The colour of walls in the bedroom should be light rose, blue, green, gray, etc for they encourage intelligent thinking. Yellow and white coloured marble stones should not be used in the bedroom.
Sleeping Direction

Vastu allows sleeping with head in any direction except north. The detail of the direction of head while sleeping and its effects is as under: East: East is the direction of knowledge. Sleeping with head in the east improves health, increases knowledge and increases a liking for spiritualism. Children should always sleep with head in the east. West: Sleeping with one's head in the west causes bad dreams, illness, disturbed sleep and violent nature. North: Sleeping with head in the north causes fear and sleeplessness and major illness. South: South is the best direction for sleeping. Sleeping with one's head in the south brings happiness and sound sleep.

It also leads to increment in wealth and prosperity.


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Vastu For Living Room


The living room should be in the east (not the southeast corner) or in the north. However, it is more beneficial if the room is in the north. The slope of the flooring in the living room should be towards the east or the north. The furniture, showcases and other heavy articles inside the room should be placed in the west or south direction. The colour of the walls and the tiles can be white, yellow, blue or green. As far as possible, it should not be red or black. Any fancy chandelier should not be right in the center of the room, but can be slightly towards the west. The objective is that the heavy weight of the chandelier and pull of Centre gravy it do not fall on Brahma' place. Coolers or air-conditioners should be in the west and not in the south-east section. The east-facing and west-facing doors are very auspicious for the living room. As far as possible the television should be in the southeast corner. If it is in the north-west corner, it is viewed for a very long time, thereby wasting a lot of precious time of the resident.

Vastu for Children's Bedroom

Children's rooms can be in the west, north or east of the building. A west side bedroom is best for children. An eastern b for unmarried children or guests; but a room east is recommended for a newly-wed couple.The beds in the children's roo portion with heads in the east or south direction.

As a general rule of Vastu, there must not be any mirror opposite to the bed a bedroom. A television screen is also consi turned off, and so even a TV is not allowed to be kept exactly opposite to the bed. But as people generally insist on keep be kept to the right or left of the bed at angle for a comfortable view from bed. The door of the bathroom should not be exactly opposite to the bed.

An uplighter in the southeast corner of the bedroom brings positive energy and good health. Always ensure that the cen empty i.e. never place any furniture in the center of the room.

The furniture in the room should be placed a few inches away from the walls, as it saves the positive energies of body an

However, if the master bedroom or bedroom of a married couple is in the south-east direction of the main building, it res between them or increase in wasteful expenditure.

Study Table The study table, if placed in the bedroom, should be placed so as to ensure that the child should face east, north or north-east w ensures better concentration while studying.

Gadgets A television should never be placed in the bedroom, but if it is necessary it can be placed in north-west of the room. And a compu east corner of the room.

Guest Room
The north-west corner is ideal as a guest room. This is the centre for vayu and denotes movement. Guests so placed mean that they will not stay unduly long. Avoid children in this reagion espacially boys.

Vastu Tips
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Your head should be towards the east or south while sleeping. The rooms in the south should never have ceiling low as compared to ceilding of the rooms in east and north side. Shoes and slippers should not be scattered all over the house, as this leads to feud. Don't keep dirty clothes with the washed clothes. One should never sleep under exposed beam as it brings ill fortune. Don't a keep jug or jar of water near the telephone. The electric rays produced from telephone leave bad effect on the water. Your face should be towards the east while cooking food. The cupboard containing food articles should be towards your right. The ceiling of the poojaroom should be lower than the ceiling of all the other rooms in the house. There should be no noise while opening the doors and windows especially the entrance door from hinges etc.To remove the noise keep the hinges well oiled. A picture of Lord Ganesha and Saraswati is good in study room. Place vegetables in a dish after cutting them. If they are kept on floor their nourishing substance will be adsorbed by the floor. The house should always be kept need and clean and all the wastage etc., should be dumped or stored in west of the house. To prevent the house from evil-eyes, seven green chillies and lemon should be hung at the main entrance of the house, shop etc. Change the bed-sheets during day time. Comb and other beauty aids should be kept neatly at the right place. A cut-out in the roof should be provided in the northeast to ensure proper ventilation of the house. This factor works as a natural air-conditioner for the house. There should be a separate towel for every member of the family and for guests. One should never provide three doors on a single wall, especially in the front of the house. One should never construct circular stairs in the house. It is very auspicious to view rising sun after taking bath in the morning. A blue bedsheet should never be used inthe house. One should always wear neat and clean clothes while working. All the things should be properly placed and well organized in the house, to ensure good luck. Keep cash and jewelry in the safe or locker which opens in the north.

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