Vastu Shastra is an ancient guide to fill your home with positive energy. It’s applicable on every nook and corner of your house, starting from the entrance of your home, to the living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and even outdoors & courtyard.
As per Vastu, every house has its own specific type of energy. The person(s) living in the house will come under the influence of that energy. Therefore, it’s pertinent that before you think of building your house or are planning for renovation, you should cover the basic Vastu principles to hone positivity and good vibes.
Vastu Shastra mentions that the main door should be built in such a way so that when you are stepping out, you should face the North, East, or North-East direction.
The East or Northeast portion of your home is the best place for meditation, puja, or other spiritual pursuits.
As per Vastu Shastra, one should face east while meditating to increase positivity. Paint the space with white, beige, light yellow, or green to increase the positive vibes.
The living room is the first impression of your home. It’s the most active place in your home.
According to Vastu Shastra, the living room should be located in the East, North, North-East, or North-West corner of your house. Place your heavy furniture in the west or southwest corner of the living room. Use the South-east section of the living room for installing all media, electronics, and other appliances. In case, you are planning to place a mirror, place it on the north wall.
Courtyard: The Cosmic Centre of Home:
Courtyard, is the most unique feature of an Indian home. According to Vastu Shastra, the Bramasthan is epicenter of power in your home. Some tips to keep it radiating positive vibes:
1.Keep it spotless and clutter-free
2.No obstructions or built-up area in a circumference of 1 to 1.5 m of the courtyard
3.Do not place kitchen, bathroom, pillar or beam as it draws negative energy.
4.Paint the area with bright colors
Follow these simple Vastu tips to build or renovate your bedroom, to increase the positive energy in your bedroom. This will influence your sleep and improve the relationship between couples.
1.Place your bedroom in the South-west corner of your house as it ushers good health and prosperity.
2.Bedrooms placed in the Northeast corner lead to various health hazards and the South-east corner leads to domestic problems. Best to avoid.
3.Place the bed in the South-West corner of your bedroom, and while you lie down your head should face West direction.
4.Do not place a mirror or even a television in front of your bed. One should not be able to see their reflection in the mirror while lying on the bed. As per Vastu, it will lead to various domestic problems between couples.
5.Choose Neutral or earthy shades for your bedroom as it oozes positive energy. Never paint the bedroom, Black.
6.Avoid paintings depicting water or a fountain in the bedroom as it is known to cause emotional outbursts.
7.Create a calm ambiance using mood lighting and by burning aromatic oils.