Follow this guide to ensure every part of your home is Vastu-compliant

How efficient your home is built plays a major role in how happy you will be in your new home. Due to this, many people follow Vastu Shastra, an ancient Hindu architectural doctrine which states that directional alignments result in spiritual harmony. Many of us are aware of Vastu Shastra’s importance, but few know how to incorporate it into our homes. Those who wish to make their homes Vastu-compliant can use this article as a guide.
In addition to discussing directional alignments for various areas in your home, we also provide additional Vastu Shastra tips to ensure overall harmony.

Main entrance Vastu Shastra

Let’s start at the beginning of your home – the entrance. Vastu Shastra rules must be followed for positive energies to flow freely in a home.

Orient your main door either in the following directions:

  • North
  • East
  • North-east
  • West

Vastu improvements for entrances/main doors

  • Solid materials should be used to build your main door. A robust main door for your home can be built from wood or metal, according to Vastu.
  • There should always be a slight difference in size between your main door and any other door in your home. It should be at least seven feet high and three feet wide. In addition, make sure it appears grander than any other door, even though design symmetry must be followed.

Vastu Shastra for living room

The living room is an area that sees the most action during the day. More of a social space, the living room is the area where each member of the family gathers, to catch up with one another. This is also the place where you try to relax after a hard day at work.

Vastu colour for living room

Depending on the location of the living room, Vastu prescribes different paint colours for a living room. If the living room is in the east, a direction ruled by the sun, opt for white colour to piant your living room. If the living room is located in the west

Vastu Shastra for kitchen

Vastu Shastra lays a great deal of emphasis on how a kitchen must be built and maintained, so that it blocks negative energies and attracts positivity, health and wellbeing