Introduction – Vastu

vastu for home

Vastu Shastra is a science of architecture in traditional Hindu system. On Asian continent it tells us the principles of design layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement and spatial geometry

TIP –Vastu is not just understanding the direction and its remedy. All directions of establishments have energies. You should consult some expert who just not have knowledge of directions, should be expert in catching energies also.

Every part of a house / business have specific vastu place. If that particular place is not there according to vastu will give negative impact on people who are using that establishment.

Vastu Directions

Vastu for Home Facing

Idle direction – EAST / NORTH

If west direction – EFFECT


Vastu for Main Door

Vastu for Main Door

South West

Problems –

South West facing is the entry of the devil energy and brings in struggles and misfortunes.

Remedies-Solution for Main Door in South West

Follow these useful remedies to kill the effect of main door in not so supportive zone.

South East Entrance Vastu


The door facing South East is said to be a door which brings in illness, anger and court matters.


Stickers of Gayatri Mantra should be fixed on both the sides of the door from outside.

Coral, Yellow Sapphire and copper with a proper advice will further reduce the defects of this door.

South Facing House Vastu


Brings in sharp energy which disturbs positive energy field of the house. Door here means a highly active social life. Some times it may bring in arguments or disagreements.


Fixing two above mentioned Hanumanji’s tiles outside the door will help. It can further be protected by using lead, cat’s eye etc.

West Facing House Vastu

West facing door is also not bad for the youngsters as it has an active energy & energy of enjoyment. That is why in Japan, Geisha houses are always facing west.

North West Facing Vastu

North West facing door is not so bad. It can bring in health, wealth and prosperity if supported by other vastu rules.

Only thing that the main male member of the house may remain out of the house for a longer time if the door faces west and a female if the door faces North.

Kitchen Vastu – South East

Kitchen vastu

Ideal place is south-east corner of the house. If not, another great option is the northwest corner of the house. The south-east corner is considered the best as the element of fire governs in this direction. Hence, it is the best option for making the kitchen

Vastu for kitchen is important since kitchen represents the “Fire” element

kitchen where cooked food provides “energy” that we receive by consuming the food is positive one – that’s why it makes you feel good, happy and contented.If the same food have negative energy in you? Want to know how this can happen?

Everything in this universe is energy. Fire is also an expression of energy. A controlled fire is beneficial i.e. it is positive energy with respect to you and uncontrolled fire is disastrous i.e. negative energy. Now, imagine – due to vastu defect, which is imbalance in energy –your kitchen starts to give off negative energy rather that positive ones. What happens next? The negative energy starts to affect you physically and mentally. You start to feel the negative impacts on your body and mind. Obviously, you lose your health; with degrading health you don’t stand a chance to manage your day to day work; you start to become frustrated and this repercussions list can go on and on and on. It is therefore very important for you to make your kitchen as per rules and regulations of vastu shastra so that the kitchen generates and enhances positive energy, suppressing – and even eliminating – negative ones.

Non-Compliant Kitchen –Problems

  1. Health Loss –loss of health for the cook and head of the family, lethal diseases and untimely death
  2. Financial Loss –financial condition deteriorates, credits goes up, bankruptcy
  3. Family Disputes –clashes within family, separation or divorce

Kitchen Vastu- North East

North-East causes mental tension among family members and they suffer great losses.


1. The Out-most remedy is to shift the kitchen to the Southeast or Northwest direction of the house.

2. If the total shifting is not possible due to reasons beyond the control, then at least try to shift the cooking Gas stove in the Southeast corner of the present kitchen and keep Northeast corner neat and clean.

3. Keep a table or any furniture in the Southeast direction room, as it may be Bedroom or Hall, with electric cooker or Gas stove and boil milk or start cooking rice every day. This will create an alternate mini kitchen and strengthen the Southeast direction.

4. Light a red color bulb in the Southeast throughout the night; this will generate Mars energy in the wrongly placed kitchen

5. Put Mangal Yantra (Mars Yantra) on the Southeast wall of the kitchen.

6. Painting the walls of Northeast kitchen with blue color can be good remedy, which creates the water energy.

Kitchen Vastu- South West

South-West leads to clashes among family members.


Follow these changes to keep your kitchen from the negative effects of having a kitchen in this direction. Remember, kitchen it the most important part of the house as is the source from where every member of the family gets nourishment and energy.

Kitchen Vastu- North West

North-West direction is acceptable but it leads to increase in monetary expenditure.

North direction; as North is Lord Kubera’s (the God of Wealth) direction, having kitchen in North will increase expenditure of family beyond expectations and control.

 Avoid kitchen directly under or above pooja/prayer room.

Do not have kitchen directly under or above toilets.

Avoid kitchen directly under or above bedroom.

  Do not place cooking gas burner or stove directly in front kitchen’s entrance door.

  Do not have main door of kitchen in any corners; place it in East, North or West wall.

  Never face west while cooking as this leads to severe health problems to the cook.

  If – while cooking – the cook faces south then family has to face monetary losses.

  Avoid black color for kitchen wall and flooring.

  Avoid keeping refrigerator in North-East direction.

What You Must Do:

  1. Place platform of the kitchen in East and South-East corner.
  2. Put cooking gas burner or stove in South-East corner of kitchen, make sure that it is a few inches away from wall.
  3. Provide “L” shaped platform, next to the kitchen’s main platform, near South wall and use this platform for keeping and operating microwave ovens, mixer/grinder etc.
  4. Use North-East to set up wash-basin or sink in the kitchen.
  5. Use North-East or North side to keep drinking water and utensils for drinking water.
  6. Keep grain boxes, pulses, various spices, salt etc. in South or West direction.
  7. Have two windows/gaps in East and West walls of kitchen and place an exhaust fan in any of the windows/gaps.
  8. You can optionally place a dining table in North-West or West side of kitchen.
  9. Keep light weight things in East or North in kitchen.
  10. Build mezzanine floor in West or South of kitchen.
  11. Always face towards East while cooking; this ensures good health of family members.
  12. Use yellow, orange, rose, chocolate or red as floor and wall colors of kitchen.
  13. You can place a refrigerator in South-East, South, West or North direction of Kitchen. If the refrigerator is in South-West direction then place it a foot away from wall else it will often get out-of-order.
  14. Give sacred offering to fire of the first thing you prepare in kitchen to make sure peace and prosperity.
  15. Clean kitchen, kitchen platform and utensils daily at night before sleeping.
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