Vastu Shastra




The following charts are an illustration of how Vastu and Astrological planets are related to each other.The following charts are an illustration of how Vastu and Astrological planets are related to each other.

Ruling Planet Direction
Moon North-West
Venu South-East
Rahu South-West
Satrun West
Sun East
Mercury North
Mars South
Jupiter North-East
Room Direction
Guest room, Bathroom, Grain Storage North-West
Kitchen South-East
Master bedroom, heavy storage South-West
Children’s Bedroom, Storeroom, Study. West
Living Room, Bathroom (no toilet) East
Living (sitting) room, Safe North
Kitchen, storeroom South
worship room, Living room North-East

The placement of parts of your house in accordance with these important directions play an influential role in personal as well as the overall development of your family. Depending on your Sun sign, the direction of placement of rooms in your house may change. You might want to take the advice of a professional who would look into your signs and guide you in the ideal direction. This would be based on your Sun sign and the impact of the ruling planet together with the directional force exerted by the Vastu of your home. However, in general, here are some of the rules that would help you harness positive energy in a specific room. Ideally, these need to be looked into while constructing your house but you can always do corrections and renovate accordingly.

In your living room:

Have a front facing living area. The owner should be facing the east or north direction. Other members can sit beside or opposite the owner. Have the main door in the north area. Having flooring at lower level helps in giving a good sense to your family

In your bedroom:

Bedroom door should open at least 90 degrees. It should have adequate space to move and avoid cluttering. Ensure your head points south as you sleep. Avoid sleeping in line with any sharp corners.

In your kitchen:

South-East is the ideal direction for a kitchen. Colors like blue, red, green and yellow promote good health. Exhaust and gas should be placed in the south-eastern corner. Refrigerator and other electrical appliances are to be kept in the southern corner.
These are some of the thumb rules followed according to the ‘Vastu Shastra’ for any home. However, it is always recommended you consult a reputed astrologer and seek guidance specific to your home and family for the peace and prosperity in your house.