Well, if you believe in turning your house into a HOME, then you must indeed get the Vastu of your place right away.
If you have an individual bungalow, you can apply the Vastu principles right from the foundational level before starting to construct your house.
However, if live in an apartment, where even the builder doesn’t have much control over the directions of the place, you can still try to rectify a few things in the house and get your Vastu done anyway.
The reason why getting the Vastu done is to ward off any evil or negative energies in the house and paving the way to infuse the positive vibes to bring in good health, wealth, prosperity, happiness, and well-being of the inhabitants.
Here are a few good tips to help you do the Vastu of your home all by yourself.
Getting the Directions Right
It is very much important to get the directions of several rooms, doors, windows, furniture, and many other things right.
This helps in not only proper ventilation but also the eventual flow of cosmic energies, which are positive in nature in the entire household.
As per the Vastu principles, your main entrance should be in the East, North, and Northeast direction.
Apart from that, the windows and doors should be placed such that you get plenty of light and fresh air all the time, which in turn results in the well-being of your entire family.
Moving in your New Home
You should choose the best and the most auspicious time to move into your new home, which you can find by consulting a good astrologer/Vastu Shastra expert and decide the time and day to enter your home.
Having said that, it is also advisable that you perform a Graha Pravesh Pooja, or house warning ceremony before you actually move in.
Living Room Vastu
The living room is the place, where you spend most of your time. This is also the place, which is close to or next to the entrance of the house.
So, in order to have the positive energies flowing in you must take into consideration the positioning of your furniture, and various other aspects such as the color of the room, which should be bright enough, etc. Also, you would have to make sure the furniture should be facing west or southwest direction.
Vastu for your Kitchen
Well, the kitchen is the place where your health and overall well-being is taken care of.
Therefore, here you need to pay a lot of attention to positioning the platform where the cooktop is kept or fixed.
Usually, as per the Vastu Shastra, your kitchen should always be in the Southeast direction, avoiding any other direction as much as possible.
This would surely ensure your good health and therefore, wealth in the long run.
Vastu Shastra for the Bedroom
Now, the bedroom is considered a personal space where you generally relax and unwind. It is a place associated with peace and tranquility.
According to Vastu Shastra, it is a place where you need to have mandatory peaceful and positive vibes only. Therefore, it must be located in the southwest direction.
Apart from that, you have to always keep the bed in the East-West direction to avoid bad energies from entering into your life.
Also, you can position the rest of your furniture in accordance with the bed.
It is also highly recommended that you have a proper window that lets in a lot of light and fresh air to maintain the peaceful vibes in this room.
Colors of the Rooms
Yes! Even the colors of the rooms play a very important role in setting the right vibes in your house and attracting the positives ones. So make sure you choose from a palette that represents positive energies, such as White, Yellow, Blue, Green, Coral, etc.
Try to abstain from colors that reflect negative energies such as Black.
The Shape of the Walls
Now, you might wonder, as to how the shape of the walls would affect the energies of the home. But yes, they do!
As per the Vastu Shastra, the walls of the house are not supposed to be circular in shape. Rather, you can have walls in straight lines, rectangular or even square.
Location of Water Pipes
Be it the overhead water tanks, or underground water storage tanks, pipes built into the house, you need to be extremely careful with their placement as even the flow of water, which is one of the most important elements as per the principles of Vastu Shastra, needs to be appropriate to encourage the flow of the positive energies in the house.
Having said that, apart from these above-mentioned rooms, you can even get the Vastu Done for your Kids’ rooms, balconies, toilets, and washrooms, etc. based on the same principles of Vastu Shastra.
Ultimately, the house that is built by following the principles of Vastu Shastra would certainly benefit you forever and help you lead a very peaceful and happy life with the apt well being of your family as well.