Vastu Tips

31 Jul 2015 Vastu-tips


A Building may have combination of minor and major defects. This magnitude of defects depends on the direction where the defects occur and the multiplicity increases. Generally north east and south west corners are considered to be the most important orientations in vastu. As per the vastu, north east is like the receiving hands. It is the magic corner of the house. It is considered that luck enters a dwelling unit through north east, if open and remains in side the premises if south west is closed, solid and packed. If south west is open, luck would take an exit from there.

Therefore flaws in northeast and southwest can be treated as major defects.

Defects and their effects

The below mentioned effects do not prove to be satisfactory in every case. The effects might differ as every case is different in it self. Just by viewing a part of the building, conclusion can not be drawn. Although the external set up of many buildings might be same but the internal set up changes the perceptive for the residents. The below mentioned effect is an analysis from common reading and does not prove to be law.

Effects of Northeast Defects

  • Family Dispute
  • Business Dispute
  • Divorce Case
  • Childern behavior
  • Freqent Surgery
  • Accidents
  • Too much expenditure
  • Un curable diseases
  • Blockage of funds
  • Legal Disputes
  • Rejection of business orders

Effects of Southwest defects

  • Bad habits
  • Delay in marriage
  • Too much expenditure
  • Theft of money
  • No promotion
  • No respect
  • Cheated by employees
  • Bad relation between husband and life

Effects of South east defects

  • Bad health
  • Fear of theft
  • Fear of fire
  • No good ceremony in the house
  • Bad relation between husband and wife
  • No piece of mind for ladies

Effects of North West defects

  • Enmity
  • Legal Problems3
  • Legal problems from govt
  • Friends and relatives go away

In addition to above four cardinal corner defects, following defects are also viewed as serious defects.

  • Bedroom below the kitchen
  • House facing the ‘ T-Junction’
  • Obstruction in front of main gate
  • Cooking by facing west direction
  • Cooking stove and water sink in the same row and level
  • Hanging beam on the ceiling
  • Mirror in front of the bed
  • Three doors in the row


Vastu is preconstruction science. According to vastu, defect is to be removed by making the physical changes accordingly. Any vastu defect leads to loss of positive / favoring energy.VastuPurushaindex

Like vastu in India, Feng Shui art of living in China have got equal value and acceptance. In feng shui treatment of vastu defects are cured by enhancing the positive energy. Since believes and thoughts about vastu and Fengshui are same in both the countries, positive energies can be enhanced to give better living results in India too.

Following are the tools which are used for enhancing the energies and to stop the negative energies to enter the dwelling units. (These should only be used under the guidance of the expert. Because use of these in wrong way may prove more harmful)

  • Camphor Crystals. Pure camphor crystals are used to remove the negative vibrations and stagnant energy.
  • Mirrors are useful in counter balancing the negative vibrations due to various defects.
  • Sea Salt & Salt Lamp. Sea salt has the capability to absorb all the negative vibrations.
  • Copper Plates & Wires. Copper is supposed to be the best metal used in vastu and astrology. Copper wire is used for correcting the shape of the plot and especially used for concealing the wrong entries. Copper plates are used extensively in making astrological yantras.
  • Wind chimes. Wind chimes are an excellent source of enhancing good luck & suppressing bad luck in the house. The number of rods in the wind chime and the material used are also have important role in its functionality.
  • Pyramid means pyra in mid (fire in the middle ). Pyramid yantra is scientifically designed instrument with holistic approach. Pyramid can be made of Metal (non ferrous), Card board, special plastic, stone, glass etc. Pyramid yantra can be used for number of purpose.
  • Colors also work as a strong enhancing tool. To enhance the vastu power and build up an enjoinment which is posite and inspiring.
  • Crystal Balls and Pencils. Crystal counter balance the negative influences of rays from the planets and transforms them into positive energy. Crystal helps to develop the mystical heeling pore. Crystal is especially valued for splitting the light and increasing the energy levels. Crystal balls can be used for number of purpose. Only charged crystals are useful for such use.



Here are some of the resolutions which can be easily followed without making any major changes in the existing building:

  • A puja room in the house is must in every house
  • Cactus should not be planted or kept in the house
  • The statue of Hanumanji should not be placed in South-East. It may create fire hazard
  • All the doors should open inside so that the energy may remain inside
  • The doors should open towards right hand
  • Light a lamp daily evening near water pot in the house
  • Bed should not be put under a beam
  • There should not be five corners in the ceiling of a room
  • The hinges of doors should be noiseless. If so. The hinges may be greased periodically
  • Efforts should be made a leave the rooms open on North-East side
  • While ascending the staircase, the face should be either towards the North or the East
  • The seat of the toilet should face North-South
  • Almirahs and beds should be set very close to the South-West wall and at a distance from the North-East wall
  • While drinking water keep your face towards North-East
  • While Taking meals the plate should be in South-East
  • In the South-West Corner of the house one should sleep pointing his head towards South
  • Pictures or photos depicting violence in any form should not be placed in the residence or place of business
  • Keep the northeast of any room or building as clean, open & clutter-free as possible

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