The Science of Vastu helps convert the cosmic energies into material benefits for the residents of the Vastu-based home.
It creates a rhythm and balance in the building to ensure a qualitatively better life for the inmates.
The balancing for the Pancha Mahabootas or five elements of nature done by the proper placement of furniture, water bodies, electrical and electronic gadgets, locating doors etc., with the aid of Vastu Shastra, helps in the flow of cosmic energies in a regulated manner. This leads to happiness of the people.
Home is an extension of our personality and our taste. Your home may be as big as a castle or you may live in an attic room, it is your personal touch and your unique style that makes this space your home and you feel instantly comfortable and warm. Home decoration need not be an expensive affair but it does take a lot of planning to achieve the right look that you desire so much to convert a piece of land in your dream home.
Bathrooms have come a long way from the tiny , dingy little cubicles that our ancestors rushed in and out of as fast as they could. Spending any thought or money on doing up these rooms was considered a sheer waste until very recently. The bathrooms of today are different in quality and style-ranging from the practical to luxurious.
Bedrooms A place to unwind, let your hair down and put up your feet-all very casual and private activities. For all the time spent and the intimacy it demands, a bedroom takes very careful and detailed planning. Not because it is the most personal room in a house but because it is a room WHERE YOU DREAM !!!
What is life without dreams? And what is a better place to dream in than your own bedroom? So that is what a bedroom really is-a place to rest and relax, to share a few quiet moments with yourself, to sleep away the weariness of a long, hard day.
Children's rooms can be in the west, north or east of the building. A west side bedroom is best for children. An eastern bedroom can also be used for unmarried children or guests; but a room east is recommended for a newly-wed couple. The beds in the children's room can be in the southwest portion with heads in the east or south direction.
As a general rule of Vastu, there must not be any mirror opposite to the bed a bedroom. A television screen is also considered as mirror, when turned off, and so even a TV is not allowed to be kept exactly opposite to the bed. But as people generally insist on keeping a TV in bedroom, it can be kept to the right or left of the bed at angle for a comfortable view from bed.
East, south or west portion of the house are for the dining rooms. Stimulate your appetite by painting its walls with shades of pink or orange. The dining room can be an independent room or in continuation of the kitchen. The dining table, preferably a rectangular one should be so arranged that the master of the house, or his wife or eldest son occupies the south of south-west or west of south-west chair in the room.
Odd shapes like egg shaped or other irregular shapes are best avoided for dining tables. The dining table should be away from the walls.
The fridge can occupy the south-east of the room preferably against the south wall. If a wash basin has to be placed, it can be in the north or east of the room with the water draining to the north-east.
There is no ambience in the home more loved and lived in by all the members of the family, the best of the family, the best place to savour the pleasure of being together with all the tastes, memories and daily habits of the family. These are feelings which need a suitable ambience, where the warmth of wood combines with the strong character of the stony materials, such as marble and granite of table tops and the counter.
The hob also has a central position with a canopy formed by its hood which destroys odours and fills the ambience with light at the same time. The electrical appliances are carefully concealed beneath the worktop. Function and harmony from the dominating characteristics of the present collections.
The basic concept is to finish this ambience which is the most lived in the entire family with the aim of making it a place in which it is pleasing to be together. To create, therefore, a little domestic paradise in which several people, all there together will find it easy to move about among extremely functional articles. There is no need for large spaces, but it is attractive and welcoming, perfectly in tune with the surroundings with the reminder and exaltation of stories, traditions and rediscovered family values.
The marked personalities of these modern and innovative kitchen brings into the home the soothing atmosphere of colourful and lively activity. There are as many as four colours which gladden the eye and communicate a note of joyful serenity of the ambience which they furnish, creating together a happy scene.
A kitchen layout should be customised to the specific requirements and needs of the users. Hence, it is important to ascertain the individual preferences overall lifestyle and eating habits of the direct users.
The puja room the building should be in the east, north or north-east corner. The puja room should never be in the bedroom. The idols should be kept in the north-east portion of the pujaroom.The faces of god should not be covered with anything including garlands and flowers. If a lamp is placed in the pujaroom, it should always be in front of the god. All the material related to pujaroom should be kept in the southeast of the room. Any item, showpiece, idols of god etc. removed from pujaroom for any reason should not be kept elsewhere in the house, and should be properly viserjit in a river.. Pooja room should always be on the ground floor and never in the basement.
One should never use poojaroom for any other purpose like store. All the almirahs and cabinets in the room should never be more in height in comparison to the placement of idols. Ensure that the toilet is not adjoining the pooja room, and not even above or below the prayer room. Never place any photographs to dead people in the pooja room.
Study room should be in the west portion of the house, but never be in the south-west and north west. Budha (Mercury), Guru (Jupiter), Chandra(Moon), Shukra(Venus) effect having a study room in the west direction, as mercury increases brain power, jupiter increases ambition and curiosity. Moon helps in the generation of new thoughts and ideas. Venus helps in the growth of talent.
Color of walls in the study room should be green, light green, blue, cream, and white. Light colors are preferred uv er dark ones. The door of the study room should be in the north east of tote room. And windows should be larger on the eastern side and smaller on the western side of the room. Study table should be placed in a directions that the face of the student while studying is towards the north-east. Book rack and cabinets should be placed in the east, north, north-east direction, and never in south-west and northwest of the room.
If books are placed in the north-west of the room there are chances of misplacing or loosing the books. And the books are rarely used if placed in the south-west of the room. No cabinets or tables should be placed in the center of the room. It is best to leave the center portion of the study room empty.