The construction of your home plays a vital part in how good your life is. A good home brings not just positivity, but also the enthusiasm that is needed to complete our daily set of activities. This positivity can be further enhanced if you build your home by following the principles stated in Vastu Shastra, an ancient science which has its roots in Hinduism. Vastu Shastra, also referred to as the "science of construction", takes into account certain cosmic principles and advises the construction of temples and homes based on those cosmic foundations. This article talks about a few Vastu Shastra Tips that can go a long way in helping you build a positive home, for a positive life.
A Closer Look at Vastu Shastra
Vastu Shastra was formed many years ago, sometime between 6000-3000 BC and states that earth, water, air, wind and fire, ie the five fundamental elements, are responsible for our creation, and affect everything that happens. This concept forms the foundation of the cosmic principles established in Vastu Shastra. These principals can help you drift away from negative energy and enter a life which brims with positivity. However, applying these Vastu principles is not limited just to the construction of the house. Several other factors like surrounding places and plot direction play their parts in determining the Vastu of your home.
Get the best out of your kitchen space
The kitchen is the area where all the food for your meals is prepared. This makes the kitchen one of the most important spaces in the house. It is important to pay attention to the best possible construction and design of the kitchen. The following Vastu tips for kitchen should be kept in mind while designing the kitchen:
- The most preferred direction in terms of placing the kitchen is the South East. According to Hindu mythology, the South East, home to Lord Agni, is the best direction for placing the kitchen. Lord Agni is known to prevent fire.
- The northeast should never be used for setting up a kitchen. This direction provides a lot of sunlight, which is required more by meditation rooms and / or living rooms.
- The kitchen doors should be aligned towards the northeast corner of the room where the kitchen is being made, and the windows should be towards the east.
Vastu Shastra in Apartments
Thanks to a whole lot of high rise complex coming up, there is a huge demand for apartments in these days. Apartments are actually not the best option if you are a believer in Vastu, for apartments are pre-designed and very few configurations which can be actually carried out in terms of structure and layout. But there are still certain Vastu tips for apartments you can follow, if you're looking for positive vibrations in your apartment. It is wise to look for an apartment which has its entrance towards the east, north or north-west.