8 Vastu tips for a better 2018

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Vastu Shastra is an ancient science that can bring joy and prosperity to your home, and therefor a better 2018. There are simple steps or small habits we can start to acquire in order to start practicing Vastu at home. You don't need to be an expert in Vastu to be able to follow the tips here. We have straightforward and easy to practice Vastu tips here that do not require you to make dramatic changes in your home or renovations of any sort. At most, you may have to move a heavy piece of furniture, like the bed. We hope you will be inspired to try some of these ideas at home. For more information and ideas, please follow the links we've included in this article as they lead to more great articles and also to easy browse-through directories on homify. Please leave us a comment in the end if you enjoyed this article. 

1. Pooja room

Every Hindu home should have a pooja room and this is the basic Vastu tip for every Indian Hindu household. The most ideal direction for praying and for placing the deities is in the North-East direction. For more information, you can refer to our article titled pooja room Vastu tips for every Indian home.

2. Light a lamp

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Antique Brass Turtle Oil Lamp


Light a lamp next to a bowl or pot of water as soon as it gets dark. This simple yet meaningful ritual will help to bring luck, happiness and wealth to your home. Please also read 9 Vastu tips to change your fortune this Diwali for more ideas. 

3. The water element

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An element of water such as a water feature or even a painting of flowing water should be placed in the North-East direction of your home. This will ensure that all positive energies flow into your home. 

4. Main door

The main door is a very important element in Vastu. Ensure all main doors open from the inside so that all the positive energy remains in the house. Also, the hinges of the doors should not make noise as it is bad luck, so make sure you grease them regularly. For more information, please refer to our article titled 15 Vastu ideas for the main door.

5. Beds and beams

According to Vastu, beds should not be placed under ceiling beams. There are also various other Vastu tips when it comes to the direction of the bed and your sleeping position. Please read 9 Vastu tips for the right place for your bed for more information. 

6. Bathroom direction for Vastu

The bathroom or toilets should always face the North-South direction. However, if they don't, just make sure you keep the bathrooms doors closed at all times. 

7. Dining room Vastu

According to Vastu, the dining room should have a large mirror on the north or north east wall in order to bring in luck and prosperity. 

8. Study room Vastu

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Study Room


It doesn't really matter where the study room is, but more the direction in which the studying takes place. One should always study facing the north direction to be successful in exams. 

We hope the Vastu tips here have been simple enough. For more ideas like this, please refer to 5 Vastu tips for an Indian home.

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