5 things that should not be gifted according to Vastu Shastra

Ritika Tiwari Ritika Tiwari

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One of the most common ways of showing love and affection towards someone is by giving them a gift. However, certain house-hold items should not be gifted according to vastu shastra. Even if you personally do not believe in the scientific art of vastu, the people on the receiving end might. That is why it is essential for you to put a lot of thought into choosing the perfect gift. To make the entire process a bit easy here is a list of five things that you should not even consider.

1. Towels and napkins

Some people like to give personalized gifts, and towels or napkins are on top of that list. But according to vastu shastra, these items should never be gifted as they cause negativity between you and the receiver. In case you are at the receiving end of such gifts then make sure that you give them a coin in return.

2. Anything with water

Water objects or aquariums for decoration are a common element when it comes to vastu shastra. Although, it should never be gifted to someone else. It is believed that by giving such items, you pass your luck and fortune to the other person. Financial loss is a regular problem faced by people who gift water objects.

3. Statues of gods

Every Hindu house has a statue or picture of a god in their pooja room. It is the first thing that comes to our mind especially during weddings and housewarming parties. But what most of you might not know is that these statues or images are not considered auspicious. If the receiver is not able to take care of the figures correctly, it might bring it a lot of negativity.

4. Stationary items

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Work-related gift items like stationery are also a wrong choice as per vastu beliefs. These items can cause a downfall in someone's work life instead of spreading prosperity. Whichever the industry the receiving person might work for you should never give them things related to their job.

5. Sharp objects

Another significant NO when it comes to gift options is a sharp object. These can include cutlery sets or even cutting appliances. Sharp objects like knives or swords are known to bring in negative energy into the home which might cause a rift between near and dear ones.

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