Vastu Shastra is the ancient Indian science of architecture and acts as a guideline to designing your home in a way that enhances positive energy
For a house to become a home, it needs to radiate the right kind of energy. According to a number of traditional beliefs, each home comes with its own energy type. A person dwelling in a house comes under the influence of a specific energy field, which in turn influences him in one way or the other.
Therefore it's very crucial to understand the link between the healing art of Vastu and our homes in honing positivity and good vibes. Keeping in mind the ready-to-move-in houses (where architectural changes are not possible), Vastu expert Ashna Ddhannak, founder and owner of Enlightening Lifestyle, enlists ways you can bring balance to your home.
Vastu Shastra is an ancient guide for a positive home, right from the entrance of a house to the bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, outdoors, and courtyard.
According to Vastu Shastra, the main entrance to a home is not only the entry point for the family, but also for energy.
The main door should face the north, east, or in the north-east direction.
As per Vastu, the main door should be constructed in a way to ensure that when you step out, you face the north, east, or north-east direction Considered as the “archway to victory and progress in life”, the main door should face north, east, or in the north-east direction. It must be constructed in a way to ensure that when you step out, you face the north, east, or north-east direction.
Designating a room in the house for meditation and prayers will ensure spiritual growth. It is always important for an individual to introspect and connect to a higher power.
Here is how you can go about designating a meditation/spiritual room:
In a home, the living room is where most of the activity is centered. It creates a favorable (or unfavorable) first impression when guests enter for social gatherings. Therefore, ensure the living room is clutter-free.
Brahmasthan is a unique feature of ancient Indian architecture based on Vastu Shastra. It is the center of your abode and is considered to be the holiest and most powerful zone of the house.
In a traditional home in Kerala, the courtyard is always at the center of the house, since that is the Brahmasthan according to Vastu
Here are a few tips to ensure the Brahmasthan radiates limitless energy:
Sometimes, the smallest things can turn your fortunes around. Vastu Shastra shows you how tweaking your bedroom can enhance positive energy and even improve relations between couples
As per Vastu, paint your bedroom walls in neutral or earthy shades as it radiates positive energy. Avoid painting your walls black.
Here are 5 tips to transform the energy ratios in your bedroom to help positively influence your sleep: