of Vaastu according to Direction
Astrological aspects of house construction are
covered under 'Hora Shastra', which recognizes eight
directions instead of four.
The study and practice of these important tips
ensures peace, prosperity and Divine Blessings on
the head of the solar galaxy has been allotted
governance of the eastern direction. It is
imperative that the rays of this soul-signifying
planet should fall inside the house. If sunís rays
do not properly illuminate the house, there will
impediments both to the progress of the family as
well as its progeny. That is why the ancestors have
given the prime of place to the eastern door.
has as his enemies Venus and Dragonís Head. As
Saturn is Sunís son, the relationship is medium.
Accordingly if (Sun + Venus) the kitchen is located
to the east of the house, the housewife will suffer
from bilious complaints and nervous debility and
uterine disorders. There will be influx of money to
the family to a large extent. But, the housewife
will have least happiness though she commands all
+ Dragonís Head : If there is lumber room in the
eastern direction in which discarded materials are
stacked, the owner of the house will meet with
unnatural death failing which he will suffer from
some malign disease. Even if the eastern walls
including window panes are dilapidated the same bad
effects are indicated.
there is the coupleís bedroom to the east, the
wife will be of an angry mood. If there is dining
room to the east the owner of the house will have to
face difficulties in achieving progress. There will
be medium good effects. If there is the granary to
the east it is indicated that the head of the family
will have to travel a lot. If there is family cash
box in the east it will ensure auspicious effects.
there is a prayer room to the east, it ensures
auspicious effects. The owner will be given to
Divine contemplation and will attain name and fame.
Like this we have to predict taking into
consideration the planetary mutual friendship and
enmities and the directions governed by them.
The God of fire
is the presiding deity for this direction and Venus
rules over this direction. As Venus is both
governing planet for wife and husband, there will be
complete independence for the wife in kitchen having
the fire (Fire is the significator of Energy and
power ruled by planet Mars) and this is highly
But in the direction of
South East, being ruled by Venus, if there is large
accumulation of food articles being ruled by planet
Moon or if there is too much storage of water there
in the form of the installation of an overhead water
tank, the housewife as also her daughter will suffer
from ill health and will get bad name unnecessarily
or the household expenditure will far exceed the
family income and invariably the owner will have to
The God of Death is the presiding Deity for
this direction and Mars is the governing Planet. It
is therefore proper that bedroom should be located
here. Husband governing planet Mars and Wife
governing Venus are both friendly to each other. It
is as though the kitchen is the house of exaltation
for Mars and the intensity of fire will be maximum.
By this even Venus can join in the bedroom. But the
husband and wife sleeping together in the kitchen
where Venus (wife governing planet) is the governing
planet is not conducive. In such of the houses where
Kitchen and bedroom are one and the same, the couple
will experience lot of mental unrest (fire). The
husband will be given to fits of anger and the wife
will have to face the brunt of his attack, failing
which the husband will suffer from loss of strength
If the cash or cosmetic articles are
kept in the South direction, there will not be
efflux of income. If the inmates of the house take
their meals in the bedroom located in the South
direction of the house, they will have to face ill
health and suffer from laziness. If they take their
meals actually sitting on the beds it is said that
they will have to face poverty and ill health. If
there is a storage room in which food articles are
stored in the South, there will be
misunderstandings, disputes and quarrels amongst
old and discarded materials, big tubs, copper
vessels, iron bars, wooden articles etc. are stored
in the bed room, it is indicated that one of the
house ownerís brother will have to face and
overcome difficulties and dangers. Though the house
owner talks with haughtiness, he will be powerless
and there will be an atmosphere of unrest (Mars +
Dragonís Head), in the family. Further the house
owner will have to face difficulties again and
if in the bedroom there is collection of food
grains, food products and attached bathroom, there
will be ill health to daughters as also for the
husband and wife. The house-wife will have to face
ill health, mental unrest etc. and the husband will
also suffer from lack of mental peace. He will be
always fickle in nature (Mars + Moon).
money is kept in the bed room of the couple, there
will be medium good effect (Mars + Venus + Mercury).
It will also apply to the storage of ornaments,
money, silver and gold. But the North direction is
highly auspicious for storing wealth.
having Godís idol in the bedroom or sleeping in
the prayer room indicates stubbornness, anger and
emotional upsets to the house owner. Even if the
bedroom is to East of the house, effects such as
loss of progeny ill health to spouse are indicated.
For this direction the Dragonís Head is
the governing planet. If the main door is facing
this direction the house owner will have mental
upsets as also many kinds of ill health in the
family. However much he earns it will not suffice to
meet the family requirements and further if there is
a well in this direction with dilapidated walls,
there will be visitations by the spirits of the
dead. If there is kitchen over here, the wife will
be highly romantic. If the bedroom, the wife will
have rheumatic ailments and there will also be
monetary income through illegal means and if the
dining room, the inmates will have eye defects,
gastric derangements and the food materials of the
house will be dirty and insipid.
food grains are stored here, there will be troubles
due to insects and food stuffs will lack nutrition.
However much the house owner earns it will not
suffice and his mother will suffer from windy and
cold complaints. Further his mind will be beset with
money and costly articles, ornaments, gold etc., are
stored in this direction, these will have been
acquired by deception, illegal means etc.. If there
is a storage of water in the adjoining room, it
indicates that the youngest brother, sister or
daughter, one of them will travel to distant places
and settle down there. Further, there will be
troubles on account of disembodied spirits and one
of the family members will be possessed by ghosts
and harassed by evil spirits. Money will be wasted
or it will be lost due to treachery. If the prayer
room is located in this direction the owner of the
house will suffer from gastric disturbances and he
will be extremely greedy.
For this direction profession ruling planet
Saturn and God Neptune will be presiding deities. It
is said that the location of dining room in this
direction is auspicious.
the main door is located here, it indicates that the
head of the family has come up in life with great
difficulty and that he ekes out his livelihood by
physical labour of a strenuous nature. However he
will always be dedicated to his duty and being duty
conscious will suffer at the hands of others many
many times, including harassment and also blackmail.
the kitchen is located in this direction the affairs
of the household will be conducted by the housewife
and the family derives happiness through daughters.
But often there will be slight bickering in the
bedroom is located in this direction, the
head of the family will have harassments in his
professional field, breaks and as a consequence
there will be cuts in the family income and he will
have to suffer constantly financial troubles
old and discarded materials, dilapidated windows and
doors, broken walls are located in this direction,
the tenants of the house are extremely slow and lack
a sense of discretion and commonsense. Further the
family income will be through deception and fraud.
The head of the family will have a profession
related to the wicked branch of shadow play, wheel
traffic etc. and there will be constant disputes and
blames in the family.
there is storage of food grains in this direction,
the inmates of the family will thrive in the
profession of travel agency, commercial deals etc.
the head of the family is wise but accidentally
succumbs to female attraction even when he is having
his wife. Though the head of the family appears as
though he is ignorant he is basically an intelligent
person and prospers in life by wide scale traveling.
money, ornaments and dress materials are stored in
this direction, there will be medium auspicious
effects and the head of the household will prosper
with difficulty in the trade line with the hearty
cooperation of friends of both sexes. His gain and
loss financially will be both slow process.
the prayer room is located in this direction,
the family head is given to Divine contemplation and
is a preacher of religion but extremely greedy. He
suffers from rheumatism and gastric derangements. If
the bathroom is located in this direction, the
family earning will be through great difficulty and
as a rule the household expenditure far exceeds the
income. Through he is a family man, he will be of a
detached mentality given to renunciation of worldly
For this direction Moon and God of Wind
are the presiding deities. If the main door is
located in this direction the head of the household
will have lot of travelling to do and he will be
romantic. Though he is a person of prestige he will
have so many blameworthy traits of character, with
deception and fraud he acts as a great man and earns
the kitchen is located here, the head of the family
will have breaks in family happiness and the
housewife is fickle minded. The head of the family
will be romantic and befriend other women. His
daughter will have uterine disorders and she will
also get bad name.
there is bedroom here, there will be constant
bickering and quarrels. One of the house owners
brothers will reside in a distant place. If old and
discarded materials are stored here, the family head
will incur the enmity of others. There will be
visitations by the spirits of the dead, mental
unrest for him including mental derangement. His
mother will suffer from wind and cold. The
householder will have come from a different place
and will have resided in the present place of
the dining room is located in this direction, it
will be now and again difficult o make both ends
meet, the family income being least and the head of
the household will face situations where he will
have to resort to falsehood. He prospers in life in
a profession related to travel, food articles, art
etc. However much he earns will not be enough to
balance the family budget and he will have to incur
debts and suffer the harassments of moneylenders.
of food grains in this direction gives rise to
auspicious effects. If the prayer room is located
here, the household will have the highly auspicious
combination of ďGajakesari YogaĒ. The head of
the household will have shifted to the present place
of residence from different direction, having
interest in consuming such food delicacies as milk,
curd, ghee etc, fond of travel, but lacks mental
stability. He incurs bad name on account of his
relationship with women.
This direction will have as its presiding
deity the planet Mercury having the significance of
Lord Vishnu and
Mammon the Lord of Wealth. If the main door
is to this direction, the family head will be
intelligent and will earn his living by business
dealings or by the dint of his intellectual acumen.
He will also have the good fortune of unearthing
the kitchen is located here, the housewife is
intelligent affectionate. Even the husband is
intelligent, the female progeny are learned and the
family head will have easy means of earning and
prosperity. If the bedroom is located here, it will
mean unrest. If in this North direction old and
discarded materials are stored, there will be loss
of happiness for his brothers and his youngest
brother will have to face mental derangement in
the dining room is located in this direction, the
head of the household will earn his livelihood
through trade or by easy means of profession.
in this direction there is storage of food grains as
well, it means that the family head is intelligent,
romantic and by this he gets bad name on account of
his friendship with people of both sexes. Further,
it is said that there will be defect regarding his
wife and progeny. It is very fortunate and
auspicious to store family wealth, dress materials,
gold and silver ornaments etc. here.
there is prayer room here, the head of the family or
his youngest brother and sister are educated and
will versed in different subjects.
The North East
For this direction Jupiter and Dragonís
Tail (Ketu), Lord Easwara are the presiding Deities.
It is fortunate to have the main door located here
and there will be family prosperity ensured. More
than money the head of the family will be given to
Divine Contemplation. One of the sons of the family
is well versed in different aspects of Divine
Contemplation and will earn high honour, respect and
prestige in society. He will shine as an outstanding
genius so it is stated.
location of the kitchen here will ensure medium
auspicious effects. But the family female elder,
wife, eldest daughter, eldest daughter-in-law are
given to Divine Contemplation. Each one is
fortunate, service minded, it is so said.
bedroom being located here or the kindling of fire
in this direction will mean that the family head is
hasty and given to emotional upsets. One of his
brothers is head of an organization and independent
so it is stated.
old and discarded material are stored here, it
indicates that the inmates of the house are atheists
having no belief and trust in elders and God, suffer
from rheumatic complaints and often there is the
likelihood of spirits of the dead coming and
haunting the house.
there is dining room in this direction, it means
that the tenants of the house are well versed in
religion, and pious natured.
in this direction there is storage of things well,
it means that the head of the family is fond of
travel and that the maternal forebears are of a
religious and charitable disposition.
there is storage of money, gold ornaments etc., in
this direction, it indicates that the house owner is
intelligent, educated and that one of the female
progeny of the family is an outstanding genius and
location of prayer room, well and bathroom in this
direction will ensure auspicious results to the
family members as also their longevity, good health,
good fortunate and peace of mind.