According to Vaastu Shastra, the world is governed by the Sun, Moon, Earth, the nine planets, magnetic waves and the 5 elements namely air, water, earth, space and fire. It is the perfect harmony among all these cosmic energies that facilitate humans to lead a contended, prosperous life. If these cosmic energies are not in balance, they can attract a lot of bad luck in all spheres of life.
As we enter 2018, here are few simple tips that can activate your luck and help you prosper, you can follow for good luck to follow in the new year 2018.
1. Keep the north direction positive and energetic because it is the center of God of wealth and helps in sustaining forces that drive wealth. Don’t construct over-head tank in north-east direction. Ensure that your entrance or house front door is not blocked by any wire, pole, pit or other things.
2. To attract good luck in 2018, you must light a lamp every day in the evening near the water pot in the house.
3. Puja room is a must in every house. And we all know that North East is the most auspicious direction. But the constant confusion about whether you should face the divine direction or the idols should be facing towards it remain as it is. Here’s the solution – one must face towards the North-East direction while doing prayers.
4. Water fountain or paintings depicting water should be placed in the North or East direction. This will attract success, wealth and prosperity to your life.
5. Main door is an important element in Vastu. All the doors especially the main door should open inside so that the energy remain inside. Also, do take care that the hinges of doors should not make noise. Grease them periodically to keep them noise-free.
6. If you have a beam running inside the room wall, take care that the bed should not be placed under the beam. This arrangement is bad for health.
7. The north-east direction of the house should be kept closed. Keep the space more open and light. To store heavy items, south or south west is the ideal direction.
8. Toilet is a highly-debated area of the house as far as Vastu is concerned. The seat of the toilet should face North-South and should be closed when not in use.
9. Almirahs and beds should be set very close to the South-West wall and at a little distance from the North-East wall.
10. While drinking water, keep your face towards North-East or east direction. This is a great Vastu tip for good health.
11. Dining room should have a big mirror on the north or north-east wall which attracts wealth and prosperity.
12. In the south-west Corner of the house one should sleep pointing his head towards south.
13. Pictures or photos depicting violence in any form should not be placed in the residence or place of business. Violence attracts negativity and you surely do not want that in your growth and family.
14. Place a red lamp or install a red light in south for fame and success.
15. Obstructing the north and east region can hinder your earning capacity and money flow, increasing your expenses. Keep the north-east corner of your home clean and open, and free from any obstruction. If possible make it the place for worship.
16. North is center of Lord Kubera- God of wealth, so it is important to keep this direction energetic and positive so as to sustain good energies that help raise wealth.
17. Sweeping the floor should be done towards the inside of the house. Never direct your cleaning actions towards the main door. This will cause a reduction in wealth. Rubbish bins should have covers. Keep them covered all the time. Avoid garbage cans, which are perforated on the sides. Wealth energy gets corrupted otherwise.
18. Make sure all clocks within your house are in working order. If not, fix them or give them away, Clock, which do not work bring your finances to stand still. Slow clocks signify that you are behind your due date always.
19. Adequate natural lighting and ventilation hold a key place in Vaastu practices, as clean and open windows influences bringing in positive energy and flow of money into the house.
20. A south-east room, being the agni corner, is not fit for bedroom. However, if it is used as a one, it helps in the accumulation of wealth! Also the bed inside the room should not touch the walls and the room should not have a slanting floor.
21. If the entrance and exit doors are in a straight line, this clearly means that whatever comes in doesn’t stay but goes straight out in the same direction. You can place a screen between the two. You should also place some plants close to the entrance and exit. Palms have been found to be excellent in this regard.
22. Children should face in the north direction while studying to get success in examination.
23. Bachelors who want to get married should stay in the rooms situated at the north-west direction of their house or keep peony flowers in south-west direction in the drawing room.
24. Always make sure to keep the centre of home a free area for the free flow of energies. This is important for positivity in the house and for health and prosperity.
25. Wind-chimes with crystals should be placed on bedroom windows to minimize fights at home and problems between the members of the household.