5 ways to incorporate vastu-shastra at your home

Easy ways to bring in positive energy

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July 6, 2017

/ By / Kolkata



Here are some tips to incorporate the vastu-shastra practice into your home, to increase positive energy.

Vastu-Shastra, which can be understood as the science of architecture, and has said to emerge from some ancient texts in the Indian subcontinent. Laying down and describing how the design of a physical structure, affects individuals and groups on multiple levels, vastu-shastra finds takers among many groups in India.

Happiness, prosperity, harmony, health – these are some of the benefits that followers believe that integrating the principles vastushastra can result in. Many compare it to the Chinese system of belief, Feng Shui, which has gained immense popularity recently.

Even if your home entrance is not east-facing or the entire layout of the house planned in a certain way, there are a few things that are advised by vastu experts that help with bringing in positive energy. Here are a few things to incorporate into your home to help with the flow of energy.

 

Wind chimes are meant to help positive energy enter home

Wind chimes are meant to help positive energy enter home

Wind Chimes

Wind chimes, which create a pleasant noise, depending on the materials that they are made with. They also serve the purpose of adding to the aesthetics of a room. Additionally, there is the belief that hanging wind chimes can help in bringing positive energy into the household and lead to prosperity in general. This is because they are believed to break the flow of negative energy that would come into the dwelling.

 

 

Mirrors in bedrooms are to be generally avoided

Mirrors in bedrooms are to be generally avoided

 

No mirrors in bedrooms

Mirrors in bedrooms must generally be avoided, and especially those that are facing the bed. Vastu calls for the placement of mirrors in other parts of the household. Even if there is a mirror present inside your bedroom, you are advised to cover them while you are asleep. This is because mirrors placed in such a way are believed to cause disharmony in familial relations through leading to disagreements and quarrels.

 

Money Plants are meant to help with wealth and prosperity

Money Plants are meant to help with wealth and prosperity

Money Plants

In the northern part of the house, which needs to be analysed, make some space to place a money plant, whose scientific name is the Epipremnum aureum. This is advised as these plants, which also add to the charm of a room, are believed to lead to an increase in personal wealth. These plants have even gathered the nickname of the money plant owing to this belief of the plant bringing in positivity. Money plants, as they are easy to maintain and take care of also make for good indoor plants which can help in cleansing the air of the household.

 

Aquariums in living rooms are helpful for positive energy

Aquariums in living rooms are helpful for positive energy

 

Aquarium

Pets are usually high maintenance despite being stress busters. In the instance of fish and turtles though, there is an exception. Aquariums thus make for wonderful additions to the household and vastu-shastra practitioners advice keeping them at your living room. This is to usher in prosperity for those dwelling in the household, and the aquarium is required to be placed in the South-East corner of your living room.

 

Adding nameplates on the door can help opportunities trace you

Adding nameplates on the door can help opportunities trace you

Nameplate

Nameplates on doors outlining the family name or name of the principal residents of the house might be a common practice but for those who do not have one should think of placing one. Nameplates on the door are believed to act as magnets for new opportunities in life. By placing a nameplate on your door, new opportunities can trace you easily and present themselves to you.

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