Vastu Kitchen

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Vastu for kitchen is one of the significant areas of the house where the balance of the right energies and direction has a major influence on the overall well being of the entire family. Kitchen is simply not a place where the meals are prepared; it is the heart of the house. A healthy kitchen indicates a happy family. There are many aspects that requires to be kept in mind while constructing your kitchen according to Vaastu. The balance of fire and water is most required in the kitchen. A vastu friendly kitchen will lead to the overall prosperity of the family. Lets look at some of the important points to keep in mind while going for the kitchen Vastu. Location of the Kitchen According to Vastu, kitchen should be in the southeast portion of the house. The main entrance to the kitchen should be in the north, east or in the northeast direction. Also keep in mind that the door should open in a clockwise direction. The lady of the house while cooking should always face towards east. This will bring good health for the entire family. If by chance the lady faces west while cooking then there can be health problems for her. In the same way if they face south there can be financial difficulties for the entire family. Cooking Range and Water Cooking range is the most important thing in the kitchen and should always be placed in the southeast direction in the kitchen. Keep in mind that the stove is never visible from the outside. It can lead to digestion problems for the family members. Also it has to be kept in mind that taps and sinks should not be very close to the cooking range. Fire and water repeal each other. It's best to have the kitchen sink in the northeast direction. If there is a dishwasher in the kitchen then place it in the northwest side of the kitchen. The other water elements like drinking water should be placed in the northeast direction. Electrical Appliances in the Kitchen The different electrical appliances also need to find a right place in the kitchen according to Vaastu shastra. For example if the refrigerator is a part of the kitchen then place it in the southwest direction. Exhaust fans in the kitchen should always be put on the eastern walls in the southeast corner. Other electrical appliances like microwave can be put in the southeast corner. Storage Storage is also a very important aspect of the kitchens. If you have cabinets in the northeast side then use it for storing light things only. Have elaborate storage units that are built in to give a clean and tidy look to the kitchen. If your kitchen has overhead storage cupboards then avoid having them over the cooking range. Other Important Vaastu Kitchen Tips Here are some more quick Vastu kitchen tips for the health of your family.

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Have lot of green color in the kitchen. This increases the appetite of the family members. The big windows of the kitchen should be in the east direction while have the smaller windows towards the south. The suitable colors for the kitchen other than green are soft pink and orange. There should be no toilets adjoining, above or below the kitchen. Food should never be served in the center of the kitchen. Clocks in the kitchen should always be on the south and the southwest walls. If the family is having meals in the kitchen then they should never face south while eating. This can lead to stomach problems.

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According to vastu shastra health and prosperity of the family is highly depends upon the kitchen arrangement. More the pleasant, welcoming and efficient your kitchen, more healthier & prosperous you are. If you would like to enhance the power of your kitchen, take a look at following suggestions:Fire, an important element of vastu should be placed at the south east corner of the kitchen. Second best option available is atNorth west direction . Placement of stove is a great thing according to the vastu shastra. In some duplex houses, there is a bedroom above the kitchen. It is quite probable that the bed is just located above the stove. This is not a good arrangment. You should either reposition the bed or the stove. Also check for the toilet on the upper level. It should not be located directly on top of the fire. It is important that your plumbing is working properly. Dripping tap or leaking pipes symbolizes that wealth is being drained from your life. You should use the colours like green, lemon yellow & orange which are very supportive colours to fire. Avoid using black, grey and blue in the kitchen. Toilet door just opposite the kitchen is considered unfavorable placement. You can either reposition the door or install an automatic door closer. Case Study:- A highly qualified lady called me few months ago for an appointment toaudit her house, as she was facing a relationship problem since last one year. This problem floated soon after family moved to new place. A vastu analysis of her house revealed that stress in the relationship was just due to the kitchen interior. The gas (fire) was just too closed to water. There was hardly distance of one feet between fire and water. Sadly she has spent huge amount in kitchen interior . Here both the

element i.e.fire and water are having a clash, causing family members to have disagreements resulting in to stress. We have adviced two possible solutions to cure this vastu defect. They were making a wooden partition or shifting a water (which was also at wrong corner) to other side. A lot of pain in the relationship could have been avoided if they have been alert on vastu arrangement in the kitchen at begining.

House planning An Ideal House can be made on a "GAUMUKHI PLOT". As a house is very important for a person so it should be made very carefully by considering the following points in planning: Ideal location of rooms in a house is given in the diagram below:North

COW

CASH

POOJA

West

DINING

BATHROOM East

HEAVY BEDROOMS KITCHEN ITEMS

South Bedroom While construction a bed - room, directions should be specially chosen. The directions according to which rooms should be constructed are as under: North - West South - West The room in this direction is suitable for guests and girls. The Chief of the house should have his room in this direction.

North - East

No bedroom should be situated in this direction. In such situation there is a possibility of increase number of girls in the family No bedroom should be located in this direction. The children do not take interest in studies. There is no sound sleep. People have much anger. Decisions are generally taken hurriedly. There is a possibility of birth of larger number of girls in the family.

South-East

West

Bathroom It should be in the West and South directions and the flow of its drains should be towards NorthEast. Commode should be South or West facing. Exhausts fan can be fixed on North and East walls. Geysers should be South-East since it is 'Agneya' corner and Geyser is associated with heat. Toilet According to Vastu principles, Toilets and Bathroom should be situated separately. These days, it is not possible because of paucity of space. As such, these are built attached with each other within the house. The following points need special attention for such construction.y y y

Never build toilets in the direction of eastern corner or at "Ishan angle". These should be constructed mainly towards South or West. The face should be towards soutrh or West while discharging stool.

Balcony It should be constructed in the North-East to achieve good health and wealth and if in the houses already constructed, the balcony is in South-West, it should be covered with glass or screens. Cowshed It has been scientifically proved that the cow discharges Methane gas. We exhale carbon dioxide, which is harmful. Methane nullifies the pollution of Carbon dioxide. Therefore cows should be kept in the North-West as far as possible. Children's Room

The children are future of the nation. If the parents are able to give right direction to the children at their tender age then tomorrow they will turn into disciplined citizens. The children's room, too, should be constructed in the North-West corner but the bathroom should be arranged in above noted direction only. Doors The doors should be in the North and East. When someone enters through the door, the waves emerging from the doors affect his mind because the magnetic waves always flow around us. Some painting or window should be opposite each door. Drawing Room It should be in North-West, South or west direction. In the traditional drawing rooms mattresses, covered with white sheets of cloth are spread in the entire room and round pillows are kept in South and West walls. Similarly, in the modern drawing room, the furniture should be kept in South and West directions. As far as possible the open space should be maximum in North and East direction Dining Room In olden days the meals were taken in the kitchen itself but now the dining room has become an integral part of the drawing room. However the dining table should be kept in South-East. Delivery Room If the delivery of child is to be made in the house, it should be done in North-West rooms. Entertainment Room This is an important place and the suitable directions for it is North-West or South. Food Storage The store should be in the kitchen and in the South-East corner. Garages It should be in the South-East or North-West corner but load on North and East Walls be kept at the minimum. General Room Though, it is sparingly used; yet it should be constructed in the North-West. Guest Room

It should be in North-West corner. Kitchen The kitchen must be situated in fire angle, i.e. in South-East. The face of the cook should be towards the East. The water tap in kitchen should be in the North-East direction. It is better if the stone on which food