Q. I have a south west facing shop. What should I do for increasing the sales?
Ans. The direction is fine as the site is for commercial use. You should activate the north direction of your shop, which is actually the money zone. You can install a stone pyramid or a small fountain in the north to feel the benefits.
Q. I built my house according to vaastu- shastra and holy rituals at the time of the gritha pravesh. Still we have been experiencing a negative energy. We are also encountering financial obstacles and health-hazards. Please suggest a remedy.
Ans. You must sprinkle some holy water (gangajal) in the rooms. Wipe the floors with salt water at least once in a week. If you still face the problem, consult a vaastu expert.
Q. My office is facing east. How should I arrange the office furniture according to vaastu?
Ans. The owner should sit in the south west direction. North or north east direction can be used for accounting purposes.
Q. I have a small garden in my bunglow. What kind of plants should I plant there?
Ans. You should always have a garden in the north east or east direction. You can plant bamboo, mango tree etc. avoid thorny plants.
Q. If a bathroom is built in the south-west, how does it affect the members of the house?
-Sangita Desai, Tri Nagar
Ans. South-west is directly related to the head of the family. His/her room may be located here. It is also ideal for a staircase. But a toilet or bathroom should be avoided in this direction as it is a vaastu defect. It can also be the cause of a serious aliment.
Q. I have a house which has a toilet in the north-east. I have heard that this is not good according to vaastu, Please suggest a solution.
-Satyaparkash Gupta, Kundli
Ans. A toilet in the north-east is not favorable as per vaastu norms. North-east is ideal for the main door or a prayer room. This part of the house should be open and airy. If there is an underwater tank or water source, in any forms it bring wealth and prosperity you should shift the toilet to another direction. If this is not possible, then place a stone pyramid there under the guidance of a professional vaastu consultant. You can also put a bowl of water having raw salt in it.
Q. We have recently shifted to a new apartment. We are trying to follow vaastu rules while placing things. I want to know in which direction we should place our bed and where the cupboard should be set?
-Nishikant Bandhopadhyay. Chitranjan Park
Ans. The bed should be placed in the south and some space should be left around it, if it is not possible to leave space around the bed must be placed in the south-west corner. The cupboard should face the north.
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