Q. We have recently bought a 3BHK flat. It faces the north and all the three balconies are in the west, south and southwest directions respectively. Will extension in west, south and southwest and appropriate as per Vaastu. If not, is there a remedy to minimize this defect? -Prabhat Ojha
Ans. The extension in south west can be the worst. To minimize the defect, make a 4 inch yellow line with enamel paint in the balcony facing in south west. You can use Yellow tap as well. This will help you to some extent. Some Fengshui tips also help you reducing the defect of the house.
Q. I have a duplex with an open terrace facing the southeast. I want to make a roof garden there. Is it advisable to do so? -Nandita Aneja
Ans. Yes, You can make a terrace garden in the southeast direction. But make sure you do not place a basil plant in the south or southeast. Instead you can place it in the east portion of the house. Avoid thorny plants like cactus and bonsai. Also avoid plants that need more compost to grow.
Q. Does the position of a swimming pool also matter? There is a swimming pool in the southeast direction of my flat in the society. Can it influence us in, any way,financially. Physically or mentally?
Ans. Yes, the position of swimming pool does matter as it represents one of the five basic elements – water. A swimming pool in the southeast direction of the premises is absolutely inauspicious. You haven’t mentioned whether you are occupying the ground floor or an upper one. A resident of a ground floor is more affected than the residents of upper floors. While the presence of a swimming pool does not lead to financial losses, it does cause backaches or headaches to female members of the family. In such a case, pyramid installation is recommended.
Q. My elder son is six year old and remains unwell. We are giving him every medical care possible but it has no effect. Our house faces the north as well. Some part of his room is under the staircase. I want to know if a Vaastu defect is responsible for his sufferings. – Gurdeep Kaur
Ans. As you have pointed out, some part of the room is under the stairs. No doubt, this creates a Vaastu defect. But I don’t see how it can disturb his health. There might be some other reason which could be responsible for his sufferings. Do ensure you get the best medical care for him. Apart from that, hang a crystal ball in the north. Also consult a professional Vaastu expert.
Q. My Marriage is fixed for the next month. At present, my room is in the north-west direction. Will this direction be ideal to start my married life? I have the option of shifting into another room which is in the extreme north of the house. What should I do? -Deep Sharma
Ans. South, west and southwest are the ideal direction for couples. If you have any option among the above mentioned directions, then you must go for that. Otherwise you are advised to place your bed in the west corner of your existing room in the north-west.
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