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Vastu Principles for keeping Trees and Plants

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Keeping green plants brings prosperity and happiness in our lives. But if we don’t follow Vastu principles in keeping them in the right direction it may bring some adverse effects in our lives. Here are some basic Vastu principles that we should follow to bring prosperity and good luck:

  • Avoid thorny or milking plants as these are inauspicious.
  • Flower pots should not be kept on the east, north or northeast wall of the building.
  • Peepal or Fig or Banyan trees are sacred trees so shouldn’t be kept at home. These plants should be placed only in temples.
  • Holy Basil or Tulsi (Botanical name- Ocimum sanctum) is very auspicious and should be kept in North, East or Northeast direction
  • Bamboo (Dracaena braunii) is an indicator of luck and peace and it brings fame and wealth.
  • Money plant (Botanical Name- Epipremnum aureum) is an indicator of wealth and income and should be kept in North or East direction
  • Ashoka tree (Saraca indica) is an indicator of joy and it’s a ‘Sanskrit’ word which means without grief. It should be kept outside the house to remove grief and sadness.
  • Banana Tree (Musa genus) is considered to be very auspicious and it is worshipped on Thursday along with praying to Lord Vishnu. It should be kept in North East of the house for good health and mental peace.
  • Tall trees should be planted in Southwest direction for better stability.
  • Do not cut any plant or tree in the month of Magh or Bhadrapad.
  • It is believed that evil spirits dwell in the Tamarind/Imli (Tamarindus indica) and Myrtle tree (Genus Lagerstroemia). So avoid building or buying any house near these trees.
  • Never keep dried or dead plants and flowers as they bring negativity to your house. Do not place plants or trees in the center or extreme front of your house as doing so will obstruct the flow of energy.
  • Small plants or trees can be grown in North or East, but avoid them from North East area. In North East corner you should avoid any plant or tree except Holi Tulsi (Basil)
  • Do not place any bonsai plant as they represent short/ little growth.



posted Jun 5 by Garima Rima

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According to Vastu Shastra, the way in which our home affects every part of our lives, the same way the choice of plants kept in our house has certain positive and negative impact on our lives. Sometimes, unknowingly, we keep those plants in our house that generate Vastu Dosha impacting our life.

  1. According to Vastu Shastra, thorny plants and those plants, which after getting cut or chipped leak milk like fluid should never be kept at home. These plants generate negative energy. However, thorny plants like roses can be kept at home provided they are placed in balcony or terrace. 
  2. Money Plant are auspicious as per Vastu Shastra and create positivity in house. Relationship problems between husband and wife are also resolved by keeping Money Plant in house.
  3. Bamboo shoots can also be used for decoration in your house. According to Feng Shui bamboo plants are a symbol of happiness and prosperity.
  4. For positive energy to always float around you, change the old flowers in your vase with the new ones everyday at home or at workplace. 
  5. Avoid keeping any kind of plants in your bedroom. This may hamper your married life. 
  6. Flowerpots can be kept in drawing and dining rooms of your house.
  7. Rose and Jasmine are good plants and should be kept at home. These plants relieve one from metal stress. 
  8. Tulsi Plant is sacred and auspicious. It is also rich in medicinal properties and even reduces pollution. This plant should be kept in the Brahma sthal of your house. 
  9. Artificial plants should not be kept at home. They are considered unlucky in aesthetic sense. They tend to attract excess sunlight and stench too. 
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Right Placement of Aquarium is very important to get the best results. An aquarium is used especially to enhance money, career and luck. If used properly in the right direction, it brings wealth and abundance in the home. Here is a complete Consolidated Vastu Guide for keeping a Fish Aquarium

Vastu Fish Aquarium

SIGNIFICANCE OF KEEPING AN AQUARIUM AS PER VASTU SCIENCE- Whenever you feed a fish you are giving life to it, which is a very auspicious work. Keeping fish aquarium not only brings Luck and prosperity but also Alams you for coming threats in your life. Whenever any fish dies in the aquarium, it is believed it has taken the upcoming bad effects on itself and you are saved or rescued from the coming danger. Make Sure you replace the died fish IMMEDIATELY with a new Living Fish. 


Now the question comes where it should be placed to get the best of the results?

 Here is the answer- Well, the aquarium should be placed in a place which is in front of the house to attract more wealth and abundance. The second best position is to place an aquarium in North direction or East. This will bring luck and health to your home. Aquarium in South East area attracts wealth and money. 

The NUMBER OF FISHES LUCKY FOR YOU: So far numbers are concerned, try to keep 9 fishes in the aquarium. Out of these 9 fishes, 8 should be Arrowana commonly known as dragon fish. Or, you can also place 8 Goldfishes. Plus 1 fish should be blackfish. Blackfish absorb all the negative energy and destroys it before it enters your home. 



Do’s- 1. Fishes should be healthy and attractive. Keep the aquarium well aerated and do regular cleaning as well.

 2. Keep the aquarium well lighted and place some beautiful attractive stones. 

3. Keep the fish aquarium in North or East directions of your Living Room or Drawing Room. 

4. An aquarium eliminates all the negativity from your home and attracts positivity. 

5. Feed them properly at regular intervals as feeding hungry fishes also add to our good Karma. 

Don’ts- 1. Never place an aquarium in the bedroom. This may lead to sleeping disorders. 

2. Similarly, avoid placing it in the kitchen as this may lead to health-related issues. 

3. Never place an aquarium in the center of your house. 

Apart from these instructions, below are some very important guidelines as per Vastu Science: Water: Water inside the fish tank represents life and if the water is moving (by pump or some other device) then it represents liveliness or positive energy flow in life. 

Fishes: Movement of fishes in aquarium generates and enhances positive energy and attracts prosperity, wealth and happiness. Even Chinese Feng-Shui says that the more rapidly fishes move within an aquarium, the more positive energy (Chi) they generate and more prosperity, wealth and happiness is attracted. 

BENEFITS OF HAVING AN AQUARIUM- An aquarium generates a lot of positive energy and eliminates negative and evil energies from a home. Good, healthy and active fishes attract good fortune, wealth and happiness. 

Observing fishes in an aquarium relaxes and calms a human mind.

 If you feel that a certain problem in your office or home is because of a vastu defect then placing a fish aquarium eliminates that problem. Colorful, attractive and active fishes draw the attention of guests and hence they remain more focused on the fish tank. 

Also all the negative and evil energy they give off is absorbed by the aquarium and gets converted to positive energy. SOME OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND Keep ornamental and healthy fishes in the fish tank. 

If a fish dies naturally, please don’t panic and replace the dead fish with a new fish. Vastu for fish aquarium suggests keeping fish tank well aerated, clean, hygienic and serene. Keep the fish tank in living or drawing room ONLY of a home as per fish aquarium vastu shastra.

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