Vastu Energy Zones
We understand that Vastu Shastra is a science of directions and energies combining the five elements known as “Paanchbhootas” namely Air, Earth, Fire, Space and water of nature and balance them for the benefit of mankind.
All of us desire to have good health, wealth, harmony, peace and prosperity at home. To ensure these, you have to ensure the zones are free of anti-elements and activities.
Let’s study in detail about the Vastu zones:
In the Mahavastu context, there are 16 Vastu Zones in every building. Every zone governs different aspects of our life and well-being. It is believed that our emotions and actions are due to the five elements, and affect the lives of occupants of the building.
North Zone represents money and wealth. This direction is governed by Kuber, the god of wealth The energy in this zone helps one to start or venture new opportunities to earn and acquire monetary growth. Constructing the main entrance door is considered auspicious in this zone.
As a precaution one has to remember is that not to keep head facing North while sleeping.
2. North East (NE):
Lord Eeshaan governs this zone. This zone is a source of wealth, health and success. This zone is ideal for meditation, wisdom, knowledge.
3. North West:
Lord Vayu dwells in this zone. He is the Lord of Wind. He brings us good and sound health, strong will power. Northwest direction is considered auspicious for business, friendship.
4. North of North West:
This is a zone of attraction, relationship and enjoyment, fulfilment.
5. North of North-East (NNE)
This zone is very important and delicate. In case this zone gets disturbed, there will be a breakdown of immune and body resistance system making one prone to severe illness. Recovery will be slow.
Lord Indra governs this zone. Many would know that Lord Indra is the King of Gods. Constructing the main entrance door is considered auspicious in this direction. One would grow in wealth and proper in life.
7. East of North East:
This zone governs fun and refreshment. Ideal as a family lounge
8. East of South East:
This zone governs a deeper understanding of life’s process. Gives strength and dept to thought and actions
Lord Yama governs this zone. He is the God of Death. He is known to uphold dharma and eradicates evil forces.
10. South East:
Lord Agni governs this zone. He is the God of Fire. Ideally, the kitchen is construction in the South East direction. It is related to cooking and food. Lord Agni bestows us with wealth, crops.
11. South West:
Lord Niruti governs this zone. Lord Niruti protects us from all evil forces. This zone deals with longevity, character and demeanour.
12. South of South-East (SSE)
This zone has to be balanced. If there is heavy material kept in this zone, the zone gets depressed. Inmates of the house will lack the strength and confidence to face life challenges.
13. South of South-West (SSW)
The energy in this zone removes all waste and useless things in one’s life.
Lord Varuna reigns in this zone. He is Lord of rains/water. The sump and borewell of the house have to be dug in this direction. Lord Varuna bestows us natural water, rain and helps us to prosper and enjoy all pleasures of life.
15. West of South-West (WSW)
This zone is for studies and excellence in academics/education. Practice studies in this zone to attain good knowledge and education.
16. West of North-West (WNW)
The energy in this zone brings in stress and depression.