Vastu tips for flats are more or less similar as for a individual house. But in cease of flats due to the less space available and there more families to live, it is difficult to maintain vastu principles for all units.
Vastu shastra is an ancient belief which shows the directions on how the laws of nature affect human dwellings. According to vastu sastra, the world comprises ‘pancha maha bhoota’ known as the five basic elements. Our planet out of the eight planets has life because of the presence and balance of these five elements. The five elements are as Bhumi (EARTH), Jala(WATER), Vayu(AIR), Agni (FIRE), Akasha (SPACE) and there is an invisible and constant relation between all the five elements.
Check some of the following Vastu tips for flats ideal for a healthy and happy living.
Main Entrance: Entrance from north, east or north east is considered as a good sign. Entrance from south or west should be avoided because from this direction afternoon injurious infrared rays enter into your apartment. Also, large open space left around your building is advisable.
Master Bedroom: The master bedroom should be in the South west corner and if the flat has more than one floor master bedroom should be on the top floor.
Children’s bedroom: Its ideal to have kid’s room in north-east or the north-west direction. Try to have windows on the north wall as Sun light with infra rays never reflects through the north direction.
Guest Room: Northwest direction is preferred for the guest room and also it is considered to be very auspicious for unmarried girls.
Drawing room: The drawing room should be inNorthwest or East direction with maximum Furnishings placed in the south and west directions. Maximum open space must be kept in south and east directions.
Kitchen: Avoid kitchen in the north-east direction as it is not recommended in vastu. Kitchen should be in Southeast corner of the flat with the cook must always face east when cooking. The water taps in a kitchen must be in the Northeastern direction. Kitchen should not be adjacent to the toilets.
Balconies and Windows: As per vastu guidelines apartment with north or east facing windows and balconies are ideal, as morning sunlight brings positivity into the house. South or west facing windows are not recommended in vastu as afternoon rays are not good for health.
Bath Room & Toilets: Bath rooms should be in west or south with drains flow in the north-east.
Puja room: Puja room should be in Northeast direction of the flat.
Study Room: Study room can be in Northeast, Northwest, North, West, East corners with the study table kept in Eastern or Northern wall. Pooja room and study room kept adjacent is considered auspicious.
Store Room: is preferred to be at Southern part of the building.
Water storage tank: should be in the north-eastern corner as early morning sunlight with ultraviolet rays which help in water purification will hit. Use tanks which can absorb sunray and in case it is plastic tank use dark color which can easily absorb sunrays.
Some of the basic Vastu tips for flats to be kept in mind:
The flat must be in square or rectangle with every room has four corners or walls.
Doors should open towards the walls and should be in the north and east.
Do not choose flats whose main door is facing the lift.
The ideal height of the rooms is twelve to fourteen inches.
The ideal gap between floor and window 3-4 feet and should have same level from the top.
Look for some open space in the North or East sides of the apartment.
The apartment must never fall at a dead end of a road. T-point buildings must be avoided.
Hope the above Vastu tips for flats will help you for a healthy & happy living.
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