The adage 'health is wealth' holds a
lot of meaning in Vastu Shastra also. Vastu has laid
down some important guidelines to be followed by
people, for keeping a good health and remain in the
best of spirits. It is advisable to take advice form a
Vastu expert if any of the family members is suffering
from prolonged illness that has not even been
diagnosed properly. It may be due to a Vastu defect
with the setting or the placement of things in the
Following certain simple Vasthu guidelines can
help you prevent illness and diseases and promote a
good health. Read on to know how some minor Vastu
corrections help in fighting aliments better and also
bring a quick recovery.
Vastu of a living place is all about procuring
good health and all-round prosperity; precisely a house
constructed on basis of Vastu rules attains 3 Pís of life
Prosperity, Peace and Progress. A structure made with Vastu
accordance yield you maximum benefits and bestows health, wealth
and harmony. Generally principles of Vastu are followed in such a
way that the occupants suffering from prolong illness or some
defect cures organically or naturally as soon as the directions
Every house has one or other Vastu defect or
dosh and many occupants who are unaware of this concept of Vastu
donít really understand the reason behind prolong illness of
people living in that house. Some houses inherit disease due to
constructed in wrong direction and many other Vastu dosh which can
only be cured with effective measure. Vastu measures are conducive
for quick recovery and combating chronic disease.
Vastu follows some prescribed norms that must be
followed in a house to achieve good health and wealth. Here are
enumerated some Vastu principles to keep your health in good
General health can be improved by sleeping
with the head towards the south. Sleeping on the left is
recommended for people with Vaatha and Khapha constitutions,
while sleeping on the right in recommended for those with
According to Vastu shastra, a staircase in
the exact centre of the house would lead to health problems.
So, take care to get the stairs built in a corner.
Heavy furniture should not be kept in the
middle of the house, as it is the Brahmasthan and needs to be
kept as empty as possible.
Ensure that there are no overhead beams
running through the centre of the house or it would lead to a
It is important to keep the central area or
the Brahmasthan clear of any heavy concrete structures. The
Brahmasthan should be kept open and free from heavy objects,
pillars and beams. Install a Reiki charged crystal grid in the
Brahmasthan, to keep the whole house energized.
One of the main causes behind sickness is an
imbalance of the fire element in the house. If your house
faces south, with a slope towards that direction, or the
generator room faces northeast and the underground water tank
is in southeast, the possibility of health problems will
continue to exist. To cure the situation, make sure that the
gate along the south wall always remains shut. Secondly, the
gate should be high and made of wood, so that the road outside
is not visible.
Lighting a candle in the fire zone (southeast
direction) daily is important for good health.
Vastu links the health and illness with the
placement of kitchen in the house. If the kitchen is not
located in the fire zone, the occupants will be vulnerable to
health disorders. So, always plan the kitchen in the southeast
The boundary wall of the house should be of
same height as the gate. Growing citrus plants on either sides
of the gate promotes good health.
Keep the heavy weight generator, if any, in
the northwest or southeast direction and the water tank in the
north or northeast.
If someone in your house is keeping unwell,
keep a burning candle in his/her room, for a couple of weeks.
Place an image of lord Hanuman in the house
that faces south direction, for ensuring good health.