Interior Design is a profession concerned with anything that is
found inside a space - walls, windows, doors, finishes,
textures, light, furnishings and furniture. All of these
elements are used by interior designers to develop a functional,
safe, and aesthetically pleasing space for a building's user.
Vaastu Shastra makes us live in harmony with nature taking
advantage of the five basic elements of nature i.e earth, water,
fire, air and space and receiving the blessing of
the Gods of the directions.
Many a times following the rules of Vaastu Shastra 100% in a
structure / construction of Building such as hotels, corporate
spaces, schools, hospitals, private residences, shopping malls,
restaurants, theaters, and airport terminals may not be
possible. Planning the Interiors with the Vaastu is the option
to it. By making arrangements of furniture, accessories,
lighting in all designing the internal of the building as per
Vaastu Shastra can open the doors of the prosperity, health,
wealth and overall happiness.
As we know every room has their eight directions again, so one
must be aware of the facts to design the rooms in such a manner
that internally it should follow the rules of Vaastu Shastra.
We will here discuss how KITCHEN one of the main
section of most of the buildings can be designed as per Vaastu:
The best location for the kitchen is the South-East
corner of any building as per Vaastu Shastra but many a times due to
scarcity of land in the urban life to have a kitchen in South-East
may not be possible like if the entrance of the house is from east
or South, then the kitchen may be shifted to the North - West corner
of the house. In this situation the internal layout of the kitchen
with the help of interior designing can be changed so as to follow
The cooking platform should be towards eastern
sidewall of the kitchen, as good results can be achieved when
one faces east while cooking.
The sink should be in the North-East corner of
The slope of the water flow should be from
South-West towards North - East.
The cylinder should be placed in the South-East
The Geyser should be installed either in the
South - East corner or the South wall.
The electronic gadgets should be placed on the
The storage for all the food grains, utensils,
the over head almirah should always be on the Southern and the
western walls and not on the Northern and the Eastern walls.
The exhaust fan should be installed either in the
North - West corner or the South wall.
So following the Vaastu Shastra in designing the interior of any
rooms such as Bedroom, Living / Drawing room, Guest's room, Puja
room, Children's Room, Bath room and not only the residence but
also Offices, Hotels, Shops, Restaurants can be very beneficial
and the occupants gets the blessings of almighty.