In the universe every thing is constructed by the five elements. The principles of Vastu Shastra are also based on these five basic elements. These five elements are called the ‘Panchmahabhuta’. The guidelines associated with various directions.

BRAHMASTHAN No central pillar or beam

EARTH

FIRE

Angles of the Plot SW exact 90 degree
NE less than 90 degree
NW and SE
May vary accordingly
Cow Shed NW
Floor Level NE Low
Garage NW
Land Level NE Low
Main Gate N or E
Office SW or S
Servant Quarter NW
Shape of the Plot Square or rectangle
Stores Sw or S
Study Room NE
Septic Tank NW
Urinals & Toilet

NW


WATER

Rain Water Slope NE
Over Head Tank

S or SW


Under Ground Tank NE
Tubewell N or NE or E
Geyser SE or NW
Generator SE or NW
Heaters SE or NW
Junction Box SE or NW
Kitchen (Fire Place) SE or NW
Press SE or NW
Transformer SE or NW

AIR

Balcony N or E
Door N or E
Portico N or E or NE
Verandah N or E
Windows N or E

SPACE

Factory Shed Slope N or NE
Height More SW
Mezanine Floor SW
Master Bed Room SW
Open Space More NE
Stair Case SW or S

VASTU ELEMENTS

NORTH & EAST DIRECTIONS

Doors Lower land level
Portico Windows
Balcony Verandah
Large open space Wash basin

NORTH-WEST

Bed Rooms Servant quarters
Cowshed Garage
Septic tank Finished product
Toilets

NORTH-EAST

Pooja Portico
Tubewell Wash basin
Large open space  

WEST

Raised construction Dining
Higher land level Trees
Closed space Small open place
Raw material

SOUTH-WEST

Master bedroom Cash counter
Staircases Overhead tanks
Raw material Machines
Large open space  

SOUTH-EAST

Kitchen Fire place
Generator Transformer
Car Garage Septic Tank
Furnace

SOUTH

Attic Closed space
Higher land level Machines
Raised construction Trees