Vaastu Shastra Tips: Entrance

WELCOMEThe Main Door is the index of the quality of the good vibrations of the house and it is a ‘Gateway to Success’.Entrance of a house/office is the first and major point of energy exchange for the entire place, which is why utmost care needs to be taken of its placement. Main door should be beautiful, clean and obstruction free as much as possible. Front door is considered the main entrance to the premise and thus it defines the relationship of all the inmates with the outside world. It is the principal entrance called ‘SIMHADWARAM’ i.e. the lion entrance

Direction for Door Placement

Each of the cardinal orientation has their own effects: North and West brings wealth in our life, East is all for good benefits and South resembles liberation. However, it is recommended to have the entrance East and North direction to be more beneficial for the dwellers. Rank in order of preference is as follows:



Other things that has to be considered during Main Door placement:• When the front door opens, it shouldn’t be facing a tree or another door
• Main door of the house should be larger than the other doors of the house. It should be on the same, or higher level than the street level. Avoid constructing the door below ground level
• Avoid main door facing abandoned, demolished or deserted building
• Construct the main door placement in such a way that no shadows fall over it
• The main entrance door to the house should be of high quality material preferably wood. Metal doors and frames is avoidable
• Do not have any water body under the main entrance door and there should be no bathroom/restroom over the front door.
• Do not have a wall in front of the entrance door
• Avoid inauspicious pictures on the door
• The door should not be slanted, sliding, or circular
• Avoid keeping garbage or dustbin near the entrance
• Shoes should not be kept in front of the door, but to the side. Keep the entrance clutter free and tidy to make the surrounding positive
• The main door should have a threshold. It is considered auspicious to preserve wealth and reduce expenses
• The total number of doors and windows in the house should be even number
• Doors should not be placed in the centre of the wall and should not be black in colour
• Avoid the self-closing doors
• Ensure that the shutters of the doors open up towards the inside of the house. It should have two shutters opening inside and in clockwise direction
• Entrance of house should not face temple or any religious place
• Ensure that the entrance is well lit throughout
• Main gate should never face intersecting roads
• There should not be any obstruction in the entrance gate with things like poles, tree, wires and vehicles
• It is recommended not to have arched doors and windows as they distort the energy flow

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