The Puja Room is the room where the family’s deities, idols, religious texts are kept and used exclusively for prayer, worship and meditation. It is a sacred room and the space from which all positive energy radiates to other rooms. That is the reason why, according to Vastu Shastra, it is preferable to have it in the centre of the house. However this is not always possible and so it can be located in certain auspicious directions as explained in this post.

The Puja Room is the room where the family’s deities, idols are kept.

The important thing to consider regarding a Pooja/prayer room, is that it must be protected from “negative energy”. Once you have made a pooja or prayer room in your home, the room automatically starts to radiate positive energy. However, if the pooja room is left unprotected, the positive energy starts to weaken due to influence of negative energies that may be present in your home. Hence, you must make some tweaks so that it emanates positive energy in and around your home.

So, what can be done to make this possible? According to Vastu Shastra, the right placement of the pooja room, the arrangement in the room, lighting and the colours, can ensure that this room is protected from negative energy and  radiates positive energy. So to know more about making your Pooja room a vastu compliant space, read on….. 

simple pooja mandir

Listed here, are some of the Vastu Guidelines for a Pooja room. Since Vastu is a science, every guideline is based on logic and reasoning.  As an Architect, I have attempted to explain each of these guidelines rationally and scientifically under the following headings, so that you have a choice and can decide what you want to follow or don’t instead of looking at Vastu as a superstition:

What Is The Best Location For A Pooja Room?
What Are The Vastu Guidelines For The Interiors of A Pooja Room?
Where Should The Pooja Idols Be Placed In A Pooja Room?
What are the Vastu guidelines for the pooja things in the Pooja Room?
What Are The Ideal Colours For A Pooja Room?
What Should Be Avoided In A pooja Room?


  • First choice for Pooja Room loaction: North-East Direction or the Centre of the house.
  • Second choice for Pooja Room location: East or West Directions of the house.
  • If none of these corners are available, the pooja mandir can be located in the NE corner of any room except bedrooms, toilets and store rooms.

In earlier times, a well designed, large space was exclusively reserved for prayer but today with reduced space availability, the Puja Room has become a tiny space, sometimes just a small mandir placed in the Kitchen. Whatever the size, the location of the Pooja room is the most important consideration. Refer to the image below to get an idea of the best positions.

Pooja mandir
If it’s not possible to have a pooja room, a pooja mandir can be used instead

If there is no space for a Puja room, the Mandir can be placed in the North-East corner of the Kitchen or any room except bedroom, store room and toilets: The Scientific Reason – In apartments it may not be possible to have a separate Puja room, but since one starts the day by entering the Kitchen, having a Puja here helps one to spend a few quiet moments in meditation.

In a big site, the Puja room can be in the Centre of the House: The Scientific Reason- The central part of a large house should be kept open to allow proper flow of air and cross ventilation. It makes sense to have a Puja room right in the middle of this court as it can be seen from all rooms and the space is utilized.

In normal sized homes, the Puja room should be in the North-East. East or West are the second best locations: The Scientific ReasonEarly at dawn, the Sun is in the North-Eastern part of the house. These hours are ideal for Yoga, meditation, prayer or study as it is very quiet and peaceful. Also, the early morning Sun’s rays have a very beneficial effect on our  health. Therefore, the North-East corner is the best position for the Puja Room/prayer room or meditation room.

The Puja Room should be in the Ground Floor and not in the Basement: The Scientific Reason – A basement is a dark and dingy place and one cannot benefit from the morning sunlight here.

The Puja Room should not be on the upper floors: The Scientific Reason – The Puja room is meant for worship or meditation and this activity is recommended for everyone, everyday, especially in the mornings when our minds are fresh and not yet corrupted by many thoughts. If the Puja room is located on an upper floor, then it can put off physically inactive people like the obese, or the elderly or the ailing, from making the trip to the Puja everyday. The climb up the steps can put them off and since it is out of sight from the commonly used rooms on the ground, one may even forget to spend a few minutes everyday, in thought about God or life!



The Puja room should have a lower ceiling: One can use false ceiling for the same. The Scientific Reason – A Puja room is generally a small room and so having a low ceiling will make it appear more proportional.

Pooja room door
The pooja room door should have two shutters

Door to the Puja room should have two shutters: The Logic – When doing puja or meditating, the door is kept open outwards and can come in the way if it is one shutter.

The Puja room can have a pyramid shaped ceiling: The Scientific Reason It is known scientifically that the energy under a pyramid is extremely positive and can help in meditation.

The Pooja Room should be well ventilated and well lit and can have doors and windows in North or East walls. If windows are not possible, then bright artificial light should be provided. The Scientific ReasonThey admit the morning sunlight into the prayer room.

Keep the Puja room clean always: The Logic By cleaning the Puja room everyday, it ensures that one spends a few moments in prayer. Also it is a way of showing respect to God.

There should be a threshold at the entrance to the Puja room.The Scientific Reason – A threshold prevents ants and insects from entering and this is useful in a Puja room, as foodstuff may be offered in prayer.

For lengthy meditation, sit facing East and avoid facing the idols: If meditation is going to last for more than 15 minutes one should not sit exactly facing the idols. The Logic When meditating it is best to face East as the morning sun rays are beneficial to one’s health. If one keeps looking at the idols, it can be distracting. Moreover the energy that radiates from them can be very strong.



Idols can be in the North-East, East or West walls of the Puja room. Avoid placing them on the South wall: The Scientific Reason The morning sunlight streaming in from the North-East, East and the evening light from the West will light up the idols enabling  you to see them better.

Idols should be kept at least an inch away from the wall and make sure they are not broken, cracked or disfigured: The Scientific Reason Keeping the idols away from the walls, ensures that there is proper movement of air and incense smoke through the room.

The idols should be placed at a  height, such that they are above your navel when you are praying depending on whether you prefer to stand or sit while praying. The Scientific Reason -You will be able to concentrate on the idols best, when they are at this height (neither too low down nor too high up).

The idols must be in perfect condition. They should not be broken, cracked or disfigured: The Scientific Reason – While praying to a disfigured idol, you may feel that there is no well-being because you are not  able to replace it with a perfect one. It affects your mind.

The idols must not be too big in size- they should not be more than the span of your hand from tip of your thumb to the tip of your little finger: The Scientific Reason – It is difficult to concentrate on a big idol as as you get distracted by the different parts. In case of a small idol, you can take it in wholly.

There should not be too many idols. Give away duplicates of deities and keep the Puja room uncluttered: The Logic An uncluttered space does not harbour positive energy. Also, when there are too many idols, you can get distracted while praying.

The idols can be made of stone, wood, silver, gold. Alternatively they can also be of brass, bronze or clay depending on your preference. 



The puja things should be stored in the South-East of the Puja room: The Scientific ReasonAll the puja stuff should be kept away from the North-East and East, so that there is no obstruction to the morning sunlight.

A cupboard lower than the idols can be placed against the South or West wall: The Scientific Reason – This way, it will not be an obstruction to the useful morning sunlight.

Incense sticks, oil for lamp, kumkum can be stored below the pooja ghar: The Scientific Reason –  It is practical to keep the regularly used items just below the pooja ghar.

You can place an Agnikund in the prayer room in South-East corner and face East while making offerings to the fire. The Scientific Reason – SE is traditionally considered the position for fire in Vastu Shastra.
The lamp should always be in front of the idol:The Scientific Reason – The idea of having a lamp is to light it and if it is placed  in front of the idols, one can see them better.

Food offerings should be placed in front of the idols: The Logic Whatever is offered to god should be always placed in front of the idol as a mark of respect. Moreover, it is less cumbersome to remove and replace if it is right in front.



Colours in the Puja room: Can be white, light yellow or light blue. The Scientific Reason – Light colours  reflect light thus enhancing the bright and well-lit look of a space. 

yellow and blue pooja room
Colours in the Pooja room should ideally be light yellows and blues

Similarly, if you are using marble or granite for the flooring or counter or shelves, make sure you use only white colour. The Scientific Reason – White marble/granite reflect and shine more than other colours.



Avoid having a pooja room under a staircase or in a store room: The Scientific Reason: As one climbs up or down the stairs you may feel you are trampling on the gods.

Avoid Puja mandirs in the Bedrooms. And avoid sleeping in a pooja room: The Scientific Reason – Many people may feel uncomfortable to lie around with their feet pointing towards the religious idols, as they believe it is disrespectful to god. But if there is no other choice, you could consider having a pooja mandir in the NE corner of the bedroom.

Avoid keeping broken idols or torn pictures or old idols brought from temples: The Scientific Reason Praying to a broken idol or torn image of a deity can be distracting.

Avoid a Toilet near or above the Puja Room: The Scientific Reason – A Toilet causes disturbance when people use it and also the smell can distract while one is meditating.

Avoid placing idols on the South wall of the pooja room: Because then the worshiper has to face South which is not advisable. The Scientific Reason – When a worshiper sits facing South, his feet are towards the south and his head is in the North. This causes the magnetic North of the body, namely the Head to repel the Earth’s magnetic North Pole.

Avoid idols facing each other: The Logic – The purpose of having idols in a Puja room is for one to be able to see them and meditate on them.

Avoid a bell in the Puja room: The Logic – A Puja room at home is not made to replicate a temple. It is more of a meditation room and loud sounds should be avoided.


Avoid pictures of animals or photographs of dead people in the Puja room: The Logic – While many people believe in showing respect to the dead, it is better  not to have their photos in the Puja room as they may be distracting or bring back painful memories.

Avoid pictures of wars, crimes, turbulence or any negative emotion in the Pooja room: The Reason – It is believed that these pictures unconsciously disturb are minds in a negative way.

Avoid storing or hiding money or valuables in the Puja room: The Scientific Reason – Many people may feel they are being disrespectful to God by hiding things and hiding stuff here.

Do not keep a dustbin in a pooja room: The Scientific Reason: It brings in negative energy.

This post was about the Vastu guidelines for the design of a Puja Room. The Puja room is usually adjacent to a Living Room or a pooja mandir is placed in a Kitchen.

If you want to make the rest of the rooms of your house/apartment also Vastu compliant, then go to:

Related Topics:

If you found this post useful, I would really be happy if you pin it or share it. All it takes is a simple click on the “pin it” “like,” “share,” “tweet,” or Google+ buttons below the post.

490 thoughts on “SCIENTIFIC VASTU FOR POOJA ROOMS | An Architect Explains

  • April 25, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    Pooja wall is located in dining hall. Can we have a washbasin opposite to pooja wall.
    Please reply,
    Kosal Muthu
    Hi Kosal Muthu,
    It’s okay.

  • April 26, 2017 at 5:38 am

    can the pooja room be constructed under a beam and loft?
    Hi Jai,
    It can be. But camouflage the beam by having a false ceiling.

  • April 26, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Our puja ghar is in living room of 280 sq. Ft. Facing East. Is it okay ?
    Hi Vinayak,
    Yes it is okay.

  • April 27, 2017 at 2:23 am

    Hi sir our floor is in first floor East facing, we have pooja room at corner of north-west of flat, but we are moving it at north east directing and facing east.But in this room we have wooden almirah (having house hold items) adjoining to mandir almirah. please suggest!!!!!
    Thank you
    Gaurav Ahuja
    Hi Gaurav,
    The position of the pooja room is good. If the almirah is kept clean, neat and organised and the doors are kept closed always, it is okay to have it in the room.

  • April 28, 2017 at 9:06 am

    my house is tilted such that west falls on corner of living room diagonal to entrance door. The door and wall adjacent to it is NE. I have placed Mandir in the NE wall in the corner of wall adjacent to door.My dead grandparents photo is placed in the west corner diagonal to entrance door.
    Is this arrangement okay or needs some rework?
    Hi Ajay,
    As long as the dead grandparents’ photos are not in the pooja room, your present arrangement is okay.

  • May 5, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    Hi Sir
    Does Bathrooms doors are counted while counting numbers of doors.
    Hi Manjunath,
    Yes they are included.

  • May 9, 2017 at 10:10 pm

    Sir I have a Puja place in my house but now I separated from my in-laws and I want to pray in my separate Puja place I have only one room which is also a bedroom but we have no space for worship , I want to do Puja so can I place a Mandir in my bedroom in north east corner.please suggest sir.
    Hi Sunit,
    Yes you can do that. But avoid sleeping with your feet pointing to the mandir.

  • May 18, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    We have placed our mandir in the south west bedroom. The bedroom is not in use and also have a door which is south facing. While offering prayers we face east. Is it okay? Also advice if keeping the mandir in a cupboard in the same room facing north would be fine ?
    Thanks in advance
    Hi Kanchan,
    Facing East is good. Even facing north is fine, but an independent pooja mandir is better than one placed in a cupboard.

  • May 26, 2017 at 11:16 am

    Hello Sir my mandir is facing north.& I have a loft above it.there is no other space avaliable. Pl suggest
    Hi Shalu,
    Its okay. Only do not store anything in the loft above.

  • May 30, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    Dear Admin
    is it good to place dome with kalasa over the pooja mandir in my home??
    please suggest me soon
    Hi Rahi,
    I guess it is okay. i am not that sure

  • June 1, 2017 at 1:25 am

    Recently we purchased a flat whee there is no space for puja room thus we decided to have it in the northwest corner of dining hall but there is a toilet opposite the northwest wall though not exactly opposite the pooja room is it ok to have the puja room here.
    Hi Anupama,
    It is okay, but make sure that the bathroom door is always kept closed when not in use.

  • June 1, 2017 at 7:29 am

    Dear sir,
    the pooja room door frame is touching one of the roof beams.
    please tell us if it is ok?
    Hi Prashanth,
    Its okay.

  • June 1, 2017 at 9:35 am

    sir i live in a rent room . and my puja room door and kitchen room door are one. but they separeted by one wall. is it okay? plz help me sir.
    Hi Soma Mandal,
    Yes it is okay.

  • June 1, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    Hi Sir,
    I loved the way you gave scientific explanations to all rules. And we are also going to build small house with ground floor and first floor. Here, I got a doubt regarding Puja room. Actually ground floor will be used for small shop and 1 or 2 room(s) for rent. So can we make Puja Room on 1st floor as we all family members will be using 1st floor … also if puja room is on floor then we can manage(cleanliness) the most.
    Hi Surya,
    Firstly, thank you for the appreciation. Yes you must have the pooja room in the first floor, where you all are living.

  • June 6, 2017 at 2:35 am

    Dear Sir/ Madam
    I am able to place my pooja room in north east side. But do i keep the God’s photos facing north side?
    Hi Sathishkumar,
    No, You should not face south while praying.

  • June 9, 2017 at 11:53 pm

    Hi sir,
    I am from andhra and living in tamilnadu. We bought house here. As per tamilnadu customs, idols should face towards east but in andhra people prefer to keep idols to face west.we have space both side for the pooja room which one i wll prefer can u please suggest.
    Hi Satya,
    you should go by your family traditions. So keep the idols in the west so that you are facing East.

  • June 10, 2017 at 10:38 am

    Hi Sir … Pooja room is north in my flat.and there is some place behind that. Can we make that place as store room behind Pooja room?
    Hi Chenna,
    you can do that, but ensure that the pooja room is not disturbed when you access the store room.

  • June 11, 2017 at 4:41 am

    Respected Sir,
    Please tell the remedy for toilet above the Pooja Room what to do. Please tell some remedy.
    Thanks & Regards
    Hi Raman,
    Maybe you can have a false ceiling in the pooja room so that you do not feel that there is a toilet directly above the pooja.

  • June 17, 2017 at 11:06 pm

    Dear Sir/Madam
    Can we put God’s photos as viewing north side?
    Hi Sathishkumar,
    No, because you will be facing south while praying.

  • June 20, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    Good Morning Sir / Madam,
    I am Mr. Rajesh B. Lule, Residential of Kalyan recently renovation work completed at home and thinking to place devghar in bedroom with partition of sliding. Will it appropriate? or please provide other solution as upto date the devghar was in the kitchen.
    Thank you
    Waiting for your valuable guidance.
    Hi Rajesh,
    Yes you can do that.

  • June 20, 2017 at 8:21 pm

    My house is north facing, having steps & lift in north west direction, a big hall from northwest to northeast, in north east study room in this location where can i keep my pooja room, if is it one half of hall facing east but northwest i have pooja room or if in northeast i have pooja room means where will I have the study room entrance will be a problem, kindly suggest, i am totally confused, but i am very sure that i need a spacious pooja room at correct location & direction
    Hi Vasanthi,
    Divide the study room into two and place the pooja room away from the door, and the study table opposite the door.

  • June 23, 2017 at 7:47 pm

    1) Can we place God & their pics under slab to do puja which is in northeast corner?
    2) Can we place Lakshmi ji idol in locker?
    3) We have Kuberaya ji idol too,which is the best place to keep it?
    Hi Selvamani,
    You can have gods pictures in the locker. But it is best to place all godly images in the pooja room.

  • June 30, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    Hi sir,
    We have north entrance..i am keeping pooja shelf in the same north wall (i.e north direction)in my kitchen itself..i would be facing north and god idols would be facing south. i have put idols on 3rd shelf (which is height of about 4 feet )and pooja items on 2nd shelf(height of 2 feet) from ground floor.actually it has 5 shelves length..i dont put any other items on 4th & 5th that fine sir?
    Hi Sandhya
    It is fine.

  • July 1, 2017 at 2:12 am

    Hello sir,
    Our puja room at north-northwest corner in living room (hall) is it ok or any suggestions please
    Hi R M Patil,
    It is okay.

  • July 1, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    can i have small pooja mandir besides sofa in hall? its norteast corner of the hall. please guide
    Hi Rohit,
    You can but make sure that there is some space between the mandir and the sofa.

  • July 3, 2017 at 10:16 am

    Our flat main entrance is in northeast corner, shall we keep our pooja room in northwest corner of living room, god facing east.
    Hi Banu,
    Yes you can do that.

  • July 3, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    I am architecture student, my relatives want to renovate their house and want to make a new Pooja room, I suggested them to make it on north side but the problem is, there was a toilet before is it a problem?
    Hi Rohan,
    As long as the toilet and the pipelines have been removed, and the whole place is renovated, then it should be okay.

  • July 5, 2017 at 8:36 pm

    Hi, I am Hari,
    My business is in a rented house facing south. Pooja room there is in the west. But behind the west wall is bathroom. In that case where should I hang the photo and light the agarbathi instead of lighting a lamp.
    Hi Hari,
    Don’t hang the photos on the toilet wall.

  • July 6, 2017 at 7:07 am

    Due to space constraint ,we performe puja in north east corner of our bedroom as it is 2room is necessary to have a wooden mandir for placing idols please advice.what can be done more to this corner more effective for puja.
    Hi Khare,
    It is okay considering the space restrains. If you want to make it feel more like a pooja room, then demarcate the area around the mandir.

  • July 7, 2017 at 2:03 am

    We have a pooja corner in the north – East. We will be facing north-east and God will be facing South – West. Is it OK? Also can we place mirror inside the pooja corner for decoration?
    Hi Vijayasaradhi,
    It is okay. You can have a mirror, but it should not be in front of you while you pray as you may get distracted.

  • July 9, 2017 at 10:13 pm

    In my house the pooja room is in East direction facing west but it shares on of its wall with kitchen and it is exactly opposite to bath room , but distance between pooja room and bath room is more than 5m. Is this OK sir….?
    Hi Hikara,
    It is okay.

  • July 10, 2017 at 2:14 am

    Our flat is a diagonal flat. A small separate pooja room is built at the corner of office room with separate doors. The doors face southeast but idols will be placed on NE wall. We do not want to place the pooja inside the office room and wanted a separate prayer area.Is this a good option? Kindly advice.
    Hi Vineetha,
    Yes it is a good idea. But make sure that you do not face South, while praying.

  • July 17, 2017 at 3:03 am

    I have empty dead end space outside my house in northeast corner of my house post maindoor and varandah. Can I place an idol of radha-krishna,saibaba or ganesha at that place with tulsi planted around and make it a decorative area.if yes, are there any restrictions on size of idol, weight in north east corner, aasan to be made etc. Plz suggest
    Hi Neelima,
    I think it is a good idea. But regarding size of idol etc better to consult some well-versed poojari.

  • July 17, 2017 at 9:16 pm

    thanks for your valuable tips. my pooja room is in north east corner and depth is 9 feet and width is 5 feet can we have a shelf built in the wall in north west corner of the pooja room i,e the shelf projects on the north side of the wall
    kindly advice
    prepared to pay for the advice on above point
    Hi Abhay Kumar,
    A shelf partly sticking out is not a good idea as you may bump into it. Better to have the shelf all along the north wall.

  • July 18, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    My pooja room has come in the centre of the apartment. I read that is the best place to have a pooja room. But the photos and idols will be facing north. I can sit facing east or west as per the sun direction to pray. Is that ok?
    Hi Ramani,
    Yes you can do that.

  • July 22, 2017 at 7:22 am

    Hi sir
    We have build our pooja room in north east,but i want to keep our pooja room door 2feet glass and 1 feet wood which our room door size is 3feet width.
    Is it right i want to know…
    Thq sir
    Hi Kalyan Kumar,
    It is all okay. your personal preference.

  • July 24, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    Hi sir
    My Pooja mandir is in the centre of the house and facing west but it is under the loft. Please suggest some remedy as there are always some or other tensions is house.
    Hi Priti,
    If you have no other place for the pooja mandir, then close the loft and do not store anything there.

  • July 25, 2017 at 9:26 am

    Hello sir.
    My pooja room is in the center of the house. My house is east facing and my idols facing east and the worshiper facing west is it okay sir. And the toilet is in front of pooja room distance 15 ft please tell me sir is it okay.
    Hi Shubham,
    It is okay. Only keep the bahroom door closed when not in use.

  • August 7, 2017 at 5:49 am

    Can we have the Mandir placed on the outer wall of my attached bathroom on the south east region facing towards west. we have a 1 bhk..please advise
    Hi Ranjeet,
    In the constrained situation, you can do that.

  • August 13, 2017 at 7:48 am

    Hi Sir,
    We are planning to buy a west facing house. Can we have Pooja room beside the door in the living room or it should be near by kitchen. What is the best place to have pooja room.
    Hi Suma,
    Near the kitchen may be a better place.

  • August 14, 2017 at 1:52 am

    Sir,if i place mandir area in front of main door and put mandir in northeast direction in which idols face the main door …is it advisable?or should i place mandir in north side of mandir area ,so idols dont face main door….please guide me
    Hi Vaishali,
    It does not matter if the idols face the main door. But make sure that you do not face south while praying.

  • August 14, 2017 at 9:19 pm

    Is it ok to have an open window or a shelf just opposite to gods idols. Or god ‘s idols facing south west direction.
    Hi Kavita,
    It is okay.

  • August 21, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    Namaste. Ours is West-facing apartment. Due to seepage and other challenges we need to re-locate a balcony space. Our Puja room is in the North part of the flat. Idols face South West/ West. Kitchen is in the South East part of the flat. It has been suggested that the balcony (mostly open with grills for security) could be stretch East-Northeast direction OR could be to the right side of the kitche (East/Southeast) Please advise about: a) which one is ideal? b)If balcony is in the East-Northeast side, can entrance to puja room be West-facing or eat-facing? (b) if it is located in the Southeast side can we have place potted plants. Please guide.
    Hi Nayak,
    Both options are okay. You decide based on the configuration of the flat- whichever is more efficient and does not disturb the circulation.

  • August 30, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    Hi Sir,
    My Mandir touches to bathroom wall. Otherwise wall is a bathroom. Is it ok?
    Hi Rajendra Patil,
    It is okay.

  • September 5, 2017 at 10:58 pm

    Dear Sir, is it okay to have puja cupboard in drawing room in north-east wall? Also, will it be ok if the colour is dark walnut since all my surrounding furniture is of same colour?
    Hi Aarna,
    All your thoughts are fine.

  • September 9, 2017 at 8:04 am

    Hi Sir,
    We have Pooja room in exact north east corner. I read somewhere that room should not be constructed in that corner but can have shelves for keeping god frames or it should be open like hall.. Is there anything wrong to have room( pooja ) in NE corner
    can you please suggest..
    Hi Rishika,
    It is preferable to have an open space and not a closed room, so that sunlight can permeate into the rest of the house.

  • September 10, 2017 at 10:08 pm

    need a help!
    My house is a 3 bhk flat with west doors.There is no puja room and bed rooms are in north side.Kindly help us to make the puja room according to vaastu.
    Hi Sanghamitra,
    Find some space in the living, dining or kitchen for a pooja mandir.

  • September 12, 2017 at 6:15 pm

    Sir, ours is a east facing (not in middle north east side) new 3bhk apartment. We have square shaped space in south having window in dining area. Is it okay to convert in as puja room. We are having bathroom wall in West. Keeping idols towards east means have to keep besides of bathroom wall. If we keep idols towards west means keeping at adjoining wall of kitchen. If keeping puja room in south is okay. Then which is best direction to keep idols. West or east.
    Thanks a lot
    Virupaksha gupta
    Hi Virupaksha,
    Keep the idols on the kitchen wall.

  • September 14, 2017 at 1:25 pm

    My apartment is very 2bhk and i ve wall mounted the wall mounted the pooja house and the idols are facing north. Is it okay or should i change. But while praying i face to east and pray. Kindly let me know. I have placed Ganesh and krishna idols facing north, please let me know if it is ok.
    Hi Aanu,
    If you face east while praying, then it is okay.

  • September 15, 2017 at 7:16 am

    I just wanted to know that, in a pooja room, to keep the idol/mandap, how many steps(or slabs) should be present?
    Hi Sreelakshmi,
    You can have odd numbe of steps, one, three, five etc.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *