Selection of a Site: The Selection of a Site is very important since the Site represents a fixed form, that will radiate positive as well as negative energies depending on its location, orientation, shape, slope and soil quality. Therefore, these are the 5 important aspects to be considered when selecting a Site.
Selecting a suitable Site: Normally an Architect is not involved at the time of buying a Site. But as an Architect myself, I suggest that it is better to involve an Architect early on, at the time of selecting a Site, as his inputs could be very valuable in deciding the right Site. Generally, the points an Architect will keep in mind while selecting a site, will by default be in accordance with Vastu Shastra, since Vastu principles are always based on common sense and logic.

If you already own a Site: In case you already own a Site, you can still refer to the Vastu Guidelines for Site Selection, to help you evaluate your Site and if necessary, make corrections to make it more suitable.

In the Selection of a Site, the following five Vastu Guidelines should be looked into, since these guidelines are based on Scientific reasoning and common sense.

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13 thoughts on “SCIENTIFIC VASTU | SELECTING THE RIGHT SITE | An Architect Explains

  • May 3, 2014 at 4:28 am

    I have a site with roads on east side and south side. Is it a suitable site? which way would be ideal for entrance to the plot-east or south?

  • April 20, 2015 at 5:33 am

    my DOB is 09/04/1970 what should be the direction of the plot and main door of the house.

    what should be the remedies if the plot faces west
    Hi Saraswathi,
    According to me, DOB has nothing to do with the ideal direction of a plot. After all each family member has a different DOB. A west facing plot is as good as any other direction.

  • June 16, 2015 at 12:34 am

    I had an open land of 210sft, the 3 boundaries West, South and North are Staright and East is Corss towards North. Hence Noth is 6 feet more that south. Can I construct, Cross boudary wall in the East
    Hi Ramananda Kumar,
    I am assuming that youor site is extended towards the North-East which is good according to Vastu.

  • August 21, 2015 at 5:35 am

    I have a plot facing north. east side is deep strom water drain. Plot front which is 47 meters wide (north side)x 358 meters long but south wall is only 7 meters. The plot ground is sloping down towards south by 12-14 meters.Is there any solution to this site to convert this plot or residential area into vastu friendly.
    HI Mukhram,
    Yours is not an ‘ideal’ site according to vastu, but because of its size, the defects are less pronounced. You should build your house more in the front in the North as it is higher here. Since there is a storm water drain on the East side, you can open out the SE corner of your site to allow all the run-off water in the site to drain out.

  • August 25, 2015 at 9:40 pm

    we are about to purchase a individual house..with north facing entrance..but the plot is east facing and has small diagnolly cut place in north east corner..
    after we pay the dowmnpayment they will start constructing the house…
    is it ok to purchase this house…
    wt to be done for the defect in the northeast corner…
    where should the staircase be inside the house..since its a duplex house
    Hi Dr Prasanna,
    If the cut in the NE corner is small, you can ignore it. ideally the staircase should be somewhere centrally so that access to the rooms is easy.

  • September 10, 2015 at 9:38 am

    I have singhmukhi land so I want built the basement 1st floor 2nd floor are commercial purposes and 3rd floor is residents purposes so u guide me
    Hi Sapna,
    Build a rectangular house within the plot.

  • November 5, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    Hi sir i have east facing plot ,i want to draw a map ,how much ur charges plz
    Hi Sukhwinder,
    If the site is in Bangalore you can contact me at 98450 74073. Otherwise contact an architect inyour town/city.

  • February 16, 2016 at 4:05 am

    I need to plant trees in west side to my house. which plants(like mango) can i Plant ?
    Hi Apparao,
    Tall trees like mango can be planted in the West.

  • April 6, 2016 at 10:58 pm

    Hello, I am planning to buy a plot with below dimensions. Please let me know if it is vaastu compliant
    It is a corner plot with 30 feet road on the east and 23 feet road on the south.
    East to West: On the northern side 39 feet. On the southern side 42 feet.
    North to South: On the eastern side 59 feet. On the western side 63 feet.
    Hi Ksrjapan,
    On the Eastern side, it is a Gou-mukh plot with a narrow mouth and on the Southern side, it is a simha mukh, with a wider mouth. So if you are planning to build a house, then build it with the entrance from the Eastern side But if you are planning a commercial space, then have the entrance/ frontage on the Southern side.

  • July 7, 2016 at 10:15 am

    I am planning to buy a plot and i have two options of plot.
    1. Plot facing north, approx 6feet below road level,west side ( outside plot ) is a small lake ( talab ) the stream of which flows towards northeast. The talab is used by villagers to take bath.

    2. Plot facing south, west side is a small graveyard.
    Please suggest me the pros and cons and its remedies. Should i go ahead or leave these plots.
    Hi Ritul,
    From your description, the North facing is better as the nearby stream and lake are tempting. But the plot is lower than the road level by quite a difference. Moreover, there is the question of privacy if the villagers are regulars. It is difficult to assess any plot unless one is present there. So the best judge is you and your family. Make a decision based on your gut instinct.

  • July 14, 2016 at 7:15 am

    I have two plots each measure 40’x90′ / 40’x90′ and infront of the plot a road from north thrust on as a T junction ( fall on in between the two plot at equal length), but both side two roads goes to west and east direction. I am going to build home. Please advise. Also let me that is it right decision to grow Ashoka tree in south west compound wall or house area?
    Hi Pari,
    Are you planning to build the house in the two plots or in only one? In any case, have a high compound wall at the junction where the spearing road hits the sites. It is okay to have an Ashoka tree in the SW.

  • October 16, 2016 at 10:14 am

    Dear Sir, we have a site in T Junction. Our side is a north east corner site.The road on the north side of our site hits the house opposite to our site on his south-west. Is it ok to construct in my corner plot which is in T Junction.
    Hi Chandrasekar,
    A NE corner site is the best. So do not bother about the T Junction.

  • October 25, 2016 at 10:38 pm

    There is two dead end plot facing north and another opposite plot facing south
    Road from East hits the two plot in v direction North East and southeast side of the North and south plot respectively.
    Shall i buy the North Facing plot which was hit by the road in Northeast direction or south facing plot which was hit by the road in South East direction.
    Kindly suggest whether i go ahead and buy the plot.
    If so which plot…we liked both
    Hi Dhaks,
    I am more inclined towards the North facing plot.But the final decision is yours.

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