Bathroom Vastu Tips


A Vastu complaint living place provides inmates a disease free and barrier free house followed by peace, harmony and progress. Bathroom and toilet are basic sections of house sometimes made anywhere which tends to give negative energy because both the places have a specific location according to Vastu principles. Bathrooms constructed in anywhere in the house leads to complications and severe problems related to health and finance.

Vastu Tips for Bathroom

Thus it becomes important to abide by Vastu principles when renovating or constructing a bathroom or toilet in the house so that the results won’t disturb inmates further. Vastu rules for bathroom are as follows:

Ideally a bathroom can be placed in Eastern portion of the house.Fitting of pipes for drained water should be provided in North-east.The toilets should be constructed to the west of the building or the north-west side.Shower and taps in bathroom can be attached on Northern wall which is also suitable for mirror.If there is attached toilet in the bathroom itself then WC should be on the West or North-west side and few inches above the ground.Geyser should ideally be placed in South-east corner.Bathtub must be located in West portion and provision for washbasin could be made in North-east.Overhead tank should be in South-west.There should be windows or ventilators in the east or the north.Bath should be taken in the west side.Choose bright and soothing colours for bathroom walls.Mirror should always be on the East wall.The dirty linens should be placed in the West Side of the bathroom as setting rays are very harmful for bacteria and kill them.If there is almirah, it should always be on the Southwest Side of the bathroom.The slope of the bathroom floor should be towards north and east so water drains to the northeast side of the bathroom.The suitable directions for keeping the washing machine are southeast and northwest.

We have to take care of the following points while studying about the Vastu of the bathroom. Vastu consultation of the bathroom involves a thorough analysis. Proper location and orientation of the bathroom in the house direction of the EntranceThe direction & placement of the direction & placement of the window of the WCThe direction & placement of the washbasin direction & placement of the bathing areaThe direction & placement of the mirror direction & placement of storage direction & placement of geyserite direction of the slope

“Necessity is the mother of all innovation.” There was a time when our ancestors lived in a home where if the bathroom and toilets were built, it was built outside the house, not even sharing the wall with the house. This was their attempt to build a Vastu compliant house. According to Vastu, toilets, and bathrooms if not build according to Vastu, attracts negative energy and drains out positive vibes from our home. So the solution according to Vastu was to build is away from home.

But with changing time, even humans too changed. Convenience and space crunch brought the toilets and bathrooms not only inside our home but also got it attached to the bedrooms of the house. The bathroom is an essential part of our home now. We can’t afford to keep it away from our home. What we can least do is to construct it following the rules and regulations laid by Vastu Shastra since Vastu compliant homes attract peace and positive energy and bring home health and wealth for the family. Today we have come up with simple Vastu tips for your bathrooms and toilets. Follow these principles of Vastu and enjoy a stress-free, peaceful, healthy and wealthy life with your family. Have a look!

​1. Door to enter

The entrance door of the toilet should preferably be constructed on the Eastern or Northern wall. The door should never be in the South-west direction. When using or not, keep the bathroom door closed.

​2. Right direction of the toilet

Plan it before and build the toilet in West or North-west part of the room. However, if it is not possible then toilets can also be constructed in the southern side of the room. It should never be built in Eastern or North-eastern part of the home.

​3. Higher than the ground

Construct toilet 1-2 feet higher than the ground level or at least there should be level difference from the room.

​4. Placement of commode

Commode should always be placed in such a way that person using it should never be facing East or West direction. So the commode should be in Southeast or Northwest side facing North or South.

​5. Placement of water closet

The water closets of the bathroom should be aligned along with North-east axis of the bathroom. However, it should not be sharing the kitchen or pooja room walls.

​6. Machine for washing

The washing machine should be placed in Southeast or Northwest part of the room.

7. Mirror on the wall

East and north wall of the bathroom is best to hang the mirror. Go for it and place the sink accordingly.

​8. Window for freshness

You cannot have a bathroom without window. So design a window in the East, West or North wall.

​9. Colour of the room

Avoid dark tones in the bathrooms. It is believed to attract negative energy. The best colours for bathrooms are pink, grey, light blue and shade of pastel.

Get some tips to clean your home from negative energy: 8 Vastu tips to clean your home of negative energies

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