Northeast side is ruled by the presence of God consciousness. Therefore, this is one of the most important directions in Vastu and should be kept open and clean. This area may be utilized for meditation purposes, Puja room or entrance or even living room. The Element present here is Spirit. In the Northeast direction, place Puja altar or Divine symbols. Keep this place open and spacious so that the rest of the dwelling is energized by the divine energies emanating from this area. To energize this element you may keep Parad items, quartz crystals and idols of Gods and Goddesses.
The Southwest direction is the area that provides energy, career success, wealth and stability to the dwelling. It is ideally utilized for bedroom and director's cabin. The element present here is Earth. In the Southwest direction, balance the Earth element by placing plants. Plants have the capability to absorb all kinds of negative elements and thus help in cleaning the environment. Also, Horse Shoe, brown and black gemstones, Iron items and indoor plants are ideal items to use for energizing the Southwest corner.
The East side is known as the fulfiller of prayers and desires. It is from this side that manifestation is going to happen in your dwelling. Also, the East is where the sun rises, indicating life and health. This area may be utilized for living room, study room, meditation purposes, Puja room and entrance. The element present here is Fire that can be enhanced by installing Yantras, Chowkis, Cowries, Rose Quartz gemstone and Goddess Laxmi items.
The God of Oceans, Lord Varuna, rules the West direction according to Vastu. This direction is best for creative pursuits. Children's study room and designing rooms are best placed here. The element present here is Water. To balance the Water element in the West, keep fountains or flowers floating in water containers in this area or Kurma idol. Rock salt lamps would be an ideal energizer in this area. Spray this area with bright orange colour or use Orange gemstones and allow creativity to bloom here.
The Southeast direction is ruled by fire; hence, it has an abundance of energy in it. This is the area from where Prana (energy) is distributed to the rest of the dwelling. Ideally, it may be utilized for kitchen, board room, sales and marketing department and conference room. Southeast direction is ruled by the Fire element and should be balanced by lighting oil lamp, keeping pyramids, yellow gemstones, aura lamps and using sufficient lighting. A balance of the fire element will improve the health of all the dwellers.
The Northwest direction is for air/wind. This is the most central to all elements and connects one to energy of all rooms. This is the area of maximum movements also. Here desires are fulfilled and it is best to have sales and marketing department, meeting room, living room and dining room. To balance the Air element in the Northwest side, simply open windows for some time in the morning. Let there be the circulation or ventilation of fresh air. You will find relationships improving when the air element is balanced. This is the direction of air, wind or aroma. The energizers ideal for this element are Shells, Gomati chakras, Shaligram and aromatic diffusers. Use abundance of green colour or green gemstones to charge this area.
The South is the area that provides energy and stability to the dwelling. It is ideally utilised for bedroom, director's cabin and store room. The element present here is Earth. To enhance the power of Earth element, one can place Indoor plants, Red gemstones and Copper items in this area.
The element present in the North side is Ether/Sky. This is the area for expression, creativity and communication. It is best to have study room, living room, board room and staff cabins here. This is the area of sound and colour is blue. Use chimes and bells here and blue gemstones to energise this corner.