According to vastu principles pooja room should be in north -east direction because pooja room north quadrant provides good result. Don’t place or construct pooja room in bed room and above, below or near toilet. Don’t construct pooja room on floor other then ground floor and below stairs.
Doors and windows of pooja room must be placed on north or east. Doors must have two shutters. There should be big ventilator for so holy smoke can be exhausted easily. Walls should be painted in white, light yellow or light blue color where flooring can be done of white or off-white marble.
Idols of God should be kept in north-east portion of pooja room without facing each other and door of pooja room. Kalash or Water body must be kept in north or east of pooja room. Agni kund in south-east.
The room should not be used for other purposes like storage or other room.
The best corner for a pooja room in a house is North-east. Apart from this, you can also opt for directions such as North and East for constructing a holy place.
Objects Inside A Pooja Room
Lamp stand or up-lighter
A lamp according to vastu for pooja room should always be right in front of the Idols.
Aimirah or show-case
Southern or Western Wall
Should be lower than the idols
East or West
§ Height of the idols must not be less than 2” and more than 9”.
§ Holy idols must never face south or north.
§ The idols must not be placed right in front of the entry.
§ The idols must never face each other
§ There should never be 2 idols of the same God in the room
§ Idols must be an inch away from the walls
Doors and windows
North or East
§ According to Vastu for windows and doors, puja room doors must always have two shutters
§ There should be no door closer
§ Doors must not open or close automatically
§ They must not be made of material such as iron or tin.
Homekund or Agnikund
The offerings to the fire must always be made with the person’s face towards east.
Mezzanine protruding out of the worship room
West or South