Get your best night’s sleep


Did you know that your sleeping position can affect you? According to Vaastu Shastra, it is important to sleep in the right direction to feel positive. We’ve listed the directions that Vaastu recommends.

Sleeping direction towards the North

Vaastu strongly opposes the sleeping position with head in the North direction. Vaastu recommends that one should never sleep with the top of your head pointing to the north and feet pointing to the south.Doing so brings about a very disturbed sleep and is also known to bring about negative vibrations. When you have disturbed sleep, it brings about frustration, emotional instability and  irritability. So your physical and mental health will suffer. According to the Hindu tradition only a dead body is kept with the head pointing the North and the feet towards the South.

Sleeping direction towards the South

According to Vastu Shastra, this is the most ideal position to sleep.  It is highly recommended that one sleeps with head towards the South. Sleeping with the head facing the South is known to not only provide sound sleep & health, but also increase the wealth and prosperity in the household. When you have sound sleep, you tend to develop better will power and posses a calm mind which leads to positive thinking.

 Sleeping direction towards the East

East is known to be the direction of knowledge and enlightenment. East is also where the Sun rises. When you sleep with the head facing/resting towards the East, it is known to enhance your memory, health and leave you spiritual inclined. Sleeping with the head towards the East is usually advised for the kids rooms. This leads to higher concentration and retention power.

Sleeping direction towards the West

According to Vaastu experts,  sleeping with one’s head in the West is good for people who do not permanently reside in the house. like married daughters in theor parent’s house or guest who are there for a short visit. Vaastu Shastra does not advise sleeping in this direction for a long duration because it can cause cause sleep disruptions leading to illness.

Vaastu Tip: If you have a dressing table in your bedroom, it should not face your bed. 

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