It is often seen that due to a lack of proper information people are not able to know the right-facing direction of the house. And start guessing that the plot is maybe east or north-facing. We should know that not all plots and Houses can be at exactly in some particular direction. Because they are rotating in degrees which changes the direction of the entire structure. However, we must know that How to check the direction of the house with a mobile and magnetic compass.
When you head to buying a new property the very first step should locate the facing of the plot. Once you get the right-facing of the plot then the step comes to apply the Vastu principles. The facing of the plot can be determined by holding a compass in the center of the plot.
Importance of the center of the house and plot
Before selecting the plot to built, first, it is necessary to know the center of the plot and house. From where you will open your compass to determine the facing of the house.
Here is the technique to know the center of the house.
For example, If you have a square or rectangular house plan, then mark all four corners A, B, C, D as showing in the below image.
Now draw an alined line A to C on the map and the same rule applies by using alined line B to D. When these two lines are crossed at a particular point. This will be considered the center of the house.
The same technique you can use in cutting plots, for example, follow the picture given below:
Know the total directions of the house as per Vastu shastra
Most of the people considered only four directions when it comes to knowing the direction of the house. Such directions are North, South, East, and West. They ignored the remaining directions (NE, SE, SW, NW). As a result, you may choose the wrong direction of the house. Therefore, it is very important to examine the directions properly before taking a final decision.
The corner Vastu Directions of the house
According to Vastu Shastra, there are also four very important other directions: – Such as.
- Ishaan (Water) (direction between North and East)
- Agnay (Fire) (direction between south and east)
- Nairitya (Earth) (direction between south and west)
- Vayu (Air) (direction between north and west)
How to check the direction of the house with a mobile compass
How to check direction of house with compass
When you come to know the exact facing of the plot. you can see that each of the 16 directions is located on the compass to a certain degree. Just as the north direction is located at 0 degrees (also called 360 degrees) in the compass, the east direction is located at 90 degrees, 180 degrees is pointing to the south direction, then the west direction is located at 270 degrees. Similarly, you can see the Northeast corner at 45 degrees, Southeast at 135 degrees, Southwest at 225 degrees,s and Northwest at 315 degrees.