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Is it okay to keep a nataraja statue at Northeast corner of the house?

Some sites say not to keep nataraja statue at home, but Is it okay to keep nataraja statue at Northeast corner in home?
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Vedic Temples on Earth's Magnetic Lines [closed]

Is there any mention of Vedic temples being built on Earths magnetic lines? Longitude 79 meridian EAST seems to have very long list of Ancient Indian Temples built on this specific longitude: ...
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Are the eight directions and their deities associated with eight orifices of body?

Are the eight directions and their deities associated with eight orifices of body? If so, can someone please list the deities associated with each of the orifices, and their associated organs?
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Is there any constraint on the size of Vastu-purusha for Vastu Shanti?

I was told that the Vastu Purusha should be of at least 3 grams of gold. I would like to know if that's true/written anywhere. To me, it's size shouldn't really matter. But I was told so by our priest....
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Is the “Ishanya” direction connected with Siva?

Ishanya refers to the Northeast direction in Vastu Shastra and "Ishana" is a name of Siva. Is there a connection?
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Did Feng Shui originate from Hinduism?

Feng Shui is the concept of living in harmony with nature and is used for constructions mainly in China and western countries. Vaastu shastra is the Hindu system of construction and its origin has ...
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What is the connection between vāstu śāstra and the varṇa system?

I heard that vāstu śāstra is tightly linked to the varṇa (caste) system. E.g., a brāhmaṇa should construct a house on white land, the soil should smell like a lotus, taste very sweet, facing north, ...
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Is it true that, as per Vastu ShAstra, the pujA room should only be placed on the ground floor and not on the upper floors?

The Puja Room should be in the Ground Floor and not in the Basement. The Puja Room should not be on the upper floors: This is what claims this article. Now, i am not interested in the so-called ...
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How to position nandi statue in Hanuman temple? [closed]

In a Hanuman temple near our house there is a nandi statue. Temple is very old . Nandi statue is now coming near the road. I want that it should be placed some where away from road. Hanuman temple is ...
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As per Hindu mythology or vaastu-shastra, is it lucky to keep a turtle as a pet?

As per Hindu mythology or vaastushastra. Is it lucky to keep a turtle as a pet? I found a turtle by the roadside and my family members say it is lucky as per vastu-shastra. Is it so?
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Different ways to rectify Vasthu dosha?

If there is any Vasthu dosha then the learned people tell to get the things proper by renovating or rectifying on contructional level. So to rectify Vasthu dosha , can Yagnas, Veda chanting would ...
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What are the best resources for Vastu Shastra?

Can any one please describe the resources for Vashtu Shashtra ?
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What is the mythological origin of Vastu?

Hindus follow principles of Vastu Sastra for construction purposes. Vastu Sastra can be defined as follows: Vaastu is an ancient Indian science of architecture and buildings which helps in making ...
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Significance of House-warming (Griha pravesham) ceremony

In Indian tradition,before a newly constructed house or rented house is occupied Griha pravesham(house warming ceremony) is performed.What are the real significances of this ritual? What is the ...
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Auspicious date for Griha Pravesh - before Holi or after Holi?

We are buying a new house and planning for a Griha Pravesh pooja on 2nd march, but we are getting conflicting opinions from friends and families. Some people say that we should do it after Holi, and ...