• Bore wells or ponds should be at North East of the Plot
  • The entrance door should be on the Eastern on Northern side (please refer to the Vastu Mandala).
  • The highest point of the plot should be on the South West corner of the plot.
  • The plot should slope from South West towards the North East.
  • The plot projecting towards the South-West is considered bad.
  • Shape of the plot should preferably be rectangular between 2:3 & 1:2 proportions.
  • The highest point of the structure should be on the South West.
  • The centre of the structure is called Brahmasthana and should be open to sky.
  • Two opposite doors should not be staggered and should be in the same line.
  • The number of doors, beams and columns should be in even.
  • The number of steps should be in odd figures. i.e. 11, 17, 23, 29 etc.
  • There should be no openings or windows on the South West corner.
  • Temple should be on the North East Corner.
  • Clear the heights of floors in the structure to be preferably 8′ 0″, 10′ 0″ etc.