(Last Updated on : 01-12-2011)
For Bathrooms too certain basic principles are advocated by Vastu Shastra.
It is advised that the bathrooms are located adjacent to the south-east corner in the east direction.
The morning sunrays coming from the east side and falling on the human body after the bath is considered quite useful.
Adjacent to the bathrooms and near the kitchen a small washing room for washing clothes and utensils can be very convenient.
The sink or the washbasin and the shower should be placed in the northeast, north or the east side.
Heater, switchboard, all other electrical appliances should be in the south-east direction.
In case there are plans for a changing room in the bathroom, it should be in the west or the south direction.
Tub baths should be either in the east, the west or the north-east directions in the bathrooms.
The slope of the flooring in the bathrooms should be in the east or the north direction.
The water outlet should not be in the south-east or the south-west direction.
The wall mirrors and the door of the bathrooms should be in the east or the north. They should not be in the south direction.
There should be windows or ventilators in the east or the north. For bathing the east or the north side should be used.
Clothes to be washed should be kept in the north-west corner.
The colour of walls and tiles of the bathrooms should be white, light blue, sky blue or light colour. Dark red or black colour should be avoided.
A toilet within the bathroom is not advisable. In case it is to be built then it should be in the west or the north-west. These should not be constructed in the east or the north- east corner.
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