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Previous days some elders say that pooja room can be situated at any room of the house, but the pooja room should be constructed separately where we can pray to God peacefully and can maintain it holy. If there is no facility for keeping the Pooja room separately, we can keep a corner or shelf as a pooja room. Now we shall see the location of the pooja room in a building (or house). Construct the pooja room as per vaastu shastra.

The pooja room should be at the Northeast (care has to taken to keep pooja room at northeast corner of the house ), East, South, West etc., in some house cases other than the exact North-west corner and South-east corner. The pooja room can be constructed at the Brahmasthan also which will give very good results. Gods should face East or West direction in the pooja room for getting their blessings. The gods can be prayed to by facing any direction but the faith and devotion only counts.

We should not construct a small room at the North-east with more shelves and keep the Deityís photos and construct a platform for the idols there. This will load and block the North-east corner and the Gods will get antagonized with us. We can have open shelves and place Godís pictures there or a shelf in the Northeast room can be used for pooja purposes. The North-east corner of the house should be clean, which will bring Godís blessings.

If there is no separate room available for pooja room we can use any room by placing a bench or a shelf and keeping deities there. Even in bedrooms (if no separate room is available) the gods can be arranged in a shelf but the shelf has to be covered by a screen or by closing windows. Whenever we want to pray we can pray by opening the screen (or doors) and one should close the same, after the prayer. Any shed outside the house, should be constructed at the West or South. This will give benefic results to the inmates as this evades the South and West direction. But, the construction of shed should be avoided at the East and North directions.

bullet Pooja room should not be in the bedroom
bullet  Pooja room should not be above electrical appliances or gas stoves
bullet Pooja room should not touch the same wall as the toilet
bullet Pooja room should not be opposite bathroom or toilet.
bullet Pooja room should be clean and neat avoid dirt or clutter and keep it fragrant..
bullet Pooja room should always clean and no other things except pooja materials kept.
bullet Pooja should not be placed at Nairuthi (southwest) corner of the house.
bullet Pooja room Gods be seated at East facing and inmate has to sit and worship God by seeing the towards West side.
bullet Pooja room Gods be seated at West facing and inmates has to sit and worship God by seeing the East side..
bullet At any cost pooja room should not be placed at out side of the house, if so with some specifications we can do it., but be careful.
bullet Four side walk is auspicious for pooja room, try it, but only with severe specifications. Consult for good experienced vastu expert.
bullet Free air should be passed at pooja room, it should not be totally closed, or air tightened.
bullet Continuous chanting of your interesting god is good at pooja room, it may be by our mouth or by player.
bullet Pooja room may be seated at Brahmastan. (middle of the house is called Brahmastan)
bullet At pooja room Gods may face to east or west, sometimes north also good. But south is not good, please note that devotion only counts, not the pooja items offered to God. Blessings is important, pray god with clear heart, God cannot bend for our offerings. He is the supreme, remember always about it. God, the SUPREME power of Universe.
bullet One should not sleep at Pooja Room. Pooja room is kept only for God..
bullet One important point is that in some cases one cannot have two rooms in his living area, so one has to sleep and cook at one room only, at this moment, place Gods at one shelve and be close it with screen or window, but max try for wholes to that window. Whenever we want to pray we can pray by opening the screen (or doors) and one should close the same, after the prayer.
bullet As far as possible better to decorate the pooja room door with auspicious symbols like the image of Ganesh or an Omkar.
bullet Take maximum precautions not to touch the walls of pooja room with latrine or bathroom walls.
bullet Without performing bath dont enter into pooja room.
bullet Clean the pooja room everyday. Atleast perform bath to Gods atleast once in a week.
bullet Tulasi (Basil Plant) should be planted at house premises, it is must for every house.
bullet Dont come before God (near to pooja room) with shoes and chapplas.