Which way should a Hindu lamp face?

Which direction should God be placed?

According to Vastu experts, god should be placed in either east or north-east direction in the house. The idols or deities must be kept at a certain height from the ground. The setting should be such that the face of God must be towards west and the face of worshipper should be towards east.

What direction should you face when praying?

Normally, offering prayers to the God by facing in the north or east direction is considered the best, but sometimes worship is done by facing in other directions as well, especially for getting any particular wish fulfilled.

Is north west direction good for Temple?


1. The best location for the mandir in the house is the north-east. If that doesn’t work for you, the north and the east corners will do too. West is permissible too, if nothing else works.

Which side should we light lamp?

When lighting a Bhadradeepam, the first wick that has to be lighted is the one on the northeast direction. This should be followed by lighting other wicks in a symbolic circumambulation pattern – East, South, West and North.

IT IS SURPRISING:  What type of light bulb gives off the least heat?

Which direction we should not light the lamp?

General Vastu Shastra Tips for Lighting at Home

  • More light fittings positioned along the North and East walls are a positive sign and bring home good energy.
  • Avoid having the main source of lighting in a room coming in from the South-East direction.

Where should I keep my lamp at home?

The lamp should be kept either on a small stool or in a tray and should be lighted either towards east or towards west. Keep fresh flowers, incense sticks and some fresh water in a bronze pitcher in front of the lamp.

Which direction should Laxmi face at home?

The best place for pooja is the north-east corner of the house. The pooja mandir, in which the deities are placed, should face in the east-west direction in the north-east corner so that the pooja performer will face either east or west, which is good.

How can we arrange the image of God in pooja room?

The idols should be kept in the east and the west of the pooja ghar. It should not be towards north and south. As while worshipping one should face either east or west. Photographs of God and Goddess should not be hung on the north or south wall.