Verandahs should be in the east or
north portion of the house. More open places towards the east and
north side of the house are good, as it brings more positive
energy of the morning sun to the house. No walls blocking the sun
rays should be constructed in the east and north-east side of the
verandah.The southwest portion of the verandah should always be
higher then the north-east portion, both at floor and the ceiling
A mirror can be hung on the north
or east wall of the verandah. Heavy furniture and plants should be
placed in the south-west portion, and northeast portion can be
used to place light plants and flower decorations. A shoe rack, if
needed, can be built or placed in the north-west portion of the
* The height of the
Verandah should be a little less than the other rooms. Verandah
should not be to the south or the west sides of the main building.
No corner of the Verandah should be oblique cut or of round shape.
*It is beneficial
to have a Verandah to the east or the north side of the main
structure. Because of this Verandah, evil forces do not enter the
house at once. Shoes etc. can be removed here before we enter the
main building. The holiness and the cleanliness of the structure
arrangement in the Verandah should be in the south or the west
part of the Verandah. If there is a swing in the Verandah, it
should be in the east-west.
*If the Verandah
has a roof, the height should be less than that of the root of the
main building. If the roof is slanting in the east or the north
direction, it is auspicious. Roof should not be made of tin as far
* Stone, mortar or
the grindstone should not be kept in the Verandah. The Verandah
should have maximum number of windows and free ventilation.
*Flower pots in the
Verandah should be so small size. Flower pots with creepers should
not be kept in the Verandah.
photograph of the lord Ganesh or the lord Shankar in the Verandah
*The shoes of the
visitors should be in the north west direction.