IDEAL Sleeping Directions as per Vastu [MUST READ]

Sleep disorder bothering you? Vastu can help you to eliminate your sleep disorders. Follow these simple vastu tips and say bye bye to sleep related problems. But before we begin learning the best directions to sleep as per vastu shastra, it’s important to understand the need for cozy sleep. Sounds good? Read on!

Why Sleep is Important?

Sound, comfortable and timely sleep, apart from food, water and shelter, is one of the most essential thing which we all need daily. On an average, a human spends one-third of his life sleeping. Yes! That’s true, we doze a third of our life.
Researches in medical science reveal that during sleep, the subconscious performs repair work on our body. Now you know why doctors give medicines and advise to sleep properly whenever we are ill.IDEAL Vastu Sleeping Direction

A sleep deprived person becomes unhealthy in short period of time; his brain looses understanding and analyzing power quickly. With his analyzing power going downhill, the person takes wrong decisions. Also, sleep insufficiency creates news headlines like “The Driver dozes off and drives head-on into oncoming traffic!!!”.

On the other hand a very good, sound and timely sleep provides us energy which enables us to manage our day to day work easily and proficiently.
By now you must have understood the importance of good, sound and timely sleep. But there are certain questions, about sleep, which need special attention, and these questions are:

  1. Can you sleep in any direction?
  2. Can you sleep anywhere in a home?
  3. How an ideal sleeping room or bedroom should be?

To address these questions we take help of vastu shastra. As you already know that vastu shastra is an ancient science of happy and contented living. Vastu provides guidelines and tips for everything related to human life. You will love to read our article on what is vastu shastra and how it can help you; for better understanding of vastu.

As you might be aware that energies, either positive or negative are always around us, whether we want them or not. Also, we constantly receive and radiate energy, hence it is crucial to sleep in a place with positive and harmonious energy to have sound and comfortable sleep. Vastu sleeping directions are guidelines and tips to sleep in a way so that we receive favorable energies and reject unfavorable ones.

The most pleasing area that every human uses for sleeping is the bedroom. Hence its utmost important that bedroom in a home is as per vastu shastra. Wanna know vastu tips for bedroom? Read our article describing how you can do vastu for your bedroom.

Let’s get back our discussion on recommended sleeping directions by vastu. As per vastu, you are free to sleep with your head in any direction EXCEPT NORTH. However, sleeping with head in different directions has different affects on sleep quality of people. So without any delay, let’s see how different directions impact our sleep and lifestyle.

We’ll take help of below diagram to understand best vastu sleeping direction.

Vastu Sleeping Direction

 Best Directions to Sleep as per Vastu:-

Head in North: Sleeping with your head in North direction is not recommended by vastu shastra. In fact, as per vastu, one must never keep his head in North while sleeping. Only a dead-body’s head is kept towards North direction. If one sleeps in this position then he/she faces major sickness and remains sleep deprived.

Head in South: As per sleeping direction vastu, this is the BEST DIRECTION to keep head. Sleeping with head towards South direction increases wealth, happiness and prosperity. Also the quality of sleep is best when sleeping in this position.

Head in East: Sleeping with head in East direction increases memory, concentration, good health and inclination towards spirituality. Students, as per vastu shastra, must sleep with their head in East direction in order to increase memory, retention power of brain and concentration.

Aha! talking about students, we request students (and their parents) to read our article to know location and arrangement of study room for better concentration in studies.

Head in West: As per vastu, sleeping in west is also favorable direction. Sleeping with head in West gives name, fame, reputation and prosperity.

We hope that you’ll follow these simple and very effective vastu tips for sleeping and get rid of any sleep disorders. Sleep Tight!

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  • VastuShastraAdmin

    Hi RM,

    Keep in SW.


  • We do not have any option but to keep our head in north only while sleeping, do we have any remedy as my bedroom is very small and i cannot change the direction…pls help

    • VastuShastraAdmin

      Hi Neha,

      There’s no remedy for it.

      Please send me a sketch of your home for further analysis.


  • disqus_67zFP6LkDE

    my bed room is south east direction . so which direction should be my head. coz i cant make it east or west only.

    • VastuShastraAdmin

      You can keep your head in West.


  • priya


    if the head towards southwest position, is that good?


    • VastuShastraAdmin

      Hi Priya,

      As per vastu shastra, you must keep head in main direction; hence try to keep head in South or West.


  • Ragesh

    I have a heavy Steel Cupboard, what is the best corner this should go in my apartment

    • VastuShastraAdmin

      Hi Ragesh,

      What are you planning to keep in that cupboard?


  • VastuShastraAdmin

    Hi Mrudula,

    As per vastu placing head in North is not recommended; rest you can place your head in any direction, each direction has it’s own benefits.


  • VastuShastraAdmin

    Hi Nikki,

    As per vastu shastra always make sure that the head in not in North direction while sleeping. Rest all directions are good.