South-West Vastu Dosh & Remedies

South West is one of “the most important” direction as per vastu shastra.

The ruling planet of this corner is Rahu and since Rahu governs luck, finance, health and stability, hence any vastu dosh (defect) in this – very important – South West part of home leads to troubles and problems in one – or all – of the above mentioned aspects of life.

Now, the question that might be popping in your mind is which vastu defects or vastu doshas can occur in South West part of home and that’s exactly what we’re going to tell you further in this article, so just read on.

We want you to completely understand and be able to immediately recognize any vastu dosh or defect that occur in the South West part of a home or apartment, hence we’ve compiled a list that pin points vastu doshas or defects that – you, your friend or someone from your family – may be having in the South West part of home.

South West Vastu DoshasSouth West Vastu Dosh List

  1. Toilet in South West
  2. Kitchen in South West
  3. Cut in South West direction
  4. Cut/extension in West and large opening/windows in West
  5. Home entrance or main door in South West
  6. Bore well or underground water tank in South West
  7. Living or drawing room in South West

From the above list of South West vastu doshas, the last one i.e. a drawing room in South West is actually not a dosh or defect.

You can have a living room in South West part of your home, but then the guests coming to your home will feel very homely and they won’t go early.

Hence, if you don’t like your guests to stay at your home for a long time then we suggest not having living room at this place.

Moreover, you can read our article on living room vastu shastra to know more on the best and most effective vastu tips for your living room.

Since you now are aware of vastu defects that can – and most frequently – occur at South West part of home, we now want you to focus your attention on the issues, troubles and problems that these South West vastu defects bring to residents.

Again to make things easier for you, we’ve made a list of – possible – ill effects of above mentioned vastu defects, just go through the list and you’ll know everything in a jiffy.

South West Vastu Doshas – The Problems That They Cause

  1. Financial Issues: Loss in business, unexpected and unwanted expenses, blocking of money. Inability to pay a loan and its repercussions.
  2. Health Issues: Accidents – major and minor, mostly leading to injury in legs. These accidents may lead to fracture, paralysis or even amputation. Kidney related medical troubles.
  3. Social Reputation: The relationship between husband and wife becomes sour with frequent quarrels, mistrust and disharmony between them. Husband or wife may start to cheat other. Children of the family get involved in bad habits and make bad friends. This all leads to maligning social reputation of the family.

Having seen South West vastu doshas and effects of these vastu defects, it’s time now for you to read, understand – and even apply, if needed – the remedies for these defects, so that the ill effect of these vastu doshas is reduced.

Remember that a remedy reduces the effect of vastu dosh and not completely eliminate the dosh itself.

However, these vastu remedies seem to work like a charm in majority of cases.

To make it easier for you to remember and understand remedy for each South West vastu dosh, we’ve created a table that contains the remedy against each vastu dosh.

Have a look at it and we’re 100% sure that you’ll understand, within minutes, what remedy is required to be applied, if you find any South West vastu dosha.

South West Vastu Defects – Here Are The Remedies

S.No.South West Vastu DoshaThe Remedy
1Toilet in South West
  1. Place a Vastu Pyramid on the outside toilet wall in the South West corner.
  2. Make sure to keep the door of the toilet closed at all times.

Vastu Tip: As per vastu shastra, you must keep toilet doors closed at all times.

You can read our article on toilet vastu shastra tips to know more on toilet vastu.

2Kitchen in South West
  1. Place the gas stove in the South East part of the kitchen.
  2. In the South East room (the actual place of kitchen) keep a stool and cook something daily, such as, boil rice, make tea etc. This will create an auxiliary kitchen at correct location.
  3. Paint kitchen with yellow color.
  4. Make sure to use minimum water within kitchen. Try to wash utensils etc. outside kitchen.
  5. If you can, raise the level of kitchen flooring. This will make sure that kitchen is at a higher elevation than neighboring rooms.

To know more on kitchen vastu, read our article that reveals best vastu practices while doing vastu for kitchen.

3Cut in South West
  1. Install vastu pyramids in all directions i.e. North, East, South and West of home.
4Entrance or Main Door in South West
  1. Placing a Swastik, Trishul and Om on both sides and top of main door of home from outside.
  2. Install a Siddha Rahu Yantra near the main door.
  3. Place vastu pyramids: one each on left and right side and one on top of entrance door.
  4. Place a Panch Mukhi Hanuman Ji in standing position with gada in left hand (as if ready for a war) on the top of the main door.

Furthermore, you must read our article that tells most auspicious vastu tips for main door of your home.

If the entrance of your home is South-West, chances are that your home is South facing, hence we suggest you to read South facing house vastu.
5Underground water tank or bore well in South West
  1. Paint red color on top of the water tank. Remember this is just a temporary fix and you must shift underground water tank or bore well to correct vastu location.
  2. Install a Rahu Yantra.
  3. Place a Panch Mukhi Hanuman Ji in standing position with gada in left hand (as if ready for a war) facing that bore well or underground water tank.
6Large opening/windows in West or South
  1. Try to keep the windows closed at all times.
  2. Use dark colored curtain for such windows.
7Living or Drawing Room in South WestAs mentioned earlier, having a living room in South West is not considered a vastu dosh but this is not recommended for people who are less social and want their guests to return quickly.

However, we insist that you read our article that reveals to you the golden rules of vastu shastra for a vastu compliant living room.

Having understood all the vastu doshas (defects) of South West corner of a home, we believe and trust that you are now in a position to immediately recognize any vastu dosha in South West direction and provide an effective remedy for that defect.

Below we’ve included the links, if you wish to buy vastu tools mentioned above:
Vastu Defect Remedy ToolIndiaUSCanada
Vastu PyramidAmazonAmazonAmazon
Panchmuhki Hanuman Ji in Standing PositionAmazonAmazonAmazon
Rahu YantraAmazon Amazon

Furthermore, since you now know what defects in South West direction a home may have, we recommend you to read our other articles that will tell you vastu doshas or defects of North-East, South-East and North-West direction.

Always remember that these remedies will reduce the ill effect of the defect and will not kill the defect completely.

It’s now over to you, if you have any questions, you can ask using the comments section below.

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