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Students should face north or east for name, fame

Students should face north or east for name, fame
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According to Vastu, Gurukul campus must be well laid out with large open space to create a pleasant environment for the learning and physical growth...

According to Vastu, Gurukul campus must be well laid out with large open space to create a pleasant environment for the learning and physical growth of disciples. And the plot used to construct the campus should be square or rectangular in shape. Students should face either north or east while studying in the class. These directions promote name, fame, intellectual and professional growth. Each classroom should have large windows on the northern and eastern walls. The entrance of classrooms should be made in the north-east, north or east and avoid south-east, south-west and north-west.

A classroom should not be established in a basement or underground of the school building. Basement can be used for storage purposes and care must be taken that all kinds of electrical equipments such as generators and inverters should be kept in the south-east. Toilet should be constructed in the north-west corner of the building. Administration block should be placed in the northern or eastern portion of the building. Canteen for students should be made in the south-eastern corner. The playground should be large and well lay out. North, east or north-east is the suitable direction for a playground.

The entrance of the campus should be in the east or north direction. Prayer hall in the school must be built in north-east portion to get maximum benefits and better concentration. The doors should be painted with bright colors to present a cheerful outlook. The width to height should never be more than 1:3 ratio. Doors in each block of school should be even numbered. A class room should have two doors placed in different directions. Each door should have two panels made from the same material. Doors should not be established in the centre of the room. Classrooms should be large in size for a healthy environment and circulation of fresh air. The recommended width of the room may vary from 16 ft to 20 ft and length from 16ft to 32 ft.

The campus must have a high, thick and heavy compound wall in the south and west zones. Classrooms should be established in the south and no two classrooms should have doors facing each other. Library should be constructed in the east or north-east portion of the building. Alternatively, it can be made in western portion also. Principal's office must be constructed in such a way that he sits facing north while working. For this purpose, south-west or south direction are best suitable. Staff room must be made in the north-west. Reception and cashier room must be located in the eastern or northern zone. Laboratories must be located in the south-west direction. According to Vastu it is best to have prayer halls in the north eastern direction.

Laboratories should be constructed in the southern or western side of the school. Educational institutions such as schools and colleges should be designed in such a way that students reading there can concentrate on their studies. Vastu for educational institution is also necessary to make the ambience peaceful, progress of students and to achieve higher standards in terms of professionalism and goodwill.

� Chivukula Raghavendra Sarma Vastu expert at Siri Sampadha Vasthu Consultancy,email. sampadhavasthu@gmail.com,www.sampadha.com Mob. 9642706128

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