To protect the house from the internal dwar vedha, one should not make the main doors of the house directly in front of each other. They should not obstruct each other. A smaller door should never be made in front of a larger door. A similar sized door can be made. Three doors should never be made in front of each other even if they are of the same size.
If a door makes a sound while opening or closing, it is considered to be swara vedha which does not give good result. The house should be kept free from swara vedha.
If some corner of the house is smaller than the other corners then it can create extremely serious troubles or 'Mrityu tulya kashta' for the residents and cause untimely death. For this reason all the corners should be of equal angles. If some corner is less than 90° then a cupboard should not be made in this corner. If the house has 3, 5 or more corners, then also it becomes kona vedha. Residents of such houses can suffer from many types of ailments.
If there is a septic tank or underground water tank or handpump or tap or drain or a canal in front of the main door or main gate of the house, then it is considered to be koopa vedha. This causes continuous shortage of money, so the house should be kept free from koopa vedha.
If machines for grinding wheat or for extracting oil are located in front of the main entrance of the house, then this is considered to be Brahma Vedha. Due to this vedha the life of the residents remains disorderly and there are disputes among the family members. This vedha can be rectified by fengshui.
If there is a stake or a nail for tying an animal near the entrance of the house, it is called keel vedha. This vedha curtails the progress of the owner of the house, he keeps on facing hindrances.
If there is an electric or telephone pole or D.P in front of the main entrance then it becomes a serious fault known as stambha vedha. This creates enmity and hostility among the family members.
If there is a store room, garage or watchman’s cabin in front of the main entrance, it is called vastu vedha. It creates continuous shortage of money.
- If the main door of the house is situated at the centre of the length or the breadth of the plot, then this is also considered to be a vedha.
- A tap should not be located in front of the main door because water always keeps flowing out of it and this situation is harmful for the children. It also creates wastage of money.
Pictures or paintings of tiger, lion, dog or of other ferocious animals like leopard or of crows, owls, vultures or of ghosts or a war and violence, cause chitra vedha. Horns of animals should not be kept as show pieces. Dwelling of pigeons in the house is also considered to be inauspicious.
Statues and models of ferocious birds and animals create shilpa vedha. Keeping of stuffed dead hunted animals, as was the practice in royal families, is also a fault. Even decorating animal skins is shilpa vedha. It reduces the longevity of the persons living in the house.
If an upper storey has to be made on an existing floor, then the height of the upper storey should be atleast 1/12 lesser than the height of the lower floor. Otherwise sama vedha is created which causes destruction of the family.
Presence of a door between two houses causes Antarvedha. People living in these houses are hot tempered, they get angry easily.
Shadow of a tree, temple, mountain or a flag should not fall on the house. It causes chhaya vedha. This is of five types -
Temple chhaya Vedha
If shadow of any temple falls on the house between 10 AM and 3 PM, then this is considered to be a chhaya vedha. It creates family disturbances and lack of peace at home. There are professional and financial losses and there is delay in the marriage of children and birth of children.