Pooja Room 20
Nothing can be achieved without the blessings of God. Puja room is God’s abode in our house, so utmost care should be taken while planning the Pooja room. Pooja room should always be made in the Ishan Kona. If there is no place in Ishan kona then puja room can be made in the North, East or West direction. This place is suitable for normal daily puja, but special pooja like havan, katha or some other ceremonies can be performed in the courtyard or at the centre of the house.
Pooja room should not be made inside the bedroom. Bedroom is controlled by materialistic Venus while Pooja is governed by Satwik and spiritual Jupiter. Jupiter considers Venus to be his enemy and so is not comfortable in his domain. When pooja is in the bedroom Venus afflicts Jupiter and harms the benefic effects of Jupiter. Consequences of this will be that spirituality of the person will be reduced and he will not get full result of his pooja. Jupiter also represents children and money. When pooja is in the bedroom then there could be lack o happiness from children, also there could be lack of money. Similar results can be expected if pooja is in the drawing room.
Pooja should also not be performed in the kitchen though it is a common practice. Kitchen is the domain of Mars, a natural malefic. The articles present in the kitchen like food materials, spices, knives, utensils, gas etc. are also represented by Mars. If pooja is made in the kitchen then the spiritual effects of Jupiter get reduced and the person becomes aggressive. With the result, proper spiritual development of the person does not take place.
Pooja room should never be made in front of a toilet. Firstly toilet is an impure place, no matter how well kept it may be. We need to