7 Things Not To Keep At Home According To Vastu

Vastu shastra is the science of construction. A home constructed and decorated with vastu brings happiness, health, wealth, and good luck.

According to vastu, there are certain things that you should not keep at home. Here is a list of things you should avoid keeping at your home:

War scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata should not be kept at home, as they are believed to bring negative energy.

War scenes

Thorny plants are thought to bring negative energy into the home and are best avoided.

Cactus or thorny plants

Pictures and paintings of trees without fruit or flowers, sinking boats, nudes, and fight scenes using swords- evokes negative emotion.

Negative images

Any showpiece of Taj-Mahal should not be kept at home. It is a grave and symbolize death and passivity.

Showpiece of Taj Mahal

Statues and pictures of wild animals, such as lions or tigers, pigs, snakes, asses, eagles, owls, bats, vultures, pigeons, and crows, bring negative energy into the home.

Statues of wild animals

A broken mirror is believed to bring bad luck and negative energy into the home, so it's best to dispose.

Broken mirrors

Natraja is a sign of art, but at the same time, it’s a sign of destruction. The dance form represents “Tandava Nritya” which means destruction, so avoid keeping this at home.


According to Vastu, water fountains in the home can create financial instability and lead to negative energy, so it's best to avoid them.

Water fountains