Ganesha is the God of prosperity, good luck, and success. What most people miss is that placing Ganesha’s idol in the right place makes difference. These vastu tips can help out with the placing.
1. White Ganesha
White Ganesha is believed to attract more wealth, happiness and prosperity .Even pasting a picture can do wonders. However, remember that the back of the deity faces the outside of the house.
2. Best Direction
Ganesha Idol should be placed in the east or the west directions of the house. Northeast corner of the house is the best location to set up your Ganesha idol. If northeast is unavailable then place an idol in a way that you face north or east while offering prayers.
3. No South
They say,never place Ganesha in the south direction. Also, it should be ensured the idol is nowhere near toilet washrooms or across a wall that is attached to bathroom or toilet.
4. No Bedroom
It is advised to not place idols in bedrooms. Incase, you would want to,then keep it in the northeast direction. Also, as per vastu,feet should not face the idol.
5. Types of Idol
Ganesha idol made up of mango, peepal, neem trees are said to attract good luck and positive energy. Vastu experts consider idols made of cow dung the luckiest to eradicate sorrow and attract good vibes. Also, crystal statues are believed to remove all Vastu Doshas and thus changing life instantly. Turmeric idols, however, are considered the highly auspicious ones.
6. Best Offering
A small bowl of rice, placed infront of Ganesha is a great offering.It is advisable to place idol on a raised platform.