Vastu for Hospitals

  • The entrance of the Hospital should face either east or north.
  • The ideal location for the construction of Operation Theater is the west zone of the hospital.
  • In the operation theater, the machines or equipments should be placed in the southeast.The patient’s head should be in the south, at the time of operation, inside the theater.
  • In the operation theater, the medical apparatus should be kept in the south, southwest or west side of the patients’ bed.
  • The slope of the flooring should be towards North, East or North-East sides.
  • The middle portion of the hospital should be open to the sky. In case of any roof the ventilated roof should be 2 ft. to 3 ft. higher than the top floor roof.
  • In the consultation room, the doctor should sit at south, west or southwest side only and the patients should sit before him.
  • ‘L’ shape is more important at doctor’s consultation room. This ‘L’ shape should be raised only to the northeast direction. It will definitely bring prosperity to the head of the Institution or the doctor.
  • An emergency case, or serious case should never be kept in the South-West corner room. Patient should be kept in North-West.
  • The patients rooms should be on the South and North-West.
  • The patient’s room should be well ventilated and have openings in the northeast, to allow the entry of positive rays that will help them in healing and recovering soon.
  • The store room for keeping the medical apparatus should be in the southwest, west or south direction only. It should always be in a higher place than the flooring of the main hospital.
  • The emergency patients should be located in the southwest room, for immediate recovery and healing.
  • The right place for the drinking water is the northeast portion. For bathrooms, the apt location is the eastern or northern side of the hospital.
  • The racks for medical books and medicines should be in the South or West.
  • Southeast direction room would be just apt for X-Ray purposes.
  • Southeast and northwest zones are both suitable for the construction of nurses’ quarters.
  • The perfect location for changing room and toilet is south or west.
  • Bathrooms should be on the East or North sides.
  • All testing and analytical laboratories – Radiology, Ultrasound, MRI, CT Scan, ECG etc – should be placed in West.However, clinical laboratories should be located in South.
  • The best position of a prayer room is in North-Eastern part of the hospital, either near the entrance or just outside the main hospital building.
  • Parking should be done on the East or North sides.
  • Cash counter should be in the South or West and should open towards the North or East.
  • Inquiry counter should be in the South-East and waiting room on the South side
  • The Staircase should be in the West, South-West, South-East or North-West.

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