Unlucky things you should never keep at home & office as per Vastu shastra, Feng shui tips
1. War scenes
Pictures or Paintings of War scenes. Vastu Shastra even do not permit war pics from ancient epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata to be kept at home. Such pictures and paintings depict rivalry among family members.
2. Cactus or thorny plants
You should never plant or keep cactus in your home.
Some other plants, which shall not to be kept in home
According to Vastu, plants with red flowers and bonsai trees should not be kept inside the house. However, you may keep them in an open space or garden.
Tamarind (Imli) & Myrtle (Mehandi)
It is believed that evil spirits dwell in tamarind and myrtle tree; therefore, care should be taken to avoid building a house where such trees are present.
Never keep dead or dying plants at home. Even dry flowers are considered bad luck.
Thorny trees including Babul can create disputes at home.
Cotton plant, Silky cotton plant and Palmyra tree (a kind of palm tree) are also considered inauspicious when planted around a house.
3. Negativity in Images
Paintings or Pictures which depicts negativity, sorrow, sadness. Pictures and paintings of trees without fruit or flowers, sinking boats, nudes, fight scenes using swords, hunting scenes, magic, captured elephants and images like sad, weeping or crying people should not be hung in the home.
4. Taj Mahal
Any showpiece or image of Taj-Mahal should not be kept at home. It is a grave and symbolize death and passivity. Though people recognize Taj mahal as the epitome of love it is actually the grave of Mumtaz, Shahjahan’s wife. So any such show piece of Taj or its photo should not be kept at home as it symbolises death and passivity. And it is so believed that such things at home affect our lives gravely.
5. Painting or statues of Ferocious animals and Wild animals
The pictures, painting and statues of animals and birds like pigs, snakes, asses, eagle, owl, bats, vultures, pigeons and crows etc. should be avoided. Vastu recommends not to keep or display a single bird or animal in the couples bedroom. Any image or show piece of a wild animal is not to be kept at home as it depicts wildness in the nature of all things. It brings a violent approach in the nature of people living in the house.
6. Deadly and Terrifying giants and demons
All pictures, wooden or metal figures of horrifying giants and demons, wild beasts like tigers, wolves, bears, lions, jackals and wild hounds etc. should not be placed in a home.
7. Broken idols, furniture’s or mirrors
Do not keep broken glass, broken furniture, broken mirror and broken image or statue of God and Goddess in your home or office.
Nataraja symbolises dance art form, at the same time it symbolises destruction. It is also called ‘tandava nritya’, meaning dance for destruction. So an image or show piece of nataraja is one of things that should not be there in your home.
9. Sinking Boat
This is another image that should never be kept at home. A sinking boat shows a deteriorating nature in the relationships between family members. So if you have one at your house throw it out immediately.