The best location for children’s study room is North, East or North-East. These directions attract the positive effects of Mercury, Jupiter, Sun and Venus.
Mercury known as Budh, is the lord of the direction North and rules education, teachers, writers etc. He also rules intelligence, speech, self-confidence, wit etc.
Jupiter known as Brihaspati or Guru, is the lord of the North-East and said to be the intellect and speech of the Virat Purusha, the Cosmic Body. He is the presiding deity of mental powers and the teacher of gods. He is the ruler of the Sun and the Moon and controls the movement of the planets.
Venus known as Shukra, is the lord of South-East. Venus is important in education because of his association with the science of mantras and ayurvedic medicine, chemistry, creativity, art and music.
Sun known as Surya, rules the East and gives life force, intellect, brilliance, prosperity wisdom and fame. East is the direction of new beginnings and supports new life and growth.
A student should face East while studying and also have his head in the East while sleeping. Facing East enhances the quality of concentration and mental capacity. If he cannot face east then North-East or North is acceptable.
The entrance of the study room can be North, East or North-East.
The windows should be in the East or North and opened everyday to allow the positive energy of sunlight to flow in freely.
The table should be square or rectangular and should not be under a beam.
The study table should not be against a wall. There should be enough space all around the table for energy to flow.
Books and cupboards can be kept in the South –West part of the room.
Avoid having a bookshelf on the wall above the table or attached to the table.
Ideally it is best not to have any electrical equipment like TV or music system etc inside the room because the radiations have a detrimental effect. However today, the computer has become a necessity. Place a Fluorite stone on the table next to the computer to absorb the radiation.
The North-East and the Center of the room, should be kept clean and free of clutter.
The study room can be painted green since it is the colour of Mercury.
A child’s study room is a very important part of the house and should not be used for any other purpose or by any one else for example a guest.
Make sure that the child occupies the room everyday in the same direction and orientation to build up positive aura and energy in the room.