Life Mantra Desk. According to Vastushastra, care should be taken in putting idols and photographs in the house. Vastu texts like Mansar, Samranganasutradhar, Prasad Mandan and Vrhatsamhita explain in detail about house decoration and other things. According to these texts, the objects and photographs kept in the house have an inauspicious effect on the people living there. Keeping this in mind, it is mentioned in these texts that what kind of idols and pictures should not be kept in the house.