What is VAASTU ?

“VAASTU " is a voluminous and scattered ancient Indian literature dealing with knowledge of architecture, iconography and art relating to structures and buildings. It comprise of independent works which are classified under the general heading of Vaastu. Sanskrit word Vaastu generally means 'dwelling' or a building used for residential purposes. The first mention of Vaastu is found in the Yajurveda, the ancient text believed to be over 4000 years old. They cover a wide variety of buildings like places of worship, marriage houses, party houses, palaces and chariots and dwellings. The first book on this subject is believed to have been written about 3000 years back by saint Vishwakarma. Vaastu is a science that is complete in it and can bring happiness to the whole world.

Vaastu also means “Art of Living”. This whole world is made of 5 elements. These 5 elements are Space, Air, Fire, Water and Earth. It is the phenomenon of nature to keep the balance of these elements. When there is imbalance in nature, we see natural disasters like storms, earthquakes that disturb the routine life. Similarly, our body is also made of these 5 elements. If there is any increase or decrease of any of element in our body, it can destroy us. Therefore, the right balance of these 5 elements in the body is very essential for healthy life i.e. if there is deficiency of water in human body, it create health problems. Similarly if any element increases or decreases in our residence, factory, office, shop etc. it creates problems in our life. Therefore, the right balance of these elements is very essential for the above mentioned places. In simple words, Vaastu gives us knowledge that how to live and how to build our homes and buildings. For good and prosperous home, we must obey the rules of Vaastu


Is Vaastu really effective?

Vaastu  is effective based on its relationship with the science of building a housing place or any structure to ensure that peace and harmonious benefits continue to flow in the property. This, in turn, benefits the occupants or the owners of the property with growth and success in their lives. The ultimate purpose behind the application of Vaastu Principles is to produce useful advantages that go in favour of the occupants of a Vaastu-compliant home. The efficacy of vaastu science is that if its principles related to direction of your rooms and placement of household items are properly applied in conjugation with the suggestions of a vaastu expert, then useful benefits, such as balancing positive cosmic energy around your surroundings, peaceful relationship and eternal prosperity, as well as success in your chosen endeavour will happen in your life.

Vaastu plays a crucial role in construction of a building and ensuring dimensional and character features of rooms in terms of length, sizes and breadths, together with ensuring that the property utilizes harmonious cosmic energy to its fullest. Vaastu is effective when construction of a building follows both traditional and modern perspectives incorporating correct direction principles as suggested in vaastu science. Considering application of vaastu is unavoidable based on useful benefits it provides, it goes without saying that this science is productive, in its entirety, today.


Is VAASTU a Science?

Vaastu considered the interplay of various forces of nature involving the five elements of earth, water, wind, fire and ether and strives to maintain equilibrium as these elements influence, guide and change the living styles of not only human beings but every living being on earth. Thus they influence our deeds, luck, behaviour and other basics of life.

Vaastu is the sublime elucidation of your surrounding and their influence on your life. Vaastu literally means " house" or Dwelling Place and its principles establish to create a harmony between the fine elements viz. Earth, Sky, Fire, Water and Air in the environment.

Vaastu unifies the Science, Art, Astronomy and Astrology; it can also be said as an ancient mystic science for designing and building. Vaastu helps us to make our lives better and will secure from things going wrong.



Directions in “VAASTU”

Orientation of a building is important to save energy and to build a better house design, which would be comfortable for living simultaneously gives positive energy, good health, prosperity and wealth to the occupants. A living place and its direction have a correlation between the rotational scenarios of the planets with respect of north.

There are total eight directions North, South, East, and West are called cardinal directions and the point where any of the two directions meet is called inter cardinal or ordinal point like NE, SE, SW, NW. These directions are given a lot of importance in Vaastu as they combine the benefits of two directions in totality.

Our Shastra says if we worship, idolize and honour the Lords of these eight directions, people yield eternal blessings in the form of success, health and prosperity.


Make sure if you are going to construct a new house or building, it should be as per Vaastu rules for a Happy and Prosperous life.

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