Vaastu Introduction

Vaastu science is bringing the Divine architecture down into our lives to bring health harmony and enlightenment to all.Vaastu is the guiding principle that make the person able to get the maximum benefits of life’s energy giving sources. Vaastu is a purely scientific method derived from our very own ancient culture and scriptures. Using Vaastu principles we can maximizing the positive and minimizing the negative energy in our home or our work place. Vastu Shastra is a science which teaches us to be compatible and create a perfect harmony between “Panch-tatva” (the five essential elements of nature) namely Akash (Sky), Prithvi (Earth), Paani – Jal (Water), Agni (Fire) & Vayu (Air) and also Pranic Oorja – Jaivic Oorja (Cosmic & Organic energies) namely Sunlight, Cosmic radiations & Earth’s magnetic field.

Meaning of Vaastu

Vaastu is a derived from Sanskrit word ‘Vaas’,which means ‘to reside’.The study of Vaastu is called Vaastu Shastra.In Vaastu Shastra, we study the shape, size, colour, quality, material, psychological effect ,interior decoration etc.

Historical Background

Vaastu is the part of YAJURVEDA, the sacred text of Hindus and is believed to be around 4 to 5 thousand years old.Vishwakarma is the founder of Vaastu shastra. There are many books on Vaastu in Sanskrit Language like Samarangana Sutradhar ,Mandana Sutradhar, Rajasimha Vastu, Deeparnava, Shilparatna, Mayamata,Manasara,Manushyalaya Chandrika,Kashyapa Shilpa,Aparajita Pricha,Mataysya Purana, Skanda Purana, Agni Purana, Garuda Purana, and Vishnu Purana. From ancient literature, it is found that that the construction of various temples and architectures like temples and palaces was based on Vastu only. There are many ancient shastras, like Vishvakarma Prakash, Samraangan Sutradhar, Kashyap Shilpshastra, Vrihad Sanhita, and Praman Manjaree, which pass over the Vastu knowledge to the next generation. The ancient city ‘Dwarika’, the holy city Ayodhya, where Lord Rama was born and ruled, were constructed to the principle of Vaastu. Even the Ramsetu of Ramayana was based on Vaastu principles. Buddhist literature also makes numerous mentions of buildings based on Vaastu.


Vaastu for Education

Vaastu helps students to achieve higher goals in their studies. Vaastu can be beneficial for enhancing the education luck and concentration in students. Vaastu solutions can be utilized to enable your children to score well and concentrate on their studies. Maintaining proper direction in the study room of the student will make significant effects. There are certain Vaastu tips that for students that will redirect the efforts for good results and improve concentration level.

  •  West- South-West is the suitable direction for study room.
  •  Never sleep with the head to the West and North.
  •  Make sure that there is no mirror reflecting their books while they study. This can double their work-load hence creating a lot of pressure on them.
  •  The Study desk should be placed in such a manner that the child faces East, North or North-East direction while studying.
  •  Make sure that your child is not studying sitting under a beam.
  •  Play Gayatri chants early morning to energize study room.
  •  Keep the study table and area extremely clean without dumping books and papers around.
  •  Hang framed certificates or display trophies etc won by the child on the Southern wall.
  •  A wooden chair is best with a slight cotton cushion.
  •  Children’s room should be vibrant and cheerful, avoid too much of dark and dull colors in this room.

Vaastu for Happy Married Life

Marriage gives a new start to life . Our Ancient scriptures have defined marriage as a pious relation and have allotted separate duties for both the partners. Vaastu plays an important role for enhancing married relations. Vaastu helps the person to enjoy the bliss of happy married life. Here are some Vaastu implementations,that can make happy married life which every couple dream of:

  • Keep bedroom in the South-West,South,South –South-East,East- North-East or West Vaastu zone of the house.
  • For newly married couple’s bedroom ,North-North-West is the suitable Vaastu zone .
  • Avoid bedroom in South-East as this is a fire place. It may lead to the clashes between the couple.
  • Place bed in the South-West portion of the bedroom.
  • Keep head in the South direction while sleeping.
  • Always build square or rectangular bedrooms to bring peace and love in life.
  • While sleeping, make sure that your head points towards the side and legs towards north side, for a blissful personal life
  • Use wooden bed instead of metal bed.
  • Do not place mirrors in the bedroom. Mirrors facing the bed can cause disturbances in the marital relationship between husband and wife
  • Couples should never sleep in a double bed with two separate mattresses. This is because sleeping in separate mattresses can lead to separation

Vaastu for Health

Vaastu principles are based on the basic five elements of Nature like the Earth,Water,Sky,Fire and Air imbalance in these elements can cause discomforts to the human body and thus result in health disorders.By applying the principles of Vaastu,health issues can be mitigated. Vaastu dosh attracts negative energy and cause of prolonged illness of residents living in defective houses. All houses constructed in the wrong direction generate germs, diseases and ill health.provides solution in such situations to work for quick recovery and combats chronic diseases.There are some Vaastu tips that make a person healthy:

  • For general good health, always keep your head in the south while sleeping. Sleeping with the head in the north is not advisable.
  • Keep a Tulsi plant in the North –North East direction .
  • Green color in North-North-East direction enhances immunity and health.
  • Don’t sleep under the beam.
  • Never put a mirror in front of bed,covers it while sleeping to avoid bad dreams.
  • Stairs in North -East creates tension and high blood pressure.
  • Never sleep on metal beds to avoid any health problem related to Heart and Brain
  • Pregnant women should avoid sleeping in the North-East room to prevent miscarriage and abortion.
  • There is no heavy furniture right in the center of the house.
  • Keep the bed three inches away from the wall.
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