1. To know about Vastu Shastra it is very essential to know first that what is the meaning of Vastu Shastra?
2. Where does Vastu Shastra stand in our life and what is it significance?
3. Where it exist?
So let us have a look on Vastu Shastra.
"Vastu stands for nature law" and ignorance of law is not an excuse anywhere.
Vastu Shastra is the science of direction that combines all the five elements of nature and balances them with the man and the material. Through Vaastu we can take advantages in a most scientific way. Vastu Shastra 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. Vastu Shastra helps us to make our lives better and will secure from things going wrong. Thus Vastu Shastra is rational, as it is scientific, it is permanent as it is based on directions and directions are unchangeable. It is beneficial as it is a bridge between man, material and nature and above all it is practical, as it is very simple to follow. Build your house according to the guidelines provided by Vastu Shastra and lead a healthy and happy life. Vastu Shastra can be used for every room, every house, every temple, every shop industry, town planning, tour, cities and even for earth. Vastu Shastra can be used for micro as well as for macro level.
You all will be surprised to know that within our country why Taj Mahal is so famous that it has become the 7th wonder of the earth and why exactly similar structure called "Chandbibi Ka Makbara" situated in Aurangabad is not yet known to the people. Why is so that the Tirupati Balaji is world famous and other temples situated in the same regions are still waiting for the pilgrims to come. This is all Vastu Shastra , they are famous because they are made according to Vastu Shastra.
India is considered the mother of Vastu as the ancient saints have formulated various principles of it. It was written nearly thousand years ago where the sages kept in their minds the results of sunlight and energy and stabilizing all the nature's five elements in such a way to get the maximum advantage out of it. In India, it evolved around 5000 years ago and is considered a super science whereas the origin of Chinese Feng Shui was 3500-4500 years ago.
Basically, Vastu Shastra deals with the exercise of architecture and construction or building science and in fact it gives a fair touch in everyaspects of life on the earth as well as the universe. The basic theme remains alink that is ever-present between the man and cosmos. The word 'Vastu' wasoriginated from the term 'VASTOSHPATI' which had its usage in the Rig Veda and is said to render happiness, prosperity and protection in life and after death too. However, Vastu Shastra truly conceives in the presence of Vastu Purush, who is considered the main deity of a building.
Vastu Shastra is a science of directions and is a study that acquires an entire command over the cognition of directions. In fact, there are actually eight directions namely, northeast, north, southeast, east, southwest, south, northwest and west. It is entirely an Indian science of architecture and space and how environments and spaces are created supporting the spiritual and physical prosperity and health. This had evolved in India during the Vedic times and the concepts of Vastu Shastra were transmitted to South East Asia, Tibet and ultimately to Japan and China where the developmental base of Feng-shui originated.
One could find the proofs of Vastu Shastra during the periods of Mahabharat and Ramayan and also, its applications can be seen in the cities of Harappa and Mohanjodaro. According to the Vastu Shastras, when one worships, fears and respects the lords of all the above said directions, it considered that benefits and blessings would be showered on us. Moreover, saints have searched the Vastu Shastra and we make only researches. The ancient science helped a lot in getting the benefits freely that are offered by five basic elements of the world in which everyone lead their lives. The five elements of the universe are sky (Akash), water (Paani), wind (Vayu), fire (Agni) and earth (Prithvi). It is believed that Vastu Shastra is a perfect understanding of geography, direction, environment, physics and topography and is essentially the art of placing the correct settings in a manner that yields the maximum benefits.
However, the ancient scholars have said that the Vastu are based on both positive and negative powers, which constantly contacts with each other on the land's surface. It is in fact a good sign and gives good results when the positive energies are found more than the negative energies in the construction. It also gives more benefits to the inmates paving way to achieve a successful, wealthy, healthy and peaceful life.
Hence, Indian Vastu Shastra goes a long way in understanding the effects and benefits and when they are followed with right notion, success follows every person.
Thus to achieve the happiness, peace and prosperity, One must follow principles of Vastu Shastra.
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