Vastu Shastra- an inquisitive science of architecture encapsulates the forces which act upon a given space through flow of positive energy. Vastu refers to 'abode' or mansion and Shastra or Vidya means science or knowledge, so Vastu Vidya is the sacred holistic science pertaining to designing and building of houses. The principles of vastu have been derived from Sthapathya Veda- one of the ancient sacred books in Hinduism.
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How to attain good health by following Vastu principles? Does Vastu Shastra effect the health of the people living in the house? What kind of health problems can a person face if there is any Vastu dosh in the house? Find you answers to all your questions on Vastu Tips for good health.
Colors in Vastu Shastra are based on the representative elements of that specific direction. There are different colors defined for North, North-East, East, South-East, South, South-West, West and North-West directions. Know more about colors according to Vastu Shastra in this chapter.
In Vastu Shastra some entrances are very good, where as some are considered detrimental.Which entrances are good and which are bad according to Vastu Shastra? What are the remedies for entrances in the wrong direction? Find out all about entrances in this topic.
South-West facing houses, are they good or bad? Should one purchase a house or an apartment which has a South-West facing entrance? What should one do if they are already living in a house with the South-West entrance? Know more.
Vastu Shastra Tip: T-point house are generally considered inauspicious as per Vastu Shastra and they are called Vedhi Shool in Vastu. A road that runs to the face of a plot is known as T-point and precisely Vedhi refers to the road and shool means spear, thus the meaning comes out to be spearing road.
Kitchen represents the fire element according to the principles of Vastu Shastra, so the placement of kitchen is important to lead a harmonious life. Know about the best direction for kitche, it's elements, the colors and some basic Vastu dosh found in kitchens.
In today’s world work from home has become a necessity. Due to various reasons employees are being asked to work from home.
In Vastu, mirrors are believed to repel either positive energies or suck all the negative energies and attract prosperity.
Most women are unaware that if their house is not compliant according to Vastu Shastra then they might never be able to conceive a baby
South-east direction is the governing place of Fire or Agni which is most suitable or ideal for kitchen. Houses that face South-east direction are consider average because being the place of ‘agni’ it has to be the position of kitchen, still most Vastu consultants do not consider it worst.
Vastu Shastra Tip: Mirrors play a significant part in our lives and can have drastic effect in changing lives. The placement of mirror in bedroom/room should be according to Vastu norms so that spouse residing in the room should have good conjugal relationship and children
studying in the room should concentrate well on studies.
Vastu Shastra Tip: North-east or Ishaan corner is the most significant and holy place in any plot or building which is also called place of God. Vastu held utmost importance for Ishaan corner and suggest constructing pooja room here in North-east while if this corner is found missed or cut from the plot then certainly inmates have to suffer.
Whether it is industry or residential property shape of plot is essential to be ascertain but industries running through huge investments need to be cautious more on shape terms. It has been observed in industrial areas especially in backward slots that shapes of factories are irregular or sometimes important places are kept vacant.
Entrance of a house is the pathway of inflow of health and wealth and it is said in Vedas that entrance of house is symbolic of Rahu and exit door is of Ketu. Therefore entrance of any property should be made in such a way that it attracts money and for this Vastu recommends installing a huge entrance door and clean entrance surrounding in the house.
People say, one can get money only by the means of earning but Vastu say you can reap riches by de-cluttering your house front gate. Our front gate is the main gateway of happiness, pleasures and riches of life. The only thing which we have to learn is to believe on ancient science of Vastu which gives out laid norms to follow for happiness and all pleasures of life.
Houses which don’t conform to Vastu norms are sometimes find them in situations like theft. Main door including other doors of house signifies and signals about your being theft in future and home owner must take special care of doors.
Vastu Shastra Tip: On this page, find various model plans for north facing plots that you might consider while renovation or construction of your house.
A happy married life doesn’t only bring contentment but adds joy in life to live it for others without constraints even under the hardships. However with the changing lifestyle and independent thinking people have developed different habits that are hampering their married life.
Though vastu rules remain the same world wide, but each place has some unique problems. While doing consultation in Dubai, Dr. Smita faced a unique problem...read on