Vastu Shastra is a science of architecture that guides human to choose a path of happiness by complying with ancient principles embedded in immemorial Indian text of Vedas. A complete guide of Vastu will let you understand the norms and regulations of Vastu directions and placement so as to achieve 3 P's of life- Peace, Progress and Prosperity. The science of direction acquaints people with the majestic powers of directions that render all-round peace and harmony to the inmates.
Vastu-Shastra lays down many principles that are been followed since the ages in order to create this earth favourable inhabitant for people. Our living place has the enormous power to influence our mind, body to bring happiness and prosperity. The concept of Vedic Vastu is entirely based on five elements that make our earth and human body. All the Panchbhootas have their allotted directions which need to be balance with their corresponding elements to attain peace and nullify negativity.
Evaluation of land is significant and primary step in seeking Vastu help because a plot's typography including soil test, surroundings and fertility etc informs about what land can give to the people about to live there!
A veteran Vastu expert can easily feel the vibration and negative energy just by reaching there while to make sure he/she performs some tests pertaining to testing colour of soil, fertility of soil and surroundings of plot.
If all the tests are cleared without discrepancy and error that expert commands to buy such plot. Land evaluation must be taken prior purchasing the site as it involves huge investments and if process goes against the land, one must not buy such property.
It is important to assess directions of land purchased or about to purchase in order to find out the relevant crux for inmates.
Shape of land is another significant aspect that needs to be considered while examining land. Generally regular shapes are preferable such as rectangle or square and irregular shapes including sher mukhi are not considered good for residential purpose. Conditions for gau mukhi and sher mukhi plots varies from residential and industrial purpose, thus there is need to consult an expert.
Lands in rectangular or square shape but facing squarely on four cardinal directions are ideal to be purchased while any tilt is acceptable in such plot.
A plot that has been sandwiched between the two plots is not good to purchase as it tends to bring poverty.
Slope of land should be towards North or East but never be in West or South.
Avoid plots having obstruction on sides like East, North and North-east.
Avoid a residential plot near temple, school, hospital or factory.
Roads running around a square plot from all sides are believe to be very good and must be purchased even if at highest prices. Owner of such property prospers in every way around such as good health, wealth and happiness.
There are proper guidelines regarding roads which inform that which road alongside the plot have good effect or bad effect. For instance, road running along the plot ends at North-east is considered good and auspicious.
T-point, L-shape and Y-intersecting point must be avoided when purchasing a plot.
Raw material for construction
Material for building house or factory must be new and no old material should be used for new construction.
Old material should be thrown away because old material including wood, soil or bricks gives off negative energy.
Apparently as discussed above only rectangular and square shapes are considered best for construction.
Avoid t-point, Y-intersection, oval, circular, or any other irregular shape plot when buying a new plot as it brings bad luck and regard as inauspicious.
Gau-mukhi (cow faced) plot which is generally narrow in the front and wider in the later half is ideal for residential purpose. Sher mukhi (tiger faced) which is wider in the front but goes narrow in later half is not good for residential but suitable for industrial purpose.
Water resource is considered ideal in North-east but one must consult a Vastu consultant to make appropriate way for under-water and over-head tank.
Incorrectly made tanks can cast undesirable effects on inmates in terms of loss of health, wealth and stress and anxiety.
Under-water tank is best to be constructed in North-east which is ideal position and brings enormous wealth to owner.
Over-head tank must be constructed in South-west which is a place for heavy materials but avoid under-ground tank or boring in this portion.
Construction of Compound wall should be done before building other construction. This must be done with due offerings and on the auspicious astronomical dates.
South-west is ideal to start with construction while compound wall should not be higher than main wall of house.
Garage in living place has become a necessity for every home but some essential things need to be remembered before constructing this important area. Garage should be build having entrance in East or North.
Avoid parking vehicles facing South and even corner likes South-west or North-east must also be avoided for parking.
Parking in the basement is good option but always choose East or North of basement for constructing garage.
This area should be well lit and de-clutter to maintain the flow of energies.
All the rooms in a house must be situated at proper location such as living in East, master bedroom in South-west, study room in North while study table should face such that person sitting on it face East or North, children room in West and kitchen in South-east.
Stairs should be constructed in South, West or South-west and must be in odd numbers running clock wise.
Windows in West should be small while large windows can be made in Eastern side.
Mirror elements and decorative pieces must be hanged on North or Eastern wall facing South or West.
Doors in house should not be in one straight line leading people from one room to another.
Finance corner should be preferable in South-west opening towards North.
Ideal position for locker room is South-west which opens towards the North. Though North is the place for God of wealth- Kubera, yet it is advisable to locate locker room in South-west only as it provides safety from theft and increases wealth.
Put a mirror in the locker where all money is being kept so that money reflects in mirror.