Vastu Shastra

 

 

"Vaastu Shastra" the vedic architecture integrates the science of Ayurveda and Astrology by linking them with human lives. "Vaastu" Combines the earth's magnetic fields, the influence of planets and other celestial bodies along with cosmic rays and plays a vital role in happy family life and prosperity of business.

Vastu Shilpa shastra, the ancient mystic science and art of designing and construction of buildings finds its origin Staptya Veda which in turn is part of Atharva Veda, one of the four vedas.

In today's age & time with growing urbanisation, paucity of space and more significantly the rampant sense of faithlessness in anything that modern science fails to explain, it is practically impossible to even dream of a home or office confirming to the laws of "Vaastu".

Vaastu the Bond of 5 Elements (Panchbhutas)

Sky (Aakaash)

It is the unending (Anantha) regions remote from the Earth, in which not only our Solar System but the entire Galaxy (Brahmaan) exists. It's effective forces are light, heat, gravitational force and waves, magnetic field and others. Its main chactreistic is Shabda (Sound).

Air (Vaayu)

Atmosphere of the Earth which is about 400 kms, in depth and consists of Oxygen (Praan Vaayu), Nitrogen 78%, Carbon-di-Oxide, Helium, other kinds of gases, dust particles, humidity and vapor in certain proportion. Life of Human beings, plants and animals and even fire depends on this. Its main characteristics are Shabdaand Sparsha (Sound).

Fire (Agni)

Represents light and heat of  fire (burning), lightning, volcanic or plutonic heat, the heat of fever or inflammation, energy, days and nights, seasons and such other aspects of Solar system, and also enthusiasm, ardor, passion, spirited vigor. It's main characteristics are Shabda, Sparsha and Roopa (form).

Water (Jala)

This is represented by rain, river, sea and is in the form of liquid, solid ice), and gas steam, cloud). It is a combination of hydrogen and oxygen in the ratio of two to one, perfectly neutral in reaction. In every plant and life on Earth water exists in certain proportion and its main characteristics are Shabda, Sparsha, Roopa and Rasa (taste)

Earth (Bhumi)

Earth the third planet in order form the Sun, is a big magnet with north an south poles as centers of attractions. Its magnetic field and gravitational force has telling effects on everything on Earth whether living or non-living. It is tilted by about 23½° at the meridian of its either side for six months called Uttaraayana and Dakshinaayana and rotates on its own axis from West to East resulting in day and night. Its one orbit around sun takes 365 ¼ days (1- year). Three fourths of Earth's surface is water and one fourth is land. Its main characteristics are Shabda, Sparsha, Roopa, Rasa, and Guna (quality).

Some Examples of Buildings made as per Vaastu

Sun Temple at Konarka, Orissa, India.

The Taj Mahal, Agra, India.

Prashanti Nilyam, the Ashram of Shri Saibaba of Puttaparthi.

Shri Ram temple at Bhadrachalam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

The temple of Lord Sri Venkateshwara at Tirupati, India. 

Lord Visweshwara temple at Benaras.

Shri  Varda Raja Temple, Kanchi.

Temple of Kanaka Durga, Vijaywada.

Temple of Goddess Annapurna, Benaras.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Cape Camorin.

Sravana Belgola, Karnataka.

Ramakrishna Mission, Belur.

Tamil Nadu Brick Plant, Chamarambakkam.

Vijaynagar Steel Plant, Torangallu.

Nirmal Hriday Bhawan, Calcutta. (Mother Teresa)

Cafe of Kerala at Benaras.

Saraswati Mahal, Tanjore. 


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