Q. What is Vastu Science and what are its objectives ?
A- VASTUSHASTRA is an ancient Vedic Science to construct buildings in harmony with natural forces for well being of humanity as a whole. It is the traditional Indian system of architecture and design of Vedic origin.It is an ancient Indian science of architecture and buildings which helps in making a congenial setting for a place to live in and work in a most scientific way, taking advantage of the benefits bestowed by Nature, its elements and energy for enhanced wealth, health, prosperity and happiness. Vastu Shastra is a science which teaches us to be compatible and create a perfect harmony between the five essential elements of nature; Sky, Earth, Water, Fire, and Air with Earth's magnetic field
Vastu Science examines the interaction of humans and their environment.This science allows you to strategically influence these interactions to achieve specific life improvements by positioning or redesigning your surroundings in harmony with principles of natural energy flow . The enhanced or redesigned surroundings at your home and work place help you achieve harmony,well-being and success in life.
It is imperative to harness the amazing power of nature and live in tune with it since we ourselves are evolved by nature, we live in nature and would perish and return back to nature. Records and scriptures are full of testimonials from kings, commoners, artists, saints and traders on how Vastu helped them reap great benefits.
Vastu science provides guidelines to understand,how we can position ourselves on the globe and in our particular region, and how we can orient ourselves to our surroundings and this study helps determining our life experience at every level.
The object of Vastushastra is to provide guidelines for proper construction of houses, shops, commercial buildings etc. Vastu determines the position of the house with regard to points of a compass and dictates the proportions of every detail in building, lines, directions, skylines, elongations, levels, slopes, water (underground and overhead), kitchen, bedrooms, toilets, staircase, heights of ceilings and roofs, entrances, location of doors and windows, compound walls and so on.
Be it a home or office, factory or a commercial block, Vastu has been known to reward the follower with benefits and protection from ill effects of life and unpredictable effects of nature.
We live in, and are surrounded by, various types of energy fields which operate freely in open space. When we place a structure in our establishment, the equilibrium is affected. Vastu helps in so designing the structure that it ensures a harmonious flow of energy in the building and restoration of that equilibrium.
The life force contained within the earth is what is called Vastu by tradition. The plants, trees, buildings and architecture are considered to be alive and part of the entire living sub-system. Vastu is thus a living space or a dwelling place.
Vastu is a boon to the modern world. The keys to the ancient secrets of the sages are now available to us. Vastu will enable you to vibe with your surroundings in and around your home and make life worth living. Vastu will help you in achieving success in your life, whether it is education, home or business .
Q. How does Vastu Science work ?
A- As per the ancient Hindu wisdom, in a given space, when all the 5 elements (panchmahabhoot) assume their respective places, their energies combine to form a life.
What drives life? Is it the flesh and bones, or the heart, or the brain? It is neither of these; life is controlled by the mind. The mind is divided into the conscious and the subconscious part. The subconscious part controls every aspect of life, physical, mental, neurological, emotional etc. We do not have direct access to this part of our minds. It is this subconscious part of the mind that is one with the universal or cosmic intelligence; the same intelligence that creates sustains and destroys the world. This cosmic intelligence expresses itself in the form of instincts, insights and or intuitions, all beyond logical explanations.
The subconscious mind is formed and shaped by the environment around us, which in turn is the product of the energies that make up life itself. The radiations from the cosmos and the earth continuously affect all life at the neuron level by effecting the chemical composition. The link is clear, an imbalance of these energies would have and adverse effect, causing disease, sickness, mental strife, anxiety, anguish, blocked creativity and a whole range of problems. The converse, a balance state and harmony with nature would support life and all its activities
Vastu Science examines how the energy of our environment(including our neighbourhood,property and home) intimately interacts with and influences our personal energy.Our personal energy flow determines how we think and act,which in turn effects how well we perform and succeed in our personal and professional life.Vastu effects us in every moment of our day whether we are aware if it or not.This is where and how Vastu Shastra influences our life.
Q. Why is Vastu audit necessary for every house ?
A- Vastu is necessary because it ensures a holistic growth. Vastu is the study of the law written by nature. It is the knowledge of the power that each of the 16 directions offers. It is the art of assigning functions to the directions so as to enhance the outcome of each action. Vastu is the tool given to us by Mother Nature with which we can create an environment conducive to the fulfilment of our desires. A careful study of each space will enable the creation of a space that will ensure a solution to most of the problems that each of us faces everyday. Vastu creates the ideal living and working conditions by connecting each individual life to the cosmic life and each, individual intelligence to the cosmic intelligence.
Q. Is your home or the place where you work lucky for you ? how does vastu science effect your destiny ?
A. Each structure that is built has a purpose. Vastu as per the contemporary definition helps a building achieve its purpose. Such a building is considered 'LUCKY'. The word Vastu is derived from the Sanskrit root 'Vas-Niwase', which literally means 'a liveable space' or, a space worth living in. Therefore, your home is lucky for you if, it provides you with love, happiness, prosperity & a sense of fulfilment. Your office or workplace is lucky for you if it gives you success, growth, fame, recognition, money, etc. These spaces fulfil their purpose. If the opposite is true then the spaces are considered 'UNLUCKY' such spaces have Vastu defects/dosha which prevent them for achieving their purpose. With the understanding of Vastu principles, Vastu defects/doshas can be corrected which then ensures a particular result.
Q. Where or in which places is the application of Vastu absolutely essential?
A- The most important places are where we live and work. These spaces affect us the most as we spend the longest duration of our lives here. Places where invest money as well as temples, hospitals and institutions are also important as they too play a vital role in our lives. Vastu ensures that the purpose of a building is achieved, thus the proper application of its principles in these buildings is essential.