Vastu Shastra, is an ancient Indian architectural science that deals with the principles of design, layout, measurements, space arrangement, and spatial geometry. The word "Vastu" means "dwelling" or "house," and "Shastra" means "science" or "knowledge." Therefore, Vastushastra is the science of designing and constructing buildings that are in harmony with nature and promote well-being, happiness, and prosperity.
According to Vastushastra, every living and non-living thing in the universe has energy, and the purpose of Vastushastra is to create a balance between these energies. It is believed that if a building is designed and constructed according to the principles of Vastushastra, it will attract positive energy and bring prosperity to the people living or working in it. On the other hand, if a building is not constructed according to these principles, it may result in negative energy and bring misfortunes.
Some of the basic principles of Vastushastra include:
These are just a few of the principles of Vastushastra. While some people may be skeptical about the effectiveness of Vastushastra, many people in India and around the world believe in its principles and follow them in the design and construction of buildings.