VASTU SHASTRA –Vastu Shastra which literally translated means the ‘science of Buildings’ is an ancient Indian ‘Architectural Science’ that deals with inter-related subjects like Geography, Geology, Geometry, Astrology, Philosophy, factors influencing a site such as Topography, Orientation, Surrounding structures, Roads, Sun, Earth’s magnetic field etc. and lays down guidelines for the design and construction of a Building or ‘Vastu’. The Science of Vastu Shastra is briefly explained here:
VASTU SHASTRA FACTORS – Vastu Shastra takes into account environmental factors that affect man and his buildings, in laying down guidelines for the design of buildings, so that man can benefit from the positive and useful effects of these factors and is protected from their harmful and negative effects.The environmental factors and their effects on man and his buildings have been explained here, scientifically:
FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF VASTU SHASTRA – Vastu Shastra lays down fundamental principles of Architecture that should be followed in designing, so as to ensure a beautiful, aesthetic, proportionate, comfortable sized and well oriented building. These fundamental principles are explained here:
VASTU SHASTRA GUIDELINES ON SELECTION OF SITE – The Selection of Site is an important consideration since the plot represents a ‘fixed form’ which radiates positive as well as negative energy depending on its, location, shape, orientation, slope and soil condition. The Vastu guidelines for selecting the ‘right’ Site are explained here, scientifically:
VASTU GUIDELINES ON DESIGN OF HOUSE – INTERIOR ROOMS – Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines on the ‘design of the Interior of a House’ so that the inmates get maximum benefit of the natural elements like the Sun, wind, Air, etc. These guidelines are based on scientific reasoning and common sense and when applied correctly, create well-lit, bright, well-ventilated, spacious and well-designed spaces (rooms) which then instill ‘contentment’, ‘peace’ and ‘serenity’ in the minds of the inmates.
VASTU GUIDELINES ON DESIGN OF HOUSE – EXTERIOR – Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines on the ‘design of the Exterior of a House’ so that the inmates get maximum benefit of the natural elements like the Sun, wind, Air, etc. These guidelines are based on scientific reasoning and common sense and when applied correctly, create a well-lit, bright, well-ventilated, and well-designed House which the inhabitants are proud of as it adds value to them.
VASTU GUIDELINES FOR CONSTRUCTION STEP BY STEP – Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines on the Construction of a House, right from the rituals to be done before the start of construction, the preparation for the construction to the actual step-by-step construction of the House. Thes Vaastu guidelines have been explained here:
VASTU GUIDELINES BEFORE START OF CONSTRUCTION:-
VASTU GUIDELINES | CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSE :-
VASTU GUIDELINES FOR INTERIORS AND COLOURS IN A HOUSE;
VASTU GUIDELINES FOR OTHER BUILDINGS: Vastu Shastra can be applied to other buildings as well. These have been explained here:
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