SCIENTIFIC VASTU FOR SOUTH FACING HOUSE | An Architect Explains

For people who follow Vastu Shastra rules, South facing houses or sites are shunned upon and are often rejected because they have earned a bad reputation. However this is just a wrong misconception propagated by the so-called “vastu pundits” to make you spend money for solutions and corrections as suggested by them. In reality, a South facing house/site can be very auspicious provided certain Vastu principles are applied correctly. For more information read on….

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SCIENTIFIC VASTU FOR EAST FACING HOUSE | An Architect Explains

For people who follow Vastu Shastra rules, East facing houses are considered good. However, it does not necessarily mean that every East facing property is auspicious. The exact placement of the entrance door dictates whether an East facing house is auspicious or inauspicious. To know more, read on….

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SCIENTIFIC VASTU FOR WEST FACING HOUSE | An Architect Explains

For people who follow Vastu Shastra rules, West facing houses are the third choice; first and second choices being North Facing and East Facing houses respectively. The reason that a West facing home has become the third choice for many people is the ‘wrong’ belief that West facing houses are bad as per ‘Vastu Shastra”. However, this is not true and a West facing home can be as auspicious as a North or East Facing one, provided one follows certain Vastu rules….

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UNDERSTANDING VASTU SHASTRA | An Architect’s Experience

As an Architect practising in Bangalore, India, I have often been instructed by my clients to apply Vastu Shastra rules to the design of their houses. Since we are not taught Vastu Shastra in our Bachelor of Architecture course, I decided to learn the subject by myself, from several insightful books. Surprisingly, I found it an easy subject to learn, since Vastu Shastra guidelines are wholly based on scientific principles and very similar to the basic design rules that we are taught in Architecture school…….

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SCIENTIFIC VASTU SHASTRA | An Architect Explains

Vastu Shastra is an ancient Indian ‘Architectural Science’ that lays down rules for the design and construction of buildings. Vastu Shastra takes into account the factors influencing a site and instructs how to bring about harmony between man, nature and his built environment. As an Architect practising in India, I have realised that Vastu Shastra is not a superstition and is quite similar to the Architectural science that I was trained in. Both these sciences take into account the local, surrounding climate to create pleasant and airy spaces in which one can spend a substantial amount of time without feeling uncomfortable . Here, I have explained how you can benefit from Vastu Shastra by using the Vastu guidelines scientifically, in the design and construction of a building or ‘Vastu….

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SCIENTIFIC VASTU FACTORS THAT IMPACT A HOUSE

Vastu Shastra, which literally translated means ‘the Science of Buildings’ takes into account the factors influencing a Site such as topography, roads, surrounding structures, the Sun’s effects, Earth’s magnetic field, Earth’s energy fields, the cardinal directions and Nature’s elements. Vastu shastra lays down guidelines and tips for the ‘design of buildings’, so that Man can benefit from the useful and positive effects of these factors and is protected from the harmful and negative effects. An Architect explains these Vastu factors……

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SCIENTIFIC VASTU PRINCIPLES | An Architect Explains

The goal of Vaastu Shastra is to restore the balance between buildings and the universe so as to make the lives of the inmates better. For this, Vastu lays down some principles which are set, rigid rules and were originally meant for only temples and palaces. However, these principles gradually spread by word of mouth and were used for houses as well. Surprisingly,Vastu principles are applicable even today, though ancient India has changed from a largely agricultural society to the birth of many urban cities today. An Architect explains……

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SCIENTIFIC VASTU FOR DESIGNING A HOUSE | An Architect Explains

Though Vastu Shastra is an ancient building science, it’s principles are applicable even today. This is because the Vastu factors like the elements of nature, Sun’s effects, Earth’s magnetic field, cardinal directions have not changed over the centuries and Vaastu Shastra is essentially the science of manipulating these Vastu factors in a building, so that the balance is restored between the building and the universe, which will then make the lives of the inmates happy and peaceful. Here are some simple Vastu tips to help you design a harmonious house……

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