Vastu Shastra Explained By An Architect

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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Vastu For The Interiors Of A House | An Architect Explains

Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines on the ‘design, location, direction and disposition of the Interior and Exterior spaces of a House’ so that the inmates derive maximum benefit from the natural elements. These guidelines are based on scientific reasoning and common sense and when applied correctly create well-ventilated and well-designed rooms. An Architect explains the placement of furniture, doors, windows, gadgets according to Vastu guidelines in Interiors……

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Vastu Guidelines For A Positive Home | An Architect Explains

There is a constant interaction between Man and the surrounding natural elements like the Sun, Wind, Air, Water, Earth’s magnetic field and the directions. Man benefits from the useful, positive effects of these Natural elements but needs to be protected from their harmful and negative effects. Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines on the ‘design, location, direction and disposition of the Interior and Exterior spaces of a House’ so that the inmates derive maximum benefit from the natural elements and there is a natural flow of positive energy through all the rooms…..

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Vastu For Home Office | An Architect Explains

There are many advantages in working from a Home Office such as saving the costs of renting a commercial space, commute to work, childcare, cost of clothes etc. Since it is a business setup, people are turning to Vastu Shastra, to ensure good output, increased profit and efficiency in work by its employees, which in turn will be beneficial for the Owner. An Architect explains these Vastu guidelines scientifically…….

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Vastu For Pooja Room | An Architect Explains

The Puja Room is the room where the family’s deities, idols, religious texts are kept and used exclusively for prayer, worship and meditation. It is a sacred room and the space from which all positive energy radiates to other rooms. The important thing to consider regarding a Pooja/prayer room, is that it must be protected from “negative energy”. Once you have made a pooja or prayer room in your home, the room automatically starts to radiate positive energy……

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Vastu For Study Room | An Architect Explains

The Study room, as the name suggests is used for studying or as a library or as a Home Office. Sometimes it is also used for Sleeping. The Study room should have a lot of natural light and quiet. Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines regarding the location, shape, furniture arrangement, colours, door and window positions in a study room. An Architect explains these Vastu guidelines scientifically…….

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Vastu For Dining Room | An Architect Explains

The mood of the dining room must be relaxed and full of positive vibes. Only then the food you consume will have constructive and positive effects on you and your family. Moreover, if the ‘ambience’ is snug and comfortable, the family members will be encouraged to meet at the dining table for a meal every day. According to Vastu Shastra, the right placement of the dining room, the door, furniture, lighting and the colours can ensure that the dining room becomes a space full of positive energy. To know more about making your Dining room a vastu compliant space, read on….. 

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