Vastu Shastra Explained By An Architect

Vastu Shastra is an ancient Indian ‘Architectural Science’ that lays down rules for the 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. An Architect explains how to use the Vastu guidelines scientifically, in the design and construction of a building or ‘Vastu’. To know more, read on……

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Vastu Guidelines For A House

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 Guidelines 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-lit, well-ventilated, spacious, aesthetic, and well-designed rooms and House. An Architect explains the placement of furniture, doors, windows, electrical gadgets, mirrors etc according to Vastu guidelines ……

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Vastu Guidelines 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 Guidelines 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 Guidelines For Kitchens | An Architect Explains

To ensure that the flow of cosmic energy through the house is not affected by the improper positioning of the kitchen, Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines on it’s location, the positions of the fixtures, hob, sink, refrigerator, doors, windows etc. These guidelines are primarily based on the direction of the Sun and the main wind directions so that the inmates can benefit from the useful rays of the sun and the wind direction ensures that the fumes of the gas and the whiffs of the cooking are carried away to the outside. An Architect explains these, so that you can incorporate them in your kitchens……

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Vastu Shastra Guidelines For Bedrooms | An Architect Explains

Sleeping takes up approximately one third of your life and therefore is an extremely important factor in your overall health. The Bedroom is the private place, where you can unwind, relax and sleep. So it should be a comforting space and have a soothing, positive energy. This can easily be created by the scientific application of Vastu Shastra principles which take advantage of sunlight, air and magnetic directions. An Architect explains how to use them…..

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Vastu Guidelines For Living Room | An Architect Explains

Vastu Shastra lays down guidelines for the location of living rooms, the placement of furniture and paintings, position of windows, doors, colours for creating a room with a free flow of positive energy. Using Vastu principles scientifically, An Architect explains the best location for your living room, the right arrangement of furniture and the ideal colours…..

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