Vaastu/ Vastu Shastra is a part of Vedas ,Lal Kitab Vastu based on Lal Kitab Principle, which are believed to be four to five thousand years old. The art of Vaastu originates in the Sthapatya Veda, a part of the Atharv Veda. Sthapatya Veda, dealing with the architecture. We can find many references in Vedas, Puranas and other subsequent literature.
Shelter is the one of the basic need of every living being. We build house for our living and to live a peaceful, happy and healthy life. A house or any building constructed as per Vaastu Shastra ensures maximum benefit to the habitant.
A structure built on a piece of land is known as “Vaastu” or “Vastu”. It has been derived from the word “Vaas” which means “to live”. It’s practice started with Vedic period. Our ancient saints have concluded that anything living or non-living in the universe is made up of five basic elements or Panch Maha Bhoot. Vaastu/ Vastu is directly related to these five elements
which are as follows:-
When these five elements are in harmony in our body, we are healthy and active and when their equilibrium is disturbed one is devitalized or unhealthy. Same is true with our place of living or work. Vaastu Shastra is the only science which instructs how to maintain best equilibrium of these five elements in a building and make best use of them to energize mental and physical energies of inhabitants to the maximum extent. In other words Vaastu tells us how to make use of these five elements for the maximum convenience, comfort and security keeping them in perfect harmony in our home or place of work so that one should enjoy health, wealth, prosperity and growth.
Vaastu helps us to align the energies of our house with that of the environment. It helps us to live in balance with nature.
Most people consult Vaastu Shastra only when they are in trouble or things are not going right. This attitude is incorrect.
Vaastu Shastra is applicable in different geographical areas around the world. Even where there is a limited amount of sunshine, the answer is yes. The basic principles of balancing the five elements apply throughout the world. By using the principles of this science, buildings can be designed to harmonize with the different climatic conditions of each region.
Many difficulties or sufferings in various aspects of our lives are the direct result of vastu defects in our residential building or in our office and unfavorable planetary influences in our horoscopes. We might have used colors which are unfavorable to us as per our birth charts / horoscopes. We might be having a puja sthana / place of meditation in a wrong place; we might have a toilet where we should have place of meditation; we might be suffering from loss of sleep due to sleeping in wrong direction; we might be suffering from health problems due to wrong placements in our kitchen; we might be suffering due to faulty layout of our business premises or factory; we might be suffering due to having staircase in the wrong place; we might be suffering from stomach problems due to wrong sitting postures in WC / toilet; etc.
Vastu blesses the person when application of Vastu is blended with the planetary influences in one’s horoscope.
VASTU: This is a preventive as well as a curative therapy for solving the problems in physical and spiritual areas. Wider applications of this therapy are in the field of success of professional ventures. This is practiced through the use of proper outlay of a building to derive geo-magnetic forces for properly energizing the total impact of that building with the help of light, air, space and aura conducive to the main function of the environment.