Vastu Shastra is an inspiring explanation of a person's surrounding and its concurrent influence on his or her life. The factual meaning of Vastu is 'house' or 'dwelling place'. The principles of Vastu are established to create a harmony between the natural elements of Earth, Sky, Fire, Water and Air in the atmosphere. The knowledge and judgment of Vastu mitigates the depressing functioning of our environment thus increasing the beneficial consequences on our life and living. It not only takes into consideration the physical or corporeal success but also calmness & tranquility of mind. Be it a home or office, factory or a commercial block, Vastu has been known to reward the follower with benefits and protection from ill effects of life and unpredictable effects of nature.
We live in, and are surrounded by, various types of energy fields which operate freely in open space. When we place a structure in our establishment, the equilibrium is affected. Vastu helps in so designing the structure that it ensures a harmonious flow of energy in the building and restoration of that equilibrium.
Though Vastu is similar to Feng Shui in concept, it differs in the details and directions.
Vastu And Directions - As indicated by Vastu, a building must be located in such a way that it receives the maximum benefit from the solar and cosmic energies. Its structural orientation attains a vital part if constructed as per the positive specifications.
The various directions are:
North, South, East, West, North-East, North-West, South-East and South-West.
The North -East corner is stated to receive the cosmic energy, which is a combination of energy from different planets apart from sun, in abundance. And from there it moves in the opposite direction i.e. to the Southwest.
Vastu Tips -Vastu guidelines are adopted for the contemporary Western lifestyle by offering a reliable system to help determine one's specific needs and preferences. It is an integrated science based on energy emanating from various sources. Since energy pervades nature and our life depends on it, energy rules every form of life on earth. This energy can be either positive or negative. Incorrect Vastu can create negative energy. Vastu corrections can be done by neutralizing this negative energy by implementing or following strong positive energy radiating devices.