Vastu Shastra is the ancient Indian science of building a house, palace, building, or temple, which can be considered as the ancient form of science architecture of modern times. The things which are used in our daily life, and how to keep those things is also Vastu. Vastu has been formed from the word Vastu.
The designs are based on directional alignment. The foundation of Vastu in South India is traditionally attributed to the great sage Mayan and in North India to Vishwakarma.
Vastu and Astrology both are complementary and integral parts of each other. Like the human body has an unbreakable relationship with its organs. Similarly, astrology has an unbreakable relation with all its branches, Prashna Shastra, Numerology, Vastu Shastra, etc. The reason for the closeness between astrology and Vastu Shastra is that the purpose of both scriptures is to provide protection and security to human beings on the path of progress and progress. In a building built according to Vastu principles, the things placed in the right places in the Vastu directions make the life of the people living in the building peaceful and happy. That’s why before building a building, the building should be constructed according to Vastu principles after consulting an architect.
Importance of Vastu in life
It is believed that Vastu Shastra helps us to make our life smooth and protect us from some malefic forces. In a way, Vastu Shastra keeps us in a safe atmosphere away from negative power. According to recognition in North India, Vastu Shastra is a Vedic construction science, whose foundation has been laid by lord Vishwakarma. Which includes the principles and philosophy of architecture, which are of utmost importance in building a building.
Architects estimate the auspicious or inauspicious condition of the plot by looking at the things present around it. If the building is constructed according to Vastu principles and rules, then the possibility of a happy life for the people living in the building becomes strong. That’s why it is necessary that the building should be built according to Vastu principles and there should be no Vastu defects in it. If there is a defect in the direction of the house or in the land, then no matter how much cost is spent on building a house, still the life of the natives living in it will not be happy. The principles and rules of Vastu Shastra were also used in the construction work of Mughal-period buildings, Egyptian pyramids, etc.
North, South, East, and West are the four basic directions. Apart from these four directions in Vastu Science, there are 4 other directions. Akash and Patal have also been included as directions in this. In this way, by adding four directions, four Vidisha and Akash Patal, the total number of directions in this science is considered to be ten. The direction between the original directions is called Ishan, Agneya, Nairitya, and Vayavya.
North-East Direction in Vastu
This direction is considered very important in Vastu Shastra because it is the direction of the sunrise. The lord of this direction is Indra. This direction should be kept most open while constructing a building. It is a factor of happiness and prosperity. Due to Vastu defects in this direction, the people living in the house remain ill. Trouble and worry remain. There is also an obstacle in the path of progress.
South-East Direction in Vastu
The direction between the east and south is called the southeast direction. Agnidev is the lord of this direction. Due to Vastu defects in this direction, the atmosphere of the house remains turbulent and stressful. There is a loss of money. Mental troubles and worries remain. When this direction is auspicious, the people living in the building remain energetic and healthy. The construction of the kitchen in this direction is best from the point of view of Vastu. This direction is auspicious for all work related to fire.
North-West Direction in Vastu
Lord of this direction is Yama Dev. This direction is a symbol of happiness and prosperity in Vastu Shastra. This direction should not be kept blank. If there is a Vastu defect in the south direction, one has to face loss of respect and problems in daily employment. This direction is most suitable for the house owner’s residence.
South-West Direction in Vastu
The direction between the south and west is called the southwest direction. Vastu dosha in this direction gives accidents, disease, and mental disturbance. It also contaminates conduct and behavior. This direction should be kept heavy while constructing the building. The lord of this direction is a demon. When this direction is free from Vastu defects, the natives living in the building remain healthy and his/her respect and prestige also increase.
Relation of Vastu Shastra and Astrology
Vastu and Astrology are complementary and integral parts of each other. Like the human body has an unbreakable relationship with its organs. Similarly, astrology has an unbreakable relation with all its branches, Prashna Shastra, Numerology, Vastu Shastra, etc. The reason for the closeness between astrology and Vastu Shastra is that the purpose of both scriptures is to provide protection and security to a human being on the path of progress and progress. In a building built according to Vastu principles, the things placed in the right places in the Vastu directions make the life of the people living in the building peaceful and happy. Therefore, before the construction of the building, after taking online astrology consultation from a Vastu expert, the building should be constructed according to the Vastu principles.