These days people have become much aware and curious about vastu Shashtra. Not only in India but also
globally, the importance of Indian vastu Shashtra has been accepted . There are sufficient details about vastu Shilp in our ancient religious books like Matsya Puran, Vrihad Shamhita, Samraangana Sutradhaara, Aparaajitha Praccha. It is considered throughout the world that Indian vastu Shashtra is based upon scientific assumptions, practical observation , research & development, spanning over thousands of years and are not derivatives of any speculative technology. Actually shashtra means Science which deals with rules, disciplines, methods, ways, arrangements etc .vastu Shashtra imparts knowledge of methods and rules of building constructions.
Every heavenly body and every worldly body in universe is made of five elements basically, earth, water, air, fire and space based on “taitirya Upanishad”, these are called as Panch Mahabhoot. Our Body is also made up of these five elements. The knowledge, how these Panch Mahabhoot affects house construction and how these Panch Mahabhoot will react upon the residents of house, is collected in these ancient books. The magnetic force, gravitational pull& other natural energies are making effects on our body, mind and soul, and thus our activities.
vastu is a science that deals with knowledge & significance of various directions to get more positive energy and reduce negative energy, the art of positioning right things in right direction and results in wellbeing, beautiful and happy environment.
And thus, the vastu Shashtra is science of happy living.
Vastu Shashtra is also called Building Biology,which further teaches us to design building with Soul that helps in creating a unique relationship between human & building.Every human being holds several forms of energy, mostly unknown and unseen energies, both Good and Bad, Evil and Divine, Positive & Negative. Not just human being, but constructed houses and other kind of buildings or places of dwellings also hold these forms of energy.
Vastu Shashtra is also the Science of Balancing these Energies. Both Humans and Buildings play equal role in creating the required harmony. Scientific study of the holistic interaction between humans and buildings, is vastu shastra. Study of the forces involved, individual energy meridians, the Chakras and influences of the building on the human character as well as the systems that may be implemented to create a healthy living environment.